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    Banana House & Wellness Centre

    Plot 318 | Shela, Mkunguni, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent77%
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    • Average1%
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    “yoga classes” (10 reviews)
    “lamu town” (22 reviews)
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    Reviewed 20 November 2016

    This isn't 5 star luxury but it's most definitely that tropical, get away from it all, understated spoiling that I needed... comfortable rooms, charming pool and communal areas, staff on hand for anything, almost anytime and then chill out yoga so you start day the...More

    Thank MalibuEssex
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 24 November 2016

    Dear Guest, thank you so much for your review, which we highly appreciate as you are a very established review writer for TripAdvisor, with a lot of experience in travel. Indeed we are not the 5 star luxury, which we don't want to be as...More

    Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

    We spend 4 days at Banana house. (Already missing it) It was the best holiday we've had so far. The hosts treats you like one of the family and always willing to accommodate you. I look forward to visiting banana house again to get away...More

    Thank mark m
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 13 November 2016

    Dear guest, thank you for your big compliment that we treat you like one of the family. As we like to make our guests feel at home and comfortable. We hope to welcome you back soon again.

    Reviewed 6 November 2016

    We were here for 4 nights with friends who came from all over & family to celebrate our 40th birthday!! It was truly a wonderful experience and have to admit that it was one of our best holidays ever! Monika and her team made sure...More

    Thank Lini B
    Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

    I had the most incredible six nights as a solo traveller at Banana house. Whilst various governments advise against travel to Lamu island it is the most magical and peaceful place and I highly recommend a visit. Banana house has a lovely location in Shela,...More

    Thank Lucy C
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 1 November 2016

    Dear Guest, thank you very much for your review, specially as a solo traveller we really value your comments. And I hope your review answers many questions we receive from other solo travellers. We are delighted to read that you love Banana House food/ kitchen....More

    Reviewed 27 October 2016

    I have been deployed to Kenya and have heard of Lamu Islands but never managed to make it there. When I finally did make it there, it was an absolute delight. It was like being transported to a fairy land. The hosts, the people, the...More

    Thank Richard Sylvain J
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 28 October 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience in Lamu. Indeed Lamu Tamu! And we are delighted to hear that you so much enjoyed Banana House as well. We would love to welcome you again. Many greetings, Banana House team

    Kizingo
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$105 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Coast Province >
    • Lamu Island
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    Alesha P
    10 June 2017|
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    Response from Monika F | Property representative |
    Hi Alesha, yoga classes are 750 kes a class or if you do 3 or more classes 500 kes. For outsiders it is 1000 kes a class. We do lots of different trips as we have our activity manager. Costs vary of many things, people... More
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