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Sunsail Hotel

PO Box 400, Lamu Island, Kenya
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago
    Yeah I went there
    Smoked a lot of Dope up on the roof of this place where my bunk... more
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    Brisbane, Australia
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Smoked a lot of Dope up on the roof of this place where my bunk was. But that was in 1986 not sure it's allowed now. Used to watch the Swahili Guys with dreadlocks coming onto the white European Girls. Those Dudes were a bit worried because I was 25 years old and pretty cut too but when they saw...

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    Mombasa, Kenya
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    the rooms tell you about the culture, lifestyle and tradition of people of Lamu. Each room is great, staff are very helpful. You can easily get to all the surrounding attractions from the hotel.You can choose to walk along the sea front even at night, it a wonderful experience.

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    Thank Juliusmusau
    Nairobi, Kenya
    Reviewed 29 December 2014

    Being so close to the jetty is a minus,too much noise.The rooms are spacious though quite basic,the washrooms need to be refurbished.The food was always delicious and fresh.The rates are good if you're on a budget,good value for money.

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    Kristiansand
    Reviewed 13 June 2014

    I did like the atmosfere of the hotell, the staff and the service, but I am not satisfied with the quality of the room, especially the bathroom / washroom and toilett. The front veranda was a must and it was just outside our room.

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    Thank bjois
    kenya
    Reviewed 17 December 2013

    sunsail hotel is perfectly located right opposite the Lamu jetty...as you got off the boat..just walk left and you have arrived!! it is a decent, clean hotel..for kshs 3000, I had the room to myself..twin Swahili bed..very comfty...and a single bed on the side where I could just dump my stuff ;) the room had an air conditioner which worked...

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    Thank munira21
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Reviewed 24 March 2013

    On my last visit to this lost paradise!! dont expect the kind of luxury you would expect when you are going for a holiday. its simple description, go and get to know who you are, the island will blow you away with its simple life and a laid back kind of life. everything is very slow as they say even...

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    Thank Shamuty7
    Waterloo, Canada
    Reviewed 9 January 2012

    We didn't plan to stay here but after our booking fell through at another hotel, we were recommended to check this place out. We were immediately glad about the overbooking because the Sunsail turned out to be far better value than our original hotel. The double rooms were big and bright with en-suite bathrooms for 3000 KSh. The hotel is...

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    3Thank CEMMM
    Nairobi
    Reviewed 13 June 2011

    Stayed at the Sunsail Hotel on 10 and 11 June 2011, located about 2 minutes walk from the main Lamu Town jetty on the waterfront (turn left off the jetty). Walked in off the street and had no trouble getting a room. Paid KES2,500 (June is the low season) per night for two people in a twin room that also...

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    2Thank Kuzurura
    england
    Reviewed 7 January 2008

    A locally owned muslim hotel right on the seafront - so no alcohol allowed inside. A great verandah to sit on and watch the waterfront. Nice rooms with fans and showers/toilets. Very secure and freindly. All for about £15 per person per night B&B. I have stayed there about twelve times.

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    Address: PO Box 400, Lamu Island, Kenya
    Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
    Price Range: €18 - €27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    Number of rooms: 20
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    “Great place for people who have a touch of hippie in them”
     of 5 bubbles johnmacmillan, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
    “Have breakfast on the upper terrace”
     of 5 bubbles Juliusmusau, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
    “choose an AC room.”
     of 5 bubbles munira21, 16 Dec 2013 | Read review
    “Roof top room from Otherwise vacation rental or terrace room from Sunsail”
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