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The Majlis Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
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A Boutique Hotel offering opulence There are of course better hotels in the world; but in East Africa, I doubt it. This is a jewel in East Africa’s Crown. Sadly hitherto because of the Foreign Office’s UK embargo on travel to Lamu, few Britons venture here. However, since the 7th March, the UK Government has lifted the embargo. We have...

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1Thank Greville D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the best time ever at Majlis, I almost missed my flight back to Nairobi :-) Everything is just perfect or beyond most expectations. It is very relaxing. The staff, the service, the decor, the rooms,the view... it's just wonderful.You wouldn't want to leave.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a 7 night stay for myself and my 4 year old daughter for her half term break. I made the reservation via email from London, and the office staff and response were prompt and helpful. All my (silly little!) questions and little emails were answered with no bother. We were greeted with a smiling member of staff from...

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Thank Maria M
Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a 4-day side-trip to Majlis during our 5-week winter stay in Kenya; a driver took us from Mombasa up to Malindi, where we took a 25 minute flight to Manda airport. The Majlis staff greeted us warmly as soon as we arrived, and transferred us and our bags to the resort in 15 minutes by speedboat (be prepared...

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

That's it. Heaven can wait not the Majlis. Amazing place. Everything is excellent. The rooms are confortable and clean and provided of everything you may need. Paddle boards, windsurfs, waterskiing, boat sailing. You can enjoy while relaxing. High quality food and service. I hope to come back. The days spent at the Majilis are unforgettable. Super!

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Thank criatianacalabrese
Reviewed 16 January 2017

My stay at the Majilis was stunning. I enjoyed every part of the resort and all the magical natural wonders the majestic Majilis and all of what the beauty of the Manda island can offer. The relaxing and quiet atmosphere of the beach, drifting away comfortably in the beautiful cabanas and beach beds feeling the gentle breeze and sun whilst...

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Thank Rueida
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My stay at The Majlis Resort over the past chrsitmas holidays was a trip to remember. My family and I were received with a warm and personalised welcome thanks to the kind and effecient staff at the hotel. My wife and i, as well as my two children (of 8 and 14 years), particularly enjoyed the well-organised daily activities which...

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Thank Marco F
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here with the entire family in December and had an amazing stay. From the beginning, flying with Safari link to Lamu was good. The resorts airport pickup was there waiting for us with a cart for the bags and a clean boat for the journey to the resort. Upon arrival the staff received us well and after a quick...

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Nairobi
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This has probably been one of our best beach holidays. The location is absolutely spot on with open beaches on either side of the hotel. Perfect for taking long walks. Rooms were very spacious and nicely furnished. AC had a problem but sorted out straight away. The food variety and quality was very good. We were lucky to have had...

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Thank Kaumin
Reviewed 28 December 2016

From the warm welcome and concierge service that we received on arrival at Manda Airport, it was evident that Majlis was a place one left their troubles behind. Katana, our "butler" swiftly guided us out of the airport to a waiting speed boat, captained by Athman Mzee. We set a shore after a short, but scenic boat ride along the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idyllic, luxurious, stylish, unique, …the Majlis resort is a privately-owned luxury beach hotel on the north coast of Kenya in the Indian ocean. Designed and built to reflect Lamu’s heritage tradition, The Majlis combines 25 superbly appointed luxury air-conditioned suites built with Western comforts and local tradition. State-of-the-art facilities include two bars, a gourmet restaurant, two swimming pools and an activity center which graciously co-ordinates a wide variety of full day experiences for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Majlis Hotel

Address: Ras Kitau Bay, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Manda Island
Price Range: €271 - €278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Majlis Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
The Majlis Lamu Ltd Hotel Lamu Island
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“First floor overlooking the sea”
 of 5 bubbles GrevilleD_12, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“- If you have kids or persons with mobility challenges request for a room with a bathroom and toilet that doesn't have stair access”
 of 5 bubbles Kiplagat, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 in the Main Villa was absolutely amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles HarpreetsWanderlust, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“for beach views use villa with normal pool. The villa in middle is easy access to dining room.”
 of 5 bubbles astonangel3, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea facing Rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 041089, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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