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#1 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Peponi's hits all the marks with aplomb - awesome position beside the water, beautifully decorated, brilliant staff, intimate as the hotel stretches along the beach, terrific bar, beautiful food...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant quirky and in many ways old fashioned beautifully maintained hotel. It is superbly managed by owner Carol who simply never stops and is always making sure her guests are contented and...More

| Shela Beach, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Kijani Hotel
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#2 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Literally on the beach, the place has a magical aura about it. The food was possibly the finest in Kenya. Risotto with lobster was just magical as were the wines and cocktails. The manager, Trish...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We spent 2 nights in this lovely boutique hotel. It is nicely located on the beach front with 2 pools and a nice restaurant with delicious food. The rooms are quite small but very comfortable and...More

PO Box 266, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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3.5 Star Hotel
Kizingo
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#3 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

My family and I stayed for 5 nights in August. The children are 16, 14 and 10 and were fresh from 5 days on safari, tired. To be honest I was a little apprehensive of this leg of our trip and...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Amazing stay at Kizingo. Gorgeous location- a slice of paradise, delicious food and lovely staff. Great to chill out, stroll along the long quiet beaches and switch off. Went as two female travellers...More

P.O. Box 138, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Jannat House
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#4 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

The place is just fantastic, nice rooms in Swahili style. The terraces are the perfect spot to relax and escape Lamu heat. I got a room with en suite bathroom even though I booked one without...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Funky, swahili based architecture, lots of stairs, friendly and helpful staff. A relatively comfortable oasis between the mosques of this neighbourhood. Great space to hangout and chill cooling winds...More

Mkomani | Off Kenyatta Road, 195, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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Free Wifi
2.5 Star Hotel
Baytil Ajaib
#5 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Baytil Ajaib is a perfect setup,a well refurbished Arab house with an awesome view of the town. Rooftop perfect for that romantic sundowner. Meals were perfect and tailor made (major PLUS) and the...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016

I stayed here in April 2015 and loved it the moment I entered. The owner Malik and his friend Norbert restored this house entirely and did an amazing job at it! Its swahili architecture right down to...More

Lamu Town, Lamu Island, Kenya
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The Red Pepper House
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#6 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

we came to lamu to celebrate our seventh wedding anniversary., and chose Red pepper for a initimate yet spacious home away from home. they didnt disappoint, Joseph the manager picked us from the...More

Reviewed 5 June 2014

Lamu is un-spoilt by tourists and this World Heritage town is the best preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa. It is Exotic, beautiful and not heaving with tourists and we must say that it...More

Coconut Beach | PO Box 316, Lamu Island, Kenya
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3.0 Star Hotel
Lamu Palace Hotel
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#7 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is situated on an Island approximately 350 Km north of mombasa it is one of the bajun's Island including Kiwayu, Ndau, Pate, Manda, Faza, & Matondoni. it is famous because it has narrow street and...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a great, old style hotel rather than a resort style place. Quick facts: rooms are not huge, large netted beds take up all the space. Room aircon. In wet season the hot water disappears...More

421 Lamu, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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3.0 Star Hotel
Sunsail Hotel
#8 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

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...More

Reviewed 21 December 2016

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...More

PO Box 400, Lamu Island, Kenya
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      26.9 km from Lamu Island
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      Reviewed 5 September 2017

      I did not stay at the hotel but just stayed at the pool and had lunch there. I also visited the rooms and they are just WOW! The ambience is superb, the staff very attentive, food delicious, full of...More

      Reviewed 24 July 2017

      Love this place. Serene and stunning interior decorating. Lovely room with access to a clean, quiet beach. Amazing sunset views especially from the bar. Gorgeous swimming pools. Friendly and helpful...More

      Ras Kitau Bay, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
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      5.0 Star Hotel
      Stopover Guest House
      #11 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 14 March 2017

      We stayed for 2 nights and enjoyed our time staying here with seafront room, nice staff and good food, and reasonable price. Then we moved to Stopover in Lamu town, not as big as this one, but also...More

      Reviewed 25 October 2016

      Our 2nd floor balcony overlooking the sandy approach to Shela and line of fishing boats and dhows was a bargain itself. Add the mosquito-netted traditional Arabic beds, eager-to-please staff, and...More

      Shela Harbour, Lamu Island, Kenya
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      Jannataan Hotel
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      #24 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 19 December 2016

      First of all I would like to give a big shout out to the owner and the whole staff who were BEYOND helpful and nice during our entire stay. They really went out of their way to make everything great...More

      Reviewed 21 March 2017

      While you won't get treated badly, the neglect you receive is probably just as bad. I've stayed in hotels all over the world, and this is the first time I've EVER written a negative review...Probably...More

      Shela, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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      Baitil Aman Guest House
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      #10 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 6 May 2017

      Baitul Amman is arabic it means peaceful house. In this place you will enjoy a swahili village atmosphere with contemporary facilities.The rooms are spacious and styled to make you feel like you are...More

      Reviewed 9 January 2017

      i have stayed at baitil aman several times and i have loved every stay. the location is around 2 minuites walk from the beach which i like because walking through the alley ways makes the experience...More

      Shela, Lamu Island, Kenya
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      JamboHouse
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      #1 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 1 week ago

      A very beautifull house with a nice rooftop terrace to get a teasty breakfast with fruits and other things of choice! The host is a extreamly friendly guy, how has the best connections and advices...More

      Reviewed 24 August 2017

      JamboHouse is a beautiful guesthouse right in heart of the old town of Lamu. The rooms and spacious, spotless clean and superb value for money! The breakfast is healthy and delicious, with a...More

      PO Box 131, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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      Jua House
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      #4 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 27 July 2017

      we got married in July and husband booked a surprise honeymoon in Shela, Lamu Island. We stayed at JUA house roof top terrace for the whole duration of the honeymoon 10 days in total. JUA house...More

      Reviewed 12 July 2017

      I spent 3 nights here but could have stayed here forever. The rooms are so beautiful and clean, the roof top terraces are absolutely amazing with a stunning view and also the perfect place to relax...More

      Shela, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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      Andavelo House
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      #7 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 26 May 2017

      So this where we stayed last night. #AndaveloHouse. Where do I start? This house is everything. The staff Abu and Safari are amazing. Safari was amazing with the kids. Telling them the house rules...More

      Reviewed 23 January 2017

      The house is absolutely beautiful. It has been restored in a perfect way and maintains a very calm and traditional atmosphere but very upscale. The furniture, the colours of the details, the...More

      Kivndoni Neighbourhood, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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      Subira House
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      #6 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 1 week ago

      We enjoyed our stay at Subira House thoroughly. We got picked up at the airport and got assistance with luggage etc. all the way to our room. I recommend one ot the two suites on the top floor since...More

      Reviewed 3 weeks ago

      My partner and I spent three nights at beautiful Subira House and absolutely loved our time there. Christina, Paul & their lovely team are all friendly, very helpful and provide lots of great...More

      Behind Lamu Fort | P.O. Box 341, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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      Banana House & Wellness Centre
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      #2 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 1 week ago

      I never expected to feel so at home on the Island of Lamu. Banana House was a perfect choice. The comfortable rooms with mosquito netted beds, communal open air sitting areas, shaded pool and lovely...More

      Reviewed 2 October 2017

      My friend and I spent two nights at Banana House, I wish I had more time. The staff and the owner Monica were super friendly and welcoming. Monica also taught a yoga class, which I thoroughly...More

      318 Plot | Shela, Mkunguni, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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      Amu House
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      #12 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 29 April 2017

      My parents and I had a lovely stay at Amu House. It was just as described and much more. Kesh and Samuel, who take care of the house, made sure we were comfortable in every respect and nothing was...More

      Reviewed 16 April 2017

      The best trip ever, the place is so beautiful, and it's close to the sea front for boat rides. Our room Kipungani was do comfortable and private, just the right mood set up. Awesome staff, Kesh and...More

      Mtamwini, Lamu Island, Kenya
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      Shella Pwani Guest House
      #21 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 25 December 2016

      It was it is and it will be ever in my mind. What a wonderful , place it is Shella pwani .Staffs are friendly the beach is safe, the sun setting is beautiful the shy moon rises in a special style. I...More

      Reviewed 14 March 2017

      The Good: It had very friendly and helpful staff, albeit limited in their capacity to assist. They helped us one night responding immediately to our locked out situation although we had been given...More

      Behind Peponi Hotel, Shela, Lamu Island, Kenya
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      Lamu House Hotel
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      #3 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 2 weeks ago

      We had a top floor room with 2 balconies and an outdoor seating area with great views. The furnishings were beautiful and the whole hotel was made up of nooks and crannies filled with unusual...More

      Reviewed 20 July 2017

      This is a gorgeous boutique hotel on the waterfront in Lamu. Every corner of the hotel is beautiful and stylish and also comfortable. The staff are welcoming and helpful, the breakfast is delicious...More

      Kenyatta Avenue | Seafront, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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      3.0 Star Hotel
      Shela Bahari Guest House
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      #8 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 28 May 2017

      We spent two nights at the top suite at Bahari and it was amazing. There is no AC, so if you are visiting in the summer, be aware :) If you get the top suite, you have the option of using the out...More

      Reviewed 4 February 2017

      Shella Bahari is owned by a sweet couple who take care of everything you might need with rooms that are private.The guest house is on the ocean front with a balcony facing the ocean thus offering...More

      Box 59, Lamu Island, Kenya
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      Mkoko House
      #9 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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      Reviewed 12 August 2017

      I stayed at Mkoko House for three weeks during the rainy season, May-June 2017. It was incredible. I'm a writer and I had the whole house to myself which made it possible to use the top open-air room...More

      Reviewed 25 October 2016

      We stayed at Mkoko House for 5 days mid October and we had one of our best holidays in Kenya so far. We were 2 adults and 2 kids (2,5 years old twins). We rented one room, but there were no other...More

      Ras Kitau, Lamu Island, Kenya
      Kizingoni Beach
      #3 of 28 Speciality Lodging in Lamu Island
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      Reviewed 6 June 2017

      If you're looking for the ultimate place to switch-off, unplug, and unwind, this is it. We stayed in the "High Tide" cabana which has a beautiful, high vantage point view across the channel and up...More

      Reviewed 15 May 2017

      We had the most fantastic stay here! Emily and the team could not have been more welcoming, helpful and joyful! We had such a restful and rejuvenating time with delicious food, great water skiing and...More

      Kizingoni Beach, Lamu Island, Kenya
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      Dudu Villas n Cottages
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      #9 of 28 Speciality Lodging in Lamu Island
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      Reviewed 9 August 2017

      Initially, I booked up for one night. I ended up staying for for 5 days. As I arrived in Lamu Town, the hotel owner, Omar had a a boss boss waiting for me. He called me to check if everything was ok...More

      Reviewed 26 May 2016

      Well the drop point from Manda Airport at the Duduvila is exquisite.It has an all white small beach that one can swim in the very early mornings(as early as 5.30 a.m)The waters are caressingly...More

      Lamu Shela Road, Lamu Township | Talking Trees Beach, Lamu Island, Kenya
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      Yumbe House Lodge
      #11 of 28 Speciality Lodging in Lamu Island
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