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Hotels near Kau (30)
Booking.com
US$240
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45.3 km from Kau
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Idyllic Hotel

This is such a very special place. It is peaceful, very comfortable individual bedroom bandas. The staff are lovely and so helpful. They serve very good food, lots of local fresh fish and... more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kisingo - Perfect place to stay in Lamu

We have just returned from the most wonderful holiday at Kisingo - I could not recommend it more - in the most brilliant location run by the most lovely people AND the most delicious food I have had... more

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P.O. Box 138, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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US$40
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56.6 km from Kau
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 13 June 2017
Great place to relax

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
Wonderful shaded Terraces

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

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Mkomani | Off Kenyatta Road, 195, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
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US$110
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57.1 km from Kau
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 4 November 2017
It is a small town of Arab

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
Probably best hotel in old town

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

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421 Lamu, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
Booking.com
US$145
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57.3 km from Kau
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charming hotel

We had such a great stay in Kijani, a small and cute hotel. Lovely traditional swahili rooms, wonderful inside garden with pool and views, kind young owners and nice food! Glad to have found this gem... more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beautiful boutique hotel with great service!

Had such a memorable time at this little hidden gem called Kijani. Would highly recommend it to everyone visiting Lamu! It’s beautiful, intimate, right by the water and has the cutest permanent... more

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PO Box 266, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
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US$250
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57.8 km from Kau
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 days ago
So good we extended our stay

I booked to come with 9 people for 5 days to celebrate a milestone birthday and had some apprehension after protracted negotiations prior to arrival. It was needless worry. We had an amazing trip... more

Reviewed 4 days ago
WOW

What a Hotel, the best boutique hotel in east Africa let alone Lamu. I have been to some nice places over the last ten years and I honestly enjoyed this one the most. You need to fly into Lamu and... more

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Ras Kitau Bay, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
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  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
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US$175
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74.4 km from Kau
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PURE TOUCH AWAY FROM HOME

The best experience i had on my holiday.must say i wil visit again. I had booked and was like i wish to get to the place and have the experience since i was refered by a friend i expected more. Loved... more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
Relaxing ambiance

Stayed in December with the family in a self catering villa. The check in service was great. The villas are very well designed and were quite clean. The architecture is beautiful with lovely gardens... more

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Lamu Road | Mambrui Junction, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
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70.6 km from Kau
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 10 January 2018
Lunch and relaxed afternoon

Had a lovely Boxing Day lunch. The staff were all very friendly and attentive. Che Shale is a beautiful place. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour of the crab farm. Very interesting and what a fantastic... more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Dinner

We recently went for my husbands 50th - the staff were excellent - accommodating and friendly and the setting could not be better! Love the atmosphere and the beach and sea are fantastic. It is quite... more

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P.O. Box 2082, Mambrui, Malindi 20800, Kenya
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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76.1 km from Kau
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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Reviewed 10 January 2018
"beautiful and peaceful "

Most welcoming place and well maintained, we stayed for 2 days had morning walk on the beach towards sunrise . beautiful walkway through garden with coconut trees making cool breez.. Afternoon... more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Amazing Resort

This resort is truly amazing!! This hotel is for anyone and everyone! The food is excellent and the activities are amazing. The resort was exactly what we expected, comforting, large and a nice... more

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Mambrui, Malindi, Kenya
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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 2 days ago
What a hidden gem!

My family visited Peponi on Shela Beach, and it was an unbelievable experience! Coming from California, we were blown away by the beauty of this hotel and natural surroundings. Some of our favorite... more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The magic touch!

I celebrated my birthday on Lamu with friends and everyone Peponi made me feel special the whole week. Manager Andrew welcomed us warmly and he and owner Carol checked with us regularly if everything... more

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| Shela Beach, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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56.7 km from Kau
  • Pool
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Value for money

The nearest 5-star hotel is across the channel on Manda Island. It costs 6 to 10 times more than at Jannataan. There levels of service cannot be the same. You get what you pay for. We figured out how... more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Ok for a Night or 2 - More Than That Will Kill You

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

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Shela, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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  • Pool
Booking.com
US$69
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56.7 km from Kau
  • Restaurant
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Reviewed 6 May 2017
peaceful house

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
amazing

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

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Shela, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Restaurant
Booking.com
US$21
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56.9 km from Kau
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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The Charm of Lamu

The place must be evaluated in the context of the Island of Lamu, old Town. Nice place, well organized, good breakfast, Arnold, the owner, very kind and helpful. excellent value for money... more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Thanks for an fantastic time in Lamu!

I originally booked for one night, extended to two, and then four. Eight days later I checked out because Jambo House was fully booked. In short, if you are going to Lamu and are looking for budget... more

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PO Box 131, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
Booking.com
US$93
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57.0 km from Kau
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 26 May 2017
R&R

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 2 days ago
It's an experience in itself.

It's an experience in itself. It has a number of rooms and we luckily had the entire house to ourselves. The staff is MORE than attentive, taking the time to advise, escort and connect you to the... more

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Kivndoni Neighbourhood, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
Booking.com
US$64
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57.0 km from Kau
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Unforgettable paradise

We went to Lamu at Christmas. We spent 5 days in Subira House and now we can’t stop remembering those awesome days. If for us arriving in Lamu was like discovering the paradise, I have no words to... more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Great place to stay in Lamu.

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

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Behind Lamu Fort | P.O. Box 341, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
Booking.com
US$34
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57.1 km from Kau
  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 29 April 2017
Amazing stay at Amu House in wonderful Lamu!

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
Honeymoon

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

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Mtamwini, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Breakfast included
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57.1 km from Kau
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    Kenyatta Street | Behind Lamu museum, Lamu Island 80011, Kenya
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      Booking.com
      US$77
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      57.1 km from Kau
      • Free Wifi
      • Breakfast included
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      Reviewed 27 July 2017
      Our Amazing Honeymoon at JUA house

      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
      Amazing guesthouse with the friendliest staff

      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

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      Shela, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
      Amenities
      • Free Wifi
      • Breakfast included
      • Beachfront
      • Room Service
      • Bar/Lounge
      Expedia.com
      US$141
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      57.1 km from Kau
      • Free Wifi
      • Breakfast included
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      Reviewed 4 weeks ago
      WOW!!!!

      The hotel offers free airport pickup and the staff hospitality just tells you, you are in for a good time. After travelling the world and in all types of hotels i must say this was one of the most... more

      Reviewed 13 December 2017
      Lamu Hospitality In fine detail

      Very hospitable and quite hotel smack in the middle of small Lamu town, close to Lamu business hub and also Lamu museum, food is really good and the rooms have a great ocean view where you can spot... more

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      Kenyatta Avenue | Seafront, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
      Amenities
      • Free Wifi
      • Breakfast included
      • Pool
      • Restaurant
      • Room Service
      • Bar/Lounge
      Booking.com
      US$129
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      57.1 km from Kau
      • Free Wifi
      • Breakfast included
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      Reviewed 1 week ago
      An excellent way to relax

      Spent 10 days there, and it was lovely. The rooms are nice, the weather is great, and the island is quiet and serene. The food is amazing, and local dishes are prepared 3 times a day at your request... more

      Reviewed 3 weeks ago
      Fun stay

      We had the wellness penthouse. Loved it. Space, decor, comfort. Staff are amazing . Friendly and efficient. Actually it’s all about the staff. Nathalie is amazing. She’s helpful, welcomed us and... more

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      318 Plot | Shela, Mkunguni, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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      • Free Wifi
      • Breakfast included
      • Pool
      • Beachfront
      • Restaurant
      • Room Service
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      56.7 km from Kau
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        Kenyatta Road, Shela, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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          Lamu Island, Lamu Island, Kenya
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            Shela Village, Lamu Island, Lamu Island, Kenya
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              Reviewed 3 January 2016
              An amazing place to stay

              This place is truly amazing. First of alle because of the owners and the staff. They are so friendly and helpful. We were a group of 8 people who spent the Christmas holidays there, and we had the... more

              Reviewed 1 May 2015
              A great stay!

              Everytime we visit Lamu we stay at Island Hotel, and we always enjoy our stay there. The rooms are simple, but big and beautiful. The food is tasty and the people working there are the nicest. They... more

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              Plot 300, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                Hindi Kenya, PO Box 228, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                • Free Parking
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                Reviewed 14 March 2017
                Nice place

                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
                Charming and comfortable

                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

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                Shela Harbour, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                • Beachfront
                • Restaurant
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                Shela, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                  Reviewed 14 March 2017
                  Budget place

                  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

                  Reviewed 12 March 2017
                  Needs improvement even for a budget place

                  We stayed there for 4 nights and paid 7000 KES per night bnb for a double room with two queen size beds. We called two days in advance to confirm the booking we did via jumia travel. Somehow they... more

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                  Behind Peponi Hotel, Shela, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                  • Free Parking
                  • Beachfront
                  • Bar/Lounge
                  • Fitness centre
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                  Reviewed 28 May 2017
                  Such a nice place!

                  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 2 weeks ago
                  Warm, beautiful place

                  I ate there nearly daily. Lovely staff and owner who is friendly and happy to prepare any dish you want. We felt so welcome there and the location is the best. Sit on the terrace and watch the boats... more

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                  Box 59, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                  • Beachfront
                  • Restaurant
                  Travelocity
                  US$679
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                  #1 of 1 Speciality Lodging in Kau
                  • Free Parking
                  • Breakfast included
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                  Reviewed 3 weeks ago
                  Delta Dunes Lodge

                  A wonderful place with a fantastic team, led by Kelly. You can relax by the dune-top pool. walk along the beach collecting sand dollars, bird watch along the water ways, or look forward to the next... more

                  Reviewed 5 weeks ago
                  The one and only and you.

                  you want to be in the nature on a beach 60 km just you and the sea and the beach... you turn around and take a boat ride on the Tana River seeing the hippo more than 270 species of birds and just you... more

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                  2A Convent Drive | Tana Delta, Kau 00508, Kenya
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                  • Free Parking
                  • Breakfast included
                  • Pool
                  • Beachfront
                  • Restaurant
                  • Room Service
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                  Shella Island, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                    Prices are provided by our partners, and reflect average nightly room rates, including taxes and fees that are fixed, known to our partners, and due at time of booking. Other miscellaneous taxes and hotel fees which are not fixed or due at time of booking may be payable at the property at time of stay. Please see our partners for more details.