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    Baitil Aman Guest House

    Shela, Lamu Island, Kenya
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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 in a 19th centruty palace.

    Thank mwanasal
    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 of shela alot nicer. the rooms were very nice...More

    Thank Ateeq K
    Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at Batil Aman guest house for 10 days. The warmth of the staff and the overall experienced far exceeded any hotel I've been in on the Kenyan coast. The owner of the guesthouse arranged different activities everyday. Such as a terrace dinners, deep...More

    Thank Fadhil K
    Reviewed 16 January 2013

    We stayed 3 nights in BAitil Aman Guest House and it was a great experience, although the hotel doesn't have sea view but the staff is extremely kind, please to help, though they are not many, the check out rules were flexible and the house...More

    Thank EPA75116
    Reviewed 5 January 2012

    Baitil Aman is a very nice hotel on Lamu's Shela beach. It is not a far walk from the empty 12km stretch of beach that is Shela. It is a beautiful old Swahili style building. We stayed in one of the top rooms and it...More

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    • US$67 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Lamu Island
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