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Reviewed 19 December 2009

We found Baitil Aman through LamuRetreats.com, and the place seemed very beautiful and, while we really had spent last 6 weeks traveling independently in the dusty and bumpy inland of East Africa, we wanted to find the best value for the money we still had left. Baitil Aman turned out to be exactly the perfect choice and much more than... More 

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Reviewed 10 October 2009

In life, to stumble upon a little hotel like this is very special. It has been created by it's owner out of a pride & awareness of his own heritage & the heritage of his own home town, Shela, on the tantalizing island of Lamu. We saw the Guest Hotel on a brief visit last year & vowed to return.... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2009

Baitil Aman is a former palace which has been very beautifully converted into a small boutique hotel and makes you feel like being in a fairytale.The rooms are unbelievebly spacious and airy.The rooftop restaurant is covered with cushions and makes for a most romantic setting under the stars.The beach is only 5 minutes away.What we also liked is that the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Baitil Aman is a spacious old palace that has been carefully renovated into a small luxurious guest house and restaurant. It is located in the center of Shela village on Lamu Island overlooking a beautiful garden. Dinner at the rooftop of the hotel under the stars is highly recommended. The beach is five minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baitil Aman Guest House

Address: Shela, Lamu Island, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Price Range: RM652 - RM848 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Baitil Aman Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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