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JamboHouse

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“jambo house”(56 reviews)
“rooftop terrace”(16 reviews)
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

JamboHouse is a hostel style accomodation located in the middle of Lamu Town, about 5 minutes through the narrow streets from the seafront where you arrive when coming from the airport. The biggest plus point of this hostel is absolutely the roof top! On the...More

Thank Nadiah1993
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

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 for nice day trips! So if you stay in lamu,...More

Thank ZRoth1990
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at Jambo House for three nights. First, I want to acknowledge Arnold and thank him for being an excellent host. He is friendly, full of fantastic advice and information for things to do on Lamu (the maps he provided were...More

Thank Harriet D
Response from JamboHouse, Owner at JamboHouseResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Harriet, thank you for staying at JamboHouse Lamu. Regarding the room I just want to explain a few things. Our beds are 4 by 6 feet. In case guests don't want to share one bed we can put an extra bed inside the room...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

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 beautiful view over the town and coast! However it's Arnold's warm welcome...More

Thank DavidPM2014
Reviewed 12 August 2017

JamboHouse is located in the heart of Lamu Town yet offers a clean, comfortable, and enjoyable respite from the crowded town streets. Arnold is a wealth of incredible knowledge and can tell you all the places to visit and where to get the best fish...More

Thank Breeanna E
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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Price range
US$17 - US$22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$17 - US$22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Florence L
28 March 2017|
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Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
Good morning, thank you for your questions. For this periode we only have two double rooms left. For further questions and rates please check our website. I'm not allowed to post constact details here on Tripadvisor... More
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Oloo1
16 February 2016|
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Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply, I just saw your question now. The best room we have is Room Lamu on the upper floor. It has an integrated bathroom and a private balcony. Thank you. ARNOLD
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"We were located at the second floor and we had our own toilets. Very clean and private."
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"All the rooms are on the same side of the building with windows towards a narrow street."
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"From our experience, the second floor rooms tended to be a bit quieter since they're a little further..."
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"Upper floor rooms are good! I suggest a private en-suite always. The top deck open air area is great for..."
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