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    Msafini Hotel

    Shella Lamu | PO Box 226, Lamu Island 08500, Kenya
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    Room & Suite (18)
    Pool & Beach (9)
    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good33%
    • Average6%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 21 January 2013

    I loved this place. They rescued me from my dingy and drab guest house in Lamu Town, and I was blown away at the level of service and quality of the place for such an affordable price. Beautifully furnished rooms, clean place from top to...More

    Thank BrettB007
    Reviewed 15 December 2012

    We spent 4 nights at Msafini in July this year and it was a wonderful experience. I would have loved to stay many more nights. Friendsly and helpful staff, no hassle, good food, flexible cook and waiters, - not to mention the fantastic view. You...More

    Thank Heidi H
    Reviewed 20 November 2012

    Msafini Hotel certainly impressed from the word go. I had planned a surprise engagement for my fiancee and both Mohammed Ali (Hotel Owner) and Faraj (Hotel manager) were up to the task. Upon arrival, Mo arranged for our pick up from the airport and also...More

    1  Thank Paul O
    Reviewed 27 October 2012

    I booked this hotel as an air/hotel/transfer package through Lamu Homes and Safaris. I wanted a hotel that was moderately priced with an ocean view. This hotel fit all of my requirements. We were pleasantly surprised when we made it to our 3rd floor room....More

    Thank travelmaven_7
    Reviewed 20 August 2012 via mobile

    I stayed at the Msafini for a training course and wish I'd had more time to enjoy the facilities-the daybed on my private balcony, the pool etc. Rooms are traditional and thus quite open, which does mean it's not terribly private and you will hear...More

    Thank FrequentTravellerKV
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$58 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Lamu Island
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    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (31)
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for a room with a sea view"
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    "ask for room 3 on the third floor: it has an amazing balcony and a great view"
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    "Ask for the top most room facing Mada island...you get a great view as it is one of the tallest buildings in..."
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    "top floor has a better view and space"
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