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Peponi Hotel

Box 24, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Lamu Old Town
    3.4 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Pool
Reviewed 1 week ago
best of the best!
This is one of the most beautiful hotels in the world, perfect... more
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Lamu Island, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful hotels in the world, perfect food, bar, beach, garden, rooms, etc etc- Everything is lush and stunning. Shela village is tiny and fascinating. recommend sunset sail, sea turtle hatching etc etc...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautifully situated hotel with endless untouched beaches. The management team were fabulous, friendly and funny ( Andrew ), the food was gourmet and staff well trained, shout out to Marco the waiter. Our misfortune was in the timing of our stay as on the first afternoon the pool was commandeered by the Mums Brigade and their brood talking loudly...

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Thank Shy F
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Room really nice. Seaview as all others. We had the more luxiourous no 25, amazing view over the 12 km beach..., hardly any people att alla, just you and the sunset. Sneaking out the backwindow we took a morningdip in the pool before breakfast. We did some sunset sailing with a dhow but regret that we did not sail for...

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Thank Lars M
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Peponi was a little bit of paradise for my friend and I. Everything from greeting us at the airport, to ensuring we got on the speedboat, to welcoming us with a drink and overview at the hotel, to service (all the wait staff was wonderful) and quality and selection of food at all meals was great. They arranged a sunset...

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Thank MonaB1980
Khartoum, Sudan
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Peponi surpassed all expectations. It's wonderful. Get there as soon as you can. The management team at Peponi really know what they're doing. Immediately upon arrival we recieved the warmest welcome from the owner/manager. Within a minute we were sat down on comfortable seats facing out to the ocean, cocktails in hand and a delicious lunch on order, while the...

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Thank kmm2203
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old world hotel full of charm. Staff were exceptional and made the holiday one of the most relaxing I've ever had. So many activities to choose from and equally pleasant just relaxing by the pool or enjoying a cocktail on the terrace. The views from the rooms are really special and the food was excellent as well. Bravo!

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Thank Nic J
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I came to Lamu for work and barely had time to enjoy myself fully, but staying at Peponi made my "working holiday" so much better. I had a fantastic room (#16) and the food (although didn't eat much there as we were out working during the day) was fresh and delicious. They also make rice flour pancakes/waffles at breakfast, (ENOUGH...

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Thank M K
Germany
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I haven't stayed at Peponi but dropped by for lunch/dinner and drinks a few times. The location is wonderful, right at the beach, and so is the service. They go out of their way to help you. The cocktails are great and the food absolutely delicious. The bar is also a great place to hang out and meet people.

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Thank Beatrice1992
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Spending my 5th Wedding Anniversary at Peponi Hotel was a GREAT choice! Our booking was handled by the very professional team at TheHolidayDealers.Com The superior rooms are great - with wonderful amenities and an awesome view of the ocean. We were received by Andrew, and were given express check-in as we were with our baby. His brief was so informative...

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Thank Mercy K
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 September 2016

the Peponi Hotel, Shela Beach, Lamu Island, has to be one of the finest hotel stays of my life. There is something magical about a low slung graceful white building right on the waters edge in the area of Shela Beach that greets you as you arrive in your dhow from the local airport, ushered in by unbelievably charming and...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Peponi Hotel

Address: Box 24, Lamu Island, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Hotel Class:4 star — Peponi Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Peponi Hotel Lamu
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“Seaview from all rooms so....”
 of 5 bubbles 708larsm, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have their perks. Room 17(71) has a great breeze!”
 of 5 bubbles MonaB1980, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room #16 has a lovely outside veranda with a swing bed, great view from the room of the ocean, sunny.”
 of 5 bubbles mkI9952ER, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I prefer the Superior Rooms....”
 of 5 bubbles 281mercyk, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only saw our friends' room & it was just as amaze balls as ours :)”
 of 5 bubbles mandyandandy2015, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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