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Tiwi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived after a rather hectic air safari eround Kenya to be very pleasantly welcomed by Andrew to this beautifully situated hotel at Shela on Lamu island. The whole archipelago is quintessential Swahili/Arabic in culture and this is reflected in the style and architecture of the surrounding settlements. Peponi reflects this yet is overlaid with the luxuries of a discreetly...

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Fabulous views of the sea, beautiful rooms and absolutely delicious meals. Andrew and Carol ensured all our needs were catered for..... Despite being a business trip we felt completely relaxed. Definitely worth another visit but this time for a relaxing vacation

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Thank Anne A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Peponi is simply our favourite hotel in Africa. It is elegant, beautiful and warm in spirit. The hotel blends into the local community seamlessly. The food is exceptional, the beach is wonderful and Carol is an absolute gem. We recommend the pasta a la vongole and Mexican sashimi; the breakfast chilli sauce is sensational and there is a wonderful little...

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Thank travellerERH
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Peponi for a weekend with 5 adults and 2 children. The views (we were in rooms 29 and 30) were amazing. The food in the restaurant is very good and staff helpful (despite that service can be bit slow). Our snorkeling day trip was also exceptional with a nice lunch on a deserted island. Too bad that the...

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Thank Christiaan v
London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A year seems like a very long time when you know you're returning to a very special place. However it was well worth the wait. Flying into Manda Airport from Malindi to be collected by speedboat for the short crossing to Shela only serves to heighten the anticipation. Greeted as long lost friends, Carol, Andrew and their entire staff went...

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Thank BillfishCrazy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's one of the best places in Lamu to go and have a nice dinner and a drink. The view is amazing, the staff are very friendly and helpful.I also liked the shop at the back, you can get amazing stuff there. I loved hanging out here with my friends. It's a must to go back whenever I'm in Lamu.

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Thank Yvonne M
Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

the place to stay, to est, to rest and enjoy. still deliver the best service , the cool athmosphere , the wonderfull food..Cant recomand this high enough. Year after year, Peponi deliver. ... The terrasse and the camembert samosas, is a treet..

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Thank Albromann
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Before I traveled to Lamu a friend of mine recommended I must do dinner at Peponi. And true to their word it was much more than I had anticipated. I booked for dinner two days before the date of our arrival and also ordered a cake since we were celebrating my friends birthday. They assured me that all was in...

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Thank JudithMbogo
Eynsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Room 21 is the most sought after and affords a spectacular panama if view of the sea and the constant traffic of dhows up and down.The staff are extremely attentive and look after your every need,the owner, Carol, treats you as a member of the family!The food is excellent and varied with particular emphasis on seafood. Once there, you won't...

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Thank seejaybee39
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We only had dinner there but it was delicious. The wine list is good. I had crab and my husband had the catch of the day. Very romantic looking out over the ocean and the local boats as we watched the sunset. Call for reservations, the good tables get booked with hotel guests.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • 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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The more recently added rooms (27,28 and 29 say) are more spacious, have lovely views and are to be preferred.”
 of 5 bubbles johnmQ272IQ, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We love room 17; quiet veranda with beautiful views.”
 of 5 bubbles travellerERH, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good, we were in 2, 15 and 21.”
 of 5 bubbles BillfishCrazy, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We only had dinner at the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles BridgettSF, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Seaview from all rooms so....”
 of 5 bubbles 708larsm, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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