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    Peponi Hotel

    | Shela Beach, Lamu Island, Kenya
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    Traveller (167)
    Room & Suite (35)
    Dining (24)
    Overview
    • Excellent80%
    • Very good14%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “superior room” (10 reviews)
    “lamu town” (34 reviews)
    “the owner” (20 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Laundry Service
    Rooftop Terrace
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 227 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    There are few places in the world that are as relaxing as Peponi Hotel in Lamu.A truly understated gem that delivers fabulous hospitality and food. The vibrant bar serves as the reception and nerve centre of the hotel but just a few paces away in...More

    Thank martindunford
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Peponi's hits all the marks with aplomb - awesome position beside the water, beautifully decorated, brilliant staff, intimate as the hotel stretches along the beach, terrific bar, beautiful food, divine rooms - it really has it all. A week here and you would certainly be...More

    1  Thank Steenie P
    Reviewed 8 November 2017

    A brilliant quirky and in many ways old fashioned beautifully maintained hotel. It is superbly managed by owner Carol who simply never stops and is always making sure her guests are contented and have everything they want. Excellent food and attentive service makes for an...More

    1  Thank michaelhX2825HB
    Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

    Amazing hotel in Shela Lamu, on the beach facing Indian Ocean, owned by the same family over 50 years. Beautiful clean and wide beach, peaceful undisturbed walks. Fantastic food ( very good vegetarian selection) and wine list, with great staff and service, attention to guest...More

    Thank Sushil R
    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    I was incredibly lucky to have a chance to spend 2 nights at this amazing place. It combines all world charm with modern amenities, it's effortlessly chic and comfortable. The staff is friendly and funny, the proprietor Carol is just a joy to be around....More

    1  Thank erabin
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Lamu Island
    • Also Known As
    • Peponi Hotel Lamu
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    Traveller (167)
    Room & Suite (35)
    Dining (24)
    Pool & Beach (13)
    Hotel & Grounds (89)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Nearby Restaurants
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    202 reviews
    .01 km away
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    Nearby Attractions
    Lamu Old Town
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    Room Tips
    "Choose a superior rather than standard. Room 21 is great due to its outside space"
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    "No such thing as a great room in this hotel."
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    "best rooms are the delux rooms right at the beach"
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    "They are all stunning in their own way - superior rooms have great views, the rooms on beach capture the Lamu..."
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