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Lamu House Hotel

TravelocityUS$125*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to experience the real Lamu, go for sure stay at Lamu House. We were staying in a nice front room overlooking the jetty and the real daily life in Lamu. This small boutique hotel is special because you feel straight away home from home thanks to the nice staff members and Nik giving us great advice. Their...

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect base for exploring the old town, everything within easy reach, and gorgeous views from the bedrooms overlooking the Lamu harbour. Nik is a host extraordinaire, taking his guests on sunset cruises, pizza jaunts ... great fun! Will definitely be back.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One thousands nights I dreamt of living Sinbad's era ... One Night at "Lamu Houses" made it true... Very accurate in the design, forniture and architecture, the structure has so many corners and each with a story to tell, I just couldn't stop taking pictures! It has swimming pools placed here and there that you can access at any time,...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the airstrip collection on a speed boat; sunset on a dhow; amazing lunch at the beach bar; amazing star gazing nights while swimming in the pools, Lamu House was an awesome experience for a first timer! The food was grand, the room was clean and had an amazing ocean view. The staff were friendly. The pools were clean and...

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Nairobi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside, one has no idea what awaits while entering through the multiple Swahili-doors but as the courtyard opens up, with views of the most tranquil and beautiful oasis, one realizes that this is as close to paradise as one might get! There are cool clean pools with a crown of exotic trees such as Frangipani and Bougainvillea where...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lamu House is just a few minutes walk from the center of town which makes it a great location to sample what town has to offer. It's also just a quick, very lovely boat ride away from other islands. The rooms are beautifully appointed and most offer wonderful views of the bay and dhows (sailboats) anchored just in front of...

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Thank whiteburgundy
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent the most lovely relaxing weekend in the hands of the nurturing staff at Lamu House. A stunning boutique hotel, with amazing nooks and crannies to explore, containing pools, massage areas and more. Delicious local food was just the "cherry on the top". Make sure you go for a sunset sail in the dhow.

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

It's a lovely hotel situated in Lamu town. It is a very quite place and it has a very relaxing atmosphere.The staff are really nice and try to help you in everything you need. The only "but " it is that they not accept credit cards. The food from its restaurant it's really good.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I was fortunate enough to stay at this hotel, on the recommendation of a friend. My whole experience was divine. The staff were friendly and professional, the food was delicious and the hotel is unique and beautiful. I found the pool environment serene and the entire hotel is spick and span. I spoiled myself with a very effective massage by...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

It was such a thrill arriving at Lamu House. The tasteful furnishings and decor compliment the original Swahili architecture and give a sumptuous but down to earth feel. Our sea facing room (more like a suite) with comfy lounging chairs on the shaded balcony gave us the opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking views as well as the bustling promenade below,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique hotel made of 2 Swahili houses adjoin, with 10 superior rooms, plunge pool. Luxury accommodation, in the Old Stone Town of Lamu, located on the seafront. Restaurant & coffee shop. Traditional dhows for comfortable excursions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lamu House Hotel

Address: Kenyatta Avenue | Seafront, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Price Range: RM525 - RM1,221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lamu House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for ocean front view. Killer sunrises and sunsets from the room balcony!”
  • Dhow Cruise Sunset
SadzIbrahim, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Top level with private balcony facing the ocean”
AmelieS714, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a top floor room with a full view of the sea.”
whiteburgundy, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The front rooms have a scenic view of the sea.”
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catherinemackenzie, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“you can hear the sounds of the boats and boatmen from the front seaside rooms. This might be a problem for livery light sleepers”
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catherinemackenzie, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
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