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    Banana House & Wellness Centre

    Plot 318 | Shela, Mkunguni, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent77%
    • Very good19%
    • Average1%
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    “offer yoga” (3 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 7 September 2015

    I stayed during the month of Ramadan, so it was very quiet in the hotel and in the village in general. I would definitely recommend staying in Shela rather than in Lamu town. It is an easy walk to the town ón the beach during...More

    Thank Merja26
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 10 September 2015

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy to inform that Shela becomes a bit more busy again! I'm sorry to hear that you are not impressed by the swimming pool. Our pool is sweet water but made salty, this is much more environmental...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2015

    I can't recommend Banana house enough, the week we spent here in July 2015 was truly perfect. The setting and grounds of the hotel are relaxing and beautiful, the staff so helpful and friendly, and we really loved the little village of Shela and close...More

    Thank ladyswashbuckler
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 12 August 2015

    Dear guest, thank you so much for your wonderful review and detailed descriptions of the house and its environment. And for future travellers , the reality is even better than words! As you will FEEL the experience! Thank you Banana House Staff

    Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

    Thank you Monika and your team,this review took little longer than i expected to put it thru since my first written review apparently failed to show and to reach your page. Just like the name its self,Banana House is the place to be when in...More

    Thank paige B
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 12 August 2015

    Dear guest, thank you for taking your time to write a review and we are even more happy that your parents had such a great and memorable time! This makes us feel happy as well! Pls do come back again and again! Banana House Staff...More

    Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

    Having travelled all over the globe and having stayed in 5star hotels,Banana house was exemptional for me and my elderly parents.. The welcome to the house is so warm no comparison Personal chef,Juma was incredible always catering for our meals Personal tour operator and Guide...More

    Thank Bena K
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 12 August 2015

    Dear Guest, thank you for your warm review. Specially we consider it a big compliment that you travel a lot and are very experienced, used to 5 star Hotels and that you really enjoyed our atmosphere and service. This is most important to us. Warm...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2015

    I have just returned from a week at Banana House and it was just perfect. I wanted to get away from the madness of the city and Banana House certainly helped me to do just that. Banana House is just beautiful. Whichever type of accommodation...More

    Thank Annikab252
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 12 August 2015

    Dear Guest, we would like to thank you for sharing your experience on trip advisor. It made me even smile more, as I was not around and I'm very happy to hear that our staff made you really happy! From the cook to the roomsteward...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$106 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Coast Province >
    • Lamu Island
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    Alesha P
    11 June 2017|
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    Response from Monika F | Property representative |
    Hi Alesha, yoga classes are 750 kes a class or if you do 3 or more classes 500 kes. For outsiders it is 1000 kes a class. We do lots of different trips as we have our activity manager. Costs vary of many things, people... More
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    "Book a swahili dinner and a dowh (ship) cruise with the capitain Omar"
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    "Bring your earplugs as the village life is quite noisy early hours...donkeys, roosters, babies etc."
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    "The penthouse looked amazing, with private outdoor space (other rooms share common areas)."
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    "Depends what you want as each room is unique"
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