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Kenwyn House

Francis Rachel Street, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
+248 4 224 440
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One of the few remaining original Creole architecture mansions in Victoria

Always great to return for a quick visit to Kenwyn House and stroll along the displays. It is the... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Safariafficionado
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Kampala, Uganda
Nothing more than a highly expensive jewelry store

This is historical site now mostly in use to sell expensive jewelry and gems to rich tourists. Were... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Fred O
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good37%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
2 Nov 2017
“One of the few remaining original Creole architecture mansions in Victoria”
9 Nov 2016
“Nothing more than a highly expensive jewelry store”
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Francis Rachel Street, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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+248 4 224 440
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Always great to return for a quick visit to Kenwyn House and stroll along the displays. It is the architecture however which keeps bringing me back.

Thank Safariafficionado
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is historical site now mostly in use to sell expensive jewelry and gems to rich tourists. Were in and out in 5 minutes. We expected to find some sort of museum but were clearly disappointed.

1  Thank Fred O
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We always come and visit the Kenwyn House as it is so beautiful... This year We where shocked at the condition of the building and half of the show rooms are closed so sad to see this what a pity as it is trully a...More

1  Thank Fred719
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I have been here in the past, but this is the first time I went to explore the whole building (2nd floor included). The staff are super-friendly, even with seasoned staff from South Africa that are supporting the local staff to train them in the...More

1  Thank JemJakorman
Reviewed 16 December 2015

It's worth visiting the gallery just to experience the warmth of old wood and the distinctive style of louvred wooden shutters that were once universal here.

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Quaint little house we happened upon during our walk through downtown Victoria. Loved their jewelry, crafts and art by local artists.

Thank JTOwings
Reviewed 28 November 2015

this house feels very colonial and is in immaculate condition. Very cool and relaxing tour of jewellery and painting shops within house. Very friendly and helpful staff. If you are looking to buy jewellery of painting would recommend. Great for a browse on a rainy...More

Thank Molly O
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Visited Kenwyn house, came down with with my cousin Steve from Shrewsbury and thought we would pop in to see the local art. To be perfectly honest, I think my 4 year old son could do better. It was a eyesore.

Thank TheTripGod
Reviewed 21 September 2015

High end pricey and not a huge selection of jewelry and style is disappointing for the style , the creole house is nice.

Thank cislandhopper
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We showed up from the beach, so looking very "beachy". We were definitely greeted with the eyes of "do you belong here?" And even before I tried on some items, I was quickly told how much they cost. I'd say to Kenwyn, Mahe is a...More

Thank Mau B
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