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Kipepeo Guest House

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Reviewed 18 January 2010

The service was good, both in planning our trip to Lamu and once we had arrived. They had someone meet us at the airport and help us find our way to the guesthouse, which was necessary, as it was located near the end of the seaside road. They also helped us arrange our dhow trip, which was probably too expensive...

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Unfortunately you are anonymous and we can't contact you directly. Thus we have to go that way. We NEVER had bedbugs in our premises. Mosquitos, flies, ants - yes. But no bed bugs and no cockroaches. You made it sound as if Kipepeo Guest House is difficult to find. We are situated just opposite the airport and guests see our...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 March 2009

Kipepeo (butterfly in Swaheli) is a well run small guest house. There are a total of 5 rooms, each with its own bathroon, but only 3 of the 5 are ensuite. The owners Dagmar and Ali live on the 1st floor. The ground floor is a self-contained apartment, suitable for a family. On the 2nd floor are two water facing...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2008

I booked direct and was made very welcome for my 3 night stay. I arrived by plane - and was met from the water taxi that brings you across from the landing strip. Later the owners advised on local trips and sorted out my bus travel back towards Mombasa. All very easy. Kipepeo is nicely placed on the edge of...

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Mpls., MN
Reviewed 24 November 2008

I stayed at Kipepeo with a friend for 3 nights last summer. It was a very pleasant experience. It was clean, the owners were friendly and helpful, and the location was great. The rooms are beautiful inside, especially the beds. The bathrooms are clean and the showers are heavenly (especially after a safari in Kenya!). I would definitely book here...

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Europe
Reviewed 15 September 2008

i spent 2 nights here and was the only guest - they have only 4 rooms and due to Ramadan there were few tourists in town. I paid 3000Ksh for a room with private bath. It was perfect for me as although the building is not very old, it follows some of the same principles as aSwahili building in the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just on the seafront, next to Lamu Beach, away from Lamu's noise but only a short walk into town. Spacious rooms with big beds and nets, fans, fridges, balcony and seaview. Beautiful roof top for BBQ or sunbath. Shared kitchen or privacy in our apartment. Apartment suitable for disabled and wheelchairs due to no stairs (the only place in Lamu), huge space and special big bathroom and low bed. Your home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kipepeo Guest House

Address: Kenyatta Avenue | P.O. Box 14, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Price Range: $19 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As:
Kipepeo Hotel Lamu
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“Samaki room is best.”
  • View of the south side from patio
  • View of north side from patio
  • Samaki room
  • Hallway leading to the patio. Our room was on the right side
  • Full kitchen on the first floor
 of 5 bubbles HonoreT, 17 Aug 2011 | Read review
“The Samaki room is the best in the Guest House”
 of 5 bubbles TheTravelCamel, 22 May 2011 | Read review
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