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JamboHouse

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thank you Arnold And Adam. My family had a great time during December holidays at your place. Thanks for all your advice on where to go, visit and eat in Lamu. It was very useful for us. We really loved your roof top, the view is beautiful and nice breeze. Kids enjoyed hanging there. The highlight of our trip was...

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nairobi
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I stayed at Jambo house for 2 days with my friends. Arnold,is probably the best host I have ever come across in all the places I have stayed.He made us feel welcome and right at home in Lamu. We got a lengthy well detailed starter pack on what to do and all the best places to eat in Lamu. The...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was excellent, even though it can get a bit hot in there. But there is a ceiling fan so sleeping was comfortable enough. Great breakfast prepaired especially for you depending on your choice. Arnold is very helpful! He gives a thorough introduction to Lamu on arrival and has several tours and activities to choose from. I joined the...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Arnold and Adam for the great time spent in Jambo. Very nice room, clean, and a beautiful terrace on the roof. ARNOLD give a lot of useful information about about kenya tours. Lamu is probably one of the best city of kenya.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't recommend this place enough - Arnold has done an outstanding job at JamboHouse. Abdu, who works with owner Arnold, met me at the airport, helping me get onto the boat and to the B&B. The rooms are rustic but super-clean, spacious and comfortable, with fans to help beat the heat. The breakfasts are delicious and wholesome, and Adamum Arnold's...

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Dodoma, Tanzania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Lamu in January. We spent 5 nights at Jambo house with Arnold and his staff who were fantastic. We loved our holidays there, Arnold is very helpful. Since we planned our trip, he helped us step by step. We always like to visit new places, but if we had another occasion to go, we'd definitely go back. We...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you would like to stay in Lamu, stay at Jambo House - Arnold and Adam made my and my friend's stay really special. A lot of useful advice, delicious breakfasts and really really kind people. Also arranged two trips: one sunset walk and one boat trip to the Mangroves. We loved the location too - in a quiet part...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room we stayed in was clean and had a private bathroom. The rooftop deck is the best part of the house- get some breeze, catch the sunset and sunrise, meet new people and of course run into the lovely host. Easy access from the pier. The host can organise accompanied walks in the town, dhow rides, walks to the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jambo House has competitive prices and a good atmosphere. Arnold, the owner, and Adam, his assistant, are extremely helpful and insightful about Lamu town. The breakfast omelette was surprisingly good. We stayed in the downstair room, as everything else was booked, during the Lamu Yoga Festival 2017. Paying a bit extra for window light and good view upstairs is probably...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Our stay at Jambo house was amazing, The meals and accommodation was very good. The owner Arnold is very friendly person and he has alot of information about Lamu. Jambo house have a roof top where you can see sun rise and sun set. and also great view of Lamu.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In JamboHouse we provide in our 5 friendly in Lamu Style furnished rooms an enjoyable stay at reasonable rates. All our rooms (with mosquito net & ceiling fan) have private bathrooms. JamboHouse is ideally located to explore the Old Town of Lamu. From there it’s just a three minute walk through narrow lanes to Town Square with Lamu Fort. When you book JamboHouse we wait for you at the airport or at the bus terminal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about JamboHouse

Address: PO Box 131, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Price Range: $19 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“We were located at the second floor and we had our own toilets. Very clean and private.”
rahmamuse, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are on the same side of the building with windows towards a narrow street.”
  • Room with a doublebed and shared bathroom
ilonak830, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“From our experience, the second floor rooms tended to be a bit quieter since they're a little further from the street.”
outwest15, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms are good! I suggest a private en-suite always. The top deck open air area is great for breakfast and a beer!”
ANEELMAINI, 28 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor, if available.”
ElizabethH656, 20 Nov 2013 | Read review
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