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Stopover Guest House

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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“fresh fish”(3 reviews)
“lamu town”(15 reviews)
“high tide”(2 reviews)
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Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Fitness centre
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was sparsely furninshed, with intermittent hot water. No wi fi to speak of. Travel to Lamu by boat or boda is difficult and expensive at dark or high tide. No Bar, DSTV, no local guides or tours, little or no hospitality, leaving visitors to...More

Thank Eric V
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Still smiling after my 10 day stay in Stopover Guesthouse Shela! The best team I have ever had at a hotel, smiles everyday and really good talks. The food was great, especially the cheese pancakes, mango salad and spicy crab soup! Fresh fish was brought...More

Thank Lianna F
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Stopover is really reasonably priced and it’s beautiful. Lovely room literally overlooking the channel. I ate dinner here 2ce and it was fabulous - beautiful fish and generous portions. Friendly staff and great location.

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

We stayed for 2 nights and enjoyed our time staying here with seafront room, nice staff and good food, and reasonable price. Then we moved to Stopover in Lamu town, not as big as this one, but also worth for its cost.

1  Thank justme0028
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Our 2nd floor balcony overlooking the sandy approach to Shela and line of fishing boats and dhows was a bargain itself. Add the mosquito-netted traditional Arabic beds, eager-to-please staff, and delicious fresh fish meals and you have the perfect spot to experience the varied cultures...More

Thank MauiLaurie
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Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Restaurant
Things to do
Restaurant
Price range
US$67 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
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Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Also Known As
Stopover Guest House Hotel Lamu Island
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Traveller (31)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (2)
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October 26, 2016|
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Response from MauiLaurie | Reviewed this property |
no ac, but nice big ceiling fans above each bed and lovely evening breeze through large window.
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"Simply don´t bother with Lamu unless you are seriously fishing or snorkeling. It´s just a tourist trap."
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"I had a sea view room on the 2nd floor which was divine!"
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"Second floor gives you a great perspective of island life"
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"Order in the morning"
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