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  • Excellent85%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town”(13 reviews)
“daily life”(4 reviews)
“beach bar”(4 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

The hotel is charming and ideally located by the ocean, with fascinating views from the sea-facing room. The rooms are spacious and the house-cleaning, kitchen and restaurant staff are charming in their own way. That said, BEWARE of the front-office staff, namely Agatha and Bertha,...More

1  Thank Emilia S
Response from Lamu H, Public Relations Manager at Lamu House HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Emilia, we are very pleased that you had chosen our hotel. We are a hotel with a long history and good reputation. We do not provide services that are not included in our official price list. We can advise when a client insists. All...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018

We did not book this hotel, but came there on the recommendation of the local guide. And our highest expectations were justified! We had nice and clean rooms, great views, good food in the restaurant downstairs and comfortable beds. What else does a true traveler...More

Thank Babadogo
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Very good and cosy restaurant! The food is really good! Quite expensive but the quality of the food is worth it! The service is OK, the waiter doesn't know so much about the menu but are very helpful.

1  Thank atrejseeratleve2
Reviewed January 28, 2018

We had a great room overlooking the sea on top floor. Esther and Agatha on reception were wonderful and organised city tours and full day dhow trips and all the staff were so friendly and my requests were immediately actioned. WIFI was great, Nice pool...More

Thank Kiwipet
Response from Lamu H, Front Office Manager at Lamu House HotelResponded February 27, 2018

Thank you for your review. You have captured very important aspects of the experience that we wish our guests to live during their stay at the hotel. We remain committed to work relentlessly to improve our service and the overall guest experience.

Reviewed January 22, 2018

This hotel relies too heavily on its charming buildings and decor, which is starting to look tired. The staff seem totally disinterested, they offered no suggestions or advice about what to do, and are often seen lying about on the pool loungers. The food is...More

Thank 375greg
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$49 - US$277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$49 - US$277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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