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    Banana House & Wellness Centre

    Plot 318 | Shela, Mkunguni, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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    • Excellent77%
    • Very good19%
    • Average1%
    • Poor2%
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    “yoga classes” (10 reviews)
    “lamu town” (21 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    21 - 25 of 138 reviews

    Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

    My friend and I spent 3 nights here and this place was so much more than we expected. Monika was gone when we got there, but Sadi stepped it up and kept this place in harmony and wellness. We met Hamza for our Lamu town...More

    Thank Kimberly C
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 24 July 2016

    Dear guests, Thank you so much for your kind review. It is always wonderful to hear that our guests are in excellent hands by our staff even if I'm not around. We just met on your way out and I hope to welcome you again....More

    Reviewed 11 July 2016

    Stayed in Banana House 2 days and nights. Centrally located off the main coastline in Shela Beach. Owner Monica was and still is successful in creating an utmost welcoming place, with very professional and friendly staff and good food; breakfast as well as dinner were...More

    Thank Willem K
    Reviewed 5 June 2016

    Monica and th team at Banana are amazingly helpful and friendly. Lame and Shela are truly magical places, and staying at Banana house was the icing on the cake of a wonderful destination. The outdoor space is particularly amazing - the terrace, garden and swimming...More

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    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 7 June 2016

    Dear guest, thank you for your review. We feel privileged that you write the "Icing on the Cake" experience at our house for your travel. Big compliment. We do our best to make our guests feel comfortable and enjoying the peace and beauty of the...More

    Reviewed 29 May 2016

    You wont find a better place to stay in Lamu Island. Fantastic rooms and service. I stayed here a while ago, but I thought they deserved a good review. The food was delicious! Even the owner invited us to a dinner party and we had...More

    Thank CarolMcr
    Reviewed 11 May 2016

    We spent four days at Banana House. The staff is amazing. Always available to assist you. The food is excellent. We finished a two week visit to Kenya wanting to relax in Shela. It was very easy to do. So peaceful. The pool is just...More

    Thank Duane M
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 13 May 2016

    Dear guest, thank you so much for your review and we are pleased to hear that our staff was very helpful and that you enjoyed the food. Indeed the beach is amazing, no person at length! It is one of the unique things in Lamu....More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • Beachfront
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$105 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 7
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    Alesha P
    10 June 2017|
    Response from Monika F | Property representative |
    Hi Alesha, yoga classes are 750 kes a class or if you do 3 or more classes 500 kes. For outsiders it is 1000 kes a class. We do lots of different trips as we have our activity manager. Costs vary of many things, people... More
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