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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Went on an amazing trip with friends to Lamu and stayed at this place. At the seafront, great views from the balcony and I still miss the rooftop and an early morning swim in the sea. Got nice and clean rooms, lovely Swahili beds, with air condition and t.v. At affordable price around ksh. 3000 a night, Looked refurbished. (Not...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Smoked a lot of Dope up on the roof of this place where my bunk was. But that was in 1986 not sure it's allowed now. Used to watch the Swahili Guys with dreadlocks coming onto the white European Girls. Those Dudes were a bit worried because I was 25 years old and pretty cut too but when they saw...

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2Thank johnmacmillan
Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 21 December 2016

the rooms tell you about the culture, lifestyle and tradition of people of Lamu. Each room is great, staff are very helpful. You can easily get to all the surrounding attractions from the hotel.You can choose to walk along the sea front even at night, it a wonderful experience.

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Thank Juliusmusau
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Being so close to the jetty is a minus,too much noise.The rooms are spacious though quite basic,the washrooms need to be refurbished.The food was always delicious and fresh.The rates are good if you're on a budget,good value for money.

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Kristiansand
Reviewed 13 June 2014

I did like the atmosfere of the hotell, the staff and the service, but I am not satisfied with the quality of the room, especially the bathroom / washroom and toilett. The front veranda was a must and it was just outside our room.

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Thank bjois
kenya
Reviewed 16 December 2013

sunsail hotel is perfectly located right opposite the Lamu jetty...as you got off the boat..just walk left and you have arrived!! it is a decent, clean hotel..for kshs 3000, I had the room to myself..twin Swahili bed..very comfty...and a single bed on the side where I could just dump my stuff ;) the room had an air conditioner which worked...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 24 March 2013

On my last visit to this lost paradise!! dont expect the kind of luxury you would expect when you are going for a holiday. its simple description, go and get to know who you are, the island will blow you away with its simple life and a laid back kind of life. everything is very slow as they say even...

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Thank Shamuty7
Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 9 January 2012

We didn't plan to stay here but after our booking fell through at another hotel, we were recommended to check this place out. We were immediately glad about the overbooking because the Sunsail turned out to be far better value than our original hotel. The double rooms were big and bright with en-suite bathrooms for 3000 KSh. The hotel is...

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3Thank CEMMM
Nairobi
Reviewed 13 June 2011

Stayed at the Sunsail Hotel on 10 and 11 June 2011, located about 2 minutes walk from the main Lamu Town jetty on the waterfront (turn left off the jetty). Walked in off the street and had no trouble getting a room. Paid KES2,500 (June is the low season) per night for two people in a twin room that also...

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2Thank Kuzurura
england
Reviewed 7 January 2008

A locally owned muslim hotel right on the seafront - so no alcohol allowed inside. A great verandah to sit on and watch the waterfront. Nice rooms with fans and showers/toilets. Very secure and freindly. All for about £15 per person per night B&B. I have stayed there about twelve times.

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Address: PO Box 400, Lamu Island, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Price Range: $26 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Great place for people who have a touch of hippie in them”
johnmacmillan, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Have breakfast on the upper terrace”
Juliusmusau, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“choose an AC room.”
munira21, 16 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Roof top room from Otherwise vacation rental or terrace room from Sunsail”
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