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The Majlis Resort

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“water sports”(17 reviews)
“lamu town”(22 reviews)
“pasta”(8 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Fitness centre
Concierge
Conference Facilities
3 Star Hotel
Idyllic, luxurious, stylish, unique, …the Majlis resort is a privately-owned luxury beach hotel on the north coast of Kenya in the Indian ocean. Designed and built to reflect Lamu’s heritage tradition, The Majlis combines 25 superbly appointed luxury air-conditioned suites built with...
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Ras Kitau Bay, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
5.6 km to Lamu Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This piece of property is a hidden gem. Amazing property, friendly staff and very nice and clean. Chef is a problem... Hope they fix the chef deficiency otherwise amazing all round experience. A must do if thinking Lamu

Thank Kebaso G. M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a night because shela beach had no electricity and it was really hot. Was ok. Staff all sad and scared. There's an eeriness at the resort that is hard to explain until you see the vulgar owner. He was with a child and...More

2  Thank 519taheram
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Hi We visited Majlis this past week for 3 nites and had one of the most fantastic times ever at the coast in Kenya The ambience ,rooms , and service were over par excellence thru out our stay The food and menu were vast and...More

1  Thank NITIN S
Reviewed May 31, 2018

The room was very clean, there was food of all kinds, thanks to the international cuisine! All the staff, in particular the mangement, were always availble, and they offered us sporting and relaxing activities! Special mention to the excursion with the dhow, really funny and...More

Thank Bendetta B
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Best place in Lamu and probably even in Kenya! I stayed in The Majlis for a few very memorable days in March. I wanted somewhere quiet and serene and this was definitely it! The hotel grounds are absolutely stunning. Words cannot really do justice to...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Room Service
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast included
Concierge
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$208 - US$299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$208 - US$299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Dining (25)
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"Better views on the first floor"
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"All rooms have Air conditioner,and great sea views"
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"Rooms 21 & 22 AMAZING! Room 21 incredible view and balcony, 22 huge balcony!"
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"Ask for a ocean view."
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