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#1 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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Reviewed 5 days ago
What a hidden gem!

My family visited Peponi on Shela Beach, and it was an unbelievable experience! Coming from California, we were blown away by the beauty of this hotel and natural surroundings. Some of our favorite... more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The magic touch!

I celebrated my birthday on Lamu with friends and everyone Peponi made me feel special the whole week. Manager Andrew welcomed us warmly and he and owner Carol checked with us regularly if everything... more

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| Shela Beach, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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#2 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Conference facilities n Buffet

The place provides good Conference services, great atmosphere for productive discussions, best location in Lamu and The food is great. Would highly suggest this place for Seminars n workshops. The... more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Great place and location

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... more

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PO Box 400, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Beachfront
#3 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
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    Lamu Waterfront, Lamu Island, Kenya
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      #4 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
      • Breakfast included
      • Room Service
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      Reviewed 4 January 2018
      An unforgettable stay at a truly magical place!

      My partner and I recently spent 4 wonderful nights at Baytil Ajaib, on an extended getaway from Nairobi. I could not have wished for a better, more welcoming place to stay. It is rare to find a place... more

      Reviewed 17 April 2017
      Home away from Home <3 <3

      Baytil Ajaib is a perfect setup,a well refurbished Arab house with an awesome view of the town. Rooftop perfect for that romantic sundowner. Meals were perfect and tailor made (major PLUS) and the... more

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      Lamu Town, Lamu Island, Kenya
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      • Breakfast included
      • Room Service
      #5 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
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        Reviewed 14 March 2011
        Good quality for good price

        A very cosy place in a very good location in Lamu. The owner tries his best. I advice breakfast (optional) - a good piece of fruit, coffee and egg meal (omelette, scrambled etc.). Rooms very... more

        Reviewed 3 July 2010
        Sehr einfache Unterkunft, aber mit Charme

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        | Post Box 298, Lamu Island, Kenya
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          #6 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
          • Free Wifi
          • Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago
          Mesmerised by Lamu, thanks to the warm & professional staff

          We couldn't have asked for a better way to wrap up two weeks of travelling around Kenya than the four nights we spent at the Red Pepper House over the New Year's holiday. Our family of four (kids... more

          Reviewed 11 January 2018
          Beautiful Hotel With Lots of Potential

          We recently stayed at The Red Pepper House on our last day in Kenya after safari, camping, etc. for a luxurious and restful night before the long plane ride home. The house is beautifully and... more

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          Coconut Beach | PO Box 316, Lamu Island, Kenya
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          • Free Wifi
          • Breakfast included
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
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          #7 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
          • Free Wifi
          • Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 13 June 2017
          Great place to relax

          The place is just fantastic, nice rooms in Swahili style. The terraces are the perfect spot to relax and escape Lamu heat. I got a room with en suite bathroom even though I booked one without... more

          Reviewed 7 March 2017
          Wonderful shaded Terraces

          Funky, swahili based architecture, lots of stairs, friendly and helpful staff. A relatively comfortable oasis between the mosques of this neighbourhood. Great space to hangout and chill cooling winds... more

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          Mkomani | Off Kenyatta Road, 195, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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          • Free Wifi
          • Breakfast included
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
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          #8 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
          • Free Wifi
          • Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 3 November 2017
          It is a small town of Arab

          It is situated on an Island approximately 350 Km north of mombasa it is one of the bajun's Island including Kiwayu, Ndau, Pate, Manda, Faza, & Matondoni. it is famous because it has narrow street and... more

          Reviewed 22 May 2017
          Probably best hotel in old town

          This is a great, old style hotel rather than a resort style place. Quick facts: rooms are not huge, large netted beds take up all the space. Room aircon. In wet season the hot water disappears... more

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          421 Lamu, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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          • Free Wifi
          • Breakfast included
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          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
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          #9 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
          • Breakfast included
          • Beachfront
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          Reviewed 5 days ago
          Idyllic Hotel

          This is such a very special place. It is peaceful, very comfortable individual bedroom bandas. The staff are lovely and so helpful. They serve very good food, lots of local fresh fish and... more

          Reviewed 1 week ago
          Kisingo - Perfect place to stay in Lamu

          We have just returned from the most wonderful holiday at Kisingo - I could not recommend it more - in the most brilliant location run by the most lovely people AND the most delicious food I have had... more

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          P.O. Box 138, Lamu Island, Kenya
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          • Breakfast included
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
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          #10 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
          • Free Wifi
          • Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago
          Charming hotel

          We had such a great stay in Kijani, a small and cute hotel. Lovely traditional swahili rooms, wonderful inside garden with pool and views, kind young owners and nice food! Glad to have found this gem... more

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago
          Beautiful boutique hotel with great service!

          Had such a memorable time at this little hidden gem called Kijani. Would highly recommend it to everyone visiting Lamu! It’s beautiful, intimate, right by the water and has the cutest permanent... more

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          PO Box 266, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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          • Free Wifi
          • Breakfast included
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
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          26.9 km from Lamu Island
          • Free Wifi
          • Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 5 days ago
          So good we extended our stay

          I booked to come with 9 people for 5 days to celebrate a milestone birthday and had some apprehension after protracted negotiations prior to arrival. It was needless worry. We had an amazing trip... more

          Reviewed 1 week ago
          WOW

          What a Hotel, the best boutique hotel in east Africa let alone Lamu. I have been to some nice places over the last ten years and I honestly enjoyed this one the most. You need to fly into Lamu and... more

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          Ras Kitau Bay, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
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          • Free Wifi
          • Breakfast included
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
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          • Room Service
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          Kenyatta Road, Shela, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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            #12 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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            Reviewed 6 May 2017
            peaceful house

            Baitul Amman is arabic it means peaceful house. In this place you will enjoy a swahili village atmosphere with contemporary facilities.The rooms are spacious and styled to make you feel like you are... more

            Reviewed 9 January 2017
            amazing

            i have stayed at baitil aman several times and i have loved every stay. the location is around 2 minuites walk from the beach which i like because walking through the alley ways makes the experience... more

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            Shela, Lamu Island, Kenya
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            • Restaurant
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            #23 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
            • Pool
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            Reviewed 5 weeks ago
            Value for money

            The nearest 5-star hotel is across the channel on Manda Island. It costs 6 to 10 times more than at Jannataan. There levels of service cannot be the same. You get what you pay for. We figured out how... more

            Reviewed 21 March 2017
            Ok for a Night or 2 - More Than That Will Kill You

            While you won't get treated badly, the neglect you receive is probably just as bad. I've stayed in hotels all over the world, and this is the first time I've EVER written a negative review...Probably... more

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            Shela, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
            Amenities
            • Pool
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            #1 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
            • Free Wifi
            • Breakfast included
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            Reviewed 4 days ago
            The Charm of Lamu

            The place must be evaluated in the context of the Island of Lamu, old Town. Nice place, well organized, good breakfast, Arnold, the owner, very kind and helpful. excellent value for money... more

            Reviewed 5 days ago
            Thanks for an fantastic time in Lamu!

            I originally booked for one night, extended to two, and then four. Eight days later I checked out because Jambo House was fully booked. In short, if you are going to Lamu and are looking for budget... more

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            PO Box 131, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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            • Free Wifi
            • Breakfast included
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            #4 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
            • Free Wifi
            • Free Parking
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            Reviewed 4 days ago
            Ambiance

            It was quite local but with the quality what makes an ambiance. They serve good breakfast. Location is little bit con fusing cuz it's bit far from the beach. But also nice cuz we could experience the... more

            Reviewed 1 week ago
            Fatumas Tower, Shela, Lamu

            Perfect place to stay in Shela Lamu - I could not recommend this place more - it is pure heaven and could not be a nicer place to stay. This was our second visit and we will definitely go back - the... more

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            Shela Beach | PO Box 323 Lamu, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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            • Free Wifi
            • Free Parking
            • Breakfast included
            • Pool
            • Beachfront
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            #6 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
            • Free Wifi
            • Breakfast included
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            Reviewed 27 July 2017
            Our Amazing Honeymoon at JUA house

            we got married in July and husband booked a surprise honeymoon in Shela, Lamu Island. We stayed at JUA house roof top terrace for the whole duration of the honeymoon 10 days in total. JUA house... more

            Reviewed 12 July 2017
            Amazing guesthouse with the friendliest staff

            I spent 3 nights here but could have stayed here forever. The rooms are so beautiful and clean, the roof top terraces are absolutely amazing with a stunning view and also the perfect place to relax... more

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            Shela, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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            • Free Wifi
            • Breakfast included
            • Beachfront
            • Room Service
            • Bar/Lounge
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            #5 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
            • Free Wifi
            • Breakfast included
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            Reviewed 3 weeks ago
            Unforgettable paradise

            We went to Lamu at Christmas. We spent 5 days in Subira House and now we can’t stop remembering those awesome days. If for us arriving in Lamu was like discovering the paradise, I have no words to... more

            Reviewed 11 November 2017
            Great place to stay in Lamu.

            We enjoyed our stay at Subira House thoroughly. We got picked up at the airport and got assistance with luggage etc. all the way to our room. I recommend one ot the two suites on the top floor since... more

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            Behind Lamu Fort | P.O. Box 341, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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            • Free Wifi
            • Breakfast included
            • Restaurant
            • Room Service
            • Bar/Lounge
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            #8 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
            • Free Parking
            • Breakfast included
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            Reviewed 25 May 2017
            R&R

            So this where we stayed last night. #AndaveloHouse. Where do I start? This house is everything. The staff Abu and Safari are amazing. Safari was amazing with the kids. Telling them the house rules... more

            Reviewed 5 days ago
            It's an experience in itself.

            It's an experience in itself. It has a number of rooms and we luckily had the entire house to ourselves. The staff is MORE than attentive, taking the time to advise, escort and connect you to the... more

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            Kivndoni Neighbourhood, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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            • Free Parking
            • Breakfast included
            • Pool
            • Beachfront
            • Restaurant
            • Room Service
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            #2 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
            • Free Wifi
            • Breakfast included
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            Reviewed 2 weeks ago
            An excellent way to relax

            Spent 10 days there, and it was lovely. The rooms are nice, the weather is great, and the island is quiet and serene. The food is amazing, and local dishes are prepared 3 times a day at your request... more

            Reviewed 3 weeks ago
            Fun stay

            We had the wellness penthouse. Loved it. Space, decor, comfort. Staff are amazing . Friendly and efficient. Actually it’s all about the staff. Nathalie is amazing. She’s helpful, welcomed us and... more

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            318 Plot | Shela, Mkunguni, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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            • Free Wifi
            • Breakfast included
            • Pool
            • Beachfront
            • Restaurant
            • Room Service
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            #16 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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              Reviewed 5 July 2015
              Paradise on Earth

              The hotel its two blocks awayvfrom the the beach but the terraces allow you to be dinning like if you were next to it. Staff was great and the rooms too. Many day trips can be made such as old... more

              Reviewed 16 March 2014
              Homely, fabulous food and great service

              A feel of home away from home, very private and warm reception. Fantastic food prepared by the friendly staff. Tucked away behind the sea front, you feel like you're part of the shela community... more

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              Lamu Island, Kenya
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                #11 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
                • Breakfast included
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                Reviewed 29 April 2017
                Amazing stay at Amu House in wonderful Lamu!

                My parents and I had a lovely stay at Amu House. It was just as described and much more. Kesh and Samuel, who take care of the house, made sure we were comfortable in every respect and nothing was... more

                Reviewed 15 April 2017
                Honeymoon

                The best trip ever, the place is so beautiful, and it's close to the sea front for boat rides. Our room Kipungani was do comfortable and private, just the right mood set up. Awesome staff, Kesh and... more

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                Mtamwini, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                • Breakfast included
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                Kenyatta Road, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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                  #14 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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                  Reviewed 30 March 2017
                  Best place to stay in Lamu

                  Seafront Guesthouse consists of 2 things: the Seafront Café just on the street and the rooms in the building behind it. The room was great: consisting of 2 floors, with a bathroom and a big double... more

                  Reviewed 2 March 2016
                  Idyllic setting and perfect hosts

                  The seafront guesthouse is situated absolutely perfectly for exploring Lamu. The two guest bedrooms are equipped with everything you need, set in their own private garden just to the rear of the... more

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                  Seafront Road, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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                  • Breakfast included
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                  Kenyatta Street | Behind Lamu museum, Lamu Island 80011, Kenya
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                    #21 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
                    • Free Parking
                    • Beachfront
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                    Reviewed 14 March 2017
                    Budget place

                    The Good: It had very friendly and helpful staff, albeit limited in their capacity to assist. They helped us one night responding immediately to our locked out situation although we had been given... more

                    Reviewed 12 March 2017
                    Needs improvement even for a budget place

                    We stayed there for 4 nights and paid 7000 KES per night bnb for a double room with two queen size beds. We called two days in advance to confirm the booking we did via jumia travel. Somehow they... more

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                    Behind Peponi Hotel, Shela, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                    • Free Parking
                    • Beachfront
                    • Bar/Lounge
                    • Fitness centre
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                    #3 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
                    • Free Wifi
                    • Breakfast included
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                    Reviewed 4 weeks ago
                    WOW!!!!

                    The hotel offers free airport pickup and the staff hospitality just tells you, you are in for a good time. After travelling the world and in all types of hotels i must say this was one of the most... more

                    Reviewed 13 December 2017
                    Lamu Hospitality In fine detail

                    Very hospitable and quite hotel smack in the middle of small Lamu town, close to Lamu business hub and also Lamu museum, food is really good and the rooms have a great ocean view where you can spot... more

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                    Kenyatta Avenue | Seafront, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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                    • Free Wifi
                    • Breakfast included
                    • Pool
                    • Restaurant
                    • Room Service
                    • Bar/Lounge
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                    Shela, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                      #7 of 34 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
                      • Beachfront
                      • Restaurant
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                      Reviewed 27 May 2017
                      Such a nice place!

                      We spent two nights at the top suite at Bahari and it was amazing. There is no AC, so if you are visiting in the summer, be aware :) If you get the top suite, you have the option of using the out... more

                      Reviewed 3 weeks ago
                      Warm, beautiful place

                      I ate there nearly daily. Lovely staff and owner who is friendly and happy to prepare any dish you want. We felt so welcome there and the location is the best. Sit on the terrace and watch the boats... more

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                      Box 59, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                      • Beachfront
                      • Restaurant
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                      Hindi Kenya, PO Box 228, Lamu Island, Kenya
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                      • Free Parking
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