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The Majlis Hotel

5.0 of 5 Ras Kitau Bay, Manda Island | PO Box 502, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lamu is one of the most beautiful and amazing jewels on the planet. Fabulous beaches, warm crystal clear waters, rich culture and a ton of fun activities! Majlis on mandatory island is a piece of paradise. Everything was perfect! Freddie and his team did an excellent job taking care of us and we'll be back as soon as we can!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This was our third visit this year. For those who might be put off because of the 'British Foreign Office Embargo" - I felt and indeed was safer there than in London, to which I return at the end of the month. Please do ignore such ridiculous"embargoes" and go to the Majlis and be pampered. Everything was perfect as usual.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We were staying in Lamu Town and happened upon The Majlis by chance on a dhow trip to Manda Island. We had lunch in their bar and were shown around the rooms, the place sells itself and we were smitten! The fresh water pool is a refreshing break from the touch job of sun tanning on one of their super... More 

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AddisLondon, Front Office Manager at The Majlis Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and words of encouragement ! We remain committed to offering the best experience to our guests ! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

When you think of a 5 star boutique property, you think of frills and technology, butlers and prime rib - get to the Majlis and it's a whole new definition of 5 star service! taking it back to the basics as we say - from the pick up at the airport by Katana and team to reaching a white sandy... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This hotel is top of the class the services are exceptional from the pick up at Manda to the reception at the Hotel to the drop back to the airport on departure day. There is fast internet connection and the ambience is great. The rooms are superb and big with the rooms on the ground floor having a hammock that... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is one of the best place we have ever been!. What makes "The Majlis" so exceptional is just not the superb location, exquisite food and fine, supreme decoration is the upstanding professional quality of the team working there! we felt at home! Thank you Federico, Stefano, Katana, Evelyn, Nelson, Mwamuye, Chome and Mangi! Thank you for making our stay... More 

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Juba, South Sudan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I have finally found my “Kenyan Paradise”. I found out about the Majlis by chance and it was the luckiest thing that has happened to me in a very long time. I have been working/living in an African War Zone for some time now and needed a place to relax and clear my head so I can get back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

This is inevitable of the best properties in Kenya. Food is excellent. We had two kids, 4 and 6 yrs. it is one of the best family holiday properties. Private beach. Unbelievable views. Room 16 is the nearest to the beach. Well done evelyene, Stefan and co

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This hotel is probably the finest in the whole of East Africa and beyond. The setting and facilities were superb. The pools were wonderful. The food and staff were excellent too. To say that this hotel was ***** does it no service, it was far beyond that and more. Nothing was too much trouble. Even the furniture was was worthy... More 

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Moscow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Majlis for a week in January 2014. The hotel and staff are outstanding and they go the extra mile to make your stay truly memorable from arranging bespoke excursions, gladly preparing personal dining requests, to whatever. The rooms are fabulous and the food mouth-watering. Being located on Manda gives you the best of... More 

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Address: Ras Kitau Bay, Manda Island | PO Box 502, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Majlis Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 25
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