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The Red Pepper House

Coconut Beach | PO Box 316, Lamu Island, 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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Nairobi, Kenya
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Lamu is un-spoilt by tourists and this World Heritage town is the best preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa. It is Exotic, beautiful and not heaving with tourists and we must say that it definitely ranks as the most unique coastal experience we have had in our lifetime. The old town of Lamu is a busy place characterized by narrow... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

If you want some real downtime, this is the place to go. The weather is always beautiful and the service and friendliness of the staff surpasses anything i have ever experienced before. Make sure you take advantage of the dhow (boat), it is fabulous. We were the first guests to go out on the dhow at night to have dinner,... More

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madrid
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104 reviews 104 reviews
22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

We were there last August for four days, and was the best experience I have ever felt in a hotel... Exclusive facilities, including a Dhow (local sailing boat). Very very nice staff, always ensuring that our stay there was perfect. Awesome venue, with charming surroundings, and beautiful isles close to Lamu. Is also important to visit ANIDAN, the NGO placed... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

My fellow Kenyans and Kenya lovers, nothing will beat Lamu. This almost forgotten town is definitely the most beautiful coastal town I have ever been to. It is definitely a must see for anyone who would like to travel and see Kenya. The Red Pepper staff are by far the most intimate and friendly staff I have ever met in... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

What makes the Red Pepper House stand out is its service. The staff is very forthcoming and willing to make happen whatever will make your stay unforgettable. The hotel is carefully decorated, creating a welcoming athmosphere. You will feel like your are spending time outside 24/7 due to the open set up and dont need to worry about keys or... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
30 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

You will probably think that either a) own the hotel, b) have been paid to write this, or c) am making it up but I can assure you that none of these apply. We have just had a fabulous short break at The Red Pepper House; probably the best short break we have ever had. Joseph and his team could... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2010

If you love to travel - really travel - but like to do it in style, then Lamu in Kenya is a great destination. Exotic, beautiful, not heaving with tourists but with the beautiful Red Pepper House to stay in it really is somewhere to escape to. The rooms are simply amazing and the standard of service second to none.... More

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Madrid, Spain
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2010

A de luxe hotel between an acacia forest and red pepper trees and a virgin beach. Builded with the traditional Swahili architecture, giving you the feeling that you are in an old Swahili village but surrounded by luxury and elegancy and relax with the sounds of the dozens of birds of the forest. It has 5 nyumbas (houses) which have... More

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Address: Coconut Beach | PO Box 316, Lamu Island, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 5
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