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Harbour Road, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Petley's Inn
Ranked #18 of 25 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • German first
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I'd heard it was best place on Lamu to go for a drink. Its certainly probably the only 'bar' (in a Western sense) so you'll have a hard time avoiding it if you like a beer. I was very disappointed. Every evening I went in (over about 4 evenings) there was a motley crew of 'boat captains' trying to sell... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2011

we visited Lamu with an overnight stay at Petleys. The hotel is in the perfect location and a good base from where to explore Lamu. From the very start the staff ( pick up at the airport )were very friendly ( a characteristic of Lamu folk ) and helpful. The hotel was charming and quaint being the oldest in east... More

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113 reviews 113 reviews
85 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2010

Harbour location in the town. Attractive Inn with small pool on the first floor. Small quaint rooms in keeping with Lamu. Pleasant welcome from the staff but hassled by the manager to buy overpriced poor quality tours, we got caught the once. They have a public bar that pumps out load music all night! Food reasonable at the sister hotel... More

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Address: Harbour Road, Lamu Island, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island

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