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Shella Royal House

, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

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 portugueses ruins, birth of turtles, fishing, sunset from a boat, etc. The hotel its very nice and newly decorated. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

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, easy walk to the sand dunes and beach from the back Lovely view from the balcony and lovely lounge to just seat, read a book or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The place is outstanding, we felt at home as we were the only 2 at the guest house. It is so relaxing just sitting at any of the terraces watching the sea. The staff were great & warm, the food was delicious. At night it was so peaceful. We enjoyed our stay & highly recommend & would love to return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Stayed in Lamu Old town for 3 nights and then onto Shella Royal House. My friend and I had been disapointed with Subira house, although the owner was quiet charming. Moving further down to Shella was a delight. We were met off our dhow and walked about 5 minutes through the narrow lanes to our base for the next 3... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Three of us stumbled upon this beautiful guesthouse house whilst looking for accommodation in Shella and couldn't believe our luck. The guesthouse is beautifully laid out and furnished, and is immaculately clean. There are also fantastic views and a much appreciated sea breeze. The food was amazing and the hotel manager and staff went out of their way to make... More 

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