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Kijani Hotel

PO Box 266, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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Mombasa, Kenya
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 days over New Year at Kijani house. The hotel is lovely and the staff exceptional. Lamu has had a tough few years with tourism and you can see that in some areas of the hotel that are a little 'tired' but the staff more than make up for it. They are friendly and will do anything to... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Having just spend four nights at Kijani and having had the opportunity to visit also other hotels in Shela and Lamu we can clearly recommend this place. The owner -Pierre- has created this soul place and successfully kept the business running even through the past difficult years for the kenyan tourism - especially in Lamu. Service and Location are excellent... More 

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Thank TimVeschk
Pierre1942, Owner at Kijani Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tim, Greetings from Kijani. Thank you very much for taking your time and review our property.I am specially touch by your comment regarding the authenticity and can promise you will find some more of our specialty available on our Menu if you come back. It was a pleasure to have you with us and I take this opportunity to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

We enjoyed four nights in this Charming, old hotel in swahili style. Most rooms were big and all had a Balcony. There is a few meters to walk for a swim in the ocean, but it is a wonderful walk on white sand. We arrived after the hotel had been closed some weeks, so after the rooms were aired out... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Just spent a lovely weekend at Kijani House. A lovely peaceful place in a great location with a sea view. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the food excellent. Our 4 year old son loved the courtyard and cooling off in the pool. Beautiful old trees and large bougainvillea vines all around. Thank you Kijani House for a... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Kijani in August this year and we loved it so much , we were back a month later. Very friendly and attentive staff, comfortable rooms and a nice character. Room 1 which is on the sea front , was our favorite . Lamu and Shela are very safe and the inhabitants are super friendly.... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Excellent stay in Lamu! Super friendly team, beautiful rooms and a readymade and customized service. Oysters, crab, lobsters - whatever we asked for was freshly available for dinner or lunch. There is no better place to stay in Shela / Lamu!!!

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time, food was fantastic and the service was amazing. We were treated to a great experience, thankyou again. A visit to the old town of Lamu is a definite thing to do the beaches are beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Perfect place in Lamu - small boutique hotel with personal service I have been bringing people here for 15 years from Canada. Safety in this part of Lamu is not an issue. Food is amazing and the village people are welcoming.

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My friends urged me to visit the island of Lamu to experience the culture and to enjoy the delicious seafood. I thoroughly enjoyed my five night stay at Kijani Hotel and really appreciated the attentive service and concern for my wellbeing, (like not getting heatstroke in the very, very hot sunshine). I adored the sunset cruise, finding souvenirs in Lamu... More 

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Rosario, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We were looking for a quite week away in a great location and found it at Kijani! Lazy days by the pool surrounded by lovely gardens, lovely walks on the seafront and in Shela village, sea food, lovely hosts and staff always available to address your needs and whims. Kijani is a great place to stay and the people of... More 

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