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Jannat House

Mkomani | 195, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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78 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jannat House is simple and comfortable place with lots of Lamu-ese hospitality. Caroline, Ayu and Cisa are fantastic and ensure that you are always taken cared off. Expect a real adventure in a tradition swahili style. Fan (no aircon), cold shower only (its not that bad as it's so hot all the time). Bathrooms are on the terrace and you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Last few days in Kenya and we still couldn't decide what to do. Lamu was a perfect and relaxed way to end our trip of Kenya. People at Jannat House were great. Sent someone to pick us up from the airport. We were the only ones there so quite peaceful. Contrary to everything that we were hearing about Lamu it... More 

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1 Thank Harmeet B
Goran_Emitslof, Owner at Jannat House, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your visit to Jannat House, we were delighted to have you. And very welcome back at any time. Greetings from peacful Lamu More 

bkk
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48 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Just perfect. Lamu had some bad press in the last couple of months and therefore I was the only client of the whole month. I heard there were only 5 tourists on the whole island during my stay. I didnt see any of them. This being said, Jannat House staff received me very well and always with a smile and... More 

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Just come back from Kenya, second time this year, i loved this contry very much and still need to be back in near future. This time I decided to visit Lamu; local people from Malindi (the city i live in when in Kenya) told me is a place out of the time. That is true, lovely place, calm, wonderful places,... More 

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3 Thank RobertaTango
Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

The hotel lies in Lamu town and reminds. The house is built with a lot of care for details to deliver private hide-aways, but in a house that is truly local. A new, young management recently took over the place and is very dedicated to renovate the place and help it's guest. Highly recommendable!

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

We found this hotel exceptionally welcoming and friendly. The room was excellent and the evening meals superb. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel completely relaxed and comfortable. The terraces are a wonderful place to spend an evening relaxing. Would stay here again without a doubt!

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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

I had the good fortune of spending 4 nights at the Jannat House in March, and it was honestly an idyllic experience. Having visited a number of hotels and guest houses in Lamu, I can say with confidence that this is amongst the best and most reasonably priced options. The unique tree-house like terraces provide a stunning view of the... More 

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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

We came in the low season and found Jannat House a well-priced B&B ($60 for an ensuite double, I think). We were there with three friends, and had the place to ourselves for three or four nights. The only real downside was the breakfasts, which were not very interesting or tasty. The rest of the food on offer was tasty... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

An excellent choice of hotel when staying in Lamu Town. An oasis with terraces and greenery. We have lived here for over 2 weeks and it felt very familiar. Very reasonably priced.

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Lund
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182 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

A great architectonically interesting house in the middle of the maze of Lamu town. Different size rooms that are nicely decorated but starting to be little shabby. Everything is slightly damp and doesn´t smell realy 100% nice. But all the terrases all over the house are wonderfull. You can sit and relax in plenty of places. The pool is nice.... More 

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