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Lamu House Hotel

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Kenyatta Avenue | Seafront, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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Ranked #1 of 25 Lamu Island B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We travel often and have many excellent hotels -- most of the U.S. -- as a basis for comparison and I must say Lamu House ranks at the top of my list. Excellent, attentive service, a restaurant offering a tasty, varied menu, clean rooms, friendly staff makes this a wonderful option for those visiting Lamu Town. The standard of excellence... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a part of our Kenyan holiday, we wanted to experience Lamu culture and booked a three night stay at Lamu House for this very purpose. We had previously red the reviews here on Trip advisor and felt confident this would be a good choice, and thankfully we were right. Although more of a B-n-B than a hotel, it does... More

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Kigali, Rwanda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just completed a 5 night stay in one of the most outstanding B & Bs in all of East Africa. The hosts are warm and very helpful, the staff is attentive and expert, the rooms are elegantly appointed, and the entire hotel makes you feel as if you are staying in an ancient (albeit beautifully restored) Swahili house ( but... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been to Lamu House for lunch during a family trip. When we decided to go back just with the two of us, our choice was easy: Lamu House Hotel. It is an oasis with a personal touch. We felt at home the minute we stepped in the hotel and soon copied the owner's habit by walking barefoot in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cozy lamu style hotel run by a great couple. The hotel was beautiful and simple, the staff were kind and attentive, the owners were warm, friendly and extremely hospitable. the feel of the hotel was very laid back and like home. I cannot wait to go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it! Everything was just perfect. From the food, the service to the lovely decoration of each room. Totaly recommended if you are going to Lamu! From the first minute until the last you will feel in paradise

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 6 nights and it was just perfect. Well looked after and the food was amazing. The beach club is a great way to spend the day, I'd reccommend the Rose wine and seafood platter. Exploring Lamu in a home from home.

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Butte, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two friends and I stayed here to relax after a 3 day safari in Masai Mara. Frank and Marianne are great hosts, the staff works hard to please and the location is great. Take the trip to the Manda Beach house for a day. Take the walking tour of Lamu, which is a very historic city. Take a ride on... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful getaway to not only a beautifully designed and maintained hotel, but to the kind of hospitality that made us feel immediately at home and extremely reluctant to leave! Frank really went above and beyond to cater for/anticipate our every need and help us to make the most of the short time we had to spend on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Lamu, and Lamu House for the first time in June 2013, and loved both so much that I returned for a second dose with a friend in March 2014! We thought Lamu House was amazing because: • Frank is a wonderful host for whom nothing was too much trouble…from whipping up a remarkable spinach and prawn curry (who... More

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Address: Kenyatta Avenue | Seafront, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Lamu Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lamu House Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Boutique hotel made of 2 Swahili houses adjoin, with 10 superior rooms, plunge pool. Luxury accommodation, in the Old Stone Town of Lamu, located on the seafront. Restaurant & coffee shop. Traditional dhows for comfortable excursions. ... more   less 
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