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PO Box 400, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Sunsail Hotel
Ranked #9 of 11 Hotels in Lamu Island
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Being so close to the jetty is a minus,too much noise.The rooms are spacious though quite basic,the washrooms need to be refurbished.The food was always delicious and fresh.The rates are good if you're on a budget,good value for money.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I did like the atmosfere of the hotell, the staff and the service, but I am not satisfied with the quality of the room, especially the bathroom / washroom and toilett. The front veranda was a must and it was just outside our room.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

sunsail hotel is perfectly located right opposite the Lamu jetty...as you got off the boat..just walk left and you have arrived!! it is a decent, clean hotel..for kshs 3000, I had the room to myself..twin Swahili bed..very comfty...and a single bed on the side where I could just dump my stuff ;) the room had an air conditioner which worked... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

On my last visit to this lost paradise!! dont expect the kind of luxury you would expect when you are going for a holiday. its simple description, go and get to know who you are, the island will blow you away with its simple life and a laid back kind of life. everything is very slow as they say even... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
84 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

We didn't plan to stay here but after our booking fell through at another hotel, we were recommended to check this place out. We were immediately glad about the overbooking because the Sunsail turned out to be far better value than our original hotel. The double rooms were big and bright with en-suite bathrooms for 3000 KSh. The hotel is... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
50 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

Stayed at the Sunsail Hotel on 10 and 11 June 2011, located about 2 minutes walk from the main Lamu Town jetty on the waterfront (turn left off the jetty). Walked in off the street and had no trouble getting a room. Paid KES2,500 (June is the low season) per night for two people in a twin room that also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2008

A locally owned muslim hotel right on the seafront - so no alcohol allowed inside. A great verandah to sit on and watch the waterfront. Nice rooms with fans and showers/toilets. Very secure and freindly. All for about £15 per person per night B&B. I have stayed there about twelve times.

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Address: PO Box 400, Lamu Island, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Number of rooms: 20

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