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Sunsail Hotel

PO Box 400, Lamu Island, Kenya
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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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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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Kristiansand
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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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kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 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
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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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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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Nairobi
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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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