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    PO Box 131, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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    Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

    JamboHouse is a beautiful guesthouse right in heart of the old town of Lamu. The rooms and spacious, spotless clean and superb value for money! The breakfast is healthy and delicious, with a beautiful view over the town and coast! However it's Arnold's warm welcome...More

    Thank DavidPM2014
    Reviewed August 11, 2017

    JamboHouse is located in the heart of Lamu Town yet offers a clean, comfortable, and enjoyable respite from the crowded town streets. Arnold is a wealth of incredible knowledge and can tell you all the places to visit and where to get the best fish...More

    Thank Breeanna E
    Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

    This was my second stay in JamboHouse and I when I go to Lamu for the third time I will definitely stay there again. Arnold's place is like a oasis in the busy town Lamu. The rooms are nice and clean, the rooftop terraces are...More

    Thank Thildemm
    Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

    Its a good place to visit though there's still room doe improvement, please check on putting working phones in the rooms just in case someone needs something it doest have to be a buatke,otherwise thank you for the good serviceMore

    Thank Lily B
    Response from JamboHouse, Owner at JamboHouseResponded May 17, 2017

    Thank you for your review. Almost all of our guests have kenyan phone numbers so they can reach me always. Apart from this, my staff is around till afternoon and myself I'm also around most of tbe time and we are happy to assist our...More

    Reviewed April 25, 2017

    I echo pretty much all of the previous reviews of Arnold's lovely establishment. Rooms are ridiculously affordable (~15kSh/night) given that an awesome breakfast is included. The house is centrally located close to the jetty, and rooms and bathrooms themselves are neat and clean for Lamu....More

    Thank Alex A
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • $17 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 5
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    • Coast Province >
    • Lamu Island
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    .32 miles away
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    2.55 miles away
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    Florence L
    March 27, 2017|
    Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
    Good morning, thank you for your questions. For this periode we only have two double rooms left. For further questions and rates please check our website. I'm not allowed to post constact details here on Tripadvisor... More
    February 15, 2016|
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    Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
    Sorry for the late reply, I just saw your question now. The best room we have is Room Lamu on the upper floor. It has an integrated bathroom and a private balcony. Thank you. ARNOLD
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    "We were located at the second floor and we had our own toilets. Very clean and private."
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    "All the rooms are on the same side of the building with windows towards a narrow street."
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    "From our experience, the second floor rooms tended to be a bit quieter since they're a little further..."
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    "Upper floor rooms are good! I suggest a private en-suite always. The top deck open air area is great for..."
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