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Reviewed March 19, 2018

A simple place for a traveler on budget. Arnold idea of the island map is great and was very helpful with places to visit in Lamu. His fruits were well prepared. The place has WiFi. The rooms have no hot showers but were very clean....More

Thank Bernice J
Reviewed February 20, 2018

The place must be evaluated in the context of the Island of Lamu, old Town. Nice place, well organized, good breakfast, Arnold, the owner, very kind and helpful. excellent value for money. Recommended if you do not have expectations from Grand Hotel. 252/5000 The place...More

Thank mareandsole
Reviewed February 19, 2018

I originally booked for one night, extended to two, and then four. Eight days later I checked out because Jambo House was fully booked. In short, if you are going to Lamu and are looking for budget accommodation this is it :) From the booking...More

Thank jenviajera
Reviewed February 16, 2018

I liked the Jambo house a lot. It is clean, comfortable, affordable, very well located, the terrace is just adorable, breakfast is very good. Arnold is super helpful and can give you a lot of information about places to eat, what to do and to...More

Thank Sandija
Reviewed February 8, 2018

We didn’t think too much of Jambo House at first and Arnold, the quirky owner, seemed slow to warm up on us (and vice versa), but by the end we were sad to say goodbye. Arnold turned out to be a amazing host who did...More

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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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$16 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Florence L
March 27, 2017|
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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
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Oloo1
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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"self-contained rooms on the upper floor."
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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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