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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
Free Parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing amazing amazing! Arnold is very nice and caring! The place is very clean, the breakfast is the best breakfast I ate in Africa (Uganda and Kenya). The location is good- in lamu town. Arnold's is very helpful and welcoming. A very good value for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner, Arnold, really takes care of his guests, including arranging excursions and recommending eating places. I can thoroughly recommend this characterful gueshouse in the old Swahili part of town.

Thank keithgb2017
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at jambohouse for 4 nights. We were surprised about the clean, tidy room and the high quality bathroom (compared to the many others we experienced before). The shower is cold as everywhere but after a hot day at the beach very bearable. The...More

Thank Lilalaa
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful guesthouse situated close to the seafront. Comfortable rooms and good WiFi. But mostly it’s Arnold’s warm welcome and personal touch that makes this a great stay. Can strongly recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Jambo House was an amazing hotel to stay in for a long weekend from Nairobi. The clean rooms, private bathrooms, delicious breakfast, and insider tips from Arnold made this trip unforgettable. He arranged tours for us and gave us such great advice on where to...More

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Description
JamboHouse Lamu is a small budget guesthouse in Lamu Town. We have 5 double rooms, all with private bathroom. Three rooms are self-contained and two rooms have external bathroom (not shared, only for that More room). All our rooms have mosquito net, ceiling fan, bedside lamp. JamboHouse Lamu is ideally located to explore Lamu Old Town. It’s just a three minute walk through narrow lanes to Town Square with Lamu Fort. From our Top Roof you have a good view of Lamu Town, the inland part and sunrise. We are not a 5 star resort but we offer clean rooms with fair rates. All our rates include breakfast, free wifi internet, free coffee/tea. We give our guests a map of Lamu and plenty of useful information (museums, restaurants, suggestions how to spend your time in Lamu). We can organize a lot of activities like boat trips, walking tours (with or without guide), kayak, massages, henna painting, Swahili Cooking classes,... We wait for our guests at Manda Airport or at the jetty in Mokowe or Lamu. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$17 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$17 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
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Dining (13)
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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."
jenviajera
Feb 19, 2018
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"We were located at the second floor and we had our own toilets. Very clean and private."
rahmamuse
Apr 24, 2017
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"All the rooms are on the same side of the building with windows towards a narrow street."
ilonak830
Apr 7, 2017
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"From our experience, the second floor rooms tended to be a bit quieter since they're a little further..."
outwest15
Sep 9, 2015
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