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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Had a six night stay here in the penthouse apartment at a very reasonable rate. Spacious room with a high palm thatched roof. Basic bathroom but fine in a hot climate. Ceiling fans are available if the breeze is not adequate to keep things cool, but weren't needed during our September stay. Fantastic views over the Lamu skyline. Pool is... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed May 24, 2016

This inn is quite surprising.Its a bit hidden and entry is on the side of the building.The external appearance can be deceiving(Not quite the sophisticated modern look) Its right in the middle of the town,has a top roof bar that overlooks the amazing ocean island view. During the day can get noisy because of the activity on the pier just... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

I'd heard it was best place on Lamu to go for a drink. Its certainly probably the only 'bar' (in a Western sense) so you'll have a hard time avoiding it if you like a beer. I was very disappointed. Every evening I went in (over about 4 evenings) there was a motley crew of 'boat captains' trying to sell... More 

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Reviewed March 6, 2011

we visited Lamu with an overnight stay at Petleys. The hotel is in the perfect location and a good base from where to explore Lamu. From the very start the staff ( pick up at the airport )were very friendly ( a characteristic of Lamu folk ) and helpful. The hotel was charming and quaint being the oldest in east... More 

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Reviewed November 14, 2010

Harbour location in the town. Attractive Inn with small pool on the first floor. Small quaint rooms in keeping with Lamu. Pleasant welcome from the staff but hassled by the manager to buy overpriced poor quality tours, we got caught the once. They have a public bar that pumps out load music all night! Food reasonable at the sister hotel... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Petley's Inn

Address: Harbour Road, Lamu Island, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Number of rooms: 11
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