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The Majlis Hotel

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff has the most incredible service! Eunce and her team, from the moment they greeted us, were absolutely wonderful and extremely attentive. The food and availability of options were great AND the chef was more than willing to customize for allergies (I am gluten and diary free). Additionally, Majlis was helpful in arranging everything from massages to water sport... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a night at The Majlis as part of our Anniversary Getaway and we absolutely loved it. We were picked at the airport by their speedboat and the 'captain' was so pleasant pointing out the Lamu area and landmarks to us. We arrived to a warm reception right at the beach by 3 gentlemen who assisted us with our... More 

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United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Majlis Hotel is located on Manda Island ten minutes boat ride from Lamu Airport. From the minute we arrived in this secluded little island were the staff were waiting to take us on tour of the facilities we knew we were going to have an wonderful holiday. The staff Nicholas at the Reservation and Eunece who ensured that we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was superb, from the hotel grounds , to the room with a direct beach access. The sea food was always fresh and amazing. The hotel also offers a variety of water sports so we always kept busy in the ocean. The staff were great. We loved our New Years stay there.

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Goma, null, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sada and I celebrated our second anniversary at the Majlis Resort. It's an ideal retreat with wonderful architecture and is quite picturesque. Don't try the meat dishes, fish and sea food tasted fresh and was much much better. (Chef did explain why) loved the deserts and advise that you ask the chef what's the best for the day. Rooms were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great weekend spent at the Majlis in Manda Island! I will go back again and again! They were wonderful with my 4 years old son! we really felt at home. The place is beautiful, staff are amazing (from reservation informations and during the stay) and make you feel at home. The restaurant is great, every time you... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Majlis!!! We had our wedding here and everyone was unbelievable!! I grew up in Kenya but live in the states now, I traveled with a few of my friends and met family in Lamu. All my friends still talk about it. Federico was unbelievably incredible. Freddy, Chef Ken...words cannot express how amazing everyone was. The venue is just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Yet again allure of the Majlis bekons us, this time with some friends. Where do you begin with something as flawless as the Majlis….the staff as always, were superb. Regan’s etiquette at the dining table outshone that of most five star hotels in Europe. The food, if it can be possible, was even better. For breakfast as always I recommend... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

I escaped Nairobi and flew to Majlis for the weekend. It was all around a nice experience. It's an excellent place to relax and the resort is beautiful. The food is good. I do have one complaint and one suggestion. My complaint: Because I visited during the low season (June) they had not maintained the running track. One of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

I went to Lamu with a group of 5 friends from work - we shared the flight with Federico, the owner of the Majlis. Federico ended up being a fantastic host that really took care of us. The property is beautiful, the service is outstanding (however slow like everything in Kenya) and the food delicious. The worst thing of the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idyllic, luxurious, stylish, unique, …the Majlis resort is a privately-owned luxury beach hotel on the north coast of Kenya in the Indian ocean. Designed and built to reflect Lamu’s heritage tradition, The Majlis combines 25 superbly appointed luxury air-conditioned suites built with Western comforts and local tradition. State-of-the-art facilities include two bars, a gourmet restaurant, two swimming pools and an activity center which graciously co-ordinates a wide variety of full day experiences for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Majlis Hotel

Address: Ras Kitau Bay, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Manda Island
Price Range: $139 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Majlis Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
The Majlis Lamu Ltd Hotel Lamu Island
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