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The Majlis Resort

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Ratings and reviews
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“water sports”(17 reviews)
“lamu town”(22 reviews)
“pasta”(8 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Fitness center
Concierge
Conference Facilities
3 Star 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...
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Location and contact
Ras Kitau Bay, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
3.5 miles to Lamu Airport
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This piece of property is a hidden gem. Amazing property, friendly staff and very nice and clean. Chef is a problem... Hope they fix the chef deficiency otherwise amazing all round experience. A must do if thinking Lamu

Thank Kebaso G. M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a night because shela beach had no electricity and it was really hot. Was ok. Staff all sad and scared. There's an eeriness at the resort that is hard to explain until you see the vulgar owner. He was with a child and...More

2  Thank 519taheram
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Hi We visited Majlis this past week for 3 nites and had one of the most fantastic times ever at the coast in Kenya The ambience ,rooms , and service were over par excellence thru out our stay The food and menu were vast and...More

1  Thank NITIN S
Reviewed May 31, 2018

The room was very clean, there was food of all kinds, thanks to the international cuisine! All the staff, in particular the mangement, were always availble, and they offered us sporting and relaxing activities! Special mention to the excursion with the dhow, really funny and...More

Thank Bendetta B
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Best place in Lamu and probably even in Kenya! I stayed in The Majlis for a few very memorable days in March. I wanted somewhere quiet and serene and this was definitely it! The hotel grounds are absolutely stunning. Words cannot really do justice to...More

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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 ...More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Room Service
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Free Parking
Spa
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Room & Suite (45)
Dining (25)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Better views on the first floor"
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"All rooms have Air conditioner,and great sea views"
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"Rooms 21 & 22 AMAZING! Room 21 incredible view and balcony, 22 huge balcony!"
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"Ask for a ocean view."
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