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Lamu House Hotel & Beach Club

  • Seafront Map It
  • Lamu
  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • Each room has a fridge
  • There are free boats to shuttle you to Shela Beach
  • Breakfast is available all day

Cons

  • It can be noisy as it's in the center of town
  • If narrow, steep staircases are a problem for you, request a ground-level room

Updated 12/02/2014

Fodor's Review

The rooms in this boutique hotel, located next to the Donkey Sanctuary on Lamu's waterfront, are all different, but each one is superbly decorated in traditional Swahili style and has a separate dressing room and a terrace looking out either onto the water or the town. The communal areas in the inside courtyard of the hotel are comfortable and tranquil, and there are two pools for cooling off. Don't miss the boutique attached to the hotel, which sells gorgeous soft kikois,

sandals, bags and kaftans. The hotel's restaurant, Moonrise, is open to non-guests and is one of the best in town. You can order fish of the day steamed in a banana leaf or pan-fried with a tamarind sauce, or lobster, tuna, sailfish, pasta, chicken curry or a good vegetarian dal. The beach barbeques every Sunday are a highlight for both visitors and Lamu's expats. The hotel offers mid- to long-term rentals on high-end apartments in Lamu.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Seafront, Lamu, 80500, Kenya

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Phone:

070-804–3164; 070-827–9905

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 10 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 12/02/2014

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