Kenya Hotels


Lamu House

At a Glance


  • each room has a fridge
  • there's are free boats to shuttle you to Shela Beach
  • breakfast is available all day


  • 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

Lamu House 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.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Seafront, Lamu, 80500
  • Phone: 072/060–4048; 073/587–4428
  • Website:
  • Location: Lamu

    Hotel Details

  • 10 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 10-20-2012

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