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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
Free Parking
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travel about half of the year and nearly never stay more than three nights in one place, but between Lamu's appeal and the fantastic place Arnold provides at Jambo House, I stayed six with him and loved every moment of it. Jambo House is...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank TimVagabond
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

What a great experience! Firstly, if you’re reading this and wondering whether to visit Lamu or not... book now. This island town is so unique, the culture is breathtaking, and the people are incredibly welcoming and friendly. JamboHouse was the perfect base for our Lamu...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank RhysW335
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing amazing amazing! Arnold is very nice and caring! The place is very clean, the breakfast is the best breakfast I ate in Africa (Uganda and Kenya). The location is good- in lamu town. Arnold's is very helpful and welcoming. A very good value for...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Kochambaba
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The owner, Arnold, really takes care of his guests, including arranging excursions and recommending eating places. I can thoroughly recommend this characterful gueshouse in the old Swahili part of town.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank keithgb2017
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed at jambohouse for 4 nights. We were surprised about the clean, tidy room and the high quality bathroom (compared to the many others we experienced before). The shower is cold as everywhere but after a hot day at the beach very bearable. The...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Description
JamboHouse Lamu is a small budget guesthouse in Lamu Town. We have 5 double rooms, all with private bathroom. Three rooms are self-contained and two rooms have external bathroom (not shared, only for that More room). All our rooms have mosquito net, ceiling fan, bedside lamp. JamboHouse Lamu is ideally located to explore Lamu Old Town. It’s just a three minute walk through narrow lanes to Town Square with Lamu Fort. From our Top Roof you have a good view of Lamu Town, the inland part and sunrise. We are not a 5 star resort but we offer clean rooms with fair rates. All our rates include breakfast, free wifi internet, free coffee/tea. We give our guests a map of Lamu and plenty of useful information (museums, restaurants, suggestions how to spend your time in Lamu). We can organize a lot of activities like boat trips, walking tours (with or without guide), kayak, massages, henna painting, Swahili Cooking classes,... We wait for our guests at Manda Airport or at the jetty in Mokowe or Lamu. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$ 17 - US$ 26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$ 17 - US$ 26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island

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Florence L
28 March 2017|
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Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
Good morning, thank you for your questions. For this periode we only have two double rooms left. For further questions and rates please check our website. I'm not allowed to post constact details here on Tripadvisor... More
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Oloo1
16 February 2016|
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Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply, I just saw your question now. The best room we have is Room Lamu on the upper floor. It has an integrated bathroom and a private balcony. Thank you. ARNOLD
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"Upstairs rooms might have wifi?"
TimVagabond
2 weeks ago
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"self-contained rooms on the upper floor."
jenviajera
19 Feb 2018
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"We were located at the second floor and we had our own toilets. Very clean and private."
rahmamuse
24 Apr 2017
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"All the rooms are on the same side of the building with windows towards a narrow street."
ilonakuusela
7 Apr 2017
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