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The Majlis Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 300*
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Majlis at the end of October. The weather was amazing. The hotel has everything you need with different water sports available incld availability of a yoga teacher. It's peaceful, serene and the views from the sea facing rooms are breath taking. The staff and team are exceptionally friendly and helpful. I throughly enjoyed my stay and will definitely be...

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best resorts we have ever visited...We had a set menu and the staff were genuinely so nice to us.. The food was absolutely fantastic,one should definitely try their pastry for breakfast ..We totally fell in love with this place..We went on a sun set cruise with a different couple and it was one of our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is in a great spot, and the decor attractive. For the price point it has no quality leadership or guest management and you will notice it! We experienced inattentive and dismissive service from some of the staff members, and were left feeling we were causing unnecessary work. Feedback on the main pool being dirty even rats spotted above...

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AddisLondon, Owner at The Majlis Hotel, responded to this review

I am outraged by this review. Our staff received threats from the moment you stepped into the Majlis. You used aggressive language towards our staff throughout your stay and abused them. You wrote an email during your stay threatening us to write a bad review, only to obtain complementaries and ultimately asked for a big discount when you were paying...

Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I have been to Lamu twice before. This was my third visit. It was however my first time staying in Manda Island, and what a pleasant surprise it was. The design and décor of the hotel is nothing short of stunning gives one an authentic Swahili feel. There’s artwork everywhere, and the architecture really blends in well with the environment;...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed at The Majlis for 4 nights and all I can say is it is a wonderful paradise. The staff are absolutely friendly and looked well after us. The location is perfect just opposite the Lamu island. The beach is very quiet and clean and is amazing for long walks. Unfortunately we could not swim in the clear sea...

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2Thank Jinal S
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 22 September 2016

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...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 19 September 2016

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...

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Thank Mercy K
United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 19 September 2016

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...

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 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
Reviewed 13 September 2016 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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • 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
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Manda Island
Price Range: ₹ 15,966 - ₹ 19,392 (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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“beach view”
964muniraa, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Best in the main house - suite and rooms 3 and 4. 5 is also very nice and on the ground floor with a great patio/outdoor area”
633farahe, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Ideally first floor to enjoy a beautiful view over the island as well as the view on Lamu and Shela on the other side of the water.”
FranziskaSTI, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Sea view deluxes or family suites”
simran563, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors have scenic views of the beach, Shela island...”
71annab71, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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