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138 reviews
#1 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
Reviewed 1 week ago
Lovely location, excellent service

What a treat! Quaint little hotel that could be considered a B&B. Right on the beach with very helpful staff who offer great suggestions - I wanted some henna done and they brought in an experienced... more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
Charming hotel

We had such a great stay in Kijani, a small and cute hotel. Lovely traditional swahili rooms, wonderful inside garden with pool and views, kind young owners and nice food! Glad to have found this gem... more

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15 reviews
#2 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
Reviewed 27 January 2018
Mesmerised by Lamu, thanks to the warm & professional staff

We couldn't have asked for a better way to wrap up two weeks of travelling around Kenya than the four nights we spent at the Red Pepper House over the New Year's holiday. Our family of four (kids... more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Beautiful Hotel With Lots of Potential

We recently stayed at The Red Pepper House on our last day in Kenya after safari, camping, etc. for a luxurious and restful night before the long plane ride home. The house is beautifully and... more

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49 reviews
#3 Best Value of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
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Reviewed 13 June 2017
Great place to relax

The place is just fantastic, nice rooms in Swahili style. The terraces are the perfect spot to relax and escape Lamu heat. I got a room with en suite bathroom even though I booked one without... more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Best meal we had on Lamu island!

The service was superb, Caroline was very accommodating to us. We had the most wonderful fresh juices first. Our lunch was big, and extremely tasty. I had the bean stew, my husband the beef kebab... more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful and extremely helpful staff

We enjoyed a lovely weekend here despite me being unwell for most of it. The owners where so lovely and helpful with making sure I was okay and getting me medication. The staff are all friendly and... more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
What a hidden gem!

My family visited Peponi on Shela Beach, and it was an unbelievable experience! Coming from California, we were blown away by the beauty of this hotel and natural surroundings. Some of our favorite... more

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226 reviews
26.9 km from Lamu Island
Reviewed 1 week ago
Magical Lamu!

The Majlis could be classified more as a boutique hotel than a resort due it's look and feel, yet it is vast and spacious, with large rooms, dining areas and immense overall grounds. Apart from the... more

Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and i had a wonderful 7 days at the Majlis Resort ,we really enjoyed our stay the most Amazing thing it was Excursion. The manager was really helpful and the staff were friendly and... more

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128 reviews
#1 of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
Reviewed 3 days ago
Stars Too Bright

Have Visited Kizingo many times.Our 'go to' place when we need the ultimate unwind.It may be 'no shoes' ,but there's always news.How the kipungani school trust is doing,how many dolphins spotted, how... more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perfection, with African wildlife on the side!

We spent five days here in February and had the most wonderful beach holiday ever. The weather was superb, as were the staff and the service they gave. The food - especially the Indian curries - was... more

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36 reviews
#8 of 10 hotels in Lamu Island
Reviewed 4 November 2017
It is a small town of Arab

It is situated on an Island approximately 350 Km north of mombasa it is one of the bajun's Island including Kiwayu, Ndau, Pate, Manda, Faza, & Matondoni. it is famous because it has narrow street and... more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Probably best hotel in old town

This is a great, old style hotel rather than a resort style place. Quick facts: rooms are not huge, large netted beds take up all the space. Room aircon. In wet season the hot water disappears... more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
An unforgettable stay at a truly magical place!

My partner and I recently spent 4 wonderful nights at Baytil Ajaib, on an extended getaway from Nairobi. I could not have wished for a better, more welcoming place to stay. It is rare to find a place... more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Home away from Home <3 <3

Baytil Ajaib is a perfect setup,a well refurbished Arab house with an awesome view of the town. Rooftop perfect for that romantic sundowner. Meals were perfect and tailor made (major PLUS) and the... more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Conference facilities n Buffet

The place provides good Conference services, great atmosphere for productive discussions, best location in Lamu and The food is great. Would highly suggest this place for Seminars n workshops. The... more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Great place and location

Went on an amazing trip with friends to Lamu and stayed at this place. At the seafront, great views from the balcony and I still miss the rooftop and an early morning swim in the sea. Got nice and... more

Reviewed 14 March 2011
Good quality for good price

A very cosy place in a very good location in Lamu. The owner tries his best. I advice breakfast (optional) - a good piece of fruit, coffee and egg meal (omelette, scrambled etc.). Rooms very... more

Reviewed 3 July 2010
Sehr einfache Unterkunft, aber mit Charme


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