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    JamboHouse

    PO Box 131, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 24 September 2013

    I had an all round wonderful experience staying in Jambo house during my five day visit to Lamu. The guest house which is located in the heart of Lamu offers secure, clean, and comfortable accommodation plus a very hearty breakfast....great value for the budget traveler....More

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    Response from Giriama, Owner at JamboHouse

    Dear Althea, thank you for staying with us and thank for taking the time to write this review. As I love travelling so much, it is very important for me to provide a clean and safe place to stay at reasonable rates. We also offer...More

    Reviewed 19 September 2013

    My best friend, mom and I stayed at Jambo House in August of 2013. Though we were only in Lamu for 3 nights, it was an absolutely amazing experience. Jambo House was almost exactly what we were looking for, located amidst the turns and alleyways...More

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    Response from Giriama, Owner at JamboHouse

    Thank you for your review. We are not a 4* or 5* Hotel but we offer clean and safe accommodation at very reasonable rates. And on top of this, extra services without extra charges and personal service with a lot of information about Lamu, restaurants,...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2013

    Arnold the German owner of this bed and breakfast is a very good host; informed us about Lamu, provided a map, told us about good restaurants to eat at (though we didn't agree!), and organized tours. We were on the ground floor and it was...More

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    Response from Giriama, Owner at JamboHouse

    Dear franco05, thank you for staying with us. The time you were staying here there was a big wedding next house and, of course, a lot of people are there, waiting to get in the house... Yes, it's true, people are passing by at the...More

    Reviewed 25 August 2013

    Great location in downtown Lamu, EXTREMELY good value-for-money, with a nice rooftop and large breakfast. Arnold is extremely helpful - he will organize your pick up, suggest the best guides and boat trips. This is highly recommendable - other operators might suggest overpriced tours, his...More

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    Response from Giriama, Owner at JamboHouse

    Thank you, Markus, for your review. Although it was only a short stay for you in Lamu we are happy you enjoyed your trip to Lamu and your stay at JamboHouse. And I guess you really enjoyed arriving in Lamu, going immidiately on a sunset...More

    Reviewed 13 July 2013

    Such a wonderful place to stay in Lamu. The owner of the guesthouse, Arnold, is the absolute best! So kind, welcoming, and helpful. Upon arrival, he served my friends and I some fresh fruit juice and gave us an information session on all of the...More

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    Response from Giriama, Owner at JamboHouse

    Thank you for your review, Justine. Well, what can I add? Travelling is my passion and so we do our best that our guests can enjoy Lamu as much as possible. Next time you should try our French Toast! Our guests also like it very...More

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    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Price range
    • USD 14 - USD 22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    Florence L
    family of five. 14-17th April.resident rates how much? Flo lughs
    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
    Which is the best room to stay in?
    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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    birdingday
    Hi,is your room have air-conditioner?
    1 September 2015|
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    Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
    Hi, thank you for your question. Sorry, we don't have air conditioning. In this price range you won't find any place in Lamu with a/c. Arnold, Owner JamboHouse Lamu
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    Room Tips
    "We were located at the second floor and we had our own toilets. Very clean and private."
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    "All the rooms are on the same side of the building with windows towards a narrow street."
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    "From our experience, the second floor rooms tended to be a bit quieter since they're a little further..."
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    "Upper floor rooms are good! I suggest a private en-suite always. The top deck open air area is great for..."
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