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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great and beautiful location, away from crowded Lamu and at the same time it’s very near! Fatumas is in the Centre of Shela, 5 minutes to coast and dunes! Plunge pool, great garden perfect hosts ( we had an upgrade!!) perfect WIFI. Great and helpful...More

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Response from Gillies T, Manager at Fatuma's TowerResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review @rmink. It was a pleasure having you here!

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had a really good set menu dinner! White snapper with rice, sauce and salad, mango crumble for a very reasonable price. It’s set back from the touristy sea front, relaxed, and charming. The staff and the host were very kind and attentive to us!...More

Thank Lucie V
Response from Gillies T, Owner at Fatuma's TowerResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for your encouraging comments! We will try to make it even better for people who come for dinner! You are welcome anytime!

Reviewed 21 February 2018

It was quite local but with the quality what makes an ambiance. They serve good breakfast. Location is little bit con fusing cuz it's bit far from the beach. But also nice cuz we could experience the alleys there. And the stars at night let...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Perfect place to stay in Shela Lamu - I could not recommend this place more - it is pure heaven and could not be a nicer place to stay. This was our second visit and we will definitely go back - the place is like...More

Thank shona p
Response from Gillies T, Owner at Fatuma's TowerResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you Shona P for a great review! It was a pleasure hosting you all here and we look forward to your next visit hopefully soon!

Reviewed 26 January 2018

Fatuma's is a corner of paradise in the calm village of Shela few steps away from the beach with friendly staff, excellent food, beautifully decorated and clean rooms and a garden that you won't forget. We really hope to go back one day!

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Response from Gillies T, Owner at Fatuma's TowerResponded 28 January 2018

Thank you Giulia, it was a pleasure having you stay with us and we hope you will be back again soon! All the best for the rest of the year.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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USD 58 - USD 111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 58 - USD 111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Suites, Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"The top floor roof top room is my favourite"
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"Call and talk to the owner Gilies to get the room that suits your needs."
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"Acacia roof Top suite, or a Top Appartment; also smoking is available outside each terrace of the room home."
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"We stayed in the top floor room with its own roof terrace - fantastic in the evening looking over Shela with..."
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