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Peponi Hotel

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Derbyshire
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Another excellent stay at Peponi ! 10 days of being totally spoilt ! Superb food, excellent service and accommodation (we love the Superior Rooms right on the beach), . Carol and Andrew were great hosts and very ably supported by the “team” – nothing was too much trouble. Trip to see the Carmine Bee-eaters was amazing and a half-day deep...

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2013

I haven't actually stayed in the Hotel but know it quite well. My son had his wedding reception there, in their beautiful garden. It was an utterly perfect location. The staff bent over backwards to make it thee most memorable night. They went to great lengths to decorate the garden to make it look like paradise. The food was without...

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1Thank vicky557
Houston,Texas
Reviewed 3 October 2013

We were lucky enough to spend five incredible days at Peponi's after a fabulous safari. Carol, Lars, and Andrew are so very welcoming and accommodating. They arranged several sails for us on the dhows and a trip to see the turtles hatch. No words can accurately describe the beauty and peacefulness of this lovely spot. All the rooms look out...

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2Thank palominogrigo
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2013

We stayed here in 2007 and visited again in 2008. I dream of returning again one day! It was perfectly safe to walk around the town, on my own, at any time - even late evening. The food was amazing (Carol gave me a copy of her recipe for wonderful Mango Soup). The beds themselves are worth a mention....called Lamu...

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1Thank SusanMargaret1950
Placencia, Belize
Reviewed 24 September 2013

I loved this place! Was a nice walk from Lamu village. Very friendly staff made us feel so welcome. Could not ask for a better location! Was here a long time ago and I am so glad to see it is still going string! Such great memories!

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1Thank Placenciamassage
New York
Reviewed 10 September 2013

My husband and I just returned from an amazing safari with Tropical Ice in Kenya. The owner/ guide, Iain Allen had recommended we take a few days and enjoy the Kenyan coast and that Lamu was an ideal spot to visit and that Carol at Peponi Hotel would take great care of us. He was right on all accounts. I...

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Thank ClarkNY
New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 September 2013

First, don't let any negative US State Department reports prevent you from visiting Lamu. We never once felt unsafe. We visited neighboring Manda Island (where 2011's troubles occurred) and we saw several security forces there. Don't let more-than-two-year-old news reports sway you! And now on to Peponi Hotel... I wish we could have stayed longer! The hotel is very comfortable,...

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1Thank seansheer
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Peponi is a lovely hotel located on the water in Shela. Staff are very friendly and the manager is great - gets to know each guest's name and provides lots of helpful tips. My large room was very comfortable and overlooking the ocean - went to sleep to the sound of waves each night. They meet you at the airport...

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1Thank LifeofRyley
Poway, California
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Stayed here with my husband and bestie for two nights. They were very very accomodating. The food was delicious and they had a nice wine selection, too. The rooms were great and had awesome mosquito nets, too. I would stay here again in a heart beat.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 18 July 2013

We (a family of four) stayed at Peponi some years ago and had wonderful memories. This year we decided to go back there and I must admit I was apprehensive. Would the reality of the second visit live up to the memories of the first? I am happy to say that the second visit was probably even better than the...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Peponi Hotel

Address: Box 24, Lamu Island, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Hotel Class:4 star — Peponi Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Peponi Hotel Lamu
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“They are all stunning in their own way - superior rooms have great views, the rooms on beach capture the Lamu life....”
KimE997, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The more recently added rooms (27,28 and 29 say) are more spacious, have lovely views and are to be preferred.”
johnmQ272IQ, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We love room 17; quiet veranda with beautiful views.”
travellerERH, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good, we were in 2, 15 and 21.”
BillfishCrazy, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We only had dinner at the restaurant.”
BridgettSF, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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