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Lamu Palace Hotel

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 December 2013

I was shocked that there are no slippers in the rooms. How do i shower and step on the floor barefoot? And there is no carpet! Style up! The wifi is very good! Its far much better than safaricom internet.

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Malindi, Kenya
Reviewed 30 July 2013

visited restaurant and lounge,loved the wifi internet which to me is a necessity,firewood oven pizza,and rooms which my friends praised to be airconditioned including TV'S(although tiny), the rooftop bar at petleys (sister hotel) one of few great pubs,

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Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 July 2013

When the restaurant has three CDs (Julio Iglesias, a Congolese band and Gospel), and when you find plastic flowers on your bed, you know you are in trouble... This hotel must have been nice, until probably about a decade ago. But these days it's highly overpriced, for outright bad quality. During my stay, the hot water failed to flow, the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 June 2013

I did not stay in this hotel although it looked very nice and had decent prices, but we did frequent their restaurant especially for the shisha, which is the only place in Lamu which has it. It's a reasonable 500 shillings and lasts for hours. Good stuff. They have several flavors as well.The food is however very expensive. The restaurant...

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Bexhill on sea
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We stayed for two nights dinner, bed and breakfast in March. Staff were very helpful and welcoming. However, the room was very small and cramped and the bathroom was very disappointing. The shower curtain didn't cover the tray and you couldn't have a shower without getting your hair wet. Overall the room looked as if it hadn't been updated since...

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Reviewed 16 March 2013

Very basic hotel. The hotel provides the basics and is very run down. The staff are however very friendly which makes up for the lack of the wow factor. It can get quite stinky in the evening due to its location, the rooms are extremely small and the water doesn't quite heat up. Could see and hear the neighbours from...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Lamu palace the location is good,but the problem is that its near the fish shop and petrol shop,that is very dangers to even the staff working there and the smell from sea when is low water if you cant be sick i dont know they is a sewage right infront of the hotel,otherwise the rooms are not clean and very...

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Dubai
Reviewed 28 September 2012

Lamu Palace is a typical "safe choice" hotel. It's in a good location, the staff is helpful (and they even come greet you at the airport, and take you to the hotel by speedboat, which is a nice touch), they have a pretty good restaurant and clean (albeit small) rooms. All in all, if you're not too adventurous, I'd definitely...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 9 August 2012

the ambiance was wow, amazing collection of wall hangings and furniture, the Swahili theme. It was lovely the food was good. Cool place to relax and talk. I would go there again, with a group of friends this time round.

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Reviewed 11 August 2011

We drove by car from Mombasa via Lamu to Garissa. The Lamu Palace had a very friendly management, excellent staff, great food. The rooms with seaview are good. The rooms to the back should be avoided. There was renovation going on. In central Lamu, I found the Palace the best hotel, however it cannot be compared with the luxury (and...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lamu Palace Hotel itself resembles a palace with its large open spaces and tall handsome pillars forming arches. Lamu Palace hotel is located on the seafront which means there is always good sea breeze. The hotel has a total of 22 rooms and suites, all with en-suite bathrooms, equipped with TV, fans, A/Cs and mosquito nets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lamu Palace Hotel

Address: 421 Lamu, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Price Range: $116 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lamu Palace Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Check out the donkey sanctuary, Museum and other spots nearby..”
LanceAF, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sit at the terrace! You'll enjoy the sounds of the old town and of course the sea breeze is best felt on the terrace!”
irenem0, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Clear availability prior to check-in. Take rooms facing sea, back side faces towards lamu town.”
Maxitude, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms facing the ocean are good because they have windows with a sea view and on to the large landings”
tropicopter, 7 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Select the sea facing rooms.”
Savannah_Rain, 15 Mar 2013 | Read review
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