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    Banana House & Wellness Centre

    318 Plot | Shela, Mkunguni, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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    • Excellent77%
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    “yoga classes” (10 reviews)
    “lamu town” (21 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 140 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My wife and I spent a weekend in Shela on Lamu Island at the end of June. This is not typically the recommended season for visiting Lamu for all sorts of reasons but we wanted to go somewhere different and this looked like it would...More

    Thank Ben A
    Response from Ciro G, General Manager at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 2 weeks ago

    We say 'shukran' from everyone at Banana House! Thank you for taking time to share such intimate details of your stay here. We are truly humbled to be at your/our guests service each and every time. I feel no words can quite match yours in...More

    Reviewed 11 November 2017

    I never expected to feel so at home on the Island of Lamu. Banana House was a perfect choice. The comfortable rooms with mosquito netted beds, communal open air sitting areas, shaded pool and lovely garden, daily yoga classes and amazing food cooked to order...More

    Thank ColleenZview
    Response from Ciro G, General Manager at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 2 weeks ago

    Home away from home is exactly the feeling we intended for you to have, so we are so chuffed to know we actually achieved that feeling. You can count on Banana House as one of your homes. So feel free to drop by again and...More

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    My friend and I spent two nights at Banana House, I wish I had more time. The staff and the owner Monica were super friendly and welcoming. Monica also taught a yoga class, which I thoroughly enjoyed, I wish I could go back for more....More

    Thank erabin
    Response from Ciro G, General Manager at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for the wonderful review. We thrive on guest satisfaction, so your comments are very important for us, to know where we excelled, and where we fell short. All in all we take pride in being of service to you. We welcome you back...More

    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    We stayed in a beautiful, huge apartement, styled traditional with nice recycled decoration. The house does recycling and has a green footprint. The food is just excellent, we highly recommend to order one evening the Swahili Menue. The staff is very friendly and helpful. And...More

    Thank Jesselchen
    Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

    Banana house is a very beautiful and nice place to stay. We had a very warm welcome by everyone, a beautiful and quiet room. The hotel is close to the see but has a nice swimming pool as well. Moreover, the food is great and...More

    Thank Thierry v
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 19 September 2017

    Dear guest, thank you for your nice review. We would love to welcome you back any time! Warm greetings, Banana House team

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • USD 116 - USD 147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Lamu Island
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    Alesha P
    11 June 2017|
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    Response from Monika F | Property representative |
    Hi Alesha, yoga classes are 750 kes a class or if you do 3 or more classes 500 kes. For outsiders it is 1000 kes a class. We do lots of different trips as we have our activity manager. Costs vary of many things, people... More
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