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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That's it. Heaven can wait not the Majlis. Amazing place. Everything is excellent. The rooms are confortable and clean and provided of everything you may need. Paddle boards, windsurfs, waterskiing, boat sailing. You can enjoy while relaxing. High quality food and service. I hope to come back. The days spent at the Majilis are unforgettable. Super!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay at the Majilis was stunning. I enjoyed every part of the resort and all the magical natural wonders the majestic Majilis and all of what the beauty of the Manda island can offer. The relaxing and quiet atmosphere of the beach, drifting away comfortably in the beautiful cabanas and beach beds feeling the gentle breeze and sun whilst...

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

My stay at The Majlis Resort over the past chrsitmas holidays was a trip to remember. My family and I were received with a warm and personalised welcome thanks to the kind and effecient staff at the hotel. My wife and i, as well as my two children (of 8 and 14 years), particularly enjoyed the well-organised daily activities which...

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Thank Marco F
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here with the entire family in December and had an amazing stay. From the beginning, flying with Safari link to Lamu was good. The resorts airport pickup was there waiting for us with a cart for the bags and a clean boat for the journey to the resort. Upon arrival the staff received us well and after a quick...

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Thank Kay_kez
Nairobi
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This has probably been one of our best beach holidays. The location is absolutely spot on with open beaches on either side of the hotel. Perfect for taking long walks. Rooms were very spacious and nicely furnished. AC had a problem but sorted out straight away. The food variety and quality was very good. We were lucky to have had...

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Thank Kaumin
Reviewed 28 December 2016

From the warm welcome and concierge service that we received on arrival at Manda Airport, it was evident that Majlis was a place one left their troubles behind. Katana, our "butler" swiftly guided us out of the airport to a waiting speed boat, captained by Athman Mzee. We set a shore after a short, but scenic boat ride along the...

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Thank Kiplagat
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The Resort The Majlis is set amongst the mangrove swamps on the Manda Island in the Lamu Archipelago. From the moment you arrive in your private speedboat from the airport, you can tell that The Majlis is not your typical hotel or resort – it is built to resemble home away from home, and so the resort consists of cosy...

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderfull place - great food - spacious rooms - friendly staff. Perfect beaches and nobody hassled us on the beaches - unlike on lamu island. Boat service was faultless. Really great place to get away from it all!

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Thank Brent W
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The staff always willing to help and fully available, a nice relaxing atmosphere together with awesome sunsets make the choice a winner! The swinging sunbeds right in front of the sunset are not easy to find somewhere else in Kenya coast. The only thing we wouldn't expect in a 5 stars hotel is the extra charge for paying card. However...

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Thank Cristina-VL
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The trip to get there is worth it: arriving in Lamu by plane and then a boat ride to the hotel. Be prepared to get your feet wet when getting off in the water at the hotel (although the hotel are working on improving this bit). What greets you is instant calm, and of course the deliciously cold face towels!...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idyllic, luxurious, stylish, unique, …the Majlis resort is a privately-owned luxury beach hotel on the north coast of Kenya in the Indian ocean. Designed and built to reflect Lamu’s heritage tradition, The Majlis combines 25 superbly appointed luxury air-conditioned suites built with Western comforts and local tradition. State-of-the-art facilities include two bars, a gourmet restaurant, two swimming pools and an activity center which graciously co-ordinates a wide variety of full day experiences for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Majlis Hotel

Address: Ras Kitau Bay, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Manda Island
Price Range: $383 - $393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Majlis Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
The Majlis Lamu Ltd Hotel Lamu Island
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“- If you have kids or persons with mobility challenges request for a room with a bathroom and toilet that doesn't have stair access”
 of 5 bubbles Kiplagat, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 in the Main Villa was absolutely amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles HarpreetsWanderlust, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“for beach views use villa with normal pool. The villa in middle is easy access to dining room.”
 of 5 bubbles astonangel3, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea facing Rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 041089, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Best views are from the first floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles GrevilleD_12, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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