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Nyuma Gereza Hotel

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Kisumu
Reviewed 21 October 2013

For the booking I contacted the manager, Abdalla, using email and he responded quickly and made the booking for us. He also booked the (Tawakal) bus from Mombasa to Mokowe/Lamu for us and was very helpful in general. The rooms are basic, but clean and have a fan and bednets. Some are self contained, some are not. Service is very...

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Sasayama-shi, Hyogo, Japan
Reviewed 28 August 2013

This is an immaculately clean, quiet, simple guest house, whose owner, managers and staff are extremely welcoming, trustworthy and helpful. I was very happy with the location. It's just behind the vegetable market, so you're in a part of town where you can feel the pulse of local life (rather than feeling like you're on the tourist circuit)... and yet...

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Peterborough, Canada
Reviewed 6 May 2012

Pleasantly surprised and went on to stay there a couple of times on latter trips, and I love it. As has been said, basic, clean, comfortable and great location ... and keeps your cash in your pocket.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 3 May 2011

Nyuma Gereza is a guesthouse wonderfully situated in the center of Lamu Town, just behind the market. The owner strongly dislikes beach boys and other touts, so it is not as widely known as the other hotels, which gives you some tranquility. The building is a typical old swahili house. Rooms are nice (ask for 8), with a ceiling fan,...

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Wales
Reviewed 23 March 2011

My partner and I stayed here for one night during our stay in Lamu Town. It is just a block behind the market and main square and a beautiful and interesting building. The room and bathroom are basic but very clean and comfortable. The proprietor is friendly and helpful.

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Wales
Reviewed 19 September 2009

This is our first review, and one we felt we had to write as the Nyuma Gereza suited our needs so perfectly in Lamu Town. As a bit of context, this was the Kenya leg of our round the world trip, so budget options are very important to us at the moment! Nyuma Gereza was the best deal we found...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Home Away From Home" Clean, spacious and affordable accommodation on Lamu island in Kenya! Rates: 1500 KES per room per night (approx $19USD/€14 EUR)- prices negotiable- large bathroom- linen/towels included- working electricity sockets- mosquito nets- reading/sitting area- kitchen facilities/self-catering. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nyuma Gereza Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 11, Lamu Island, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Price Range: £8 - £15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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