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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the owner”(13 reviews)
“lamu town”(16 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights at Kijani. The food is the beat on the island. Chilli crab. Prawns. Grilled whole fish! List is endless. Child friendly. Small. Personal touch. Perfect for a relaxing break. Rooms are nice. We stayed in room 11 which is perfect for...More

Thank shahson
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Not only is Lamu going to steal your heart, but there couldn’t be a lovelier place to stay. The food is incredible, the rooms beautiful and the scenery not just around but within the hotel is stunning. Friendly and helpful staff who are more than...More

Thank Kajal S
Reviewed 15 March 2018

What a treat! Quaint little hotel that could be considered a B&B. Right on the beach with very helpful staff who offer great suggestions - I wanted some henna done and they brought in an experienced artist who did a great job in very little...More

Thank Yasmin S
Response from kijanihouse, Manager at Kijani HotelResponded 27 March 2018

Yasmin, thank for sharing your experience at Kijani with other travellers we really appreciate it .. we are glad that you and your family had a good visit and enjoyed some of the local experiences. we really hope you will come back to kijani on...More

Reviewed 26 January 2018

We had such a great stay in Kijani, a small and cute hotel. Lovely traditional swahili rooms, wonderful inside garden with pool and views, kind young owners and nice food! Glad to have found this gem in Shela, we will be back!

Thank Cielulu
Response from kijanihouse, Manager at Kijani HotelResponded 10 February 2018

hello thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travellers. we really hope you come back soon. Still so much to see and experience. Karibu tena Asante sana

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Had such a memorable time at this little hidden gem called Kijani. Would highly recommend it to everyone visiting Lamu! It’s beautiful, intimate, right by the water and has the cutest permanent resident - Mr Nice. Trisala is a great host and goes out of...More

1  Thank Ananya L
Response from kijanihouse, Manager at Kijani HotelResponded 10 February 2018

Hello Ananya.. thank so much for taking time to share your experience at Kijani, we really look forward to seeing back in Shella again. you came for such a short stay, we would love for you to come back so we show more little corners...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Babysitting
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$146 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$146 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (83)
Room & Suite (37)
Pool & Beach (11)
Dining (5)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Ishita M
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Response from S P | Reviewed this property |
no, only ceiling fans.
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Marcha C
6 June 2016|
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Response from kijanihouse | Property representative |
Greetings from Kijani.Our guide will welcome you at the airport and there is a 20 minutes free transfer by boat to the Hotel Looking forward to hear from you soon. Kind regards Mwanashee
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"rooms this sea view excellent"
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"Away from entrance will be quieter"
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"The premier rooms are great"
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"sea view rooms are the best"
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