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    Stopover Guest House

    Shela Harbour, Lamu Island, Kenya
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (26)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Dining (3)
    Jannat House
    Banana House & Wellness Centre
    Subira House
    Lamu House Hotel

    • Excellent43%
    • Very good43%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “lamu town” (14 reviews)
    “the owner” (7 reviews)
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    Jannat House
    Banana House & Wellness Centre
    Subira House
    Lamu House Hotel
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    Reviewed 14 March 2017

    We stayed for 2 nights and enjoyed our time staying here with seafront room, nice staff and good food, and reasonable price. Then we moved to Stopover in Lamu town, not as big as this one, but also worth for its cost.

    Reviewed 25 October 2016

    Our 2nd floor balcony overlooking the sandy approach to Shela and line of fishing boats and dhows was a bargain itself. Add the mosquito-netted traditional Arabic beds, eager-to-please staff, and delicious fresh fish meals and you have the perfect spot to experience the varied cultures...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

    Just recently stayed in this guesthouse with my wife for 3 nights and we had a great stay. The room on the first floor had a great balcony with view on the sea. The restaurant serves great local dishes and the staff is friendly and...More

    Reviewed 28 March 2016

    We found it a very decent place to eat with very reasonable prices (can't judge the rooms, didn't stay there). Everything was fresh, well prepared and tasty. With so few tourists in Lamu, they hardly stock anything. So if you want anything slightly more sophisticated...More

    Reviewed 28 November 2015

    My friend recommended this place and I booked through booking.com without looking too hard--I accidentally booked in Lamu Town when I was aiming for the location in Shela. They are on the same island but different towns. As a solo female traveler, I felt weird...More

    Jannat House
    Banana House & Wellness Centre
    Subira House
    Lamu House Hotel
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Price range
    • US$51 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Reservation Options
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    Traveller (26)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Dining (3)
    Pool & Beach (2)
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    Nearby Attractions
    Lamu Old Town
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    what about air conditioning ? specially as our plan is to visit in December month
    26 October 2016|
    Answer Show all 2 answers
    Response from MauiLaurie | Reviewed this property |
    no ac, but nice big ceiling fans above each bed and lovely evening breeze through large window.
    Room Tips
    "Second floor gives you a great perspective of island life"
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    "Order in the morning"
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    "Top floor is the best room - and worth the difference"
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    "Get a room overlooking the sea!"
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