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The Majlis Hotel

Ras Kitau Bay, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent78%
    • Very good16%
    • Average4%
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    “The Majlis is Magical”
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    “Opulence”
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    5 Star Hotel
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    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...More

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    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...More

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    Reviewed 22 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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    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...More

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    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...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • 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
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    Nearby
    Nearby Restaurants
    Peponi Hotel Restaurant
    183 reviews
    .79 miles away
    Majlis Restaurant Lamu
    30 reviews
    1.95 miles away
    Seafront Cafe
    25 reviews
    2.41 miles away
    Lamu House Beach Club
    57 reviews
    .20 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Lamu Old Town
    226 reviews
    2.60 miles away
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    Room Tips
    "I didn't see a marginal room on the property. I enjoyed staying in the main villa, however."
    markmccord1, 20 hours agoRead review
    "First floor overlooking the sea"
    Greville D, 4 days agoRead review
    "- If you have kids or persons with mobility challenges request for a room with a bathroom and toilet that..."
    Kiplagat, 2 months agoRead review
    "Room 3 in the Main Villa was absolutely amazing!"
    HarpreetsWanderlust, 3 months agoRead review
    "for beach views use villa with normal pool. The villa in middle is easy access to dining room."
    astonangel3, 4 months agoRead review
    "Sea facing Rooms."
    041089, 6 months agoRead review
    "Best views are from the first floor rooms"
    Greville D, 7 months agoRead review
    "Choose a deluxe sea view room."
    sophtraveller2014, 9 months agoRead review
    "Get a room in the Villa. They were more secluded and much nicer - go for the one with a sea view."
    Jack F, 11 months agoRead review
    "Main house rooms are great as they are near the main pool, pool cocktail bar, and the watersports shack."
    rohanpatel99, 11 months agoRead review