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8.4
Great33 reviews
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2.6 mi from City Center1026 yd from Mnarani House
Set merely 0.6 miles from The Fort of Shela, the pet-friendly Majlis Resort offers 15 rooms and a year-round outdoor pool.
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Kijani HotelBed & Breakfast
7.8
Very good29 reviews
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1.8 mi from City Center360 yd from Mnarani House
Featuring a year-round outdoor pool and 13 rooms, the 3-star Kijani is just 0.8 miles from Shela Beach.
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Lamu HouseHotel
7.6
Very good4 reviews
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467 yd from City Center14 yd from Kikoy/Kanga Shop
Guests can have a continental breakfast and enjoy visiting The Fort of Shela, set within 2.3 miles of the House.
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Subira HouseBed & Breakfast
8.2
Great63 reviews
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157 yd from City Center58 yd from Lamu Fort
Located approximately 0.2 miles from Lamu Fort, the historical Subira House features massage therapy and water sports facilities as well as offers a buffet breakfast.
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Jua HouseBed & Breakfast
8.2
Great43 reviews
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1.8 mi from City Center352 yd from Mnarani House
Featuring 7 rooms with views of the city, the Jua House is set approximately a 10-minute drive from Lamu Old Town.
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8.2
Great66 reviews
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1.8 mi from City Center419 yd from Mnarani House
Guests can have a continental breakfast and enjoy visiting Masjid Riyadha, set 25 minutes by foot from the Banana House And Wellness Centre.
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Jambohouse LamuBed & Breakfast
8.4
Great54 reviews
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11 yd from City Center223 yd from Lamu Fort
Located 10 minutes by car from The Fort of Shela, the Jambohouse Lamu features a continental breakfast.
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8.4
Great59 reviews
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1.9 mi from City Center296 yd from Mnarani House
Rift is 5 minutes by foot from the 2-star Msafini Lamu, while Shela Beach is an 8-minute walk away.
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Shella White HouseBed & Breakfast
8.4
Great52 reviews
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2.0 mi from City Center76 yd from Mnarani House
Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, the Shella White House is set within 400 feet of Rift and The Fort of Shela.
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Jamala GuesthouseBed & Breakfast
7.8
Very good30 reviews
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174 yd from City Center70 yd from Lamu Fort
Takwa Ruins is set 15 minutes by car from the Jamala Guesthouse.
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8.4
Great63 reviews
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548 yd from City Center465 yd from 18th Century Swahili House Museum
Set 12 minutes' stroll from National Museums of Kenya-Lamu Museum, the rooms in the 2-star Jannat House have views of garden.
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Wildebeeste LamuGuest house
8.0
Great44 reviews
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50 yd from City Center215 yd from Lamu Fort
Lamu Museum is a short distance from the Wildebeeste and Lamu Fort is 350 feet away.
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Samaki HouseGuest house
8.2
Great20 reviews
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518 yd from City Center133 yd from Kikoy/Kanga Shop
Guests can have a continental breakfast and enjoy visiting The Fort of Shela, set 10 minutes by car from the Samaki House.
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BeytsalamBed & Breakfast
7.8
Very good19 reviews
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475 yd from City Center27 yd from Kikoy/Kanga Shop
The Beytsalam is set about 10 minutes' drive from Leah's Designs and 5 minutes' stroll from Lamu Museum.
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6.8
Nice2 reviews
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1.0 mi from City Center1439 yd from Kikoy/Kanga Shop
Located 0.8 miles from Kikoy/Kanga Shop, the 5-star Red Pepper House Lamu boasts an outdoor swimming pool.
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Jannataan HotelBed & Breakfast
8.8
Great3 reviews
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1.9 mi from City Center300 yd from Mnarani House
Swahili House is also set within 1.7 miles of the Jannataan Lamu.
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8.0
Great8 reviews
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2.0 mi from City Center149 yd from Mnarani House
Aman is just 10 minutes by foot from the 5-star Royal House Shela, while Shela, Lamu Island is 0.4 miles away.
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Andavelo HouseBed & Breakfast
8.8
Great17 reviews
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390 yd from City Center37 yd from 18th Century Swahili House Museum
Featuring 6 rooms with views of the sea, the Andavelo House Lamu is set within 2.3 miles of The Fort of Shela.
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Amu HouseGuest house
7.8
Very good41 reviews
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202 yd from City Center105 yd from Lamu Fort
There are rooms facing garden and the Amu House is set only 500 feet from Lamu Old Town.
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Beytul HabaibGuest house
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347 yd from City Center86 yd from Gallery Baraka
Located within 2.3 miles of The Fort of Shela, the Beytul Habaib features a halal breakfast.
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489 yd from City Center37 yd from Kikoy/Kanga Shop
The Pwani House - Lamu Seafront with an indoor swimming pool is within 2 miles of Manda Bay.
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Mangrove HouseGuest house
7.6
Very good4 reviews
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2.7 mi from City Center1128 yd from Mnarani House
Rift and Lamu Old Town are located 0.7 miles and 2.7 miles from the Mangrove House respectively.
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Lamu House HotelHotel
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379 yd from City Center77 yd from Lamu Museum
Located 2 miles from Rift, this Hotel features an indoor swimming pool.
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Pwani Guest HouseGuest house
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1166 yd from City Center919 yd from Gallery Baraka
Having an easy access to a ferry port, the property is located within 0.7 miles of the city center.
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New Mahrus Hotel LamuHotel
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207 yd from City Center9 yd from Lamu Fort
The Fort of Shela is 2.3 miles from the 3-star New Mahrus Hotel and Mnarani House is approximately 2 miles away.
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Sea Shells InnInn
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290 yd from City Center37 yd from Lamu Museum
While staying in the hotel you are invited to discover 18th Century Swahili House Museum set nearby, or walk for only 5 minutes to enjoy Lamu Fort.
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Sweet Banana HouseBed & Breakfast
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1.8 mi from City Center459 yd from Mnarani House
Located 10 minutes' walk from Shela city center, this hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool and barbeque.
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Seafront HouseGuest house
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284 yd from City Center49 yd from Lamu Museum
While staying at the Seafront House Lamu you are invited to discover The Fort of Shela, set 2.3 miles away, or Zinj, which is 10 minutes away by car.
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Yaye HouseGuest house
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408 yd from City Center85 yd from 18th Century Swahili House Museum
The Yaye House is a good starting point to Lamu's sights including Lamu Museum, which is 0.4 miles away.
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Amma'S HouseBed & Breakfast
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343 yd from City Center17 yd from 18th Century Swahili House Museum
Set within a 10-minute drive of Rift, the rooms in the Amma'S House have views of sea.
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Ajooba HouseGuest house
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81 yd from City Center256 yd from Lamu Fort
The Fort of Shela is about a 10-minute drive from the Ajooba House, while 18th Century Swahili House Museum is nearly an 8-minute stroll away.
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Ras Kitao Holiday VillaGuest house
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3.5 mi from City Center
18th Century Swahili House Museum is 3.9 miles from the Ras Kitao Holiday Villa and Lamu Museum is approximately 3.8 miles away.
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Tabassam HouseGuest house
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11 yd from City Center226 yd from Lamu Fort
The Tabassam House with garden views lies about 0.3 miles from Lamu Old Town.
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Paradise HouseGuest house
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295 yd from City Center32 yd from Lamu Museum
Manda Bay is 2 miles from the Paradise House.
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Subira Guest HouseGuest house
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50 yd from City Center215 yd from Lamu Fort
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Roof Top Private HouseGuest house
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193 yd from City Center27 yd from Lamu Fort
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Tabassam Guest HouseGuest house
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115 yd from City Center325 yd from Lamu Fort
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Bahari Guest HouseGuest house
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474 yd from City Center90 yd from Kikoy/Kanga Shop
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Nyla'S Stilt Houses & Guest HouseGuest house
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3.0 mi from City Center1.5 mi from Takwa ruins
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Madakani HouseGuest house
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1.9 mi from City Center194 yd from Mnarani House
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Al-Reidy HouseGuest house
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229 yd from City Center22 yd from Lamu Fort
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FAQs about hotels in Lamu

We hope that the answers to these questions will help you plan your trip

What are the best hotels close to Lamu airport?

There are more than 15 reviews of our guests for 3 options next to Lamu airport. Peponi Hotel - Kenya with rating 8.4/10 may suit you — it has prices from 20US$ per night and provides meals, a business center, and shopping service. This property is 2.8 miles from the airport. To see more airport hotels click here.

Which hotels in Lamu have a central location?

There are 4 hotels and other accommodations in Lamu city center to choose from. Providing shuttle service, concierge service, and a plunge pool on site, Lamu House rated 7.6/10 is set a 5-minute walk from the city center. Jamala Guesthouse with rating 7.8/10 and Andavelo House rated 8.8/10 are other favorite hotels in the area. Go here to see more central hotels.

Which budget hotels in Lamu are the best?

There are more than 16 top budget properties in Lamu. To check more cheap hotels click here.

What are the top 5-star hotels in Lamu?

Booked.net recommends you more than 3 5-star options to stay in Lamu. The best one is The Majlis Resort rated 8.4/10 at the cost of 855US$ per night with meals, windsurfing, and snorkeling. See more 5-star options here.

What are the top properties for couples in Lamu?

According to Booked.net travel data, there are 7 deals for couples. Check Kijani Hotel rated 7.8/10 with meals, windsurfing, and snorkeling. It’s set 2 miles from Kikoy/Kanga Shop and costs about 270US$ per night. To see more romantic hotels click here.

What are the top family-friendly Lamu properties?

According to 112 guests' reviews, there are 3 family deals to consider. Kijani Hotel (rating: 7.8/10): a family-hotel with meals, windsurfing, and snorkeling for 270US$ per night. Go here to see more family-friendly hotels.

What are the best accommodations with easy access to Kikoy/Kanga Shop?

According to Booked.net travel data, guests love staying at Amu House (rating: 7.8/10), which offers shuttle service, windsurfing, and snorkeling. It’s set a 5-minute walk from Kikoy/Kanga Shop. See more top accommodations here.

What are the top places to stay in Lamu with outdoor pools?

According to 321 reviews, there are 3 hotels featuring outdoor pools in Lamu. You may also like The Majlis Resort rated 8.4/10. This property will cost you 855US$ per night.

What are the most popular pet-friendly hotels in Lamu?

If you're traveling with pets, Booked.net offers a selection of 9 hotels to choose from. For more pet-friendly accommodations go here.

Which Lamu hotels are the top to stay at?

You may like The Majlis Resort rated 8.4/10 featuring windsurfing, snorkeling, and canoeing. It costs 855US$ per night.

What are the best spa hotels in Lamu?

You may book The Majlis Resort, a nice spa hotel featuring windsurfing, snorkeling, and canoeing. It costs 855US$ per night. As an alternative, book Lamu House (rating: 7.6/10), which costs 162US$ per night and offers shuttle service, concierge service, and a plunge pool.

How much do hotels in Lamu cost?

Of course, the prices change in Lamu depending on the season, but on average:
A 3-star hotel room costs 270US$ per night, for instance, check Kijani Hotel with meals, windsurfing, and snorkeling.
A 4-star hotel room costs 80US$ per night. You may book Subira House with windsurfing, snorkeling, and diving. A really special hotel can be found for 855US$ per night. We recommend The Majlis Resort (rating: 8.4/10) with meals, windsurfing, and snorkeling.

How much is a hotel in Lamu for tonight?

According to Booked.net travel data, the average Lamu prices for tonight are:
For a perfect hotel like Jamala Guesthouse (rating: 7.8/10) you may pay about 20US$ per night.

What's the coolest hotel for a beach vacation in Lamu?

To make your stay fantastic, there are 4 options to consider. For instance, check The Majlis Resort rated 8.4/10 with rates from 20US$ per night. It provides meals, windsurfing, and snorkeling. Alternatively, book Kijani Hotel (rating: 7.8/10) for 270US$ per night. It provides meals, windsurfing, and snorkeling.

What are the top resorts in Lamu?

To stay at the top Lamu resort, check 6 properties on Booked.net. We recommend Msafini Hotel (rating: 8.4/10) for 81US$ per night. It's located 5 minutes' walk from Aman and provides windsurfing, snorkeling, and canoeing on site. Alternatively, check Kijani Hotel (rating: 7.8/10) for 270US$ per night. It provides windsurfing, snorkeling, and a special menu.

What are the most popular hotels next to Mnarani House?

On Booked.net you will find 6 great accommodations next to Mnarani House in Lamu. Also, you may like Banana House And Wellness Centre rated 8.2/10 with yoga classes, meals, and windsurfing. It costs 165US$ per night.

Where to stay in Lamu?

Best cheap hotels in Lamu

Lamu is home to 5 affordable hotel options, such as Shella White House and Jannat House. Shamba House apartment is an affordable choice that will put you within a 30-minute walk of Baraka Gallery.

Lamu airports & Subway stations

Be close to Lamu airport, staying at Mahrus Hotel Rooftop Restaurant, situated about 1.2 miles away.

Convenience of staying in hotels downtown

Travelers who prefer staying in the center of the city should check out Lamu Palace and Milele House, which are a 5 and 5-minute walk from the city center. Stopover Guest House - Lamu Town and Mwanakupona are good apartments that will place you within a 5-minute walk of the city center.

Visitors who want to explore Lamu's tourist places can try a hotel near Lamu Market, such as Jambohouse Lamu surrounded by a gallery, a mosque and a museum. To kick your heels up nearby, book a room at Beytsalam and make use of a sun terrace and a sundeck.

Luxury and boutique accommodation in Lamu

The luxurious The Red Pepper House is situated opposite Masjid Riyadha and offers an outdoor swimming pool, a patio and a veranda.

Explore and find your best apartments, B&Bs and others

Amu House apartment is settled within walking distance of Tawasal and a 5-minute walk away from the very center of Lamu. We have great B&B accommodation options, such as Fatuma'S Tower Guest House with a room rate from 155US$. Subira House is a kid-friendly hotel that boasts windsurfing, diving and canoeing, so it is perfect for the whole family. For a relaxing vacation, reserve a resort hotel near Shela, Lamu Island, such as The Majlis or Diamond Beach Village.

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Lamu hotels essential information

🏨 Hotels in Lamu 41
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