Situated at the main jetty on the seafront as you disembark from the dhows, with a good view of the sea within the Lamu pre-historic site.
Petleys Inn is possibly the oldest hotel in East Africa, dating back some 170 years. Due to the rich history, the Inn has tried to preserve the original ancient feeling of the place.
Petley’s Inn has 11 rooms which are self contained, air-conditioned with mosquito nets, en suite bathrooms and sea view.
In addition, Petleys Inn is one of the few hotels in Lamu Town boasting a swimming pool. This is a refreshing feature after a long day in Lamu’s glorious sunshine.
Petley’s bar is located on the rooftop and offers fantastic views of the old port and the Lamu Channel. This the spot where people come to meet and talk about the day, while relaxing with a variety of entertainment and house cocktails. The bar also has a VIP wine bar offering over one thousand types of wine.