This luxury accommodation caters to both holiday makers and business travellers to Lamu who require a room or rooms to rent; or to a holiday group or family wishing to book out the entire hotel. The house has been restored and adapted for western-style living, and preserves all the charm of traditional Swahili architecture.
The town of Lamu, its inhabitants and the sea (dotted with dhows) can be viewed from every terrace. Lamu House is run by a team of dedicated and professional people who look after all the details, even the smallest ones, to make your stay more than just pleasant. An excellent chef provides a variety of gastronomic delights from local Kenyan dishes naturally combined with the best international cuisine.
All the rooms in Lamu House are different; each room possesses its own character and has a spacious bathroom, a dressing room and a private terrace. The rooms are best described as the sum of privacy.
A terrace overlooking the swimming pool, perfect for reading, playing, or simply siesta, cooled by ceiling fans. First floor, a twin bedroom, windows opening on the courtyard and the swimming pool, with private dressing and shower bathroom. Next, a double room, self contained, with an enlarged bed. Stairs will take you to a private terrace, looking at the Old Stone town.
Second floor, suite bedroom cooled by open traditional arches, double bed, private terrace, looking at the courtyard and the pool, large bathroom facilities. The carved wooden windows, and the polished walls, makes Umma house airy and cools down the entire house.
Enjoy fine dining at the moonrise restaurant . Friday evenings set menu with live local music. Sea food grill at the Beach Club , Sundays set menu at a special price.
The house has a fully-equipped kitchen, where your house steward will prepare your breakfast. If on a self catering basis, you can hire a Chef, on request, or get your food delivered to the home.