Stone House Hotel is one of the best preserved of Lamu’s famous 18th century stone houses. Ideally situated a short walk from the main street and the Lamu Waterfront, Stone House Hotel combines the unique elegance of traditional Swahili architecture with modern comfort and friendly hospitality. The moment you pass through the main door of Stone House into the lush patio garden, you leave the bustle of the town behind and relax in an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity.
Stone House Hotel has 12 well furnished double rooms, 8 ensuite and 4 with shared bathrooms. The hotel has its own reliable water supply.All rooms have fans and mosquito nets. All rooms have instant hot showers apart from the rooms on the ground floor.
The rooftop restaurant, with one of the finest views in Lamu, offers a good selection of seafood dishes and Swahili delicacies, Vegetarians are also catered for. Stonehouse hotel also specializes in outdoor catering for a wide range of occasions from corporate events, business lunches, office parties, Christmas parties, birthday celebrations, conferences, social events and weddings.
During the day you can take a dhow sailing to Matondoni where dhows are built or visit 16th century Takwa Ruins, go fishing and snorkelling at Manda Toto or take a 3 km or 15 minutes boat ride to fabulous Shella beach, 14 km of golden sand backed by dunes. In the evening take leisurely walk through the town streets and drift into the night fragrance of the peaceful evening bazaar life and enjoy the aromas of charcoal cooked shish kebabs and strong coffee.