JamboHouse Lamu

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JamboHouse is located on beautiful Lamu Island in the North of Kenya. In our 5 rooms (all with private bathrooms) we provide a comfortably stay at reasonable rates. We have three double rooms with integrated bathroom (one of them with small private balcony) and two double rooms with private bathroom (not shared) outside the room (access to them is via the corridor). All our rooms have double beds but if guests wish separate beds we can put an (extra) single bed inside the room. Please confirm in advance if the extra bed is available (we only have one extra bed).

On arrival we serve you a welcome drink on our rooftop terrace where you could enjoy a nice view of Lamu Town. We also give you a map of Lamu Town and lots of information. In the morning we also serve there our delicious breakfast (fresh juice, fruits, a choice of eggs/omelette/pancake/French Toast, toast or cornflakes with fruits, jam, and coffee/tea). Afternoon time we provide free coffee/tea on our rooftop terrace. We also have free wifi internet for our guests. We are ideally located to explore the Old Town of Lamu. We are located just 3 minutes from Town Square (with Lamu Fort) which you reach in a short walk through small lanes. Restaurants, small shops, KCB Bank (with international ATM), internet cafés are all reachable within a short walking distance. To get to famous Shela Beach you could either walk along the shore (approximately 45 min) or you could take a boat (20 min) for a small fare. Lamu Island is a fascinating small island where donkeys are the main mean of transport. On Lamu Island you find a quiet and peaceful atmosphere with friendly people, a fascinating culture, beautiful deserted beaches, good snorkeling, great sunsets… We gladly help you to arrange dhow trips, Kayak trips, diving trips, donkey rides, guides for visiting the Old Town, bushwalking, give you information’s where to get traditional Swahili dishes prepared by local people…

We are looking forward to be your host on beautiful Lamu Island.

JamboHouse – your Guesthouse in Lamu Town


Around the place
  • Beach towels
  • Towel and linen service
  • Breakfast
  • Housekeeper
  • Games room


Accuracy Value Cleanliness Location Service Check-in
3 reviews
4.9 3
Samuel Kenya
We stayed well. The staff was very welcoming to us and they catered well to us. We had an excellent time going sight-seeing.
Stayed with host at Double room, pr. bath, ground floor as a couple in March 2016
Waleria Germany
My stay was very good. Ended up extending beyond the one night I was initially meant to stay.
Stayed with host at Double room ensuite, privat balcony as a solo traveller in July 2015
Peter Kenya
It was okay. We were treated well and enjoyed our stay. Everyone was nice and also helpful as they helped us with a few maps and directions to Lamu town
Stayed with host at Double room, pr. bath outside, uppe as a small group in October 2014

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