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Reviewed 24 June 2010

Batil Aman is absoutli amazing! Very-very-very beautiful place, great friendly and helpfull staff, delicious food...We felt ourselvs like in a fairy tale. Our room was huge, elegantly furnished and decorated with flowers. Very romantic place!

1Thank Alex_JaneRu
Maine, USA
Reviewed 14 March 2010

My husband and I stayed at Baitil Aman at the tail end of an extended stay in Kenya. We stayed at various places throughout Kenya and this was our favorite. Several friends had recommended we stay in Lamu but we were thrilled by our decision to stay in Shella - we wanted a more low-key, quiet experience. We researched various...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 19 December 2009

We found Baitil Aman through LamuRetreats.com, and the place seemed very beautiful and, while we really had spent last 6 weeks traveling independently in the dusty and bumpy inland of East Africa, we wanted to find the best value for the money we still had left. Baitil Aman turned out to be exactly the perfect choice and much more than...

1Thank Miqqo
Reviewed 10 October 2009

In life, to stumble upon a little hotel like this is very special. It has been created by it's owner out of a pride & awareness of his own heritage & the heritage of his own home town, Shela, on the tantalizing island of Lamu. We saw the Guest Hotel on a brief visit last year & vowed to return....

Thank MzeeTim
The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 July 2009

Baitil Aman is a former palace which has been very beautifully converted into a small boutique hotel and makes you feel like being in a fairytale.The rooms are unbelievebly spacious and airy.The rooftop restaurant is covered with cushions and makes for a most romantic setting under the stars.The beach is only 5 minutes away.What we also liked is that the...

1Thank saskia-TRIP

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Baitil Aman is a spacious old palace that has been carefully renovated into a small luxurious guest house and restaurant. It is located in the center of Shela village on Lamu Island overlooking a beautiful garden. Dinner at the rooftop of the hotel under the stars is highly recommended. The beach is five minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baitil Aman Guest House

Address: Shela, Lamu Island, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Price Range: $112 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Baitil Aman Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Get a room on the top floor to catch the breeze on hot nights and for the ensuite bathroom.”
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