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    JamboHouse

    PO Box 131, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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          • Excellent73%
          • Very good22%
          • Average3%
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          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
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          Rooftop Terrace
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          1 - 5 of 157 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Its a good place to visit though there's still room doe improvement, please check on putting working phones in the rooms just in case someone needs something it doest have to be a buatke,otherwise thank you for the good serviceMore

          Thank Lily B
          Response from JamboHouse, Owner at JamboHouse

          Thank you for your review. Almost all of our guests have kenyan phone numbers so they can reach me always. Apart from this, my staff is around till afternoon and myself I'm also around most of tbe time and we are happy to assist our...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          I echo pretty much all of the previous reviews of Arnold's lovely establishment. Rooms are ridiculously affordable (~15kSh/night) given that an awesome breakfast is included. The house is centrally located close to the jetty, and rooms and bathrooms themselves are neat and clean for Lamu....More

          Thank Alex A
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Thank you Arnold And Adam. My family had a great time during December holidays at your place. Thanks for all your advice on where to go, visit and eat in Lamu. It was very useful for us. We really loved your roof top, the view...More

          Thank rahmamuse
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          I stayed at Jambo house for 2 days with my friends. Arnold,is probably the best host I have ever come across in all the places I have stayed.He made us feel welcome and right at home in Lamu. We got a lengthy well detailed starter...More

          Thank stellar0se
          Reviewed 8 April 2017

          The room was excellent, even though it can get a bit hot in there. But there is a ceiling fan so sleeping was comfortable enough. Great breakfast prepaired especially for you depending on your choice. Arnold is very helpful! He gives a thorough introduction to...More

          Thank Ilona K
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          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • US$15 - US$24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 5
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          • Lamu Island
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Florence L
          family of five. 14-17th April.resident rates how much? Flo lughs
          28 March 2017|
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          Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
          Good morning, thank you for your questions. For this periode we only have two double rooms left. For further questions and rates please check our website. I'm not allowed to post constact details here on Tripadvisor... More
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          Oloo1
          Which is the best room to stay in?
          16 February 2016|
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          Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
          Sorry for the late reply, I just saw your question now. The best room we have is Room Lamu on the upper floor. It has an integrated bathroom and a private balcony. Thank you. ARNOLD
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          birdingday
          Hi,is your room have air-conditioner?
          1 September 2015|
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          Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
          Hi, thank you for your question. Sorry, we don't have air conditioning. In this price range you won't find any place in Lamu with a/c. Arnold, Owner JamboHouse Lamu
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          "We were located at the second floor and we had our own toilets. Very clean and private."
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          "All the rooms are on the same side of the building with windows towards a narrow street."
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          "From our experience, the second floor rooms tended to be a bit quieter since they're a little further..."
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          "Upper floor rooms are good! I suggest a private en-suite always. The top deck open air area is great for..."
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