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Fatuma's Tower

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Shela Beach | PO Box 323 Lamu, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Perfect place to stay in Shela Lamu - I could not recommend this place more - it is pure heaven and could not be a nicer place to stay. This was our second visit and we will definitely go back - the place is like...More

Thank shona p
Response from Gillies T, Owner at Fatuma's TowerResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Shona P for a great review! It was a pleasure hosting you all here and we look forward to your next visit hopefully soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fatuma's is a corner of paradise in the calm village of Shela few steps away from the beach with friendly staff, excellent food, beautifully decorated and clean rooms and a garden that you won't forget. We really hope to go back one day!

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Thank giuliasZ6816QK
Response from Gillies T, Owner at Fatuma's TowerResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Giulia, it was a pleasure having you stay with us and we hope you will be back again soon! All the best for the rest of the year.

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Room: Romantic and spacious. Location: Gorgeous! Staff: Absolutely caring. Food: So so tasty! We have to thank Gillies and his wonderful team for such an amazing weekend. Such good energy, serenity, and care given - to EVERYTHING the did for us. I mean, where else...More

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Response from Gillies T, Manager at Fatuma's TowerResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you very much for the nice review David. It was a pleasure having you stay with us here and all the staff miss you! You are such a nice couple and we wish you all the best in your lives! And hopefully, host you...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Its hard to describe in words. Lamu is truly a feeling. We stayed at Fatuma's Tower for three days in which the wonderful staff cooked our meals, gave us yoga lessons, took us sailing in the traditionel dhow, guided us to the Lamu Old Town,...More

Thank Diana B
Response from Gillies T, Manager at Fatuma's TowerResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you Diana B for your awesome review! It was a pleasure hosting you here and i am glad you enjoyed your stay in our peaceful oasis of an island! I hope you will visit us again, you are such nice people and everybody in...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Fatuma's tower is a real home into a home. You feel a special atmospere, everything looks irreal and projected into a magic place. The garden is very impressive. Everything around looks old african style. Fatuma'sTower is located in Shela behind the Peponi's block, if you...More

Thank birbasimo
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Pool
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Laundry Service
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Price range
US$99 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$99 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"The top floor roof top room is my favourite"
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"Call and talk to the owner Gilies to get the room that suits your needs."
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"Acacia roof Top suite, or a Top Appartment; also smoking is available outside each terrace of the room home."
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"We stayed in the top floor room with its own roof terrace - fantastic in the evening looking over Shela with..."
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