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Shela Bahari Guest House

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  • Excellent51%
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  • Average6%
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  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Due to the low season we ended up being the only occupants on the first floor which gave a run of the whole area. Excellent views right on the beach. The hotel downstairs delivers food upstairs, the king fish was a favorite. No alcohol is...More

Thank Sherrie04
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Best hotel in Shella, Tawfiq the owner and chef, very welcoming and cooks freshly made authentic local customized tasty food of your choice. Very friendly staff too. Highly recommend. Hotel has fantastic sunrise view and just by the jetty so getting on a boat to...More

Thank Hassan L
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I ate there nearly daily. Lovely staff and owner who is friendly and happy to prepare any dish you want. We felt so welcome there and the location is the best. Sit on the terrace and watch the boats or dive in for a swim.

Thank 519taheram
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a shame this place doesn’t appear on tripadvisor as a restaurant as well as a Guest House! We passed by for dinner after walking to and from Lamu Old Town - very hungry! It was delicious! The coconut rice and catch of the day...More

Thank Cara B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

A friend and I spent 4 days at Bahari and had a great relaxing stay. The food was good and reasonable. Breakfast was included. Bed and Lounge were comfortable in the penthouse. Bathroom was good. Location in Shela was convenient and practically on the water.The...More

Thank Linda M
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Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
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Shela Bahari Guest House Hotel Lamu Island
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"The balconies facing the ocean are preferable."
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"Top floor sea side"
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"Front rooms that offer direct access to the view"
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"Tawfiq, the manager is very helpful."
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