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Shela Bahari Guest House

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  • Excellent50%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

I stayed here during the Lamu Yoga festival 2016 and I loved it! The rooms with balcony facing the water are a great deal. Outside daybed (where I also slept some of the nights) with nice shade and breeze. It is small and the staff...More

Thank Marianne B
Reviewed 13 November 2015

This is my go to place when I need to slow down, read, work, and relax. There is nothing like sitting on one of the balconies directly overlooking the Indian Ocean, closing your eyes, feeling the breeze, and taking in all the sounds from the...More

Thank KellsAbroad
Reviewed 27 April 2015

The service was great and at a great price. Tawfiq, the house manager was a sharp guy and always available, even one night when we came back late and found we locked ourselves out of our room. He came down and graciously let us in....More

Thank Jesah
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We absolutely loved our time on Lamu, our rooms were lovely and cool despite it being so hot, breakfast was delicious and our hosts were really helpful and lovely and arranged lots of great things for us to do. They set up a day boat...More

Thank mirembeLondon
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Heavenly,Wonderful,Great food and service,A recommended stay especially for those who need to escape to the seaside from the hustle and bustle of big cities,The room we had (#11) was amazing, with a view of the harbor; the service was extraordinary, the staff were as sweet...More

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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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"The balcony rooms are the best."
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