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Shela Bahari Guest House

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Reviewed 29 June 2013

Greeted on arrival with smiles. Due to us visiting in low season we were the only guests so made it more special for us. Good clean rooms and comfy bed. My only criticism was that the rooms were not swept each day so became sandy...More

Thank Janina68
Reviewed 8 May 2013

I stayed at Bahari for five nights and I can't wait to return, hopefully with family or friends so I can share it with them! Bahari must have the best views on Lamu, I felt like I was in paradise. I was a little worried...More

Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 8 April 2013

It wasn't awful or even bad. The location is fabulous and the staff were very friendly and helpful. We took the upstairs suite with breathtaking views, but we felt that a little additional effort could have made a huge difference. I know it's budget, but...More

Thank Sandy J
Reviewed 4 October 2011

We stayed at Shella Bahari in the beginning of September this year and we had a very great time. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff is so so friendly and the owner very helpful. Breakfast is great and the food that is served...More

Thank JB9591
Reviewed 2 March 2011

Honesty ... I don't know what some of the previous previewers expect when they leave their comfort zone. This is not a 4 star hotel, and doesn't pretend to be, nor does it charge as such. Instead, it is a wonderful, comfortable, atmospheric small place...More

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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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