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Banana House & Wellness Centre

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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“yoga classes”(10 reviews)
“the owner”(14 reviews)
“each morning”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay in Banana House was amazing. The penthouse room on the top of Sweet Banana is gorgeous. the view is breathtaking. The location is great as you get the village life atmosphere and the great view over the bay and the sea. The team...More

Thank Elise P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the time we spent at the Banana House. I was there with a friend back in January - we each got a room, but we shared a common area which was great for eating, reading and general relaxation. The staff was wonderful - attended...More

Thank Jane R
Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review! We are very happy to read that you were able to really relax here and enjoyed our Banana House environment! Welcome you any time when the battery needs to be recharged! Many warm greetings from the whole Banana...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a week at the Banana House in Shela on Lamu Island. It was a super treat. The room was fantastic and having the meals brought up each night for family dinners outside overlooking the sea was unforgettable. The staff was truly exceptional (a...More

Thank MRBUBBAZZ
Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 1 week ago

Reading your review really made our day!! The team is very happy and grateful for your appreciation! Thank you so much! You were a lovely family to host and we really hope we can welcome you all back again one day in Banana House! Many...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018

Spent 10 days there, and it was lovely. The rooms are nice, the weather is great, and the island is quiet and serene. The food is amazing, and local dishes are prepared 3 times a day at your request. Since there is so little light...More

Thank jn862018
Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 15 February 2018

, Thank you so much for your review! Great to hear we made you happy during your stay and that you enjoyed the uniqueness and beauty of Lamu island! We will tell our kitchen staff how much you enjoyed their food. They will be delighted...More

Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We had the wellness penthouse. Loved it. Space, decor, comfort. Staff are amazing . Friendly and efficient. Actually it’s all about the staff. Nathalie is amazing. She’s helpful, welcomed us and made sure we were ok. I loved the view from the wellness penthouse. Also...More

Thank 519taheram
Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your wonderful review. One of our main policies is that our staff makes the guests happy than the guests will make us happy. You did wonderful by giving us this big compliments! We would love to welcome you...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
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Price range
US$126 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$126 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Alesha P
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Response from Monika F | Property representative |
Hi Alesha, yoga classes are 750 kes a class or if you do 3 or more classes 500 kes. For outsiders it is 1000 kes a class. We do lots of different trips as we have our activity manager. Costs vary of many things, people... More
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"Our room was number 12 and had two separate bedrooms with a huge shared patio/balcony overlooking the sea..."
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"Penthouse was excellent and good value"
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"Book a swahili dinner and a dowh (ship) cruise with the capitain Omar"
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"Bring your earplugs as the village life is quite noisy early hours...donkeys, roosters, babies etc."
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