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    Banana House & Wellness Centre

    318 Plot | Shela, Mkunguni, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent77%
    • Very good19%
    • Average1%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “yoga classes” (10 reviews)
    “offer yoga” (3 reviews)
    “grilled fish” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 139 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I never expected to feel so at home on the Island of Lamu. Banana House was a perfect choice. The comfortable rooms with mosquito netted beds, communal open air sitting areas, shaded pool and lovely garden, daily yoga classes and amazing food cooked to order...More

    Thank ColleenZview
    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    My friend and I spent two nights at Banana House, I wish I had more time. The staff and the owner Monica were super friendly and welcoming. Monica also taught a yoga class, which I thoroughly enjoyed, I wish I could go back for more....More

    Thank erabin
    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    We stayed in a beautiful, huge apartement, styled traditional with nice recycled decoration. The house does recycling and has a green footprint. The food is just excellent, we highly recommend to order one evening the Swahili Menue. The staff is very friendly and helpful. And...More

    Thank Jesselchen
    Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

    Banana house is a very beautiful and nice place to stay. We had a very warm welcome by everyone, a beautiful and quiet room. The hotel is close to the see but has a nice swimming pool as well. Moreover, the food is great and...More

    Thank Thierry v
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 19 September 2017

    Dear guest, thank you for your nice review. We would love to welcome you back any time! Warm greetings, Banana House team

    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    Would recommend banana house anytime as your place to stay in lamu: beautiful relaxing house where you immediately feel at home. Trips organized from banana house for good prices (tip: take the lamu city tour with hamza AND the sailing trip). Ask for a room...More

    Thank Bram-K-Amsterdam
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 11 August 2017

    Dear guest, thank you for your review and we are happy that you enjoyed the Lamu town tour with Hamza. We will give him the compliment. We hope to welcome you another time.

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    About
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    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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$105 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Lamu Island
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    Alesha P
    11 June 2017|
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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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