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Welcome to Lamu House Hotel

Lamu House is one of kind boutique Hotel found in Old Town Lamu, which is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Our Culture

When you arrive in Lamu many aspects will make you feel like time stopped. You will be met by ancient and modern way of living where is advisable to apply some cultural relativism. Our villages are peaceful and the people of Lamu are friendly and always ready to help. We kindly ask that you understand that you are entering a culture that is probably different from yours.

Most of the population is Islamic and we kindly request that you adhere to their cultural way of living, therefore when you are walking through the villages, we advise our visitors to dress modestly in an effort to manage cultural shock and respect our unesco world heritage site.

Please bear in mind that being situated very close to the equator, Lamu can get very hot and humid so light clothing and shawls are ideal for comfort as well as staying respectful.


Rooms & Suites

Your home away from home, our hotel offers a variety of room and suite options to meet the needs of every traveler. Whether you’re looking for a cozy room to relax in after a long day or a luxurious suite to celebrate a special occasion, we have the perfect accommodation for you.

Our standard rooms feature plush king- or queen-size beds, a comfortable work desk, and you’ll also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi.

Our suites offer even more space and amenities, including separate living and bedroom areas, a dining table, and a wet bar. Some suites also feature private balconies with stunning views of the city or ocean.

A rich heritage in the heart of lamu

Lamu Old Town with a Guide

Our licensed tour guide will take a walk with you on a tour of the old town where you will experience the different Swahili architecture, donkey rides, artisans, museums and the ancient Lamu fortress.

Sunset Sail

Relax, you are in Lamu!

Make sure you don’t miss out on a sunset dhow sail when visiting Lamu. Watching the sun set while aboard a dhow, vessels that have sailed these waters for centuries, is an item to add to your trip’s itinerary.

Island hoping

Request a day’s trip to Kizingo through Matondoni. Visit hand-weaving artisans and enjoy the most beautiful beaches at Kizingo.

 You can also take an excursion to Takwa ruins and pay a visit to Manda Toto.

Beautiful Beaches

Soak in the sun at Nazi Moja beach next to the flip flop recycling project.

Nazi Moja beach is a stretch of untouched beach, facing the vast Indian Ocean, and it’s not the only beach to choose from, there is also Shella beach and Manda beach.