Forodhani House

4.9 /5
Hotel type: Guest accommodation
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Located on Shela Beach overlooking the Indian Ocean, Forodhani House is situated in Lamu. With white-arched terraces, this spacious villa offers bright rooms and free Wi-Fi is available.

Decorated in authentic Swahili style, Forodhani House features an open plan lounge and a dining area that overlooks the pool. The villa includes 5 en suite bedrooms, air conditioning and a washing machine.

The self-catering unit comes fitted with a fully equipped kitchen including a coffee machine, dishwasher and barbecue facilities. A few restaurants can be found within 5 km.

An array of activities can be enjoyed in the surroundings, including windsurfing, fishing and snorkelling. Facilities include a children’s playground and a massage can be arranged upon request at a charge.

The property offers free parking and a complimentary airport shuttle is available, the Manda Airport is 4 km away.

Rooms: 5

Important information

Please inform Forodhani House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

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Five-Bedroom House

Food & Drink

Kitchenware, Dining area, Stovetop, Kitchen, Barbecue, Outdoor furniture, Toaster, Dining table, Electric kettle, Children's high chair, Outdoor dining area, Microwave, Refrigerator, Oven, Coffee machine, Minibar, Dishwasher


Additional Toilet, Free toiletries, Shower, Toilet, Shared Bathroom

Room Amenities

Private Pool, Tumble dryer, Sofa, Carpeted, Clothes rack, Safety Deposit Box, Mosquito net, Air Conditioning, Wardrobe/Closet, Washing Machine, Private entrance, Cleaning products, Seating Area, Interconnected room(s) available, Ironing Facilities, Iron, Fan, Desk


Video, Blu-ray player, iPod dock, Radio, CD Player, DVD Player


Towels, Linen, Wake-up service


Balcony, Garden view, Sea view, Pool view, Terrace


Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Building characteristics


Offering panoramic views of the sea, garden and pool from the balcony, this 5-bedroom villa features an open plan lounge and dining area that leads onto the terrace.

The bright rooms come with handcrafted beds and the master bedroom located on the second floor overlooks the Manda Island and Shela anchorage.

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of Forodhani House

Food & Drink

Room service, Breakfast in the room, Packed lunches, BBQ facilities, Restaurant, Special diet menus (on request),

Business facilities

Meeting/banquet facilities,

Common areas

Terrace, Sun terrace, Garden,


Airport shuttle (free), Airport shuttle,


Snorkelling, Beach, Diving, Windsurfing, Water sport facilities (on site), Fishing,

Entertainment and children services

Evening entertainment, Children's playground, Babysitting/child services,

Cleaning services

Ironing service, Daily maid service, Laundry,


Gift shop, Barber/beauty shop, Mini-market on site, Shops (on site),

Front-desk/reception area services

Safety deposit box, Lockers, Currency exchange, ATM/cash machine on site, Concierge service, Luggage storage, Tour desk,

Pools and wellness

Massage, Outdoor pool (all year), Swimming pool, Beachfront,


Free WiFi! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


Free parking! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed).

Policies of Forodhani House


From 14:00 hours


Until 12:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
One child under 4 years stays free of charge in a child's cot/crib.
One older child or adult is charged 100 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed.
The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 1.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

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Pets allowed
Free parking
On-site parking
Private parking
WiFi available in all areas

Food & Drink

Room service
Breakfast in the room
BBQ facilities
Packed lunches
Special diet menus (on request)


Water sport facilities (on site)

Entertainment and children services

Babysitting/child services
Children\'s playground
Evening entertainment

Cleaning services

Ironing service
Daily maid service


Internet services
Free WiFi

Front-desk/reception area services

Safety deposit box
Currency exchange
Tour desk
Luggage storage
ATM/cash machine on site
Concierge service

Pools and wellness

Outdoor pool (all year)
Swimming pool

Overall room rating

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