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

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


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

Room Amenities

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


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


Towels, Linen, Wake-up service


Garden view, Balcony, 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


WiFi available in all areas


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

Food & Drink

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

Pools and wellness

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


Airport shuttle (free), Airport shuttle

Front-desk/reception area services

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

Common areas

Terrace, Sun terrace, Garden

Entertainment and children services

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

Cleaning services

Daily maid service, Laundry, Ironing service

Business facilities

Meeting/banquet facilities


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


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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WiFi available in all areas


Water sport facilities (on site)

Food & Drink

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

Pools and wellness

Outdoor pool (all year)
Swimming pool

Front-desk/reception area services

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

Entertainment and children services

Babysitting/child services
Children\'s playground
Evening entertainment

Cleaning services

Ironing service
Daily maid service

Overall room rating

    support / service

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