Subira House

Behind Lamu Fort,Lamu,Kenya

  • Experience World-class Service at Subira House

    This historical Arabian-style building is located in the UNESCO-listed town of Lamu. It is less than 300 metres from the seafront and 3 km from the white sandy beach. The bright rooms at Subira House have either a patio or a balcony and some have sea views and free Wi-Fi. Every room has a fan, a seating area, and a dining area. Guests can enjoy a free buffet breakfast each day at the restaurant. The restaurant serves a range of healthy organic cuisine, with packed lunches and room service available upon request. This eco-friendly property has a library and a garden with sunny terrace, and offers massages and babysitting services. Activities in the area include diving, hiking, and canoeing. The Lamu Airport is less than 3 km from the property, but can only be accessed by boat.


    • Airport Shuttle
    • Fitness Facility
    • Internet
    • Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Swimming Pool
    • Laundry Services
    • Television
    • Non Smoking
    • Bar
    • Breakfast
    • Childcare Service
  • reviews

    • Magical

      Reviewed 16 May 2019

      Environmentally conscious, beautiful restored house with wonderful staff. Jelani collected us at the airport and transported us by boat to Lamu Town. We were warmly welcomed by Paul and settled into...

    • Im conflicted...

      Reviewed 31 January 2019

      Absolutely loved the upper apartment with all the outdoor space. Cant wait to go back. On the other hand, for selfish reasons, I dont want everyone to know about it. Oh, and did I mention that...

    • Subira House, Lamu

      Reviewed 05 January 2019

      In the very centre of buzzing, multicultural, historic Lamu Town, Subira House offers a wonderful retreat combining the unique architectural tradition with a warm welcome, open smiles, and premium...

    • Centrally Located

      Reviewed 14 November 2018

      After 3 weeks of travel in Africa, it was a delight to experience the slower pace of Subira House, Lamu Island, Kenya. Lamu Island is located a short motorboat ride from the airport. Thankfully, we...

      Penny F
    • Repeat review 4 years later

      Reviewed 01 August 2018

      I have stayed in Subira house 3 times, if memory serves, with the most recent one being almost a week in 2018. The owners were on a visit elsewhere, but their staff is very well trained indeed, and...


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