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Charming villa with seaview Lamu

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Charming villa with seaview Lamu

Entire house
11 guests6 bedrooms9 beds5 baths
11 guests
6 bedrooms
9 beds
5 baths
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Bustani Square is a spacious house with sea view, built in the 1970's by Bunny Allen.
5 bedrooms: 2 with double beds, 2 with 2 single beds, 1 with a single bed. 4 bathrooms, several living rooms, large terrace.
A cottage in the garden: 1 livingroom, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom / dressing room and terrace.

Staff: Alfred, very good cook and Justin manager, and a watchman at night.


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The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed
Bedroom 4
2 single beds
Bedroom 5
2 single beds
Bedroom 6
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 single bed


5 Reviews

Mario User Profile
January 2017
Bustani square is a beautiful house, with a fantastic location in the center of Shella, a great architecture, and a truly traditional Lamu style. In addition to the spacious bedrooms, it has several cozy small rooms for reading or relaxing. The rooftop terraces (both the one on…
Gabriel User Profile
January 2019
Beautiful house, tucked just 50m away from the sea front. Delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
Ulrika User Profile
January 2019
Bustani House is well located in Shela and close to the sea front so one can always get the breeze from the top of the roof verandahs. The staff are great and always willing to assist with boat trips and transport, serving up the most delicious meals, doing the shopping etc…
Colette User Profile
Response from Colette:
I am so happy to read your comment, it is so nice when guests appreciate house and staff !
January 2019
Cade User Profile
December 2018
Great house, great team, great time.
Colette User Profile
Response from Colette:
I feel so happy when friends and guests are happy in Bustani! Thanks Cade, please come back!
December 2018
John User Profile
April 2018
Colette’s house is absolutely stunning, perfectly located, and her staff is second to none. Anyone would be hard pressed to find a better house or location in Shela.

Hosted by Colette

Paris, FranceJoined in October 2012
Colette User Profile
5 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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House rules

No parties or events