Writer Room at Swahili House


Private room in villa hosted by Camilla

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 private bath
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This is a charming B&B for friends, families or small groups.
The charm and autentich simplicity of traditional Swahili architecture is beautifully crafted and curated in this small villa that brings the past and present alive with authentic detail, delicious breakfast, and timeless Swahili design. In restoring its simple beauty and ancient charms, this small B&B in Malindi shares in the richly layered culture and flavors of the Kenya coast.

The space
The first floor includes a relaxing living room , three en suite bedrooms, each room is decorated with traditional decor and antiques that compliment the Swahili character of the villa. On the first floor we have also a traditional courtyard and kitchen manned by your private cook. At the second floor the dining terrace is plenty of peaceful and shady lounging areas with stunning views of the ocean and the local life of the ancient swahili town. A tropical garden surrounds the villa that is the only house with garden in the surronding traditional neighborhood.

Where you'll sleep

2 single beds

What this place offers

Beach access – Beachfront
Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
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Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Where you’ll be

Malindi, Kilifi County, Kenya

Situated in front of the beach of Vasco De Gama and the old Malindi harbour, this handcrafted villa above the Indian Ocean is located in the heart of the Old Town.

Hosted by Camilla

  1. Joined in April 2016
  • 89 Reviews
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with building staff
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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