Lodging Type: Hotel
Dining: A la carte, Full board, Half board, B&B
Water sports: Fishing, Sailing
Facilities: Beach Access, Internet - Wifi, Showers - 24hr hot water, Swimming Pool, TV
Eco & Green: Solar Power
Directly opposite the jetty, Petleys is a landmark on the Lamu seafront. The tall whitewashed building has attractive rooms, a swimming pool with terrace and a glass-fronted rooftop bar with views across the sea. There are 11 en-suite rooms and a penthouse. The rooms all have aircon, and are furnished with Lamu 4-poster beds, antique furniture and artefacts. The penthouse has a twin and a double room and a rooftop with a view over the sea. The rooftop bar has ceiling to floor windows and overlooks the sea. It serves bar snacks and full meals, such as pizza, seafood and steak. It is fully stocked with soft drinks, beers, wines and spirits. The ground floor bar, under different management, has music, satellite TV and a selection of beers and spirits. Petleys uses a combination of solar power and mains power. Lamu Palace Hotel has WiFi; guests from Petleys are welcome to use it.
Activities include a tour of Lamu Old Town, boat trips, fishing, sailing and donkey rides. A masseuse is available and a local doctor is on call. The hotel is close to Lamu Museum, the donkey sanctuary and all the seafront shops and restaurants. Petleys is affiliated to Lamu Palace Hotel and Sultan’s Palace.
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