Peponi Hotel is a small boutique hotel on the remote island of Lamu, situated in the Indian Ocean off the North Kenyan coast.
Peponi has become an institution on Lamu, few visitors leave the island without spending some time under the bougainvillea on Lamu’s terrace. Over the 50 years since its birth, the hotel has organically grown to 29 rooms. All rooms have an ocean view and each one is uniquely decorated. There is a choice of superior or standard room; superior rooms are differentiated by their location, size and private outside area with swing bed. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms, overhead fans inside the mosquito net and personal safes.
The food, particularly the seafood is exceptional and cocktail hour is not to be missed. This genuine and cheerful little hotel, full of Swahili history, is unquestionably the place to stay on Lamu.