TRADITIONAL SWAHILI APARTMENT WITH AC AND RELAXING ROOFTOP
Immerse yourself in the culture of Mombasa’s historic Old Town area while staying in this comfortable flat located minutes away from major tourist attractions. Filled with handcrafted Swahili furniture and finishes, this flat offers a culturally inspired oasis from the excitement of this historic coastal city. We are now also offering our guests a complimentary chance to explore and experience Old Town. Free tour guide led by a professional family member. Licensed and experienced tour guide.
Our aim is to provide our guests with an experience that they will cherish throughout their holiday A clean, safe, and spaciously fully furnished apartments that you can call home away from home
Immerse yourself in the culture of Mombasa’s historic Old Town area while staying in this comfortable flat located minutes away from major tourist attractions. Filled with handcrafted Swahili furniture and finishes, this flat offers a culturally inspired oasis from the excitement of this historic coastal city.
Witness a home to a mixture of communities, among them Arabs, Asians and the native Swahilis. A culture that can be seen and admired in the various styles of architecture as well as the shops in the area. Reminiscent of its diverse and historic past with different architectural styles and designs giving a sense of perspective of its previous inhabitants.
We are now also offering our guests a complimentary chance to explore and experience Old Town. Free tour guide led by a professional family member. Licensed and experienced tour guide.
Living room :
Light floods the flat, showing off the beauty of the hand-carved furnishings. With a smart TV in the living area where you can wind down with a movie after a busy day of sightseeing. Wifi ready.
A kitchen of handmade counters is equipped with everything you need to whip up a meal.
The adjacent dining room is a modern interpretation of the traditional Swahili majlis (floor seating) experience, complete with plush and stylish cushions surrounding a low standing mahogany table.
The apartment has three bedrooms, each fitted with A/C units, fans, mosquito nets and freestanding wardrobes. The largest room has a queen-size bed (6x6ft) while the other two each have two double beds (4x6ft).
All rooms have stained glass windows, features that harken to the flat’s 1920’s heritage.
The Rooftop :
One of our guests’ favorite spots in the flat is the rooftop terrace.
Recently renovated, the rooftop offers an outdoor living space that is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the streets below. After a full day of sightseeing, relax into the comfortable chairs as you take in the spectacular Mombasa sunset setting over the rooftops.
The flat is conveniently located near everything you could ever need- grocery shops, cafes, and even an ice cream parlor.
In the evening, the area transforms into foodie heaven with street food vendors selling an exciting variety of Swahili foods and drinks.
Fort Jesus, the oceanfront, MacKinnon Market and many popular restaurants are all within a 10-minute walk.
If walking is not your thing, you can get a tuk-tuk at your doorstep.
Street parking is available. We can even secure a parking space if you let us know in advance.
A night security guard is available to watch over the car for that extra peace of mind.
We can also provide parking in a gated compound with security 3 minutes walk away. Advance notice is also required.
We have a dedicated taxi driver who can pick you up and drop you off at the airport or SGR train station upon request.
The charge is 1500 shillings paid directly to the taxi driver.
We can also arrange for a complementary tour guide of Mombasa to show you around Old Town upon request.
A complementary plate of freshly prepared Swahili Cuisine snacks can also be provided if requested in advance.
Whether this is your first time visiting Mombasa or you know it like the back of your hand, this historical apartment offers you a comfortable space to stay as you explore and interact with this historical city.
As super hosts, we are committed to provide our guests with pleasant experience and memories.
Contact us if you have any questions or enquiries and welcome to your humble home in Mombasa.
Being a cosmopolitan city with Islamic history, Mombasa Old Town is surrounded with Mosques. Expect to hear the call for prayers from the nearby mosques.
Also there will be traffic noise from the outside road as well as passers by going about their daily business.
The whole apartment will be exclusively yours including the rooftop. No sharing with anyone.
AC is now included no more paying extra for using the AC.
How to Book:
- Check availability on the calendar below.
- Find the total cost of your stay, by selecting your check in and check out dates, enter the number of guests then click submit. A pop up will display the total amount in Kenya Shillings
- Fill in the reservation form and submit.
- You will receive invoice via email to make payment
- Once your payment is received, confirmation email will be sent and you are booked.