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House of Friends -Bamburi, Mombasa

House of Friends -Bamburi, Mombasa

6 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
3 private baths
6 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
3 private baths

House of Friends is a home to us & friends. You're welcome to join us for dinner or sailing on the Indian Ocean. We want you to have a great Journey.

Close to culture, cafes, clubs, the beach & outings. You’ll love our place the community, the energy & the comfy bed. We cater to volunteers, travelers (local & global). We can host solo or groups up to 8 people max.

Request the whole house, private bedroom or the shared bedroom.

Ask about a Kibera stay in Nairobi or our camp in the Mara.


Free parking on premise
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 bunk beds, 1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
3 sofa beds

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible


16 Reviews

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Ama User Profile
January 2018
Our stay at the House of Friends was nothing but amazing. Steve and Chao made sure we had everything we needed and even accompanied us around, when made a huge difference when getting familiar with the local transport. I can't recommend this place enough. It felt like we were sta…

Liberty User Profile
September 2017
I had the best stay at Jamey's -from the moment he responded right away, and gave my the most gorgeous large, clean bedroom with en suite. Followed by a family style home cooked dinner, which we had every night of my stay. However, I was given fully my own space and company when…

Katie User Profile
March 2018
Lovely, unique, relaxing apartment with a cool view! Pato and Choa are some of the most helpful people I have every been so lucky to meet while traveling. Pato not only bettered our time in Mombasa but helped better our whole trip up the Kenyan Coast. Choa cooks fantastic vegetar…

Abby User Profile
February 2018
Jamey’s place was great ! Chao and steve were also so helpful for a first timer. Keep up the good work !

Francine User Profile
January 2018
I had a brief but thoroughly enjoyable stay at Jamey's. While Jamey was not there when I came, Steve gave me the warmest welcome, even helping me to navigate the city transport. As for my room, it was clean and had a fully functioning mosquito net too! My only complaint is the …

Julia & Daniel User Profile
January 2018
Comfortable rooms with beautiful swahili interior. Pato was a very helpful host. Thanks for the breakfast and the nice chats :)

Norman User Profile
January 2018
We had a great time staying here. Steve was a great host who made us feel at home. The house was clean with nice interior designs that made one feel welcome. Also, public transportation is readily available. Definitely, a home away from home. I highly recommend it to anyone visit…

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Mau Narok, KenyaJoined in May 2012
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Jamey is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Explorer, change maker & traveler Jamey Ponte is the kind of person that people gravitate to. The kind of person that has a great laugh, a wealth of knowledge, and a wonderful perspective on life. The kind of person that inspires us and challenges us to be our best individual sel…
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