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Lonno Lodge

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Kanani Road 390, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Stayed at Lonno Lodge in early April 2015. This boutique hotel is absolutely stunning - the layout, the décor, the size of the rooms and amenities available. The owners Sylvia and Aldo were wonderful and very knowledgeable about the local area. A lovely couple who made our stay a true pleasure. The only thing to note is that the hotel... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Lonno Lodge is a place where everything makes sense and where you feel the passion and presence of the lovely owners. The lodge in itself has been designed with great care and passion for architecture and design, built over the years, respecting the environment and cultural heritage of the Kenyan coast. Food is cooked from scratch, no shortcuts, drawing upon... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I was really surprised when we reach to Lonna Lodge.Everything was gorgeous beside my expectations in Watamu-Kenya.It has 8 well-decorated rooms in African style ,great hospitality,silence , amazing nature and Indian ocean view.Go for it ,do not hesitate a while..You can't imagine this luxurious experience unless you stay :) Thanks for this lovely opportunity to the owners Silvia and Aldo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My parents, my 90 year old grandmother and I travelled to Lonno Lodge the past week to celebrate her 90th birthday. We couldn't have asked to stay anywhere else better than Lonno Lodge for the occasion! The serenity of the property, the beautiful views and the nature and the friendliest guard dogs along with Aldo and Silvia's upmost hospitality made... More 

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Kromeriz, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have visited Lonno Lodge in March 2015 and we were really suprised. The hotel was very quiet. The cuisine was wonderful, very delicious. They also set a special dishes for me and my family /vegetarian/. Owners were very friendly and pleasant. Also staff was professional and nice. We really enjoyed holidays here. I really recommend this hotel:)

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I travelled to Lonno lodge with My boyfriend. we wanted to get away from busy city life and just take a relaxing break, we got more than we bargained for. Lonno lodge is a quiet little oasis that just gives you a tranquil feeling. We stayed in the top tower sea facing room. Here you have a wonderful view of... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at Lonno lodge last month for 4 nights. We had a very good impression of the hotel from their website which is really good but when we arrived we were more than pleased. The Lonno Lodge ist a true piece of art, kept in the Swahili style and absolutely beautiful! We were surprised how much... More 

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LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Jeanette H for your review, and for choosing Lonno Lodge for your stay in Watamu. It's a real pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay so much, and we truly hope to see you again in the future. Thnx! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My friend and I stayed at Lonno in January. We had a very peaceful and relaxing three days. We were very well looked after and I would thoroughly recommend staying there. The room was beautifully decorated and very quiet. Having a sun downer on the day bed over looking the Indian Ocean was a real treat. It was also great... More 

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LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Kate F, and for appreciating Lonno Lodge. Biking freely is surely an advantage, particulary for the brave ones not caring fot the sun :-). But between the Lodge and the centre of Watamu the road is comlpetely flat, and at bike speed it's a real pleasure to enjoy the view, the places and the smiling... More 

Chur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The owners alternately live in one of the hotel rooms in order to make sure, that everything is perfect. We have been travelling a lot, but never met such a strong commitment. The building is in wonderful Lamu style; the rooms are spacious, perfectly clean, furnished and decorated very tastefully. Friendly staff, excellent service, delicious food - there is just... More 

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LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Elsbeth H your review was perfect and accurate (with all the compliments you wrote, we can't say something different :-). Let we only add that we have in fact our own apartment inside the property where we normally live, but you're absolutely right when saying that we love to regularly test every single room, acting like "a guest",... More 

Mombasa, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed at Lonno lodge for one night. I would defiantly recommend a visit. Our whole trip from start to end was wonderful and we really couldn't have asked for anything better. The room was beautifully decorated, designed, spacious and very clean, the grounds that lonno lodge is set in is one of the most peaceful places we have ever... More 

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LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

FayeAmit your long and heartwarming review was a pleasure to read, we appreciated every single word. We definetely hope to host you again in the near future. Have a great day! More 

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