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The Charming Lonno Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came at Lonno Lodge in late July and we were amazed by the beautiful rooms, amazing hospitality and the awesomeness of the food cooked. We enjoyed very much the swimming pool, the quietness of the lodge and Silvia and Aldo gave us one of our best holidays in my memory. Thank you again Silvia and Aldo, we'll come back... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lone Lodge was a great experience for us, Silvia was very helpful and prompt from the booking stage even recommending the flying package which we found very suitable. The place can only accommodate a few guest meaning you don't have to compete for services like spa or mountain bikes. Also I like privacy and couldn't think of a better place... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything about this place is fantastic. If you're looking for personalized service, great food, great service, no crowds, peace and quiet this is the place to go. Very clean, well kept, and management take good care of both staff and guests. Would definitely visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a week of our lives. Basking in the sun with spectacular views and breeze of the Indian ocean! It has been so relaxing. The staff at Lonno lodge are brilliant, the architecture and gardens charming, and the food exceptional. A walk down to the coral beach and islands was enlightening and overwhelming with beauty. The backdrop of leaning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lodge is paradise! Our room was beautiful, with a large terrace overlooking the ocean. We loved the food and our 4 year old loved the sand area and pool. The location is quiet and peaceful. The staff were so nice and friendly, which made for a relaxing, luxury escape.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is incredible! Our all time favourite getaway. Aldo & Silvia have created a slice of heaven on earth! We felt welcome from the start & they diligently catered to our every desire. Amazing!!

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have no words for the beauty and hospitality of this place. I have been there thrice now and it will continue to be that beach paradise that reminds me of a warm home. I just love Also and Sylvia and this gem on a cliff. I would recommend anyone to visit Watamu and Lonno!

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LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, alishapopat, it's always a real pleasure to have you here with us at The Lonno Lodge. And your words are the best reward to our efforts :-) Thank you, we hope to see you again soon! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hosts were so accommodating and sweet! a really charming Italian couple that made it feel like home. Additionally, the food was really good. the rooms are spacious, clean and well decorated. The staff is friendly and the place is very quiet which is great for relaxing (I loved reading and napping by the pool! ). There was also access... More 

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LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

".. and the place is very quiet .." loved that! :-) You're right, amyoloo14, we always try the hard way to reduce noises and rumors to a bare minimum, to give our guests plenty of time to read and nap by the pool. Thank you for your review, have a great day! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We spent five days at this glorious hotel with our two children. Lonno Lodge is absolutely beautiful, set on a cliff above the Indian Ocean. It is quiet, luxurious and away from the hustle and bustle of the resorts, with a lovely saltwater pool and very good quality food. Silvia and Aldo are indeed charming, and went out of their... More 

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LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Guy L we actually considered to move The Lodge a little bit closer to London, but unfortunately we couldn't guarantee to our guests the same weather we have here :-). Thank you for your nice words, and for appreciating our efforts in arranging your activites in Watamu, we hope to see you again in the near future! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

You enter into palpable serenity the moment you drive through the Lonno Lodge gates. Tranquility is the cumulative effect of some deliberate and other chance aspects. The soft-spoken Masai guard, the pleasant sound of crunching gravel drive hemmed in by beautiful hedgerows, the small elegant but quiet reception at which you announce your presence by tapping on an old-fashioned desk-bell.... More 

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LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Christian & Amie, you made a so simple word like "special" so full of content and meaning, it's one the best compliments we ever received. Thank you, from the bottom of our heart! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Charming Lonno Lodge Watamu is a luxury hotel on the sea side of the Watamu Marine Park, Kenya. Its secluded structure, with nested private tiny beaches, is the optimal spot to relax and indulge on the white beach of Kenya. Despite the proximity with the sea, a huge double swimming pool with salt water is available for our guests. Guests whose presence is limited in number to provide everyone with privacy, silence and top quality service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Charming Lonno Lodge

Address: 390 Kanani Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: $224 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Charming Lonno Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Lonno Hotel Watamu
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Watamu
#2 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
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