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The Charming Lonno Lodge

390 Kanani Road, Watamu 80202 Kenya
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The Charming Lonno Lodge Watamu is a luxury boutique 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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Infinity pool
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Free internet
Public wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Shuttle bus service
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
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We spent 3 weeks at The Charming Lonno Lodge the last august for our family holidays, and it was outstanding. The first point is the cleanness of the hotel: It was impossible to find any dust in the room or the common area. The Lonno Lodge is very well maintained by the owners. The second point is the quality of the service: The owners, Silvia and Aldo were always available to support us for any of our requests. The team was also providing outstanding service during the swimming pool time or the dinner where everything was perfect. We didn’t wait a long time to get our orders (not standard in Kenya!) The third point is the food quality: The dinner was composed of 4 services, and it was very well balanced. The quality of the products used for the dishes as well as the cooking were very close to the perfection. The fourth point was the swimming pool: the swimming pool with seawater was gorgeous, and our children enjoyed it during the holidays. I also want to underline again the cleanness of the swimming pool, which was perfect. The fifth point is the location: Watamu is a lovely location for holidays where you can find excellent restaurants, local shops, do activities or enjoy the beach without the harassment of beach boys. I want to underline that the owners Silvia and Aldo are amazing. They always are close to you making sure that you get what you want to enjoy your holidays. They always have a good recommendation for you whatever is a restaurant, activities or shopping. We really appreciated them as owner and as human being. We are living in Kenya for more than 5 years, and so far the Lonno Lodge is the best hotel we have been in the country. If you are looking for outstanding holidays where you want to enjoy exceptional services, do nothing or plan activities, then do not look for another place. We have booked our Christmas holidays at Lonno Lodge, and we are in a hurry to come back. Gabriel, Anastasia, Lidiia and Emmanuel.
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We visited Lonno Lodge for 3 nights and had the most magical stay! Silvia was super easy to get in touch with even prior to our visit to Watamu and ensured we has a smooth transfer from the other hotel we stayed at to Lonno Lodge. As we slid in to the car we were given a note from Silvia welcoming us and providing us with WIFI details for the transfer if need be. The service is excellent - every little thing has been thought of and the staff are super friendly too. We also had amazing meals while staying there and definitely would go back to stay for a week or longer! The location is perfect since the place itself has a secluded feel to it but is very close to the town and also any other sights you might want to see - although we were pretty happy just spending every day alternating between the pool, various lovely swing beds and on our beautiful rooftop! The entire place is so beautifully designed and appointed and our tower room had a gorgeous private rooftop with epic views! Well done and thank you Aldo and Silvia - you left us feeling so inspired by this beautiful place :) We can't wait to be back!
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Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you sindhiyasoundaraj we loved to have you here even if just for a few days, and we're happy to read you enjoyed it too :-). We always try to care about even small details, because we believe that this is what makes a holiday a memorable one. We hope to see you again in the near future, have a great day! Aldo & Silvia
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One of the best luxury boutique hotel in Watamu. Silvia, Aldo and all the staff help you to feel completely at the paradise. Our room (tower room) was incredible. Everyday the meal was varied and original. But for me One of things that I really appreciated the most was the quietness of the place. Thank you Silvia
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Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you to you, LAURA E, for choosing our tiny lodge for yourn stay in Watamu! You're right when saying that our Top Tower room is fantastic, the view from there is gorgeous. And you're right also on the meals. Our menu not only changes every day, but it is a "week long" menu. Practically, guests staying a whole week for lunch and dinner will never have twice the same dish :-) Thank you again Silvia and Aldo
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If this boutique hotel were a dress, it would be the perfect fit. Tailor made just for me. This is because they cater to your individual needs. Secluded, rustic and very clean establishment. The owners Silvia and Aldo interact with guests ensuring they're comfortable. Silvia is especially lovely and easy to talk to, she came out to meet me on my arrival 😊. The staff are all friendly and keen on details. The food bursts with flavor and freshness. My skin loves the hand made soaps🤗. Oh and they have 4 friendly and very disciplined dogs. If looking for some quiet and relaxed place, this is IT! ♥
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Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you imanim124 I've never read a definition of "boutique hotel" more appropriate than yours :-). Yes, we always try our best to be sure our guests are comfortable and enjoying their stay. And food is surely part of our efforts :-) Thank you again for your lovely review, have a great day! Silvia & Aldo & Staff & dogs
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Silvia and Aldo share with everybody their slice of heaven facing the Indian Ocean. Exquisit Cuisine (perfect mix between Italian and local) and excellent service. Beautiful and clean rooms. We hope to visit them again soon.
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Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you Leonardo B for appreciating our efforts in offering the cleanest rooms, it's something we're particularly proud of. Beside the menu of our restaurant, clearly :-) Thank you again, we too hope to be able to host you again in the future Silvia & Aldo
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