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The Charming Lonno Lodge

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

... and amazingly every time the experience is better. The owners Aldo and Silvia take at heart client feedback and make sure to raise the bar for their next visit! For me it is a slice of paradise just 1 hour away from Nairobi, and it is always a pleasure to escape the city for a weekend to enjoy the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

In March this year my mum and l stayed at Lonno Lodge in watamu for four nights. We can only speak well. From the minute we arrived to when we sadly left, were pampered in every sense. The hospitality was superb. The rooms spacious and the setup of the hotel well designed. The food delicious, the owner and all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We had an amazingly relaxing stay at Lonno Lodge - despite traveling with a four year old! The hotel is set up in a peaceful and quiet spot, with amazing architecture and love for detail. Everything is very charming and yet functional - and it is spotlessly clean. It is the perfect place for a relaxing few days. The charming... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Lonno Lodge is one of the best destinations I've visited in all my travels around the world (45 countries and counting). The lodge offers outstanding service, design, hospitality, and a setting that makes for a special and rare experience. If you appreciate the finer things in life and are also looking for a relaxed, comfortable vibe away from the bustle... More 

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Brussels
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

The Lonno Lodge is a tranquil get away with amazing Italian food! We enjoyed the hospitality very much, and the family-like atmosphere. It is however not ideal for children as there is no air-con in the rooms.

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

Thank you for your review little_elliot, and thank you for pointing out that we do not have air conditioning. T his is something we are pretty proud of and, despite we already mention it on a dedicated page on our website, we 'll make good notice of your note and make it even more clear through our reservation process. Thank... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

The Lonno Lodge is an amazing place to visit. Great hospitality from Silvia, Aldo and the team. Their meals are splendid! Spacious rooms, clean pool and I loved the excursions. Definitely will be back!

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

It is our pleasure, Nyakio M, to have you here at Lonno, and we are pleased that you loved your stay and the life at the Lodge. See you soon? :-) Thank you! More 

Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We stayed there for a weekend in February: beautiful view on the ocean, great Italian food with the primo piatto, secondo piatto and desert, quiet environment, day beds, nice pool with view on the ocean as well and the room with the roof top terrasse is a must. Would definitely go back

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

Thank you for your nice review, mya20016, we too hope to see you again at the Lonno Lodge :-) Thnx, have a great day! More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

My husband and I stayed at Lonno Lodge this past weekend, and we were blown away...everything from the spacious layout, to the salt water pool, to the gracious hosts (Sylvia and Aldo), to the amazing view, to the attentive staff..it was all perfect. We stayed in the top tower room, the best for sleeping under a sky full of stars.... More 

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

We are really moved by your long and detailed review, thank you for taking the time to post it. We truly love what we do here in Watamu, and being able to exceed guest's expections is our aim, and we hardly try every time we have the opportunity. See you for your next getaway at the Lodge. Thank you again,... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We stayed at Lonno Lodge for 4 nights and enjoyed it a lot. It is a very beautiful hotel with a nice Swimming Pool and beautiful rooms with great views! We really enjoyed our stay there. It was totally relaxing and we got a very personal attention. In fact Sivlia and Aldo made us feel at home and as I... More 

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

Yes, Nicole'S, you're right, our dogs are surely part of our birthday chorus. We took a while to train them, though :-) Apart from kidding, thank you for choosing our lodge for your birthday, we're very happy you enjoyed our hospitality, and our cuisine. See you for your next birthday? Thnx! More 

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We stayed four nights in Lonno Lodge and found it to be so peaceful and relaxing. we stayed in the tower room which was built in Swahili and had its own sun terrace and fantastic views of the Indian Ocean. The food had a strong Italian influence with lots of delicious fresh pasta fish and vegetables and Umbrian wine. The... More 

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

Thank you pmmcg, our Dinner by the Stars is in fact a big hit here at The Lonno Lodge, and we're happy you enjoyed it :-) See you for the next Valentine's Day? :-) More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: Kanani Road 390, Watamu 80202, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: $248 - $360 (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
#3 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
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