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The Charming Lonno Lodge

Kanani Road 390, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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  • Mida Creek
    4.1 mi
  • 5 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 2 days ago
Paradise in Kenya
Silvia and Aldo were so kind and generous in sharing their... more
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Silvia and Aldo were so kind and generous in sharing their lodge/home with us. Our room was beautiful and so well designed. All the details were carefully considered and appreciated the upstairs balcony so we could watch the fishing boats sail in the morning and look up at the stars at night. They also accommodated my challenging food allergies and...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was looking for a place that was not as commercialized as our coast is and also where I was not going to meet many people. Lonno is ideal; with personalized service from the husband and wife team or owners. The food was fresh and made only for the few of us who were there. (it takes only 24 people)....

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My son, my two daughters and I had the most wonderful time during our stay at Lonno. The hosts Silvia and Aldo are wonderful human beings. We felt so at home. The workers, the food, and the lodge itself were fabulous. I am certain to do it once again and want my friends to taste this great experience. Thank you,...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lonno was a wonderful treasure I stumbled on whilst searching for weekend getaway to re-energise. My adventurous but cautious search was pleasantly rewarded! Silvia and Aldo were gracious hosts and the warmth of their hospitality was shared by their awesome team. The décor, combining local materials and artistic designs both in the common areas and rooms, created a delightful ambience....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lonno lodge was completely wonderful! The owners are really nice, the rooms and the hotel area are absolutely lovely, food is great. If you're looking for a quiet place with a great sea view, this is it.

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from 3 days stay in Lonno. It happened to be a magical experience. The place is absolutely stunning and the service was very personalised and of a high standard.Silvia and Aldo are wonderful hosts doing their utmost to make their guests feel as confortable as possible. We had 3 dinners at the hotel's restaurant which were amazing. If...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our stay at the Lonno Lodge. We stayed for a total of 5 nights and 6 days. Its quiet great for a couples getaway great for relaxation and privacy. they have a private beach that we used often. And if you walk 10mins on the private beach you get to the main beach. Not to forget the...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Lonno Lodge for 5 days , the food was amazing and well portioned, fresh and every day they amazed us all over again with the verity. Lonno Lodge is excellent for those who are looking for privacy and a proper relaxation. They have 8 houses in total in the area and they are quite far from other...

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Delta, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our safari experiences but absolutely loved wrapping up our visit to Kenya with a 7-night stay at Lonno Lodge. The hosts, Silvia and Aldo, were incredibly attentive to us and provided a really thoughtful experience, from the detail of the meals, the amazing rooms, the massage services and their suggestions on how to enjoy the activities of Watamu...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Lonnie Lodge offers a full board rate for solo women travellers without a single supplement. This was a tempting offer so I booked a 3 night stay. It was perfect, I had a beautiful tower room with balcony view of the sea, great bathroom and the little touches like a water dispenser in the room, fridge and tea and coffee,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • 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: $237 - $368 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#1 Family Hotel in Watamu
#1 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
#2 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
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“The top tower room had amazing views and an upstairs balcony with a bed to read and take naps.”
 of 5 bubbles Alexivanj, 2 days ago | Read review
“Most wonderful place for your money.”
 of 5 bubbles geremush, 5 days ago | Read review
“The rooms are spacious , No AC , the tiger rooms are recommended”
 of 5 bubbles YanivSternberg, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We were very pleased that we chose the tower room with the private rooftop balcony. Amazing stars at night!”
 of 5 bubbles nplotnikoff, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Top room has a breathtaking view.”
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 of 5 bubbles 916karla, Dec 15, 2016 | Read review
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