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Lonno Lodge

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Kanani Road 390, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

It was a great experience, Good food, great hospitality and overall great service. My wife and I really enjoyed the place. The view is beautiful from the rooms, and a walk to the reef during the day when the tide is out is the best.

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1 Thank Mike K
LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

We are really happy, Mike K, that you enjoyed your Honeymoon here at Lonno Lodge, and that you appreciated the service and our hospitality. See you again for the first anniversary? :-) More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Lonno Lodge is a special place. Nestled on the cliffs a couple of kilometres from Watamu Bay, Lonno Lodge has the luxury, sophistication and attention to detail of a boutique hotel but the friendly atmosphere of a family guest house. The special ingredient at Lonno is the Italian owners and managers Silvia and Aldo who have put all their energies,... More 

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LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Dzonyb1 you're right, we should probably stress more what an incredible experience is the low tide nature walk across the coral reef, thank you for remind us! And we're also going to increase the number of pictures on our website to represent the wonderful sea-life one can meet during a "simple" walk! Thnx, have a great day! More 

Mombasa, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

FOODIE HEAVEN: You can tell you will get good food when the owners eat at the very same place and take the food and service seriously. Watamu being a coastal town is known for its fresh delicious seafood so that was mostly on the menu which for me is heaven. Still dreaming of the coconut prawn soup and crab gratin!... More 

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LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

What a nice review! You're right in pointing out that we always dine in the same place as our guests, even if that poses a threat to our diet, and we risk to barrel around having eaten too much :-). Fortunately there's always the beach at low tide to walk back and forward to burn a few extra calories :-)... More 

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is an easy 5-star review. The personal touches in an exquisite environment makes Lonno Lodge a go-to location around Watamu Beach. We were met by an incredibly friendly staff upon arrival at the hotel, including the owners, Aldo and Sylvia, a lovely Italian couple. Over an especially good welcome juice, Sylvia explained the details, including the upcoming menu. Our... More 

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Preggio, Proprietario at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

gtowncook thank you for your nice review, and for your nice words too! And also for pointing out areas of improvement in our service, this is the main reason why we love tripadvisor's review, we can actually improve! :-) We took immediate actions, and beginning next days we'll add to our private shuttle van a small refrigerator to offer free... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Liam & Jenny thank you for your review. You're perfectly right when saying that the lodge is a little far out from the main town (which is Watamu) but this gives our guests the opportunity to benefit of a silence that we almost forgot in modern towns :-). And we'll always be more than happy to help our guests... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Tiina when we read your "we felt looked after" we felt really moved, because this is exactly what we aim at. Thank you! And thank you also for appreciating our choices on the background music, this is one of the most difficult tasks we face every day! :-) Thank you one more time, we hope to see you again here... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
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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Thank Ayse A
LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Ayse A, thank you for choosing Lonno Lodge, and Watamu, for your stay, we love to read you enjoyed both of them! Have a great day, see you! More 

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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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LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Ecem A thank you for choosing Lonno Lodge for such an important anniversary! Your grandmother was simply stunning, full of energies! See you again for the next one :-), next time we'll do our best to calm down the waves to let you all enjoy the ocean. Well, at least we hope so .. :-). More 

Kromeriz, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Thank Adéla B
LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Our cuisine? International, vegetarian, swahili, gluten-free, kenyan, italian .. you can get them all! :-) Thank you for your nice review, we're really happy you enjoyed your holidays with us, and we hope to see you again in the future! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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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LonnoLodge, Owner at Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review, we're happy we could surprise you giving you "more than we bargained for" :-), that's our aim toward our guests. Hope to see you again and .. happy Spritz everybody :-) More 

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