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The Charming Lonno Lodge

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Watamu, Kenya
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We had the most relaxing and wonderful stay at Lono Lodge. The room, restaurant, gardens, views etc. are beautiful. If you are staying here, be prepared for amazing fresh food and lots of it! Everything was absolutely delicious. And on top of all of this, our hosts Sylvia and Aldo could not have been more welcoming!

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Thank Casper v
Coburg, Germany
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location and the atmosphere is amazing. Food was delicious. Massage was excellent. Silvia and all the stuff are so friendly, that you have no other choice than feel at home. We are sure that we will come back soon.

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Thank matchri
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My general experience at Lonno was amazing. Wish I had stayed longer! The property is very private. The pool water was just the right temperature due to it being exposed to the sun. The food was very delicious and freshly prepared. I loved the fresh pasta...will have to look for a place to try some in Nairobi. The rooms are...

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Thank Michelle M
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second time at Lonno and it felt like I was returning "home". Silvia and Aldo have maintained the quality, service and peaceful ambiance of the charming hotel and if possible, it was even better than the first time round. The food was superb, the massage first class and the room just stunning. As always, nothing is ever...

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Thank deeputitchyitchyfeet
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Lonno Lodge on a flying package. Everything was very efficiently arranged and confirmed by Silvia, who was super helpful from the beginning and throughout our stay. Silvia and Aldo (and their four beautiful and very friendly dogs) welcomed us upon arrival and helped us feel at home from the start. The lodge is lovely - it's located...

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Thank worldtrottersvasi
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Lonno is literally the best place I've ever stayed (and I've stayed at Ritz's and the Four Seasons in Bora Bora!). It is amazingly clean, well ran, amazing food, great staff and relaxing. I can't recommend this place enough. Silvia and Aldo are such good hosts with great recommendations and are helpful for everything we needed. They can arrange an...

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Thank Karl H
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

lonno lodge, is probably the perfect place for a honeymoon trip, but was just as perfect with kids. quiet, wonderful pool, amazing view, beautiful lush garden, architecturally beautiful building, excellent service and lovely hosts that are very helpful and knowledgable about the area! our kids (3 and 5) also had an excellent time and Aldo and Silvia even arranged a...

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Thank Ursula T
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Lonno Lodge is a tasteful, charming small place with excellent food. Silvia and Aldo who run the lodge are a very welcoming couple with a high sense of service and the unusual gift of making you feel like you're visiting long time friends. Apart from being a very tastefully decorated place they also offer great massages and an immaculately clean...

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Thank fourlindvall
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This hotel is indeed a lovely and charming place. It is not only a beautifully designed hotel but also a tranquil place to rest. It is run by Aldo and Silvia who are excellent hosts and make sure you have a pleasant stay, their level of attention to detail is superb, from the moment you arrive you feel well looked-after....

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

It was really a pleasure Manuela C to adapt our menu to your dietary requirement, we're happy you appreciated it and that you recovered promptly, so to enjoy your holiday here in Watamu. See you again!

Igel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have just returned from the most wonderful week at Lonno Lodge. We were a family of six adults and we had the most fantastic stay. Although we had all looked at the Lonno Lodge website several times we were nevertheless completely blown away by the beauty of the location and the stunning design of the main building when we...

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

Sandra, thank you for taking the time to write a so nice and comprehensive review. We' re happy you discovered the Lonno Lodge to be exactly like it appears on the website, all the pictures are real!:-) Across the years we found pretty common among our guests, at the arrival, to shyly look around just to verify that the place...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
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  • 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
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: €226 - €309 (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
#1 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#2 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
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