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The Charming Lonno Lodge

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I chose Lonno Lodge for our quick 4 days holiday over Easter break and we couldn't have chosen better. A couple of days before our arrival, we contacted Lonno to arrange our pick up at Mombasa airport, which was a very good choice, with the driver waiting for us for c.1 hour more than the scheduled time...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Actually - I would give this 4.5 stars but TA doesn't give me that option! I needed a week of quiet and beauty and this is what I found when I spent 5 days that Lonno Lodge. The lodge only has 8 rooms - so 24 guests max. Sylvia and Aldo are amazing hosts with attention to even the smallest...

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Lonno Lodge is an amazing place to stay. Beautiful rooms, pool area and wonderful hosts combined with great food. What else could you ask for? The Lodge is location on a quite part of the cost and and at low tide you can walk to the reef islands or all the way to Watamu village.

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Stoney Creek, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Well, I am not sure where we should start? Our trip to Kenya was fantastic, in many ways because our stay at The Charming Lonno Lodge was simply amazing. From the driver and car that the lodge provided us for the drive from Mombasa to Watamu to the terrific accommodations, delicious food, excellent service, unique location and more importantly for...

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nairobi
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Exceptionally well designed "home" facing the seafront. The salt water pool is "magnifico", made entirely of terrazzo with friendly curves and wide steps. The food was amazing well catered to special dietary requirements accompanied with good service. The architecture especially the curved arches, use of local material, attention to details of airflows ensured the rooms stayed cool and well aerated....

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Wonderful sea view, salty water swimming pool, beautiful and very comfy room. This is the kind of place you fly in and out and do absolutely nothing... All very possible thanks to Aldo and Sylvia "simpatia" and personalized treatment to guests. Needless to say we have been there twice lately not only for the relaxing environment but also for the...

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

This was the best holiday ever! The hosts, Silvia and Aldo are charming. from the the moment we landed at the airport, being picked by a warm driver with a bottle of ice cold water and a welcome note, to the moment we checked out, it was just stunning. It never felt like a hotel but a good friend's home...

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Charming Lonno lodge ,charming staff , charming Sylvia and charming Aldo when he wakes up !!! We have been to lonno 4 times now ....it's still the top place I ever have visited ....the rooms are perfect , and the food excellent ...we just feel being at home with sun in addition ...Spend a week or more in paradise gives...

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Naivasha, Kenya
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had heard only good things about Lonno Lodge and were not disappointed! My girlfriend and I were met by Silvia, one of the owners, who immediately made us feel at home. The decor and design is amazing and the boutique nature of the lodge makes it feel like a home away from home! The food is delicious with an...

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This place looked stunning in the photos but it was even nicer in real life. It is the most beautiful and peaceful place to stay. The owners, Sylvia and Aldo, could not have done more to make you feel welcome. From the ice cold water and welcome letter in the transfer car from Malindi airport to the personal welcome with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
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  • 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
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: €188 - €286 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“There are only 8 rooms and they all have good views - it just depends on the room you require (room or suite).”
IntlTeacher, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Tower Room is a great choice, the views are amazing.”
PauloP144, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Junior Suite or top tower rooom”
souzapinto, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“top tower room has the best views”
justGeeM, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only 8 rooms and all are gorgeous. We loved our Top of the Tower.”
_matthewlh1970, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
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