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The Charming Lonno Lodge

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Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We were looking for somewhere to completely relax after a difficult year and we certainly found it at lonno lodge. It is stunningly beautiful and on top of that the service we received was brilliant. It is almost like staying in a friend's villa rather than an hotel. The food is delicious and Silvia and Aldo will bend over backwards...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We returned again this year to the Lonno Lodge for a longer period than last year as it was far too short to appreciate the whole ambience, location, facilities, quality of staff and the owners with their very own passion of the lodge and it's in built passion towards this dream location built on personal and expert architectural excellence Silvia...

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Lorient, France
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Everything was perfect : the hotel, the room (very well decorated, comfortable and with a nice view), the spot (isolated with a small private beach but you can also go for a walk at low tide and reach watamu easily), the food (served fresh every day) and the staff (nice and helpful). Silvia and Aldo are great hosts always checking...

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uk
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This may be my favourite hotel ever! The setting, the food, the staff wand the service were all exceptional. It is so relaxing to stay at a place where they are getting it right! There are lovely touches which make it perfect. Complimentary afternoon tea and delicious cakes with iced coffee every afternoon. Beach shoes are provided to walk out...

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Toronto
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Came here for a short getaway from South Coast. From the moment we arrived, we were absolutely amazed. The property is simply stunning. The rooms are outstanding and the staff are simply kind, beautiful people. No detail has been missed and every single stone, and flower is exactly where it should be. If you are looking to have a laid...

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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I spent my birthday weekend here this January. Everything was superb! Silvia and Aldo are quite the hosts. The food is excellent...actually one of my best food experiences ever. The crêpé filled with vegetables and the aubergine filled with ricotta cheese are some of the meals I loved even though I'm really not into cooked vegetables. My room was awesome...attention...

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1Thank Hope M
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I needed to take a break in January to just go and unwind after a crazy 2015, after reading lost of reviews I decided to go to The Charming Lonno Lodge which turned out to be a great decision. All I wanted to do was rest, relax, do nothing! And that is what I did. I went on my birthday...

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

Great review, Serah C, we really enjoyed it, thank you! We love that you could ".. rest, relax, do nothing .." :-) during your stay at The Lonno Lodge, and that you appreciated our menu(s). Will we see you again for your nest birthday? Silvia and Aldo p.s. dogs say "woof"!

Reviewed 23 January 2017

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

Alexivanj, thank you for your review. We're happy you appreciated our gluten-free menu(s), we always strive to accomodate our guest's needs. We hope to see you again at The Lonno Lodge, see ya!

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 20 January 2017

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

" .. Small intimate and beautiful place .." conso2017, we truly liked your definition, can we borrow it for our website? :-) Thank you, have a great day!

Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed 20 January 2017

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

And also thank you, for choosing Lonno Lodge for your Christmas vacation with your children, we'd love to host you again in the future. With your friends, maybe? :-) Thnx Aldo & Silvia

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
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  • 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: RM909 - RM1,432 (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
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#1 Family Hotel in Watamu
#2 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
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“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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