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The Charming Lonno Lodge

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Brussels
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The Lonno Lodge is a tranquil get away with amazing Italian food! We enjoyed the hospitality very much, and the family-like atmosphere. It is however not ideal for children as there is no air-con in the rooms.

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

Thank you for your review little_elliot, and thank you for pointing out that we do not have air conditioning. T his is something we are pretty proud of and, despite we already mention it on a dedicated page on our website, we 'll make good notice of your note and make it even more clear through our reservation process. Thank...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

The Lonno Lodge is an amazing place to visit. Great hospitality from Silvia, Aldo and the team. Their meals are splendid! Spacious rooms, clean pool and I loved the excursions. Definitely will be back!

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

It is our pleasure, Nyakio M, to have you here at Lonno, and we are pleased that you loved your stay and the life at the Lodge. See you soon? :-) Thank you!

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We stayed there for a weekend in February: beautiful view on the ocean, great Italian food with the primo piatto, secondo piatto and desert, quiet environment, day beds, nice pool with view on the ocean as well and the room with the roof top terrasse is a must. Would definitely go back

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

Thank you for your nice review, mya20016, we too hope to see you again at the Lonno Lodge :-) Thnx, have a great day!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2016

My husband and I stayed at Lonno Lodge this past weekend, and we were blown away...everything from the spacious layout, to the salt water pool, to the gracious hosts (Sylvia and Aldo), to the amazing view, to the attentive staff..it was all perfect. We stayed in the top tower room, the best for sleeping under a sky full of stars....

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

We are really moved by your long and detailed review, thank you for taking the time to post it. We truly love what we do here in Watamu, and being able to exceed guest's expections is our aim, and we hardly try every time we have the opportunity. See you for your next getaway at the Lodge. Thank you again,...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We stayed at Lonno Lodge for 4 nights and enjoyed it a lot. It is a very beautiful hotel with a nice Swimming Pool and beautiful rooms with great views! We really enjoyed our stay there. It was totally relaxing and we got a very personal attention. In fact Sivlia and Aldo made us feel at home and as I...

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

Yes, Nicole'S, you're right, our dogs are surely part of our birthday chorus. We took a while to train them, though :-) Apart from kidding, thank you for choosing our lodge for your birthday, we're very happy you enjoyed our hospitality, and our cuisine. See you for your next birthday? Thnx!

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We stayed four nights in Lonno Lodge and found it to be so peaceful and relaxing. we stayed in the tower room which was built in Swahili and had its own sun terrace and fantastic views of the Indian Ocean. The food had a strong Italian influence with lots of delicious fresh pasta fish and vegetables and Umbrian wine. The...

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

Thank you pmmcg, our Dinner by the Stars is in fact a big hit here at The Lonno Lodge, and we're happy you enjoyed it :-) See you for the next Valentine's Day? :-)

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We spent 4 nights at this beautiful lodge where nothing was too much bother for the excellent hosts Sylvia and Aldo. The atmosphere was so relaxing, the food was excellent and the rooms of a very high standard, loved the tower rooms that we stayed in and the views of the Indian Ocean from our balcony. There are some lovely...

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

Thank you for choosing Lonno Lodge for your holiday, and thank you for taking the time to post on TripAdvisor this really nice review, we appreciate it, and hope to host you again here in Watamu!

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We stayed at Lonno Lodge for 3 nights and had a wonderful time. Beautiful and serene surroundings with a great pool! The food and service were excellent. Silvia accommodated our meal requests for our son. We highly recommend Lonno for those seeking something special.

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

Thank you for your nice review, Grace T, and for recommending Lonno Lodge to TripAdvisor readers! We look forward to your next holiday in Watamu! :-)

Wrexham
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

This amazing hotel I don't even have words to describe it. It was so much more than our expectations.. The rooms, the cuisine and the hospitality everything about it we enjoyed and adored I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking to go to kenya, best hotel to stay in 😍

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

Sam T, thank you for nice review! And thank you also for recommending Lonno Lodge to other travellers, this is something that makes us proud of our work :-). Thnx!

somerset
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We had a wonderful week at Lonno Lodge with our friends in February. We really need a weeks relaxation and pampering and that is exactly what we got. The accommodation is superb. We stayed in the tower room with our own sun terrace looking over the sea. The rooms were spacious and fitted with everything you could need. Tastefully decorated...

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

Wow, that's what I call "a review"! :-) We really love the time you spent in mentioning all the details of our place, this attention left us speechless. And we are surely more than happy we could make your holiday a so relaxing one, complying with your expectations. Or, at least, we hope so :-) Thank you for choosing Lonno...

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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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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 Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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: 390 Kanani Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: RM1,071 - RM1,492 (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 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
#1 Family Hotel in Watamu
#2 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
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