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The Charming Lonno Lodge

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Reviewed today NEWvia 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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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were lucky enough to find the Lonno online and it was the best choice we could have made. Watamu is a beautiful place, but beaches can get crowded during the holidays and the 'beach boys' can truly ruin your vacation. Hence why the Lonno Lodge is PERFECT if you want to escape in total luxury. Lonno is situated at...

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Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEWvia 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 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
  • 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: £197 - £298 (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
The Charming Lonno Lodge Kenya/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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“Only 8 rooms and all are gorgeous. We loved our Top of the Tower.”
 of 5 bubbles _matthewlh1970, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The top tower room had amazing views and an upstairs balcony with a bed to read and take naps.”
 of 5 bubbles Alexivanj, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Most wonderful place for your money.”
 of 5 bubbles geremush, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are spacious , No AC , the tiger rooms are recommended”
 of 5 bubbles YanivSternberg, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were very pleased that we chose the tower room with the private rooftop balcony. Amazing stars at night!”
 of 5 bubbles nplotnikoff, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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