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The Charming Lonno Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$180*
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Exceptional location set apart for tranquility on the beach. Outstanding restaurant service front and back of house. Tower rooms overlook the sea. Changing weather off-peak provides endlessly changing vistas as enchanting as successive days of sunshine.

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Thank Alan G
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodge is upscale, beautifully set out and extremely relaxing. We were a family of 5 staying in the two bedroom villa which was very comfortable with an ocean view. Silvia and Aldo went out of their way to make us and our kids feel welcome. They arranged all of our excursions and activities out of Lonno Lodge. The food...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

souzapinto, thank you for your nice review, and also for choosing Lonno Lodge for your weekend getaway. I agree with you when saying that the best tour package we offer is the "Do Nothing Tour" :-), well presented on our website. Thank you again for staying with us, have a great day! Aldo & Silvia

Reviewed 24 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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LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno Lodge, responded to this review

Gregory M Silvia is blushing :-), but she surely loved that you appreciated her efforts in making your holiday an enjoyable one, and a memorable one as well. Catering for food preferences, and needs, is something she is definitely good at. Thank you for choosing Lonno Lodge for your stay in Watamu, see you soon! Aldo & Silvia

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

And let's not forget our four charming and nice dogs! Thank you, folie47, it's always a pleasure to host you at the Lonno Lodge, we look forward to your fifth visit :-) Aldo & Silvia p.s. dogs say "Woof"

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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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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
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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: $274 - $415 (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
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#2 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
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“Tower views over endlessly dynamic seascape.”
728alang, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“all rooms have great view of ocean”
helenb352017, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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