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    The Charming Lonno Lodge

    390 Kanani Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent94%
    • Very good5%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “tower room” (23 reviews)
    “low tide” (27 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 233 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I came to Lonno Lodge to take advantage of the solo lady traveller promotion that was being offered. It honestly sounded toooo good to be true. But I took a leap of faith, cause I needed the RnR. I am so glad I came. I...More

    Thank rita m
    Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write down a so long and detailed review, we trully appreciate it! And we're ovejoyed that you loved your stay. We have to admit that our Female Solo Traveller offer is the one we like more, we make...More

    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    I had the most relaxing vacation at Lonno. Stayed for 4 nights and Silvia was very kind to prepare a good package for me. She took care of the flights & transfers and put me up in a tower room with an amazing ocean view....More

    Thank Melanie G
    Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    You're absolutely right, Melanie G, the white chocolate mousse is a must here at The Lonno Lodge, you can't leave before tasting it :-) Thank you for your review, we're happy you enjoyed your stay and we too look forward to host you once again...More

    Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights after a safari across Kenya, we were greeted by our driver from Lonno at Malindi airport who took our luggage and provided us with cold bottles of water, as soon as we arrived at Lonno Lodge we had a...More

    Thank Chloevallance
    Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Chloevallance, thank you for your nice words and your great review, we only hope it wasn't dictated by the Limoncello :-) Aldo & Silvia p.s. the dogs say Woof!

    Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

    After 8 days of safari we arrived during lunch time at Lonno Lodge. From this very first minute the best relaxing week started. I was curious to see if the images on the website as well as the natural air condition will match our high...More

    2  Thank Edgar L
    Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    "Lonno is about total relaxation, peace and quietness. To me this is all about the real luxury in todays hectic times. If you need to reboot and recharge, without compromising on stunning rooms and suites, supported by fantastic meals, dont look any further." Thank you...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    We are expats living in Nairobi but also have lived in S.E. Asia for a number of years and are familiar with high end beach places. Aldo and Silvia have created a very personal and polished boutique lodge. I think it has only 8 or...More

    Thank hshrader2017
    Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    We're overjoyed we didn't give you reasons for some little criticism, that's what we aim to! Your review is just great, let's only remember that the Malindi Airport, the closest to Watamu, is just 50/60 minutes flight away from Nairobi. Very convenient for a weekend...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$278 - US$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
    • #1 Family Hotel in Watamu
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Watamu
    • Also Known As
    • Lonno Hotel Watamu
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    Room & Suite (61)
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    JEFFREY P
    6 February 2017|
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    Good evening. Yes, we do have the Deluxe Tower Room at the ground floor, which has no steps and is available for those dates.
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    Response from Aldo C | Property representative |
    The best solution to work with us is on-line because: • You can see directly availability and special offers. • Each room has different features and prices, and we have only 4 rooms and 4 suites (or ra-ther, we have 7... More
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    "Tower rooms offer the best views"
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    "All rooms were special and unique, rooms in the tower provided a nice view of the sea"
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    "The rooms in the upper part of the "turret" have great views of the ocean."
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    "choose the rooms on the top floor for the best view"
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