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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 24 March 2014

I've stayed at beach resorts in Bali, Key West, Australia and Thailand and yet none has been as beautiful as my experience at Lonno. Aldo and Silvia are an amazing couple and hosted us for a short 2 day stay. The drive from Mombasa was about 4 hours and cost 7000 shilling. The drivers at the airport will charge 12000...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 7 March 2014

After a tiring week of safaris in the Kenyan parks we felt for a few days to relax and enjoy the beautiful Indian Ocean and its marine underwater treasures. Arriving at Lonno lodge in the evening we were welcomed by Aldo and Sylvia and their 5 dogs. The place is decorated with a lot of taste (Aldo was an architect)...

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Birkerod, Denmark
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Wonderful place, quite small, only 8 rooms. Friendly, helpful and knowing staff, Aldo and Silvia are wonderful hosts and not least their five big, friendly dogs contribute to the pleasant atmosphere and keep intruders out. The food is quite exceptionally good, and beautifully served, fish for dinner and meat for lunch. The rooms are clean, very beautiful and with magnificent...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Lonno Lodge is a 'family run' operation, 8 rooms with great view, gorgeous pool overlooking the ocean, away from the crowded main beach stretch, you can enjoy privacy and peace, and then walk towards the rest of the tourists if and when you feel like it. It is the perfect place to stay in Watamu. Silvia and Aldo, the owners,...

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Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Lonno Lodge was the best hotel we stayed in during our Kenya trip. The location overlooking the sea was fantastic and the food was a really high standard of Italian cuisine. We had the tower room with a private terrace which gave us a private place to sit/lie which was sunny and breezy. The architecture of the the hotel was...

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Thank Kath A
USA
Reviewed 21 January 2014

Just finished up a 5 night stay at Lonno Lodge and couldn't be happier. We were coming off of a 5-day safari in the Masai Mara so the idea was to head to the beach in Watamu and relax for the rest of our time in Kenya--Lonno Lodge was perfect. The accommodations were top-notch with very cool architecture across the...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

Where to start with describing how extremly good our 4 night stay was. I travel quiet a bit around the world, but this location offers truly personal and high quality service from the owners of Lonno Lodge Aldo and Silvia and the staff. Which is very rare. It makes this a 5 star accommodation at the North coast of Kenya....

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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 6 January 2014

We stayed at Lonno Lodge for 2 nights over Christmas with our 1-year-old. It's a gorgeous place, with awesome architecture, fabulous food, excellent service, a lovely salt water pool, and friendly owners. Families with children are probably not the target market for this lodge, but we had a fantastic time and were well taken care of. Though there is not...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2014

As regular visitors to Kenya my wife and I have been fortunate to stay at a number of the top hotels on both the North & South Coasts of Mombasa and Lonno Lodge is by some way the best venue of them all. The quality, design and cleanliness of the property as well as the charming hospitality of the owners...

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Vienna
Reviewed 2 January 2014

My wife and i stayed at the Lonno Lodge from December 28 to January 2. The Lodgo is a beautiful little place near Watamu Village with very kind employees and fantastic owners (Aldo and Silvia). Their special concept for the meals is great, because very personal and it tastes fantastic. The rooms are beautiful and very clean. For the new...

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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 Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: $297 - $477 (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 Family Hotel in Watamu
#1 On the Beach 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.”
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“The top tower room had amazing views and an upstairs balcony with a bed to read and take naps.”
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“We were very pleased that we chose the tower room with the private rooftop balcony. Amazing stars at night!”
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