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The Charming Lonno Lodge

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The Charming Lonno Lodge Watamu is a luxury boutique 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.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Malindi Airport14 km
Vipingo Airport60 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We honestly have never been to a better place before. The Charming Lonno Lodge is beyond everything. The lodge offers much more than we could wish for. Silvia and Aldo are AMAZING hosts: we had a very good connection and enjoyed every minute we could...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Charlotte V
Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Charlotte V thank you for your lovely words, and for your wonderful review! We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and that our room-service met your expectations, that's the best reward we can dream of! We hope we'll have the opportunity to welcome you...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

We loved almost everything about the hotel. The size of the hotel, the food, the friendly people, the amenities etc. Everything was amazing. We shall definitely go back. Our only downside was the sleeping arrangement for families with young children but overall its a good...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Jen M
Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno LodgeResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you Jen for appreciating our efforts in making the whole process from booking to check-out as smooth as possible, this is something we're particularly proud of, We hope to host you again in the near future, with your whole family! Have a great day!...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful hotel. Everything was excellent. The staff particularly so - but our experience at Laikipia was the same, so expect that being fun, charming and helpful is just the Kenyan way. The bedrooms are big, and really comfortable. And the salt water...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank GilliesMac
Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno LodgeResponded 19 October 2018

GilliesMac thank you for sharing your experience in Watamu, and at The Lonno Lodge, we're glad you enjoyed it! We look forward to having you back soon! Aldo & Silvia

Reviewed 16 October 2018

I always enjoy staying at Lonno Lodge. If you're looking for serenity, friendly staff, and some of the best food in Watamu, then Lonno Lodge is the right place. You can tell that so much care was placed into building and running the property, and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank SusanLUCKYWong
Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno LodgeResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you Susan W for your nice review of our tiny lodge on the ocean, we are glad you enjoyed your experience and our cuisine. Hope to see you again soon! Aldo & SIlvia p.s. kitchen staff says "Hi!"

Reviewed 9 October 2018

I really have so much good to say that I don't know where to begin. Never started by reviewing the art at the hotel, but this hotel IS art. Aldo tried building with existing Watamu builders, and gave up. He then employed 60 people and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Sebmack
Response from LonnoLodge, Owner at The Charming Lonno LodgeResponded 14 October 2018

Dear Sebmack we're happy you won your reluctance to review places and left this wonderful review of our tiny lodge :-), we're humbled by such nice words. We're happy you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for pointing out so many features of our activity....More

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3 December 2018|
Response from Sebmack | Reviewed this property |
Try silvia (at) Lonno Lodge and the usual internet suffix to ask.
25 August 2018|
Response from Colombo S |
Good evening and thank you for contacting us. We do organize safari, but only for our resident guests. Don't hesitate to contact us in case you need more info. Kind Regards,
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"All rooms are a piece of heaven!"
3 weeks ago
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"Book early because this is a small boutique hotel"
16 Oct 2018
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"Room at the tower (rooms on 1st and 2nd floor have great view)"
22 Aug 2018
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"The family apartment is great for four."
27 Jul 2018
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