The Charming Lonno Lodge

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
Kanani Road, Watamu, 80202, Kenya
5.0 out of 5 rating 399 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Charming Lonno Lodge in Watamu, you'll be 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from Watamu Marine National Park and 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from Arabuko Sokoke Forest. This 5-star hotel is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from Ruins of Gedi.


Make yourself at home in one of the 8 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring kitchenettes. Rooms have private balconies. 32-inch LCD televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Relax on the private beach or enjoy other recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Additional features at this Colonial hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a television in a common area. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).


Enjoy local and international cuisine at Lonno Lodge, a poolside restaurant which features a bar and an ocean view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the poolside bar. A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Bio-Ken Snake Farm - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Watamu Beach - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Prawn Lake - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Watamu Marine National Park - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Mida Creek - 9.4 km / 5.8 mi
Arabuko Sokoke Forest - 10.3 km / 6.4 mi
Ruins of Gedi - 14.2 km / 8.8 mi
Portuguese Chapel - 26.6 km / 16.6 mi
Malindi Beach - 26.9 km / 16.7 mi
Vasco da Gama Pillar - 27.2 km / 16.9 mi
Silversands Beach - 27.5 km / 17.1 mi
Crocodile and Snake Farm - Malindi - 29.2 km / 18.2 mi
Marine Park - 30.2 km / 18.8 mi
Mambrui Beach - 41.5 km / 25.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
Malindi (MYD) - 23.3 km / 14.5 mi
Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.) - 129.6 km / 80.5 mi

The preferred airport for The Charming Lonno Lodge is Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 11am. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December.

  • A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December.

  • A fee for a mandatory Valentine's Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 14 February.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee

  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee

  • Valentine's Day gala dinner fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 98 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 40 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Snack bar/deli
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Spa tub
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Limo or Town Car service available
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Library
  • -Children's pool
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Free pool cabanas
  • -Water dispenser
  • -Beach umbrellas
  • -On private beach
  • -Total number of rooms - 8
  • -Number of floors - 2
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • -Year Built - 2009
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Beach towels
  • -Garden