The Charming Lonno Lodge

The Charming Lonno Lodge, 390, Kanani Road, Watamu, Kilifi North, Kilifi County, Coast, 80202, Kenya – Show more hotels in Kenya

Location: Watamu, Kilifi County, Kenya


The Charming Lonno Lodge is a cozy boutique hotel in Watamu, small, with only four rooms and four suites to guarantee everybody with silence and privacy. The four rooms are in the Observation Tower, while each one of the four suites is on two floors, with independent access. Rooms and Suites mainly differ in size, and bedding, while several of the features they offer are common to every unit, such as 4 rooms and 4 suites. The Tower Rooms range from the cozy 42 sq. Deluxe Room, to the huge 72 sq. Top Tower Room has private and exclusive roof-top terrace and you’ll never miss the ocean view and the sea breeze. Each room can accommodate 2 guests, plus a baby cot. Suites are one bedroom and Family Suite with two bedrooms, from 90 sq. to 133 sq. each independent. a The standard suites have patio plus terraces all facing the ocean, the Grand Suite – more secluded faces the mature tropical garden. Bedroom(s) and bathroom are on the first floor, living room is on the ground floor overlooking the natural garden, amid a cozy patio and frangipani’s fragrances. Suites can accommodate from 2 to 5 guests, plus a baby cot.

Uniqueness of this Camp

Only 8 Individually decorated, individually furnished rooms an Italian and Swahili architecture fuse in this fort-like villa on a quiet spot on Kenya’s Watamu beach.


Tower room, deluxe room, Top Tower room, Historical Suites
  • Executive room: (463sqft.) Sea facing (sleeps 2) King Size bed.
  • Tower Double room: (775sqft.) Ocean view (sleeps 2) King size bed.
  • Junior Suite: (969sqft) Sea facing (sleeps 4) 1 king size bed + 2 twin beds
  • Deluxe room: (624sqft) Sea facing (sleeps 3) 1 king size bed + 2 twin beds
  • Grand Suite: (1,399sqft) Sea view with Partial Ocean view (sleeps 5) 1 king size bed + 2 twin beds
  • Suite: (1,023sqft) sea facing (sleeps 5) 1 king size bed + 2 twin bedsGrand Suite: (1,432sqft) ocean front 2 bedrooms (sleeps 4) 1 king bed + 1 twin bunk bed


Room Amenities From the cozy 42 sq. Deluxe Room, to the huge 133 sq. Family Suite, Kitchenette, Frigo-bar, Tea/Coffee making facility, Hot & Cool water dispenser, Sink, Glasses & Cups, Wall Fan (no noisy air-conditioning), Mosquito nets on all the beds, if needed. Bathroom with shower (no tub) Courtesy kit with natural soap, shampoo and conditioner, Hairdryer, 32″ TV set with Netflix and YouTube, Multi-standard sockets (need to travel with adapters), Safe-box (big enough to store a notebook) Lodge Amenities The swimming pool, filled with salt water has free use of sunbeds and towels, as well as water shoes for a romantic walk at low tide and mountain bikes for more adventurous rides in Watamu. There is a restaurant, reserved for guests only, where dishes of local cuisine is prepared with a strong European influence. The menu changes every day, also according to the available natural local produce and guests’ desires or preferences: from International – Swahili, – vegetarian, – gluten-free to Italian menus.


Swimming pool water is pre-filtered water coming from the lodges’ desalination plant which is regularly controlled and maintained to ensure minimal use of chemical products, visit of Arabuko Sokoke Forest, Watamu Marine National Park, Children’s pool, spa, Mida Creek Dhow trip, Gede Ruins Trip, Bio-Ken Snake Farm Day Trip, Malindi Day Trip, Watamu National Park Snorkeling & Dolphin Watching, Hell’s Kitchen Day Trip.

Popular Features

  • 24-hour Security
  • Bar
  • Beach Front
  • Child Friendly Activities
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Fishing
  • Kite Surfing
  • Motorized Water Sports
  • Photographic Safaris
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Swiming Pool
  • Wind Surfing