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Cluny Lodge

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Plot 69 | Area 9, Lilongwe, Malawi
Cluny Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Umpqua, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just completed a 10 day stay at Cluny Lodge. The accommodations were great and very quiet. They have such a lovely garden setting. It was so peaceful to sit out on the porch or in the spacious shared living room. We stayed in the suite which had its own living room as well. The food was... More 

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having traveled in Africa and worked out in the bush, coming back to Cluny Lodge was a god send! The rooms are very comfortable and the food and service were great. Bev and Marinus are the best and make you feel like family. Having picked up a bug of somesort working out in the field, it was great to come... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

cluny lodge is a perfect guest house. marinus and bev are friendly, helpful and reliable. rooms are fine and the verandah and garden is a lovely, peaceful spot. they can sort out a good driver. only reason to get elsewhere is if you are looking for a fancier set-up, pool, extensive menu, etc. if back in lilongwe, i'll be heading... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Cluny Lodge is a generous and comfortable guest house with good food and good company. The rooms are large and clean and the veranda and living rooms generous. There is even a small gym. Home-cooked meals each night were a highlight. I don't recommend doing this but I left my valuables in my room as I was flying out to... More 

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Hale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Bev and Marinus were really friendly and couldn't do enough to help. Marinus gave us restaurant recommendations, taxi numbers and general information. We ate at the loge and their three course meal was fantastic, including home made banoffee pie! The breakfast included cereals, toast, yogurt, fruit etc as well as custom made cooked options. They have a number of guards... More 

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Montreal, Quebec
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have stayed at Cluny Lodge for several years now. I am always greeted with such warmth, that it is like returning to stay with family. Bev and Marinus are such wonderful people who go out of their way to make my stay such a success each year. The lodge attracts like minded people involved in interesting projects, which makes... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I stayed with Marinus and Bev for a week at the end of April 2015 whilst working in Lilongwe and I can't recommend this lodge enough. I felt totally at home, secure and well looked after for my whole week. The rooms were clean, comfortable and homely and the staff were all friendly and attentive. I'll most definitely stay here... More 

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Gjovik, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Probably the best place I've stayed ever, which is why I keep coming back. 1. The service is the best with this place. I have, arguably, never experienced the level of excellence in service as I have at Cluny's. Since they'll step up and fix any problem you may encounter, it is hard to give examples.The list would be way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I have stayed at Cluny Lodge four times and will always come back. Bev and Marinus are great hosts and if something is not right, they will make it right immediately. The rooms are spacious, clean, and quiet. The staff is courteous, helpful, and efficient. Cluny is conveniently located near Old Town and is in easy walking distance to several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I came here for two nights with a friend in mid October for my birthday. Upon arrival Marinus came to greet us, help with our bags and introduced us to the other guest staying here. I had originally booked one double room intending to share, but we were 'upgraded' in effect with a room each at no extra cost. Even... More 

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