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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
    5 of 5 stars
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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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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Marinus and Bev go out of their way to make you feel at home, acting as hosts and making sure to introduce guests to each other. They arranged and airport pick-up (and emailed us a photo of the driver so we knew who to look out for). This was very helpful at the end of a very long flight. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Excellent service from the start! Marinus and Bev were welcoming, congenial, made great conversation and were attentive to any and all concerns. I never had to ask for anything; they were way ahead of the curve. The outstanding hospitality made the last couple days of my business trip effortless. After a couple weeks in the field, this place was an... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Cluny Lodge felt like a home away from home, a colleague and I stayed a number of nights before, during and after travelling to the northern and southern regions of Malawi. From the booking process to leaving the lodge we felt extremely well cared for! Bev and Marinus went out of their way to ensure that we felt comfortable and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I stayed at Cluny Lodge two nights and had an amazing stay! Cluny Lodge was like a home away from home, the hospitality was amazing, Marinus and Bev went out of their way to make me feel welcome and comfortable. Food: The dinner was amazing, I had a very nice vegetable soup, followed by chicken with gravy, there was broccoli... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

From the time of booking, I knew I made the right choice with Cluny Lodge. Marinus was incredibly prompt in replying to emails. I was especially impressed that he both arranged for an airport pick-up and then sent along a photo of my driver so I knew who to look for upon arrival. Marinus and Bev are natural hosts--they clearly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Bev and Marinus have added an exercise room. Still one of the best places I have stayed in southern Africa. The dinners are excellent, especially Friday night steak. I have stayed in every en-suite room and can recommend them all!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I stayed at Cluny Lodge for one night after living for six months in Zambia. I had been in touch with Marinus by email and the arrangements were all made very efficiently - he was very pleasant to correspond with. The lodge is well sign posted and is nicely located in the quiet suburbs but just a 15 minute walk... More 

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