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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Langston, Ok
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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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