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Cluny Lodge

Plot 69 | Area 9, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Cluny Lodge
Ranked #1 of 12 Lilongwe B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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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San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I would highly recommend Cluny to any traveller or consultant. I stayed at Cluny Lodge for the first month of my move to Malawi from the UK to work at Kamuzu Central Hospital. I chose Cluny mainly because of their website and the fact that Bev and Marinus the owners introduced themselves on the website. I was coming to Malawi... More

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Edmonton, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I had a wonderful stay at the Cluny Lodge. Right from the first email I knew it was going to be a great experience…friendly, prompt responses back. Upon arrival I was right away introduced to the other guests staying at the lodge. This was really lovely as I was travelling alone…gave the lodge a very welcoming/home-like vibe. My room was... More

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Rome, Italy
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I spent few days in Lilongwe for business purposes. The lodge is situated close to Crossroad mall. It's in a very quiet and safe area, where I had also the chance to do some running (but beware of dogs!). The service was excellent, the landlord is always trying to accommodate the needs of his guests. I stayed in a very... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This is all you need when in Lilongwe for a short or long period. Cluny Lodge is two adjacent residential villas in a quiet area of Lilongwe. The rooms are large and comfortable, the wifi works as it should. The owners/managers are very friendly and helpful, and home cooked evening meals are available. The area is quiet, and you are... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I have been using Trip Advisor for many years. This is my first review. It has to be shared that the Cluny Lodge is truly a paradise of comfort, serenity, kindness, and care. The owners are incredibly considerate and attentive. The staff are organized to respectfully ensure guests experience a quiet haven during stays. My time in Lilongwe came with... More

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

In July and August 2013 I spent 5 weeks in Malawi and decided for Cluny Lodge to be the place to stay the night after arrival and the two night before leave. The owners are lovely people who really care for their customers. If you book here, they keep in contact, book your taxi from the airport and provide whatever... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
35 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

This is our second time staying at Cluny Lodge, and the service and accommodation is simply excellent. This time my husband and I stayed for an entire month in one of their standard rooms. We didn't have one complaint. Rooms are kept very clean, free t.v. and wifi is available. There is also a work room for consultants or business... More

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Address: Plot 69 | Area 9, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Location: Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Cluny Hotel Lilongwe

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Exclusive & comfortable accommodation in the Area 9 suburb of Lilongwe. Ideal for the consultant the premises are quiet, secure and ideally situated for easy access to all parts of the City. Our mission and pleasure is to endeavor to make your stay as comfortable as possible and thus ensure your return visit!! ... more   less 
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