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Crossroads Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Mchinji Roundabout | Crossroads Complex, PO Box X1, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Ranked #4 of 10 hotels in Lilongwe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Edenvale, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Good venue , found it a bit pricey Great restaurants in complex and you can choose where to dine Rooms are cosy , but needed more cleanliness and a good spray of aroma Well a situated in a great shopping center with an ankhs all around

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Pretoria, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Stayed there for 4 nights..the hotel has its good and bad side: Good 1. Located close to shops 2. Competitive price by local standards 3. Large, clean and carpeted rooms 4. Very helpful reception staff 5. Good pool and an ok gym Bad 1. Breakfast is pathetic--recyling/reheating the same over-salted food daily 2. Bathrooms have NO ventilation or extractor (especially... More

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Europa centrale
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I found this hotel a good location easy for business meetings in the central area of Lilongwe. The hotel is located inside a commercial area nearby supermarkets, restaurants and shops. The hotel was clean comfortable I did stay in a room at the back of the hotel, which was quite hot (the AC was noisy) but didn't really experience any... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I would like to say that the staff front of the reception was very kind and helpful. The hotel itself is look like a labyrinth, I think it is because of expanding hotel building. The hotel was very safe. Rooms were clean enough. Breakfast was not bad but coffee was excellent. Restaurant was average. You should not forget close your... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

I have stayed here 3 times over the last 3 years.for the price we pay, it is great value. The location is in a shopping area,hence you have plenty of eat out options. The rooms are average,but clean. Bathroom needs improvement breakfast is good. Copper pot restaurant is again good value as we paid about $20/- for a dinner for... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for a night before heading to the lake. Good location- bit odd when you pull into a petrol station to get to the hotel but don't be put off, when you get in its actually very nice with a lovely peaceful garden area. Very close to old town which is worth exploring. we were here only for a... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Stayed here in lilongwe for a couple of nights before heading to the airport. Great hotel for the asking price and no complaints reguarding the rooms, food and facilities. The wifi works really well in most rooms and the lobby area. There is a gym and swimming pool as well. The copper pot restraunt within the hotel grounds is fantastic.... More

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Lafayette, Indiana
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121 reviews 121 reviews
22 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I traveled with 2 colleagues on business in Blantyre. We stayed at the Crossroads because we held a meeting in one of their conference rooms. The rooms are perfectly fine but the wifi strength depends greatly on which room you are in. Also, some rooms are quiet and others are very noisy. The breakfast is fantastic with lots of choice... More

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Waterloo, Belgium
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12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Despite only giving it three stars, I stay at the Crossroads whenever I am in Lilongwe. I don't really mind the tired furniture, the cracked bathroom tiles, the non-working aircon. I really love the friendly staff, the varied breakfast buffet, and the low-slung, garden-set architecture. The alternative, the Golden Peacock, is more modern etc., but way too clinical for me.

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Washington, D.C.
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28 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Overall three star at best. I stay in numerous hotels throughout Africa and Asia, and understand differences in local as to what expectations should be. Good: Bar man is fantastic; does his best in a bar that seems dark enough to be a night club. Breakfast buffet is very good with plenty of options. Henry who splits time between copper... More

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Address: Mchinji Roundabout | Crossroads Complex, PO Box X1, Lilongwe, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 10 hotels in Lilongwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crossroads Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Crossroads Hotel offers guests an illustrious and unforgettable stay. Adjacent to the Crossroads Shopping Complex, on the Mchinji roundabout, the hotel is located within minutes of the central business district, and only 25 minutes from Kamuzu International Airport. The hotel combines business services, contemporary dining and state of the art conference facilities, appealing to both leisure and business travellers, offering convenience and easy access to the city’s finest amenities and 124KMs north – east of Lake Malawi. ... more   less 
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