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Burley House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   43/2/317 off Ufulu Road, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Ranked #4 of 12 Lilongwe B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Arild S Bergen, Norway
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bergen, Norway
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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Burley House is situated in a better part of Lilongwe, Malawi. It is very safe, has a nice atmosphere and a colonial touch. The room´s are nice, big and clean and you can order dinner. If you have dinner you meet other guests for a chat around the table.

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62 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never really understood before when people have said that a hotel feels like home, but I do since staying at Burley House. Our room was large, well furnished and comfortable with loads of natural light and an all important digital safe. The living areas were airy, comfortable and perfect for socialising with the small number of other guests. The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We stayed for one night and enjoyed the hospitality and peaceful surroundings. The bedroom was spacious,comfortable and had everything needed for our stay. We took full advantage of the backyard and all the facilities. The price was reasonable and the staff always helpful. The house manager, Pete, was particularly helpful. When we are back in Lilongwe we will stay there... More

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Lagos, Nigeria
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We ended our trip to Malawi with an overnight stay at Burley House in Lilongwe. The house is located in a quiet residential neighborhood. The backyard garden is lovely - I had a vase of rosebuds on the desk in my room. We were greeted with a friendly smile and briefed about dinner. We are a family of 5 so... More

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We stayed here for one night when our original choice was full. It was very quiet and clean with excellent internet availability. The garden was tranquil and the staff were attentive. For the price, this is a very attractive option.

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Isle of Man
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102 reviews 102 reviews
67 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Stayed one night on our way home from Malawi. Friendly helpful staff (?Jacon). Nice food and excellent honesty bar. Spacious well equipped bedroom and en-suite shower room with air con and mosquito net etc. Very pleasant garden and patio in well secured compound.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We were lucky to get the room that has been recently re-furbished. Excellent meals, service, and friendly staff. Enjoyed having G&T's in the courtyard. The property is walled, and gated with a security guard. Certainly gave us a secure feeling.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

A friendly place to stay, which is a little like home form home, with a large lounge where one can relax, help yourself to bar drinks and snacks (and record it on the tab). The food is very good, and served at one table because there are so few rooms, which encourages interaction between the guests, rqather than sitting at... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Great Staff, Spacious & comfy Rooms, supportive Bed, Very clean. Super Breakfast in pretty much any conventional style and a Bar with cold beer! Dinners can be pre-ordered.Traveling in Africa is rarely this easy!

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Fremantle, Australia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
51 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Last night in Malawi so we stayed at Burley House after driving back from Mzuzu before our flight the next morning. Easy to find on the way from the airport towards Lilongwe, friendly staff and security guards. Rooms were 'new' looking ,nice with comfy bed and modern bathrooms. We sat in the communual lounge with a few other guests, swapped... More

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Address: 43/2/317 off Ufulu Road, Lilongwe, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Burley House 3*
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