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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 13 Lilongwe B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
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    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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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only spent one night here before departing Malawi. Secure, gated house in quiet, upper-end residential area. Staff all pleasant and accommodating. Although it caters to business clientele, our adult family of 4 felt 'at home.' House showing signs of age, but not enough to distract from the charm. Beautifully maintained grounds. We were so grateful to have air-conditioning! Would stay... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is very good. I was very impressed with the well manicured lawns and the rooms are quite neat. The staff were very friendly and the lounge made me feel like I was at home so I was able to relax and accomplish my work deadlines without disturbances. The only blight to this homely place is the expensive meals... More 

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Bonn, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Burley House is a nice, small hotel, with comfortable spacious and well arranged rooms (few rooms are somewhat smaller though) - and a cozy common area with a self-service bar. The atmosphere is homely, staff very friendly; breakfast and (optional) dinners are served around one large common table, allowing you to interact with the other guests. It has a nice... More 

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38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Just one night here but thoroughly enjoyed it. It's slightly tired but very comfortable, plenty of seating in the public areas, good food served at a communal dining table makes for a more interesting evening than being on your own. Breakfast is good, served plated to order. Comfortable beds and free wifi that irks well. If you like a friendly... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had a quiet garden lunch here. Love the well-trimmed garden and trees which made us momentarily forgot that we are in Africa. It felt more like a European garden! We didn't stay in the rooms as it was just a lunch venue, but while passing through the living area I thought I am in a friend's cosy home, welcoming... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 9
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