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Sunbird Lilongwe

Kamazu Procession Road | PO Box 44, Lilongwe, Malawi
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very warm and friendly staff, with comfortable spacious room but poor internet access. neat gardens and lush environment with great weather at this time of the year. i love the plate of fruits left in my room each day

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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on two occasions during a visit to Malawi. The first room was better than the second but both were comfortable, quiet and clean. Tent nets are used against mosquitoes but the rooms are occasionally sprayed with insecticide. Rooms are also air-conditioned. The staff were very pleasant and went out of their way to help. Indeed, we managed... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff: warm, friendly and attentive Room: quite spacious, ensuite - dingy (not for taking long showers or baths) ...also tricky to get the water at the correct temperature Food: did not enjoy this one bit...wished I had carried more snacks from home in my survival pack! Internet: "free" WIFI - this is in the form of a 100mb voucher per... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfortable rooms, food not too bad. Location good. And a bit pricey... But compared to most of the surrounding facilities - good. Not for a long stay. Nice breakfast. Awesome friendly staff, but then Malawians are all like that:)

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Centurion, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unlike many other Sunbird hotels, this one is very dissapointing! From the reception counter and reception staff that needs an overall, all the way down the passage into the rooms and restuarant, everything is dissapointing! The rooms and furniture are very old and small, the bathroom is also very cramped and need a major overhaul. Either the kitchen staff works... More 

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Baltimore MD
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I've stayed here before, but this review is from my most recent visit. The hotel is in a busy part of Lilongwe, but it is quiet despite area. The rooms are a good size with strong lighting and a comfortable desk. The TV had a number of channels and good reception. There is a good breakfast and in addition to... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I was positively impressed upon arrival at Sunbird by the warmth of the staff: from the bellboy to the receptionist and later on the restaurant staff, everybody was nice. Each staff I met greeted me with a smile. Still on the positive side, this hotel has a nice garden and is well located on the main road to town. Their... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Let me start with the positives - the STAFF. There were all very attentive and helpful - the service was amazing. After I received my complementary juice upon arrival my expectations were raised. However, it is obvious that the hotel has seen better days - the rooms are extremely small and showed a lot of wear and tare. Everything was... More 

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Lilongwe Sunbird is ideally situated in the commercial part of lilongwe city. this is also known as as old town where most of the trading places are situated. this hotel has been around for a while and would say its perfect for staying whist conducting your various business appointments in areas 4 and 2. rooms are nice and clean and... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

When travelling in Africa I have experienced a big variety of quality and this place is ok by my standards. I have certainly stayed places much worse! I wouldn't go there for a romantic getaway but for travelling through Lilongwe it got the job done. Rooms are pretty basic and some appointments may not work perfectly but this is Malawi...... More 

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