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Sunbird Lilongwe

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kamazu Procession Road | PO Box 44, Lilongwe, Malawi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014
imi2013 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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Lilongwe, Malawi
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Nairobi, Kenya
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49 reviews 49 reviews
49 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The hotel is OK in general; the setting is pleasant and the superior rooms are spacious and comfortable. The wifi GB quota is rather ungenerous and it would be much better if they just provided free unlimited access. The AC was not working in my room (during the hottest month of October) but moving rooms was a complete hassle and... More 

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Kigali, Rwanda
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel on business. My first disappointment was finding out on check in that wifi access is only 100mb complimentary on check-in. Unfortunately they had run out of vouchers so I had to contend with purchasing a pre-paid voucher. Again 2G cards were unavailable. So I grudgingly purchased 1G. Staff were however very friendly. The room was... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Checked in at lillongwe Sunbird hotel on 23 september 2014 Hotel staff is totally inefficiënt, rooms and hotel outdated Bathroom shower not working, aircondition out of order, teve not working Coffee machine in breakfast room was under repair. So checked out asap at the rate of 200$/ night and went to Latitude 13 for the same price What a difference

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Washington DC
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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

After a first unfortunate contact (no car to pick me up at the airport, and an initial room where nothing worked, including the door locks) which was promptly corrected, I found the hotel quite pleasant, even though it is on the big side. Staff turned out to be very helpful. The restaurant wasd not bad, and when I had to... More 

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40 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The other Sunbird hotel in Lilongwe was mildly disappointing. The service and hotel friendliness, well kept gardens, and cleanliness of the quaint old style rooms were not enough to tip the balance to return here again for me. Hotels are typically pricey for what they are in Lilongwe with daily rates for this hotel varying from USD130-170. The menu is... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

we spent a day here while awaiting an international flight. The staff were helpful negotiating a day rate for us, as we didnt actually stay overnight, the room was pleasant , very clean, lots hot water etc and we enjoyed the pleasant pool area. The food was interesting and service attentive. The reception team arranged the taxi etc all efficiently.... More 

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prince george
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

to sum it up, for 130.00 USD - Very Disappointed. The lobby looks nice, but don't let that fool you. The Room - for the price - 2 out of 5. The roof panels were falling off the ceiling, the tv was a 14 inch tube screen. A/C plug was broken, the bathroom was dirty with tiles falling off. The... More 

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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Have stayed in a few Malawi hotels and this is the least impressive. The rooms are dingy and in clear need of upgrade. The food is ok, the bar area far from inviting. Expensive internet access. Would not recommend, although staff were great.

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Address: Kamazu Procession Road | PO Box 44, Lilongwe, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunbird Lilongwe 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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