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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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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
15 helpful votes 15 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
16 helpful votes 16 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
4 hotel reviews
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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Nairobi, Kenya
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53 reviews 53 reviews
53 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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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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