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Sunbird Lilongwe

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kamazu Procession Road | PO Box 44, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Lilongwe
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Washington DC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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lanark
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Fargo, North Dakota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The Sunbird Hotel is a safe hotel located in the capital city of Malawi. Staff are courteous and helpful and the amenities are above that of other hotels in the area (in particular the hostel hotels near the airport). While the hotel felt safe, it was far from clean. Of my 3 stays here, only once did I have a... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stayed there for a week during a business trip and my observations are: 1. Rooms are tired and stuffy....i think the old carpets are overdue for replacement 2. Internet---expect to purchase vouchers which are quite pricey. I wonder why they cannot include that in the already exorbitant price/room rate 3. The place is infested with mosquitoes which become active at... More

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Dar
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Despite its friendly and helpful staff this hotel has known better days. I did not have a refurbished room so had to enjoy slightly worn out rugs, a 1990 TV set and nevertheless a clean and not so old bathroom. Bottom line: argue to have a renovated room or get ready for a return to the 90s, plus the wear... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I stayed at Sunbird Lilongwe for 11 nights during my business trip. Staff are very helpful, room was clean, which was the most important thing for me. And breakfast had a good selection of food. Internet could have been better but it is not hotel's issue. I will stay at this hotel if I go back to Lilongwe.

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New Delhi, India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed here for 3 weeks because my company had a tieup with the place and got really discounted rooms. The rooms are kind of old but they have a new section of rooms which are limited in number but are brand new. The place has some amenities to offer including lawn tennis, swimming, gym, a shopping complex etc which makes... More

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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*
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