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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days 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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Pretoria, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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New York City, New York
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129 reviews 129 reviews
64 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The rooms are reasonable although the one I had was rather tired, with a very old TV. It was clean but faded. The internet was on and off and scratch cards were needed to load time. Mix up at check in and check out. In both cases it was because they had by name incorrectly spelt and could find the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I left an article of clothing in my room on a Saturday. Returned on a Sunday to check back in and the staff had no idea what happened to the clothing. Housekeeping showed up a with a pair of slacks and shirt they found in January. Be sure you grab everything when you leave as it appears the housekeeping staff... More

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Harare, Zimbabwe
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I stayed here for a week on business. It's meant to be one of the best hotels in Lilongwe, unfortunately it has been disappointing. The food is poor and not well presented. The staff are all friendly however it might be useful if the restaurant staff had a bit of customer service training as their level of service is not... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Stayed here for a few nights with my family and was very disappointed with the rooms and level of service. The food is very poor, badly presented, tasteless and needs to be updated. This may have been ok twenty years ago but not today. Not going to be returning anytime soon.

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Blantyre, Malawi
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Nothing special. Just another average hotel without much character there' no USP here. Lunch service was rather slow. It's clean, a bit outdated. They still have those old big box TV's with bad reception. It's located in the old town close to a shopping mall. Surprisingly there was a turn-down service with a chockie thrown in! There are other eating... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I've stayed at several properties in Lilongwe and the Sunbird is my hotel of choice. I come to lilongwe for business and Sunbird has everything I need: clean updated rooms, good internet (for Malawi), and a well-trained staff. The included breakfast is tasty and the two restaurants offer something for everyone. City Center shopping center is a 10-minute walk away... 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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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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