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Malawi Sun Hotel & Conference Centre

3.0 of 5 Robins Road, Blantyre, Malawi
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked over to the SUN Hotel last week to meet a friend at one of the restaurants/blue elephant take-away. I decided to check out the property and ended up booking the following night, to also save as I was paying more at Ryalls. Got a discount too. I loved the gardens and well maintained lawns, the wide verandas..to read... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed at the hotel due to our flight being cancelled. We arrived tired, stressed but the staff soon put us at easy. They where so helpful with our quieries and sorted any problems we had. Espically the hotel manager who drive us to the airport. The rooms where spacious, with a really comfy bed, clean. with good maintenance. All... More 

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Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I like the place, closeness as it is located in the CBD, close to the banks, food courts you can enjoy the sloppy view of Blantyre, the rooms are clean,air conditioned, the food in the hotel is always fresh

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Harare
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The name sounds great but its as like that when you visit. A bit of traditional set up in the rooms. Looks good but falls short of the expectation. Its good for the budget traveller.try it you may like it.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

My room had seen better days in the past. The bed net had holes, and the mosquitos were smart enough to find them. The air conditioner dripped water. The tiles in the shower were falling out. Paint was peeling off the walls. The door lock mechanism had clearly been jimmied at some time, and wasn't totally repaired. Water pressure was... More 

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Lucknow
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Location: You can walk (of course only during the day time) to the city's market and many nice restaurants. Blantyre city center. Room: Spacious rooms. My room had a small balcony which was good to enjoy the morning coffee. My room also had plenty of sunshine. They do have some water pressure issues, sometimes it is okay and next minute... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I have stayed in other older hotels in Malawi, and they have this kind of time travel charm to them. This one has no charm to it whatsoever. It is simply an older very tired hotel where management is not even trying to run it well. Green pool, broken window mechanism in my room, fluctuating water pressure, bad food are... More 

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Toronto
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Malawi Sun is a great place to stay in Blantyre. It is in the city centre so you can walk to restaurants and the business district. I requested a room away from the construction and was placed in Block 2. I have a nice little balcony to sit outside and enjoy the weather and the view. I can see the... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The Hotel is located in Blantyre city centre. The reception is small and adequate manned by friendly staff. The room that i stayed in was 304. It had a sit out behind which there was construction going on so it was noisy. The room was spacious with bed made with logs,soft mattress, pillows. It has wardrobes again made of Half... More 

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Kralendijk, Bonaire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

In the 4 years that we have guests in Malawi Sun Hotel the service is going backwards. Ask for a special room, you don't get it. You take a shower and you can swim in the bathroom. Maintenance is also going backwards. Breakfast is poor. Time to find something else.

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Additional Information about Malawi Sun Hotel & Conference Centre

Address: Robins Road, Blantyre, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Southern Region > Blantyre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Malawi Sun Hotel & Conference Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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