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Malawi Sun Hotel & Conference Centre

Robins Road, Blantyre, Malawi
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Malawi Sun Hotel & Conference Centre
Ranked #10 of 15 Blantyre B&B and Inns
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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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Maputo, Mozambique
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
31 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The good things first: Good location, security seems adequate, staff in general friendly, food quite good. BUT: At least some of the rooms not really in acceptable condition, with more than the usual wear and tear, mold on the walls, appliances very much 20th century. All this at a hefty price. There must be better places to stay in Blantyre.... 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 May 19, 2013

Had planned to stay for at least 2 nights but regretted and ended up staying only for one night with family--paid USD156 for a double room. The place is in need of an overhaul--repainting and renewal of furniture etc. You will come across dirty/soiled ceilings in some of the rooms, dirty curtains in need of laundry, non-functional bed lamps etc.Breakfast... More

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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Whenever I am going to Blantyre I stay here only as they make you feel at home. It is very popular even among locals for variety of food. It may not be the most sophisticated hotel but whatever it lacks in those terms it definitely makes up in hospitality of its host and manpower. People here are willing to go... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011 via mobile

Staff very friendly with good housekeeping and laundry. Guests not made aware that this hotel had no bar and Halal prepared food for meals. Breakfast had no change in choice for the two weeks I was there. I had fried eggs and toast everyday, not by choice but poor selection

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Address: Robins Road, Blantyre, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Southern Region > Blantyre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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