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Central African Wilderness Safaris Chintheche Inn

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Lake Malawi shore, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi (Formerly Wilderness Safaris)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lilongwe, Malawi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Stay at Chintheche Inn for two nights, very warm welcome by the receptionist and all staff provided us with excellent service. Very private with spectacular views of Lake Malawi. The beach was very clean, we could relax on the beach for the whole day. Coming to the room, it was very clean and the bed was very comfortable, hot water... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed at this lodge for two nights. We were welcomed by very friendly staff, and we quickly got the sense that the lodge was well integrated in the community. The lake itself it beautiful and a nice place to relax. Our rooms overlooked the lake and had a "beach entrance". We chose to do the snorkeling trip, and we... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Stayed here in March 2008 with Kiboko Safaris from Lilongwe. Thoroughly enjoyed it here. Great location on the beach. Staff were helpful at the bar and in arranging trips (horse riding etc) very quiet resort as most are in Malawi

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Central African Wilderness Safaris Chintheche Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mark C, Thank you for the very positive review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay in this magical spot. We have recently completed a refurbishment of all the rooms and the dining area so it is looking even better. We hope you are able to return soon to see these improvements for yourself. Thanks again. The Chintheche... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We stayed here for 1 day & night. What a pleasure. The food was great, the workers were very nice and the rooms were great (for the price and location). We were in a large group and they took great care of us.

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Hermanus
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46 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Used as a stop-over betwen Nyika and Mvuu Lodge, Liwonde. Very comfortable, rooms overlook the lake and beach. Good food, our lake Catfish Fillet in Beer batter was delicious. Worth a couple of days for relaxation if the trip has been busy.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

This is a beautiful small resort situated on a lovely stretch of beach on lake Malawi. The beach has white sand, plenty of rees and very nicely furnished with local crafts. Food was also great. A bit pricey, but you certainly get your money's worth. All the staff were very polite and helpful. The only con was that none of... More 

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Coggeshall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This is a simple lakeside property in a stunning location. The beach is long and powdery sand. The rooms are unpretentious but clean and comfortable. The food is tasty and fresh and the service was amongst the best we saw in Malawi. The hosts, Donna and Steve, made the stay for us, being so friendly and helpful. One caveat is... More 

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Potomac Falls, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The view is fantastic, the grounds cared for, the beds comfy, rooms w patio doors facing the lake, lots of hot water, tasty food, and a down to earth lady managing the place, with an attentive assistant. The rooms are maybe the size you'd find at a Holiday Inn Express in the US, simple in furnishings, but has that tropical... More 

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Aberdyfi (Aberdovey), United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

My wife and I didn't stay here as we had already booked into the Samabani Lodge on a friend's recomendation - which was much cheaper and ok (separate review). But we came here to catch some sport on their TV and to eat. And they couldn't have been more welcoming! We arrived on a Saturday just before 2. We told... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I stayed for one night at the Chintheche Inn on my way back from Nkhata Bay to Lilongwe (business trip). The location is stunning and I can well believe the claims that it Lake Malawi's nicest beach. The staff was also very welcoming and professional. That said, I believe Wilderness Safaris rent the property from government, and the buildings are... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Central African Wilderness Safaris Chintheche Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. Chintheche Inn’s location is truly stunning – probably the best beach on the northern lakeshore. Chintheche Inn is leased from government as a complete unit, the bedroom structures therefore cannot be altered or changed but we are in the process of soft refurbishments and a few little touches here and there will hopefully... More 

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Address: Lake Malawi shore, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi (Formerly Wilderness Safaris)
Location: Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Central African Wilderness Safaris Chintheche Inn Lake Malawi National Park

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