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Pumulani

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Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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Morogoro Region, Tanzania
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84 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is amazing. the lake view is amazing. the rooms are so well kept, the service standards at room keeping, restaurant and food catering is immaculate. i wish i could have spent more than one night.

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Thank MustansirMusaji
Chester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I really don't know where to start! This is one of the best experiences of my life. From the moment we were met at the airport until we left nothing could be too much trouble. The lodge is in a stunning location built into a hill side overlooking the lake, all the villas are individual and have balconies with wonderful... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Pros : Lady was very welcoming so as the chef Excellent scenery Cons : Food was not good at all although the staff and management trying their best in terms of customer service.. especially the lady.. keep that up... Room one bed was comfortable but paint smell was bad Needs renovations and new ac as was not powerful at all... More 

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RPS_MW, Owner at Pumulani, responded to this review

Dear Naeem G, First of all thank you for your feedback! We always appreciate when guests send feedback through whichever forum. We note that you stayed with us for one night. We are disappointed that you did not inform us of your concerns while you were with us as we would have made sure we addressed them and tried to... More 

Sonoma County
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29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

This was our first stop on our first trip to Malawi and we couldn't have set the bar higher. We wanted a brief change-up before continuing our safari vacation and chose Lake Malawi as the place to relax and try some fresh water snorkeling. As in most of the out of the way camps and lodges in Africa, the lead... More 

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Thank thom2154
Cobham, Surrey
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60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

pumulani - what can we say - down on the shores of lake Malawi - another fantastic robin pope lodge. Having done Mkulumadzi lodge first and now this - a haven of peace and tranquillity. Beautiful weather, fantastic rooms, georgeous food, lovely relaxation and the most amazing huge telescope which enabled us to see the surface of the moon and... More 

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Thank jackiehw
London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We had a fantastic stay after a week safari in Zambia. Exceptional views from the deck, room was gigantic and also had a great view. The private beach was great and we practically had the beach to ourselves. August was a great month to visit weather wise, lovely and warm but not unbearable. Catering was also delicious. A great option... More 

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Crawley Down
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Spent 5 nights at Pumulani after a hectic safari in Zambia. It was a perfect way to unwind at the end of our trip. Facilities are stylish and very comfortable. The Staff couldn't have been more attentive. Meals well balanced and tasty, with a good choice of fine S African wine. Memorable snorkelling in the Lake- visibility was so clear... More 

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Thank Jake8484
Hamburg, Germany
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67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We loved coming back to this little gem in Malawi. Fantastic view from the villa, the terrace and the infinity pool over the lake. Very pretty and unique facilities though some maintenance at the wooden railing would be nice. The food was tasty and all freshly prepared but not as good as we remembered from our stay a few years... More 

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Thank KickyM
Orpington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

After two weeks working in village schools this was just the luxury needed to wind down. The villa was immense - think one bedroom flat, and had stunning views of the bay. The panoramic bathroom view took some getting used to but wow - what a loo with a view! The S.African chef produced amazing cuisine throughout from the braai... More 

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Thank AlixandIan
London, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
100 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The lodge is a three and a half hour drive or so from Lilongwe airport. My villa (number 1) was massive. A sink, fridge with water, beer and soft drinks, kettle, tea and coffee in the entrance area, large sitting room with sofa, chairs, a lake view verandah, large bathroom, double headed shower, lion footed bath with lake views, bedroom... More 

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