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Mgoza Lodge

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Chembe Village Road, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was impeccably clean and tastefully decorated with locally made crafts. The giant bed was so comfortable, we slept better than we had in weeks. We had to work a bit during our stay and the room (#1) had a nice desk area which was the perfect spot to work on our laptops. The common areas of the lodge... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

This was my second atay at Mgoza (my first was in 2010). I stayed in chalet 4 (a twin with own bathroom) which overlooks the pool. The room was clean, the bed comfortable and shower hot. Meals are inexpensive and tasty (good variety and fresh), and served with a smile. Bar staff are friendly and beers cold. The owner and... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Great lodge with spacious rooms. We got room 2 with the beautiful tree-shower. Great food, nice swimming pool and friendly staff. From what I have seen the best option in Cape Maclear (with reasonable prices).

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Te Anau
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Had an amazing short break (Fri-Mon) from the Blantyre hustle and bustle at this lovely lodge. Spacious and thoughtfully designed/decorated lodges allow you to step straight out into a well grassed garden with lots of pleasant shade. Lovely views over the bay. Great food from the bar at great prices. The fish is so fresh - straight from the local... More 

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Thank Myles M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

We had a very very pleasant stay at Mgoza Lodge. Very nice chalets on Lake shore. Nice swimming pool. Great food. Very good value for money. Overall would say it was the best accomodation Available in Cape MClear! Would vertaling recommand it to anyone planning on going to visit Cape MClear.

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Fonthill, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The lodge provides rustic bungalows that our just lovely, not luxury, but if you like rustic, they were great. No meals are included and wifi is thro' airtime bought at the hotel. The view of the lake is great and the interesting part is the hotel is in the middle of the local neighbourhood. Can't be any better. The amazing... More 

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Thank bankerross
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We have stayed two nights over at Mgoza Lodge during a vacation in Malawi. What can I say, The grass is green, the lake is wet and Mgoza Lodge have them both. There is also a small swimming pool in the middle of the grass with chairs and tables you can sit and relax. The owners are a friendly couple... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

The family really enjoyed the stay; slept well, ate well, enjoyed swimming and lounging by the lake. Rooms are a little dark, but we knew that from the reviews, so took a lamp with us. Will certainly go back.

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Howick, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We stayed for 4 nights at Mgoza and loved it. The location is amazing, looking out onto the lake. We originally booked an A-frame which was a lovely, simple and clean room with great views. However we upgraded to a double en-suite after the bar near the A-frames got a bit loud at night. The double room was stunning with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here in July with a school group from the UK. Having stayed at several other lodges in Cape Maclear, I can recommend this place. Rooms were very comfortable, food and service were very good. The location is great, giving good access to the beach and great views of Thumbi Island. Good value for money.

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