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Chembe Village Road, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seven of us spent 4 very enjoyable days here. We all very much appreciated the clean and simple rooms with their comfortable beds, functional bathrooms and gorgeous views. The quality of the food and service was also very good enabling all of us to relax. Alan and Felix were both very helpful in answering our questions and assisting us with... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four days of bliss at Mgoza Lodge! Alan and his staff were wonderful and they made sure our needs were fully met. I am an island girl at heart and I truly experienced the Aloha spirit. The rooms were spacious, clean and all faced the lovely garden with the clear waters of Lake Malawi as the final background. What impressed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spot on the strip at Cape Maclear. The lodges wereSimple but very clean and comfortable. There is a small plunge pool which is great for a quick cool off. Food was excellent and service was very efficient. Shame they had run out of tonic at the bar!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the dorm for 1 night and was really pleased with the quality and hygiene. The bathrooms were cleaner than many i had encountered on my travels and with more time the gardens planted outside will also be lovely. A bit more hanging place in the showers, a bin in the loo's (to avoid potential blockages) and a... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This place is a find. Fantastic location (close to bars, but secluded enough to be quiet - as quiet as it gets in Cape Mac, that is), the rooms are really nicely done, comfy beds, hot water in the shower, a fab lawn with loungers to lie in the sun, friendly staff, excellent food and a great guy for an... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

What can I say about Mgoza is that I have not been there since they built the pool and that addition will only make what was already a super place to hang out in even better... hopefully the prices have not changed.. I have been there about 10 times over the period of 2 year and loved the place. I... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Lovely gardens and a nice swimming pool - and of course right on the lake with sunset views! The food was great too, and the staff are very friendly. The location is great - right in the middle of the beach strip, but still very peaceful and secluded. Hope to come back again!

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Blantyre, Malawi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My family and I came up to Cape Maclear from Blantyre for the Easter holiday. My parents had visited the lake before, but it was my first time. We had heard the food at Mgoza Lodge was supposed to be good and we were not disappointed! The Location is excellent with fantastic views across the lake and the dining area... More

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Streatley on Thames, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Actually he wasn't grumpy at all,we had a fine drink and chats and he's full of good information. The bedrooms are all different but big and funky..ours had the biggest double bed by far either one of us has ever slept in ,and comfortable too.And a very cool kind of sunken bath with a view. The place has a wonderful... More

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turnhout
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We were here for only one night, and enjoyed our stay. The rooms and beds are really good, actually, they were the best we had in one month of travelling through Malawi and Zambia (and the mosquito nets were actually without holes). Overall, everything was just fine. We didn't stay long enough for a more in-depth review.

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Address: Chembe Village Road, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park > Cape Maclear
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Mgoza Lodge Malawi/Cape Maclear

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mgoza Lodge is a small lodge located on the beach at Cape Maclear, the rooms are all en-suite and facing the lake. There is a large area shaded by trees in front of the rooms for you to relax and enjoy the views of the islands and the sunset.We also have a Bar and restaurant, serving a great variety of dishes from around the world. ... more   less 
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