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The Beachfront, Chembe Village/Cape Maclear, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Been in this place in June and all I can say is that it is the best option for backpacker.met my friends there with a plan to stay 3 days but ended up staying 7 days. This place is right on the beach and we were even allowed to use the kitchen to make our own foot for almost no... More 

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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Malambe camp is very basic, bit is also very cheap. We stayed in one of the huts, which is really just some bamboo and a bed. The staff are really friendly and chilled out. The food is also really good and unbelievably cheap. Unfortunately we cut out stay here short due to the other guests. The price point attracts gap... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Malambe Camp is a nice spot for low-budget travelers who don't require too many frills. The property itself is quite cute and the bungalows are basic but nice, however, the camp could have easily been much better than it was. I found there to be a lot of garbage around the camp area and while there were several staff members... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This was my favourite place in Malawi. The setting is perfect, right on the lake with a lovely piece of beach outside. The dorms is cheap and very nice, clean and airy. I had a look in the little huts which are quite small but very cute. The food is amazing, really good quality, huge portions and very reasonably priced.... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Lovely and very memorable place offering standard dorms and incredible little but comfortable bamboo huts facing the beach and lake + all at a very good price. Bar and restaurant area are almost on the beach. Great relaxed atmosphere is a great part of that place. Nice big breakfast - at a very good price. Don't belive if they say... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

+ Points -Right on the beach, excellent for organizing activites -Very Cheap -Well stocked bar - Points -Food took ridiculously long to arrive, almost 2 hours on one occasion -Multiple rats spotted in the dorm, walls are not sealed at all. -Local bar blares loud music, sometimes until 6am despite said bar being almost completely empty every night

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London, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

So we had a great time at this backpackers but you should be aware of the pros and cons! Pros 1. Everything is really cheap from the accommodation to the meals and drinks! 2. It's right on the beach 3. There's a nice chillout area with bar that serves food. 4. The staff are great, really helpful, which you need... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

At $10 a night for a double reed hut and less for camping and dorm rooms, this is a great place to put your head. The staff are friendly and the food good. Drinks and food are very cheap at around $3.5 for fish and chips and $0.60 for a beer. Only prob is the rooms are right next to... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Malambe Camp is a great place to stay for a backpacker in Cape Maclear. We stayed in a reed hut right next to the lake which had a double bed with mosquito net and solar powered lamps. It is probably the cheapest place to stay in Cape Maclear and great value. All of the staff are very friendly, especially Dawn,... More 

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Address: The Beachfront, Chembe Village/Cape Maclear, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park > Cape Maclear
Also Known As:
Malambe Camp Malawi/Cape Maclear

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