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Kampala, Uganda
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent 2 nights here attending a meeting. Made sure I tasted the barbecue in Mimosa restaurant and dressed up for the fine dining experience in Vincent's. The food was great in both though the lamb was a little hard! The reception staff are really friendly and welcoming. They were available to respond to any questions. Only draw back was that... More 

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Lilongwe, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth, Thank you for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and we are thankful for the feedback. We will look into the issues that you have outlined and will take measures to fixing these issues. We hope to see you again very soon. Kindest regards. More 

Langley, Washington
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights... the last day and a half there was no hot water and the staff was irritated when we asked for a discount due to the water issue. Food was ok in the restaurant but breakfast from room service was a plus and very tasty. The bar had a good red wine selection. The Buildings were old... More 

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Lilongwe, responded to this review

Thank you for the time you have taken to review the hotel and to give a detailed account of your stay with us. We sincerely apologize that you did not fully enjoy your stay, and we will look into the issues that you have pointed out. We thank you for the constructive feedback, and will do better to improve our... More 

Kisumu, Kenya
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

This is my second review of the hotel.Nothing says 'Good Morning' or 'Good Night' better than a kiss from a loved one.That is the exact feeling you get when you go for Breakfast here.I am not a morning person but how they serve their breakfast is simply amazing and instantly lifts your spirits.Lots of variety to choose from and the... More 

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Thank DianaMaugo
Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Lilongwe, responded to this review

Dear Diana, Thank you very much for your wonderful review of Sunbird Lilongwe!!! We are glad that this is your favorite place to sleep when you are in town, and that you love the service. Our meals are made with love and we are happy you enjoy the breakfast and that your spirits are lifted when you are having it!... More 

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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74 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The Sunbird Lilongwe is well-located, and that is its primary benefit. It is only a short walk to some nice places to eat and to various shops. The staff is generally helpful and friendly, despite some confusion when I checked in under my husband's name. The rooms are clean and laundry service was both prompt and well-done. My review is... More 

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Lilongwe, responded to this review

Thank you for the time that you have taken to write this review on Sunbird Lilongwe. We apologize that you did not fully enjoy your stay while you were with us, but we appreciate the constructive feedback and have taken note of the areas in which we need to improve. Kind regards. More 

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67 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at the Sunbird Lilongwe. The location is great - walking distance from the mall and many shops. The rooms are clean. The garden and overall setting is excellent. They also have free breakfast with lots of options. Their service is exceptional. I would certainly stay then next time I visit Lilongwe.

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Thank derejeb
Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Lilongwe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at Sunbird Lilongwe during your visit to the Capital city. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope that you are back sooner rather than later. Your review of the hotel is greatly appreciated, and we hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Firstly could not mind my week in advance booking, then did not bother to explain amenities of hotel, tried to overcharge by usd20. First room was lousy with broken door, then moved into room without a safe - very expensive for poor quality - not so hygienic either- very noisy can hear everything from everyone

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Sunbird-Malawi, Virginia Mahata - General Manager at Sunbird Lilongwe, responded to this review

Dear Freda, Thank you for choosing to stay at Sunbird Lilongwe and for sparing your time to review your stay with us. We appreciate your feedback as it will assist us in becoming better and we have taken note of areas of improvement. We hope you will reconsider staying with us on your next visit. With kind regards. More 

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

This hotel is located in Old Town Lilongwe, which I think is the nicest part of the city. A short walk to a few decent restaurants, and to shops. There is secure parking, the staff is friendly, the pool and gardens are nice and the rooms are clean. The hotel as a whole is a little outdated, but it is... More 

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Lilongwe, responded to this review

Dear Stine Hellum Thank you for choosing to stay at Sunbird Lilongwe and for taking time to review your stay with us. We appreciate your constructive feedback and we have taken note of areas of improvement. Looking forward to your staying with us again. Kind regards. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

we met here for a business meeting in the evening - group of 10 of us - they handled the service and were friendly. we had a good meal and the outside terrace is very pleasant. Free parking and good security. Central location in Old Town and is well known by taxi drivers to find on the main road.

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Lilongwe, responded to this review

We hope that we helped make your business meeting a successful one. Thank you for choosing Sunbird, and we appreciate your nice review. We do hope that you visit again soon. Thank you. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I will start with the negative because I want to end on a positive note. Just three little hiccups: the hotel advertises a gym but there is no gym; the water in bathroom took forever to get warm, so it was a choice of either having a cold shower or wasting water - which I hate! Lastly, the breakfasts are... More 

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Milton, Vermont
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

This was the best way we could have possibly ended our 2 week trip in Malawi. We had been roughing it, backpacking, hiking, safari, etc. We were so worn out, tired, and dirty. Instead of staying in the cheaper location before having a 30hr trip home, we decided to "splurge" a little and get a nice place to relax. We... More 

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Akossa, Public Relations Manager at Sunbird Lilongwe, responded to this review

Dear R.M, Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to your next Sunbird experience... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Sunbird Lilongwe

Address: Kamazu Procession Road | PO Box 44, Lilongwe, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
Price Range: $155 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunbird Lilongwe 3*
Number of rooms: 94
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