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Kumbali Country Lodge

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is a very luxurious lodge (Madonna apparently stays here) about 6km out of Malawi - we stayed for one night before catching our plane home. Although everything was very efficient, and our room was very large and pleasant, we just did not like this hotel. It was a long drive (4 km or so) from the main road, and... More 

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at Kumbali Country Lodge. The staff was very friendly and the management great. Food was great and the property well looked after. One night I was surprised to even hear Hyenas close by!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

A Thoroughly enjoyable experience. Outstanding service, friendly and outgoing staff and owners. I strongly recommend if traveling to Malawi, specifically Lilongwe, do pop in. Food was awesome and the location is perfect

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Drive through a village where children and animals are playing, pass by a diary farm, and arrive at a serene oasis. Be warmly greeted by Chance and Trish, and shown to your large, airy, and quiet cottage. Wake to birdsong. A wonderful place to stay!

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We spent three wonderful nights at the Kumbali lake retreat at the beginning of our holiday so when we were let down by our final accommodation Kumbali Country Lodge stepped in with a beautiful room for our last two nights and an offer of help with our hire car which had been damaged. Directions were promptly sent via text and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Had dinner here after checking the hotel out. Good pre-dinner drinks followed by a very tasty dinner polished off with a bottle of red... Roast chicken was very tasty polished off with a sticky toffee pudding :)

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Beautiful surroundings, quality accomodation and friendly hosts.Everything one requires whether the trip is holiday or business. The restaurant provided good food with attentive staff and breakfasts were delicious. Simply a lovely place in Africa.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Consistently excellent in all respects. I have stayed here on many visits to Lilongwe over the last 5 years and have always been very pleased with the service and value compared to other high end lodging in the area. The grounds are beautiful. The staff are friendly and accommodating. The food is prepared with care and attention to detail and... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

I just finished my fourth stay at Kumbali Country Lodge, all for business trips. Each stay was phenomenal. The rooms are immaculate and very comfortable; the food is excellent (and portions are generous. Be sure to try the homemade cheeses!). There are walking/running trails that start at the lodge, meaning that a good workout with stunning views of the valley... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Stayed recently for 4 nights during a business trip to Lilongwe. The Kumbali Lodge is a remote, quiet, pieceful spot - but still only a 10 minutes drive to the City Center of Lilongwe. The charming green, the colonial style furniture, the excellent food and - last but not least - the caring owners make you immediately feel home there.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury Accommodation (14 executive and 2 deluxe rooms) Cuisine (restaurant, private and fine dining) Conference Centre (2 rooms) Wireless internet access (2 separate providers to ensure maximum availability) Fully stocked bar Comfortable outdoor seating with garden views and private upstairs lounge Lilongwe Airport transfers Transport to/from Lilongwe city centre Printing and photocopying Packed lunches (cool box available) Laundry facilities (7 days a week) Dry cleaning available on request Reliable electricity supply (generator power back up…just in case!) Torches and umbrellas in all rooms Swimming Pool ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kumbali Country Lodge

Address: Presidential Way | Capital Hill Dairy Farm, Plot 9 & 11, Area 44, Lilongwe, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
Price Range: $169 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kumbali Country Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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