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Kara O'Mula Country Lodge

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Came here for a drink and dinner one night in Malawi. After climbing the hill it is a beautiful place to watch the sunset and you can see for miles around. Asked for some drinks and very very few mixers were available - a cross between ginger ale and lime cordial were the only ones on offer really! Stayed for... More 

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Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunate one of the locations in Africa which were great but suffer too much from low maintenance and missing experience. Although the location is excellent, you have briljant views and perfect possibilities to walk, the accomodation gets poor. Service is well willing but missing the experience. No problem to stay for a night but do not expect something high end!

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Lemmer, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

The Kara O’Mula Country Lodge is a very nice complex that offers numerous rooms for overnight stay and a good restaurant. The rooms are spacious and open onto a porch where you can enjoy a beautiful view. The rooms were all very clean and comfortable (although the decor there it seemed a little bit dated). All with private bathroom and... More 

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Dehradun, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

The property has not been taken care of. We didnt stay here, just had lunch. And even though there werent many patrons in the hotel, the service was very slow. And when we did got the food, they got us the wrong order. It was corrected later, but it took even more time. Reaching here is a challenge in itself.... More 

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Vereeniging
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

The expectation to visit the lodge was high but the disappointment of the resort was great. The executive room at $65 per night is not even a 1* star rating worth. Entering the room and bathroom reminds you of the 1980's. The workers in the restaurant, Bar, swimming pool at the lodge are very friendly. The run-down of such beautiful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We were very disappointed with this hotel, we arrived late in the evening so didn't have much choice but to stay. The accommodation was really overpriced, our 'executive room' cost USD$110 and was not worth it, the room was messy more like a backpackers hostel, there were no towels and the shower didn't work very well. It was the most... More 

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Malawi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Haven't stayed here, but plan to. We were making an exploratory visit to Mulanje, hopefully the first of several trips, and started a brief ramble on the mountain from the site of this lodge. The location is glorious, and the staff and service very pleasant. We had only a light lunch, but it was very good. We expect to stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

I recently stayed at the lodge for one night. We arrived just in time for the sunset which was just beautiful. Staff were all so kind and welcoming, food was lovely and rooms were of very good quality. My colleague used the swimming pool and said it was a lovely setting. Would certainly recommend for a beautiful stay!

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

** BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT THE RATES QUOTED AT THE TIME OF BOOKING ** The Lodge itself is located on the slopes of the Mulanje mountains with some very nice views. On the premises, you'll find a restaurant (menu with snacks, fish, meat, food is quite diverse and tasty enough) and a bar; right beside the lodge, there is also... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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313 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We had a nice overnight stay and felt it to be reasonable value – a nice relaxing place at the foothills of Mulanje. Highlights: • Large, bright, airy room, well-furnished and comfortable. Fan-cooled. • Great views over the plains from the veranda. • Trailhead in the parking lot for accessing Mt Mulanje. No need to organize guides, porters, etc. •... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Kara O'Mula Country Lodge

Address: 8 Chichiri, Blantyre | PO Box 80095, Blantyre, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Southern Region > Blantyre
Price Range: $49 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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