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Rogers, Arkansas
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Set against a beautiful tropical-type landscape on top of a mountain, this upscale resort is the perfect escape. The drive to the resort is winding and breathtaking. Once you arrive, you are greeted by friendly staff and perfectly manicured landscaping. We arrived to a bit of fog covering the mountain, which actually added to the relaxing atmosphere one feels here.... More 

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Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our team was cycling across Malawi and two of our stops included Sunbird resorts, including Ku Chawe at the top of the Zomba Plateau. Most of us cycled up to Zomba, some serious hills, but the final climb to the resort was a killer - only 6 of our team made the final ascent by bike! But the reward was... More 

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

Dear Neil, Thank you very much for your review of the resort! We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you loved the views and the atmosphere at Sunbird Ku Chawe! We do hope that you you have another cycling tour so that you can come back and spend more time with us, as well... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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250 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You are going to find the Sunbird to be one of the most scenic places in all of Malawi, and believe me Malawi has a lot of great scenery. Every direction you turn, every room you enter, and every step of the way you will want to snap just one more picture so you can remember the place. Food is... More 

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

Thank you very much for your wonderful review on Sunbird Kuchawe!! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay while with us, and we really hope that you come back to take as many pictures as you wish! Thank you once more! Kindest regards. More 

Temecula, California
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Stopped here on a Saturday morning for lunch only. The restaurant has an extensive menu. We ate outside under a large umbrella. Food was good and the service was great. The hotel restrooms were clean and the staff members were friendly and attentive to our needs.

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

Dear Karl, Thank you for your great review on Sunbird Ku Chawe. Its very pleasing to know that you enjoyed your visit and that our food and service was to your liking. We do hope that you come back for another 'Cheeseburger in Paradise' :) Kind regards. More 

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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

This hotel is worth a trip for the views alone. However, the rooms, service and food are all first class. A taste of luxury in a country where that is not easy to find. It is an excellent base for exploring the amazing Zomba plateau.

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Thank Chris S
Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for your wonderful review! It's great that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope that you make another trip for the views :) Hoping to see you back sooner than later. Kind regards. More 

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

The hotel is located on top of a hill. It has an exceptional garden and the scenery is very beautiful. You will be able to enjoy a pleasant and peaceful stay enjoying great food in an amazing setting. This is one hotel you will not forget, I know I won't.

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

We are glad that you chose to stay with us and that you enjoyed the time you spent at Sunbird Ku Chawe. Thank you very much for your great review, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards. More 

Machadodorp, South Africa
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Absolutely the most perfect setting, the rooms and service was wonderful and the food was good. The room was very comfortable, the log fire kept us warm. Watching the mist cover the town druing sunraise from our balcany a magical experience. The service was excellant, will definitely visit again.

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

Thank you very much for your wonderful review of Sunbird Ku Chawe. It brings us great pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and that everything was to your liking. We really hope that you visit us again very soon. Kind regards. More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here one night in May, definitely the best hotel I have stayed at in Zomba. Beautiful location, with breath taking views all around. Rooms are functional, but spacious and well maintained, the wooden fire was most welcome as it was a bit chilly the night I stayed. Bar staff were fine, as was the food. Would stay here again... More 

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

Dear David, Greetings from Sunbird Ku Chawe. Thank you very much for your great review, and we are very glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We do hope that we will see you again sooner than later. Kind regards. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Stayed two nights. Good rooms and friendly staff. Meals where good either from the Buffet or the menu. Breakfast was good and Chef to cook eggs to order a real plus. Stayed two nights and enjoyed sight seeing from the hotel, great views of the valley.

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Thank Stuart-forster
Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Dear Stuart, Thank you for your great review on Sunbird Ku Chawe, we greatly appreciate the time that you took to post your review. We do hope that you stay with us again soon. Kind regards. More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Absolutely stunning location. Fantastic place to get away for a few days and enjoy peace and quiet. The meals at the restaurant are great - the baboons are still around but seemed to have learned to stop stealing food off our plates lately :) We've stayed several times now, and have always loved every moment. We will be back.

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

Dear Jeremy, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your review on Sunbird Ku Chawe. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we will be waiting for the next time you visit :) Kind regards. More 

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Additional Information about Sunbird Ku Chawe

Address: Zomba Plateau, Zomba, Malawi (Formerly Le Meridien Ku Chawe)
Location: Malawi > Southern Region > Zomba
Price Range: $233 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunbird Ku Chawe 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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