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Hythe, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights here winding down after two weeks safari. What a fantastic location and a room to die for. We were well looked after and food was great and beer was free thought I had gone to heaven. We went snorkelling this is superb and saw the fish eagle coming for food. They also have a state of... More 

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Lilongwe
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well situated in the lake reserve overlooking the lake, has the most scenic views from all the Villa's. well designed and fitted with all the luxuries of a 5 star facility. Fantastic water sports offered along with walks, bird viewing and a special 800 x telescope for amazing night time star gazing. Hosts and staff are well groomed. Food is... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights in August 2016 also with my mother in law. The location of the lodge up in its own private space above Lake Malawi is simply stunning. The villas are superb, decorated in great taste and very spacious with quality furniture and fittings. Above all, the service and attentive staff are top class - they could not... More 

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Emma W, Public Relations Manager at Pumulani, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a positive review Roger. We do hope we will see you and your family again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. The bungalows are amazing - very elegant and tastefully designed. The location is faultless - perched on a hillside with its own private beach. The facilities are great too - very five star, except in a way that is subtle, which adds to the sense of luxury. Finally... More 

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Emma W, Public Relations Manager at Pumulani, responded to this review

Thank you, Jemimah for such a lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Michigan
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46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Pumulani is beautifully situated overlooking Lake Malawi on the Nankumba Peninsula within Lake Malawi National Park. The accommodations are amazing; ours and I think most had three large rooms (living room, bath room, bedroom), and two large decks, all with beautiful floor-to-ceiling views of the lake and surrounding hillside and woodland. Pumulani is run with friendliness, efficiency, and remarkable attention... More 

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Emma W, Public Relations Manager at Pumulani, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. A very kind review. Thank you and we hope to see you again some time :) More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights after a busy safari in Zambia and it was perfect! We chilled out by the pool and the lake and sat on our balcony watching the wildlife go by - baboons, monkeys and a variety of beautiful birds including the extremely rare Pel's Fishing Owl! And to top it off, Josh our host gave... More 

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Emma W, Public Relations Manager at Pumulani, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again someday. More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

A big thank you to all the lovely people who made us so welcome at this great lodge. An amazing room with spectacular views. Wonderful meals and brilliant staff. If you go to Malawi, treat yourself to a few days here. Will never forget the sunsets from the dhow over the lake and a cooked breakfast on the boat too!

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

You cannot do better than this. First class facities & well organised luxury. Attentive without being obtrusive the staff are a credit to the in-house management team. Whether its breakfast on the balcony, drinks by the pool, campfire + barbecue on the beach; chilling-out or water sports, this place is very special. And the lodges are to die for !

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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

This was the final stop of our honeymoon and in all honesty it did not meet the same standards/expectations that we had been lucky enough to have experienced in some of the other stops on our trip. The accommodation was nice, however the attention to detail was lacking. The staff were friendly, however we did not receive the same treatment... More 

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RPS_MW, Manager at Pumulani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write your review, your feedback is very much appreciated. We are sorry to hear that Pumulani did not meet your standards and expectations. We are glad you enjoyed the dhow cruises, it really is an unique experience and the best way to experience the lake. We have spoken to the management at Pumulani and... More 

Salima, Malawi
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I have been meaning to write this for a long time. My wife and I are expats living in Malawi. We have traveled all over this country. We have stayed in many of the lodges/hotels due to our ministry. Pumulani is the best one we have stayed in. It is very expensive but not compared to what you might pay... More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
“The brightest star on the Lake”Pumulani is situated on the Westside of the Nankumba Peninsula in the South end of Lake Malawi – romantically called “The Lake of Stars”. The Peninsula is recognised as one of the most beautiful shores of the Lake and borders Lake Malawi National Park (a World Heritage Site). The lodge is built on a steep hillside which provides the most spectacular views from our villas, dining and main lodge area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pumulani

Address: Lake Malawi National Park 10101, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Pumulani 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Pumulani Hotel Lake Malawi National Park
Pumulani Lake Malawi National Park
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