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    Norman Carr Cottage

    Southern Lake Shore, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    Oct 29 Oct 30
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed January 7, 2014

    This was the last leg on our honeymoon having been round a few resorts on the Lake Shore. It was amazing. The room are great and the people are lovely, The service we loved. We wanted to be alone most of the time but the...More

    1  Thank adevelopinghuman
    Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

    When we decided to go to Malawi for our honeymoon all and sundry had one question.... Why Malawi? If they had been to Norman Carr they would hav known why. The setting is beautiful and is right on the beach. Beautiful dining area with an...More

    1  Thank Blake W
    Reviewed December 19, 2013

    My boyfriend and I stayed at Norman Carr during his 2 week visit from the US. It is the absolutely perfect place for couples to go. Well....For anyone to go! Erica and Taffy are absolutely wonderful, and the staff is so welcoming and friendly. The...More

    2  Thank LindseyKinsinger
    Reviewed December 16, 2013

    My wife and I have stayed in hotels & lodges all over Africa and can honestly say that the Norman Carr Cottage is one of the best. Very relaxing with attentive staff and great home style cooking. We stayed 3 nights and really enjoyed every...More

    1  Thank Al D
    Reviewed December 9, 2013

    My husband and I decided to head up to Lake Malawi sort of at the last moment, as we had some airmiles to use, and after doing some quick research, we decided the Norman Carr Cottages sounded great. We arrived at a very difficult time...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • 5
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    • Malawi >
    • Lake Malawi National Park >
    • Cape Maclear
    • Also Known As
    • Norman Carr Cottage Hotel Cape Maclear ,
    • Norman Carr Cottage Malawi/Cape Maclear
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    October 8, 2016|
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    Response from Jamesholden | Reviewed this property |
    There is no half board. Room, all meals [and coffee] as well as two trips or cruises on the lake are included daily. The owner, Taffy, will discuss prices with you, just email and talk to him, he is an amiable guy. I hope... More
    January 11, 2016|
    Response from Taffy H |
    Hi, that will be 3 and a half hours drive.
    Luke Y
    August 8, 2014|
    Response from reluctanttraveller47 | Reviewed this property |
    No real answer to that as there is such a huge range of different accommodation types. If you are thinking of the excellent Norman Carr remember standard prices include full board; also that it is several miles from Cape... More
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    "The rooms facing the beach are nice. Our was facing the kitchen and felt a little like staying in the staff..."
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    "All rooms quiet and comfortable, we had a lake facing room."
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    "The lake view rooms are well appointed and spacious"
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    "Ask for a chalet on the beach"
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