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    Ntchisi Forest Lodge

    PO Box 1517 | Ntchisi, Bwanje, Malawi
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    06/11/2017 06/12/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Traveler (89)
          Room & Suite (15)
          Dining (6)
          Overview
          • Excellent60%
          • Very good35%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          “lake malawi” (8 reviews)
          “dirt road” (4 reviews)
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          1 - 5 of 78 reviews

          Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

          Great staff, wonderful food. Nice views, good hiking trails. The dining is shared family style with other guests. There isn't wifi or much cell service, so it's a nice break from our digital hectic life. The road to the lodge is not paved, but passable...More

          Thank Kirsten W
          Response from NtchisiForestLodge, Owner at Ntchisi Forest Lodge

          Dear Kim & Jeremy and Amaya, It was a pleasure having you here to celebrate Easter with us at the lodge and share stories around the campfire. Nice that you enjoyed our food; we believe that the way to the heart goes via the stomach...More

          Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

          We arrived at the lodge very late because we had read in Lonely Planet that the last section of road is dirt road but it was dirt road from the turn for Dowa. That means there was 22km more dirt road than we anticipated and...More

          Thank Ruth22
          Response from NtchisiForestLodge, Owner at Ntchisi Forest Lodge

          Dear Ruth, thanks for your kind words. We are sorry for the longer time on the road spent. We will pass on the information to Lonely Planet that they include that the 27 km dirt road takes approximately 45 minutes. We are happy you enjoyed...More

          Reviewed March 19, 2017

          I'd like to begin by saying the forest lodge itself was lovely, beautiful scenery, well marked trails, good food, friendly staff (though difficult to find and when they were around, often had the door closed) but probably the rudest and most unreasonable management I have...More

          Thank erica C
          Response from NtchisiForestLodge, Owner at Ntchisi Forest Lodge

          Dear Erica, Thanks for your feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed the lodge, the beautiful scenery and the friendly staff. We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with our managers during your stay and want to apologise for that. Since we are a small...More

          Reviewed March 15, 2017

          The place is beautiful and it's the only tourist-appropriate place to stay near Ntchisi Forest. It's one of the more upscale lodges in Malawi, and the prices reflect American pricing more than local pricing. The food is great. Angelina, our host, was fantastic.More

          Thank Kelly N
          Response from NtchisiForestLodge, Manager at Ntchisi Forest Lodge

          Hi Kelly, Thanks for you review, we always appreciate the feedback from our guests. The isolated spot where the Forest Lodge is located has many advantages, especially the quietness from the forest and the great views over Lake Malawi. We serve homemade Western style food...More

          Reviewed February 18, 2017

          We only stayed one night, which was a pitty, because the lodge is just beautiful, the staff very friendly, and the forest, well it was just amazing! Wonderful walk through thick foggy forest, lots of birds, lovely rainforest.More

          Thank toni j
          Response from NtchisiForestLodge, Manager at Ntchisi Forest Lodge

          Hi Toni, Thanks for your review. We enjoyed your stay at the lodge and are happy to hear that you two enjoyed the forest so much! We are trying our best together with the local community to protect the rainforest and to keep it preserved...More

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          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Breakfast included
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          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Conference Facilities
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          • $70 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
          • Location
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          • Central Region >
          • Bwanje
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          Traveler (89)
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          "I stayed in the safari tent and this was fine."
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          "Do not miss camp fire if you are traveling during winter. And enjoy drinks from their verandah during rainy..."
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          "The Forest Chalet is the best option."
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