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    Makuzi Beach Lodge

    Makuzi Beach | Private Bag 12, Chintheche, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$ 330
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          US$ 329
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          Overview
          • Excellent64%
          • Very good26%
          • Average7%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          1 week ago
          “Beautiful but unfortunate”
          2 weeks ago
          “Wonderful property, unhappy experience.”
          Free Parking
          Beachfront
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
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          Bar/Lounge
          Wheelchair Access
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          11 - 15 of 90 reviews

          Reviewed 20 May 2016

          In a wonderful bay on Lake Malawi, the chalets my friends and I had were new and lovely - great to have tea and coffee-making facilities! Good value, excellent breakfast, good but not outstanding other meals. Kitchen service a bit on the slow side. Special...More

          Thank j m
          Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach Lodge

          Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that your meals where not up to the best standard as we pride ourselves on our restaurant. I hope that next time you come we will be able to impress you with better food.

          Reviewed 17 May 2016

          I stayed there last weekend for one night and I had a very restful time. The great thing about Makuzi Beach Lodge is that it's very private (even though there is no such thing as a "private" beach in Malawi). The contour of the beach...More

          Thank Carter H
          Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach Lodge

          Thank you for your review and we look forward to having you back

          Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

          Spent just over a week over Easter with the family. Great spot to leave the hustle and bustle of the fast life behind. Rooms are comfortable with everything that you need including a few steps off the beach, food is great with each evening leaving...More

          Thank WazFi
          Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach Lodge

          Thank you for your review. I t was lovely to have you and your family stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. The new family chalet is also now finished.

          Reviewed 1 April 2016

          Makuzi is tropical paradise, full stop. Nice beach, waving palms and grassy camping spots. Friendly and helpful staff and management. They do their very best to make you feel at ease. No worries. The only thing that really throws me off are the worn-out facilities,...More

          Thank Kristof79
          Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach Lodge

          Thank you for your review. We have now got new furniture on the beach. Internet is always a problem in our isolated position due to bad signal but we have it most times.

          Reviewed 22 March 2016

          I am not normally someone who finds relaxing easy but at this lodge I somehow just stopped worrying about anything. Many other visitors have commented on how wonderful the place is, the beauty of the scenery and beach, and the standard of accommodation, food and...More

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          Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach Lodge

          Thank you Barry for a lovely review and we hope that one day you will be back to visit us to relax.

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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Airport Transportation
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • US$ 273 - US$ 330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Location
          • Malawi >
          • Lake Malawi National Park >
          • Chintheche
          • Also Known As
          • Makuzi Beach Hotel Chintheche
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          "We were camping...any of the sites are amazing!"
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          "One of the new ones, or the amazing honeymoon chalet on a secluded rocky point."
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          "There are no safes in the room -- must leave valuables in car or with reception."
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