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Protea Hotel Chipata

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Plot 3126 Great East Road, Chipata 90100 Zambia See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I generally stay at this hotel once every few months and have never written a review before. I was one of the first guests when the hotel opened up and its nice to see familiar smiling faces when I go back. I have had a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank IvanEngland78
Response from Peter M, General Manager at Protea Hotel ChipataResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear IvanEngland78, Thank you for choosing the Protea Hotel by Marriott Chipata for your travels to Chipata. We are glad to hear that the services and facilities met your expectations. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience during your recent stay with...More

Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

I stayed at the hotel for a six day business trip. The facility is well maintained and the rooms are quite spacious. I have to say that this hotel has the most friendly staff of any hotel I have ever visited. They really do their...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank shimokalg
Response from Peter M, General Manager at Protea Hotel ChipataResponded 19 November 2018

Dear Shimoka L, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Chipata and that the services and facilities met your expectations. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience during your stay with us. We are...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

From the moment I arrived the staff I came into contact with during my stay went out of their way to help. They were professional, courteous and friendly - I honestly don't think I have come across a hotel where every team member was so...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Juno101
Response from Peter M, General Manager at Protea Hotel ChipataResponded 11 October 2018

Dear Juno101, Thank you for staying at Protea Hotel by Marriott Chipata and taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to receive your compliments about our STAFF. We would love to host you again and we will ensure that your...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

the Hotels is located on the Main Road, and close to the town. Neat and clean rooms, but don't be caught with the menu as they don't have all the items listed. The staff are friendly and helpful as well.More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 259keyurp
Response from Peter M, General Manager at Protea Hotel ChipataResponded 8 October 2018

Dear 259keyurp, We appreciate you staying at Protea Hotel by Marriott Chipata and sharing a review. Thank you for the positive feedback regarding the rooms and STAFF. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you experienced while staying with us, we can assure you...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed overnight on our way to Malawi. The hotel is comfortable, rooms decently appointed, the showers had good hot water and service was with a smile. The one thing that let them down was dinner. We wanted steak but they did not have any...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank AlastairC747
Response from Peter M, General Manager at Protea Hotel ChipataResponded 28 September 2018

Dear Alastair C, Thank you for staying at Protea Hotel by Marriott Chipata and taking the time to share your experience with us. We appreciate the positive feedback. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience that was caused to you during your recent stay...More

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Description
Protea Hotel Chipata is located on the outskirts of Chipata town and near the Umodzi Highway; the entrance to Chipata town from Katete, only 15km from the Malawi border and 130km from Lilongwe; the capital city of More Malawi. Chipata is a scenic town surrounded on all sides by hills, hence its name meaning “gateway.” Ideal for both leisure and business travellers Protea Hotel Chipata offers 40 bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, electronic door locks, electronic safes, satellite TV, tea and coffee making facilities, telephone as well as free wireless internet access. The modern Mulombe Restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner has an outside terrace area overlooking the swimming pool and spacious gardens. There is a sports bar at the hotel, called Kumana Lounge, which is open from 10h00 until 22h00 daily. The nearby Kanjala Hill offers panoramic and spectacular views of almost the entire town and region. The Central Mosque poses as the most marvellous building in the town. The structure reflects unique and exquisite art and architecture. This mosque is located along the Mosque Road. Travellers can also take a tour of the South Luangwa National Park which is approximately three hours’ drive from Chipata. The national park has an abundance of exotic wildlife of the region and features a wildlife sanctuary where one can go for safaris, game viewing and bird watching. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$ 119 - US$ 172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Zambia > Eastern Province > Chipata
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$ 119 - US$ 172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Zambia > Eastern Province > Chipata
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Traveller (20)
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Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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hendrina2016
10 September 2018|
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Response from michaelaH1286JE | Reviewed this property |
We paid 400 kwacha ($40) from Protea Hotel Chipata to Wildlife camp located in Mfuwe. You may have to do some haggling.
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"try to avoid rooms on front side of hotel near entrance. pool side of hotel is better"
AnthonyPM
15 Sep 2017
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"If you're a light sleeper, chose a room facing the back/pool, away from the highway."
SoundFrequencies
1 Sep 2017
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"Stay away from the reception area."
789sandeepd
1 Aug 2016
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"The rooms on the upper floor and further from the reception are quieter due to reduced human traffic."
chirunducourtyardl
21 Apr 2016
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