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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cluny lodge managed by a really nice couple. They take personal care of you and ensure that you are well taken care of. Breakfast is really good, and they even run errands for you if you need assistance. they don't have that many rooms so you need to book in advance. The lodge is close to old town and not...

Thank ZEP07
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Always a comfortable stay at the Cluny Lodge. Even with a few temporary power outages, Marinus and his staff worked overtime to get things quickly back to normal. Food and service were excellent. Very personable. The new Tea Garden is spacious and relaxing. I'll be back!

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Clunylodge, Owner at Cluny Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Clem, many thanks for the kind words! It is always a privilege to be hosts but particularly rewarding when guests appreciate what we try do do to make their stay as "seam-free" as possible! Thank you again...

Reviewed 14 November 2016

I spent nine delightful days at Cluny Lodge; Bev and Marinus were excellent hosts; the staff were very friendly, welcoming, and most accommodating. The Lodge was a quiet,peaceful respite after a long day working in the capital. My room was comfortable and had all the amenities I needed. The daily breakfast, included, had a variety of choices; I especially enjoyed...

Thank Jan H
Maseru, Lesotho
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Immediately felt at home, the room was comfortable and airy, the owner exceptionally kind and helpful. The area is quiet, the garden large and open, tea, coffee and bar all available. I would certainly return.

Thank slkwalker
Kingman, Arizona
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I stayed at Cluny Lodge for six nights and have nothing but good to say. Marinus, Bev, and all the staff made me feel welcome and cared for from the moment of my arrival. The room was very clean, very comfortable, and any extra services I needed like cleaning clothes, shoes, etc. we're done perfectly. I ate breakfast and dinner...

Thank _uriah123452000
Almyra, Arkansas
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I stayed two weeks at Cluny Lodge in April 2016 and loved it. Poached eggs and pancakes were my favorite breakfast, but they'll cook you anything you like. Supper in the big dining room was always delightful. People engaged in all sorts of interesting work converged every night at 7 for a family style meal. The hosts were careful to...

1Thank JimWorstell
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I had an absolutely great time staying at Cluny Lodge - it really felt like a home away from home. The owner, Marinus, was incredibly attentive and helpful, it felt like being welcomed into a friend's home. He even went out to buy me a new phone charger when mine broke! The breakfast is great, the rooms are huge with...

2Thank kitmc17
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I have traveled to Malawi over the past 12 years and there is no place better than Cluny Lodge when it comes to a safe friendly and very accommodating host. They go out of their way to make sure their guest are completely satisfied. I have had to modify my trip at the last moment and they were very flexible...

1Thank rswleong
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I'm pleased to write a very strong review for the Cluny Lodge. I must say that my two week stay there exceeded my high expectations based on the reviews I had read beforehand. Regarding the price of lodging, and keeping in mind that accommodation in Lilongwe is generally expensive, is quite fair value all things considered. The lodge is located...

Thank kurtinhawaii
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This is a lovely place, a gated compound with two houses, and guards caring for the comings-and-goings of the guests. The owners did everything to make our one night stay pleasant, including arranging drivers, suggesting restaurants, making sure everything was very clean and safe. We arrived in a heat wave, but the air conditioning took care of that. We heard...

Thank Laurel R

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exclusive & comfortable accommodation in the Area 9 suburb of Lilongwe. Ideal for the consultant - the premises are quiet, secure and ideally situated for easy access to all parts of the city. Our mission and pleasure is to endeavor to make your stay as comfortable as possible and thus ensure your return visit!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cluny Lodge

Address: Plot #69, Area 9, Lilongwe, Malawi
Region: Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
Price Range: ₹ 6,586 - ₹ 8,401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Cluny Hotel Lilongwe
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“Room 3 is spacious, quiet, and has AC,”
 of 5 bubbles 757janh, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are comfortable and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles JimWorstell, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Both sides of the road are fine. Breakfast is served in both. All rooms have private baths, but some are located across the hall.”
 of 5 bubbles LaurelR810, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Partially paid and partially free Wi-Fi”
 of 5 bubbles 597elinm, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The rooms are all lovely and tastefully decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles hicksm, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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