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    Zomba Forest Lodge

    Zomba Mountain, Zomba, Malawi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 125 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Zomba Forest Lodge was a highlight of our Malawi trip - we loved the food, accommodation, warm welcome and immersion into the forest with the birds and monkeys. Walks from the Lodge if you wish, and many trails to explore within the property. Tom and...More

    Thank Alison J
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    What a fabulous place, hosts, food - everything! High up on the plateau, set in the most beautiful gardens with walking trails that go on forever, we felt straight at home when accompanied on a walk by one of their lovely dogs, Saxon. We were...More

    Thank mysterymoose
    Reviewed 14 June 2017

    It's quite a drive up from Zomba, will take you 20-30mins. But it's rewarding. Tom and his wife built up a lovely guesthouse there. A wonderful garden to relax and the property is big enough to stroll around for an hour or two. There isn't...More

    Thank Mbieri
    Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

    We stayed twice at ZFL, once as a group of six in October and once as a three in April. Both times were fantastic- the lunch on arrival was one of our best meals in a year in Malawi, and the dinners and breakfasts were...More

    Thank ajramsay
    Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

    I had no idea what to expect traveling to a lodge at the top of Zomba Plateau but nothing could have prepared me for the incredible hospitality, stunning views and out of this world food. We arrived on the first day to the most delicious...More

    Thank Andrew W
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    lzaza
    17 October 2014|
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    Response from Zomba Forest L | Property representative |
    Hi Laura, Thank you for your enquiry. We can't normally get good enough internet to check TripAdvisor but I am in Blantyre at the moment with good internet :) In answer to your question, we are actually fully booked up to... More
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    "ZFL is an intimate lodge with only four rooms, each of which is unique and lovely. You can't go wrong!"
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    "All of the rooms are comfortable, well furnished and beautiful."
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    "Only 4 rooms, all very good"
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