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Gecko Lounge

90 reviews
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza”(32 reviews)
“great food”(7 reviews)
“place to stay”(6 reviews)
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All reviewspizzagreat foodplace to staylake malawiprivate areanice placerestaurant barfish and chipsother placeslocal kidssituated rightfresh waterlaid backboat rideevery morningtwo nightsthumbi island
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went their only for dinner, ordered veg and non veg pizza, fish and chips, chicken, all were good, pizza was really more than we expected, DJ was playing good numbers, ambiance is okay okay, overhaul quite good

Thank SudhirTA
Response from Stephen W, Owner at Gecko LoungeResponded 1 January 2017

It is good to hear that our kitchen continues to please. our pizzas have always been a draw and new varieties increase their appeal. Thank you for visiting us.

Reviewed 2 December 2016

A good beach bar, the sort you find in Greece or Spain doing all day breakfasts, pizza, beef burgers and fish and chips. We had breakfast there on three occasions, it is the only place we found in five weeks in Malawi that could cook...More

Thank ShropshireOldfart
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

After extensive travelling though Africa this is where my friends and I finished our journey. We came to rest and reflect and did exactly that. Situated right next to Lake Malawi your guaranteed beautiful views and great swims. Authentic Malawi is also experienced with locals...More

Thank Anzel d
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Good place, stayed in their beach tents. Very comfortable, located few feet from lake. When staying in Cape Mclear you can rough it out or pay a little more and stay at mid range place. I have seen a few places here and the mid...More

Thank liketravelling2016
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a place where you can have great food and some privacy, to avoid the hordes of local sellers bothering you full time. This is a very touristic place, so don't expect to have a glimpse of any local culture, apart from the restaurant...More

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Beachfront
Free Parking
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Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Internet
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Price range
US$ 20 - US$ 111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$ 20 - US$ 111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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mutintasichali
16 December 2016|
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I am sorry but we are fully booked at this time.
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"Ask for any local food to have a good experience."
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"We have not stayed overnight so I can't comment on that"
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"Go for a room/dorm further away from the bar as it'll be quieter"
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"The two chalets are the same with basic self catering. These are the best options."
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