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Luwawa Forest Lodge

43 Private Bag | Mzimba, Near Luwawa Dam, Lilongwe, Malawi
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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124 reviews
#1 of 2 hotels in Salima
 
Madidi Lodge
71 reviews
#5 of 12 hotels in Lilongwe
 
Kiboko Town Hotel
207 reviews
#1 of 12 hotels in Lilongwe
 
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168 reviews
#2 of 12 hotels in Lilongwe
 
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1 - 5 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had no map or GPS and were misdirected numerous times when stopping to ask for directions as we searched to find this lodge. As the sun began to set, we found ourselves starting to look out for safe places to camp on the side...More

Thank Elissa D
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Luwawa in late July this year. Getting there was fairly simple just a short mini bus ride from Mzuzu and then we were picked up by the owner for a fee of 10$ at the end of the road....More

Thank Ciara O
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Myself and 7 others were staying in the dorm and immediately felt unwelcome by the 2 owners who only seemed interested in talking to the guests staying in the chalets. They told us we could cook for ourselves on the BBQ but we waited an...More

1  Thank rossycosty
Response from George W, Owner at Luwawa Forest LodgeResponded 2 August 2017

These guest arrived late at night on a night that turned out to be one of the coldest nights of the year. The bedding provided in the hostel is more than adequate for 99% of the year we gave the guest 4US$ discount on their...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great stay at Luwawa Forest Lodge, we stayed for four nights in the dorm rooms. It is a great place for outdoor adventure, we enjoyed peaceful canoeing on the dam, mountain biking with a guide, walking and horse riding - all of...More

1  Thank beachbrums
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A huge dog rules this place! By the moment we left our vehicle it was constantly bothering us. It even followed us on our short walk and bit locals! The chalets and the public rooms appear that nothing has been done to re-furbish, renovate or...More

Thank Sybille70
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  • Free Parking
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • 23
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  • Malawi >
  • Central Region >
  • Lilongwe
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"If you like it clean, don't go for the dorms."
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"Avocado cottage is wonderful for families! Of the chalets, #4 is the most quiet."
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"If you can afford a cottage- go for it! The dorm room is very basic, a bit too dark and sometimes noisy."
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