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Woodlands Lilongwe

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Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Waiters totally rude. Went there for a solo working lunch. Opened my laptop to work and was about to order when a waiter walks right up to me and says "order first before everything". I left immediatelyMore

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Louis Masankha B
Response from DhirenT15, Manager at Woodlands LilongweResponded 28 November 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your your review and apologize for the method of communication by our staff. As you probably notices during your visit, we are family restaurant and we discourage the use laptops and mobile phones whilst on the table. This is to...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

I return to this place every year to start or end a tour. Lilongwe is not a city you are really looking forward to, honestly. Woodlands is the only reason I do so. Chalets are fine, you will have a wonderful sleep and a very...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank stefandreas
Response from DhirenT15, Owner at Woodlands LilongweResponded 25 September 2018

Hello Stefan It was a pleasure seeing you again at The Woodlands. We thank you for your positive response and assure you that we will also work hard to produce good food for our guests. We will soon be adding new dishes to our menu...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

A very nice experience at the restaurant. A local recommended it - we sat outdoors in a well covered area. They brought a brazier with hot coals to ward off any chill. The food was plentiful and tasty. Heavy Indian influence with the food -...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank DareAcceptor
Response from Dhiren T, Owner at Woodlands LilongweResponded 3 September 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for visiting our restaurants at The Woodlands Lilongwe recently. We value your feedback as this is the only way we can monitor our standards and improve on any suggestion we received from our guests. We note that you had a good...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

It seems strange that a hotel in a wilderness preserve would be a good business option, but it's centrally located, has good wifi and electricity and is very comfortable. The restaurant has a wide variety of options and the included breakfast is good as well....More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank marisasg13
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Woodlands has recently upgraded their restaurant menus with exiting new range of Indian specials from South and North India. We went for Dosa a South Indian speciality and they were excellent.very good value for money. Good ambience good service enjoyed it.More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank imi2013
Response from Dhiren T, Owner at Woodlands LilongweResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for visiting the Woodlands Lilongwe and thank you for appreciating our recent changes. Woodlands will continue to improve its facilities in all areas. Its only with feedback like from our guests that we can be pointed to areas of improvements. Once...More

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Description
The Woodlands Lilongwe previously known as the Sanctuary Lodge is a boutique hotel built in a river fronted nature reserve in the heart of Lilongwe, the capital city of Malawi, 'the Warm Heart of Africa' and More land of the 'Lake of Stars! Under New Management, the hotel offers luxurious accommodation in lilongwe in a pristine indigenous natural woodland of miombo trees spread over 9 hectares. Individual chalets offer secluded and exclusive accomodation each with its own private veranda set in a protected wildlife park with a prolific birdlife as well as monkeys, bush pig, buck, porcupines, bush babies and crocodiles. The Woodlands Lilongwe hotel is the perfect place to work or play for guests and visitors alike. It's an idyllic location for business meetings, lunches, dinners, wedding receptions, birthday parties, or simply meet for a casual drink after work. A fabulous campsite set apart from the main buildings and the chalets is equipped with excellent ablution, washing and cooking facilities with banks, restaurants, supermarkets and shops located within walking distance making this an ideal location for campers, overlanders and backpackers. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
10
Price range
USD 100 - USD 136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Sanctuary Lodge
Location
Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
10
Price range
USD 100 - USD 136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Sanctuary Lodge
Location
Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
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Dining (2)
Room & Suite (1)
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ceg51
27 November 2018|
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Response from DhirenT15 | Property representative |
Good Morning The can from the airport will cost you U$35 each way to or from the airport. This is for 1 and up to 3 people plus luggage. This amount is payable directly to the driver. Please let us know if you want us to... More
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bikesrule
14 January 2018|
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Dear Guest Thank you for your e-mail. Unfortunately we are not allowed to include our e-mail in messages via Trip Advisor. Our telephone number is: +265 991775203 or +265 1775200 You may also book through Trip Advisor. We... More
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14 January 2018|
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Response from DhirenT15 | Property representative |
Hello Guest Apologies that you could not get contact details. Our details are: tel: +265 (0) 991775203 We look to receiving your booking for April and welcoming you to The Woodlands. Regards Dhiren Thakrar Woodlands... More
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Room Tips
"all rooms are garden cottages"
crony-club
18 Jan. 2018
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"All rooms are chalets set in natural wooded surroundings with individual parking near to individual chalet...."
onebjay
19 Apr. 2017
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"Don't stay there!"
Guido_JMX
12 Jan. 2017
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"Chalets 1 to 5 are the best. But only chalet 10 has a double bed. The others only have 2 single beds. A bit..."
212Andrew1958
21 Mar. 2016
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