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    Pakachere Backpackers & Creative Centre

    Zomba, Malawi
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    08/10/2017 09/10/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good39%
    • Average9%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
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    Meeting Rooms
    Golf Course
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    Tennis Court
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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Blantyre Ryalls
    239 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Blantyre
     
    Sunbird Mount Soche
    98 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Blantyre
     
    Sunbird Nkopola Lodge
    71 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Mangochi
     
    The Makokola Retreat
    121 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Mangochi
     
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    1 - 5 of 53 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed in Pakachere for 2 nights and loved it. The food is really tasty and the staff are incredibly helpful and relaxed. We took a 6 hour tour up Zomba Mountain with Issac who was an incredible tour guide and got to see amazing...More

    Thank eimearafitzmaurice
    Response from Annelies B, Owner at Pakachere Backpackers & Creative CentreResponded 1 week ago

    Hello, Zikomo. Thank you very much for your kind words. We agree that Isaac is a great guide! All feedback is welcome, as we recently took over the lodge. We hope we can welcome you to 'Paka' again in the future. Kind regards from all...More

    Reviewed 16 August 2017

    I first went to this place for an event and I was infected. Then on my anniversary my wife and I decided to go back and just drink in the atmosphere. It's not the Hilton, but it's wonderfully rustic with a charm that grows on...More

    Thank Kumvenji L
    Reviewed 3 August 2017

    Pakachere is a green oasis in the middle of Zomba. Outside, they made a few nice seats where you can relax. And for the colder/rainy days they have great seats inside as well. The food is great, as well as the coffee!! Super friendly and...More

    Thank soelhardewijn
    Reviewed 23 July 2017

    Great hostel! My boyfriend and I stayed at a different place our first night in Zomba, which was awful and we were ready to give up on the hiking we had planned but then we found ourselves at Zomba. We hired their guide Isaac who...More

    Thank Naomi R
    Reviewed 14 June 2017

    I came to Zomba for a little over a month for a research project and stayed at Pakachere the whole time. What a great decision! The location is quite close to everything in town, the lodge itself is clean, well-taken care of, and offers a...More

    Thank ajpattnaik
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Golf Course
    • Tennis Court
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Southern Region >
    • Zomba
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    Traveller (20)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (27)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
    Bathroom (1)
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    Room Tips
    "The shared dorm room has comfy beds for $10, I got a great night sleep"
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    "Big dorm has own bathroom; small dorm only 6 beds; private rooms are nice!"
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    "Ask for the smaller dorms. Private rooms are best if you want to "splurge.""
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    "The doubles are great value; did not stay in dorms but looked ok."
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