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Golden Pillow Lodge

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We travel to Zambia four times a year to work in the Monze District and after a long day in the villages, this is the perfect place to come home. Is it perfect? No. It's a motel with fairly basic rooms, but the rooms are clean, the shower works, has hot water and the rooms have a/c - pretty impressive...

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

The rooms were very acceptable for a small town. I started in one of the rooms attached to the main building which were fine. It was very clean and the water was plenty hot for a great shower. I then moved to one of the executive rooms adjacent to the main building for a rise of 25% in the still...

Thank WiganYosser
County Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I stayed here for just one night. The room was spotless, the bed was comfortable and the shower had lots of hot water - just what I needed after a long day. The restaurant closes at 8.30pm, but they let us wait for our friend. The beers are cold and the service is prompt and friendly. Breakfast is ok, the...

Thank Mary M
Monze, Zambia
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Golden pillow is about the only place that has tried to put up facilities that you would expect to find in a hotel. But be warned that the quality is not great. Positives: The rooms are affordable. Breakfast is served every morning and very early from 7am to 9am. Breakfast comes with 2 eggs, beans, bacon, sausage tomato, slices of...

Thank HoppingHobbit
New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Nice clean place to stay on the highway in Monze. Don't be fooled by the fact that it's a truck stop. In the compound in the back they have 20+ rooms that were very clean & comfortable. True to its name, the pillows are really nice.

Thank NYCtraveller2015
new york, ny
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Having stayed in many many African hotels in this price range, the Golden Pillow is a great place. It was clean and comfortable, and the beds were actually great. The pillows were extremely comfortable, a far cry from so many places where pillows are lumpy and hard. Air conditioning in all rooms. The showers and bathrooms weren't great. Our shower...

Thank aubrey1234
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

A comfy night in Monze at Golden Pillow. Slept here a second time with no regrets. The lodge is located by the roadside of the Lusaka-Livingstone road. Checked in after 7pm. Within a short time after ordering our meals, dinner was served. The restaurant is right next to the reception and a comfortable lounge with satellite tv and national newspaper...

1Thank loriegrey
Accra, Ghana
Reviewed 16 August 2015

A small hotel (book early - it is popular and I saw three families turned away as they had not booked). Clean and very comfortable rooms. Great pillows (not golden as before the name of the hotel) and a very comfortable bed. I had a room where the washbasin was in the shower which was novel - the toilet/shower room...

Thank simonaccra
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Stayed here for one night enroute to Lusaka from S.Province. The rooms in the main building are a bit more private but older, I chose to stay on the "open" lower newer area in the "Kikwete Executive Suite' which was nice and large for the price. The restaurant in the main building served food soso quality. Liked oxtail with Nsima...

Thank kintu z
Reviewed 3 December 2014

If you find yourself needing a place to stay between Lusaka and Livingstone, the Golden Pillow is a good choice. Rooms have air conditioning, and lots of hot water for showers. The management is wonderful and attentive. There's a restaurant on the property that serves an amazing variety of good food. I was very happy staying here.

1Thank MP3Seattle

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Address: Plot no. 400, Livingstone Road, Monze 0700, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Monze
Number of rooms: 45

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