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Sunbird Ku Chawe

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Unfortunately we couldn't stay there, but we popped in for lunch on our way to Blantyre and what a delight this was. This hotel is breathtaking! I'll make sure to spend a night here when in Malawi next time. A must visit!

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We hope that you are back soon, to experience the magic of Sunbird Ku Chawe. Looking forward to your next visit! Kindest regards.

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel with amazing views. The service is a bit slow and could improve. The rooms are beautiful and well equipped.The hotel hosted a Christmas party for children and most of the day the gardens were occupied by the visitors with loud music going on till after 5pm. Next time please inform the occupants of such events so that we...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at Sunbird Ku Chawe, and for the time you took to review your stay with us. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience that the noise from the children's party caused you, and thank you for being patient with us during this time. We so hope that you come again soon. Kindest regards.

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The food is really amazing, Fish and chips, cheese and tomato sandwiches Service good and waiters very friendly as well. Hope to come stay for a few days soon and enjoy the amazing weather. Would surely recommend it to anybody

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review Ibrahim!! We are so glad that you enjoyed the family lunch! Please do come and stay with us for a weekend when you get the chance, so that you can really enjoy Sunbird Ku Chawe and all it has to offer. The weather is always lovely, and the fireplaces in the rooms complement the...

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a weekend and it was just perfect. It is so peaceful with stunning views and I loved the tranquillity and scenery. The garden is gorgeous. The inside is very different from all the other Sunbird hotels I have stayed. If has beautiful arches and explosed brick work. The room was great. Very comfortable and spacious with...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Dear Kylie, Thank you for the positive review and for choosing to stay at Sunbird Ku Chawe. We strive to make you comfortable and to have you truly experience the essence of the Warm Heart of Africa through our service. We do hope that you come back to visit with us again, and for more beautiful outdoor activities, do visit...

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Let us start by saying that the location is wonderful, right on top of the mountain and offering breathtaking views of the valley below. Premise looks nice and the garden is wonderful: lawns are always mowed perfectly and bushes are perfectly trimmed and there is a vast array of different trees all with the tag detailing their species. Breakfast buffet...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Dear Marco, Thank you for your compliments and also choosing to stay with Sunbird Kuchawe. We, however sincerely regret the unfortunate service that you experienced during your stay with us and our apologies for the inconveniences caused. More importantly, thank you for taking your time to bring these issues to our attention. We would like to assure you that your...

Oslo
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The hotel and garden is magnificent, but having eaten there at two different occasions, I feel the need to say: the service at the restaurant is the worse I've experiences after 6 weeks in Malawi. The waiters were not at all attentive, and we had to ask several times for the menu, the drinks, the food and the bill. This...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Silvester Mtambo - General Manager at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Sunbird Kuchawe, and for taking the time to review the property as well as for bringing these issues to our attention. Your compliments of our resort are encouraging, we are grateful in this regard. We would like to assure you that all the concerns that you have brought up have been...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We were in Malawi for some training and we stayed at the hotel and also did the training there. It is a beautiful place with good food and facilities but the real prize at this wonderful hotel is the remarkable staff. They could not have been more helpful and kind and they really went out of their way. I have...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of Sunbird Ku Chawe. It's always a pleasure to know that our guests had a wonderful stay with us. We strive to make your stay as comfortable and as pleasant as possible, so we are glad that everything was to your liking. We hope that you will be back to stay with us again...

Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Beautiful gardens and location, spectacular views from comfortable rooms (complete with fireplace), excellent, friendly service, welcoming atmosphere, good conference facility, excellent social arrangements, nice food - especially enjoyed the breakfasts - buffet style is good for groups. Looking for an excuse to visit again soon.

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review of Sunbird Ku Chawe! We are so glad that you had a lovely stay with us and that you are keen to come back! (We are hoping that will be sooner than later)... Perhaps next time, your group could go for an excursion to the beautiful views around the hotel. Thank you...

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Attended a conference over the weekend, service was excellent, location absolutely beautiful. The hotel is 10 km up the mountain in a cedar forest. The grounds are immaculate, very friendly staff. Highly recommend. Lots of walks on the mountain and fantastic views.

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review of Sunbird Ku Chawe! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that everything at the hotel was to your liking. We hope that you come back soon! Kind regards.

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The gardens and the views around are spectacular. The rooms are clean and spacious, and the terrace to the gardens makes them even more attractive (it seems that most rooms have one, but you better check it out). A lovely hotel in a beautiful setting. Total relaxation is inevitable.

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Ku Chawe, responded to this review

Dear Ohad, We, at Sunbird Ku Chawe, would like to thank you for your review of the hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and we hope that you come again soon. Kind Regards.

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Sunbird Ku Chawe

Address: Zomba Plateau, Zomba, Malawi (Formerly Le Meridien Ku Chawe)
Region: Malawi > Southern Region > Zomba
Price Range: $167 - $361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunbird Ku Chawe 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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