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Sunbird Nkopola Lodge

06/06/2017 07/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

The lake view is undeniably beautiful. But the service leaves much to be desired. If you try to sleep in one morning, you will receive 4-5 telephone calls asking if you are going to eat breakfast, when you are leaving the room, when they can clean the room, etc. So much for a relaxing morning of sleeping in! It felt...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Ellard Savala - General Manager at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Sunbird Nkopola Lodge. We apologize that you had a bad experience. However, we appreciate the time that you have taken to share your experience, and for the feedback that we have received from you. In regards to the phone calls, it is unfortunate that more than one telephone call was made asking for you to come...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I spent 2 nights in this hotel. It was hot but the air conditioning worked very well. The breakfast was superb and well prepared in buffet style. The hotel is located right at the beach and there are excellent views for holiday travelers. The only thing that needs to be improved is the mounting of the mosquito net on the...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jack, Thank you for your review of Sunbird Nkopola Lodge. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and we apologize for the mishap with the mosquito net. Your feedback is much appreciated, and we will do better based on your feedback. We hope that you will stay with us again soon. Kind regards.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I am very thankful to our host for choosing Sunbird-Nkopola; it's one place I felt closer to nature; lush garden, good landscape, Serenity and privacy, the wind and the sounds of birds and animals like alarm clocks in the morning. The view from our rooms was spectacular; sunrise early morning, the blue waters, the moon with its reflection, and the...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Maria, Thank you very much for your great review! It brings us great pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you loved every moment of it. We hope that you visit us again soon (despite the drive - but we think it's well worth it). Thank you again for the review! Kind regards.

Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

New rooms by pool excellent Food useless Activities useless Pricilla very very helpful if it was not for her help would not come again Pool too small Other rooms need desperate upgrading to their new rooms standard

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Naeem, Thank you for your review. We are very apologetic about your stay, but at the same time grateful for the feedback that you have shared. With regards to the food, the hotel is planning on changing the menu and food variety. This will be done while simultaneously training our chefs to improve food quality. As for water sport...

Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Very well located at a sandy beach of Lake Malawi. Well kept, confortable rooms but not luxury. Nice gardens! The staff is so friendly, always doing their best to match guests needs. Restaurant is a weak point as well water activities as not all of them were available during my stay. It was relaxing as expected, not more than that....

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback and will work towards improving our service in the restaurant. We are working to reintroduce water sports and activities at the resort, so we hope that you will enjoy your next stay with us.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 17 December 2015

I spent 4 nights in the hotel. Beautiful spacious rooms on the beach front of the lake. The view is simply breathtaking. The food was lovely with different variety and the service was very good. Hotel is beautiful, well kept and maintained.

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Mangochi, Malawi
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

A great place to stay or just for a visit. Friendly staff. A great view of the the lake. It has a relaxing environment. I would recommend this place big time. If you plan coming to the lake make sure it's in April,May, June and July as those are the coolest months of the year.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This hotel is also right on the beach. The rooms on the beach were renovated and are great. Very nice atmosphere and lots of water activities. Also offer conference facilities. Great bar overlooking the lake.

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Reviewed 29 October 2015

I really cannot recommend this place highly enough. It is one of the best places I have stayed at in the world. The rooms are good value for money and the lakeside location is breathtaking. The staff are incredibly friendly and really do bend over backwards to ensure that guests have everything they need. All of the facilities (rooms, swimming...

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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

My stay of 2 nights and 3 days for a conference did not allow me to enjoy this amazing place to the fullest. It's a wonderful location to unwind and enjoy the breathtaking views of Lake Malawi. Sandy beaches on the lake shore and modest accommodation with good food on offer. The lodge is in the heart of villages and...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Sunbird Nkopola Lodge

Address: | Village Nkopola, Mangochi, Malawi
Region: Malawi > Southern Region > Mangochi
Price Range: $144 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sunbird Nkopola Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 55
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“Room with a clear view of lake and away from generator”
, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a studio room with an outlet straight onto the beach.”
533judyl, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Normal rooms are economical, all rooms have very good views as windows are facing towards the beach front...”
27marialuzr, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“definately beach from rooms but chose the ones on the father end because of noise around the bar area.”
mkenyahh, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the beach are great.”
beng521, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
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