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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Marinus and Bev are the kindest couple to greet you after a series of long red-eyes into the country. Cluny Lodge is tucked away from the main streets, allowing for a peaceful sleep with lots of birds to watch frolick in the front yard fountain if you wake early enough. Breakfast is fast, large and delicious. All the employees are... More 

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Umpqua, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 July 2015

My husband and I just completed a 10 day stay at Cluny Lodge. The accommodations were great and very quiet. They have such a lovely garden setting. It was so peaceful to sit out on the porch or in the spacious shared living room. We stayed in the suite which had its own living room as well. The food was... More 

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Thank Elin M
Frankfort, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Having traveled in Africa and worked out in the bush, coming back to Cluny Lodge was a god send! The rooms are very comfortable and the food and service were great. Bev and Marinus are the best and make you feel like family. Having picked up a bug of somesort working out in the field, it was great to come... More 

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london
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94 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

cluny lodge is a perfect guest house. marinus and bev are friendly, helpful and reliable. rooms are fine and the verandah and garden is a lovely, peaceful spot. they can sort out a good driver. only reason to get elsewhere is if you are looking for a fancier set-up, pool, extensive menu, etc. if back in lilongwe, i'll be heading... More 

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Thank dan w
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Cluny Lodge is a generous and comfortable guest house with good food and good company. The rooms are large and clean and the veranda and living rooms generous. There is even a small gym. Home-cooked meals each night were a highlight. I don't recommend doing this but I left my valuables in my room as I was flying out to... More 

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Thank Carol B
Hale, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Bev and Marinus were really friendly and couldn't do enough to help. Marinus gave us restaurant recommendations, taxi numbers and general information. We ate at the loge and their three course meal was fantastic, including home made banoffee pie! The breakfast included cereals, toast, yogurt, fruit etc as well as custom made cooked options. They have a number of guards... More 

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Montreal, Quebec
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8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

I have stayed at Cluny Lodge for several years now. I am always greeted with such warmth, that it is like returning to stay with family. Bev and Marinus are such wonderful people who go out of their way to make my stay such a success each year. The lodge attracts like minded people involved in interesting projects, which makes... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 May 2015

I stayed with Marinus and Bev for a week at the end of April 2015 whilst working in Lilongwe and I can't recommend this lodge enough. I felt totally at home, secure and well looked after for my whole week. The rooms were clean, comfortable and homely and the staff were all friendly and attentive. I'll most definitely stay here... More 

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Thank Lilly K
Gjovik, Norway
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Probably the best place I've stayed ever, which is why I keep coming back. 1. The service is the best with this place. I have, arguably, never experienced the level of excellence in service as I have at Cluny's. Since they'll step up and fix any problem you may encounter, it is hard to give examples.The list would be way... More 

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Langston, Ok
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67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

I have stayed at Cluny Lodge four times and will always come back. Bev and Marinus are great hosts and if something is not right, they will make it right immediately. The rooms are spacious, clean, and quiet. The staff is courteous, helpful, and efficient. Cluny is conveniently located near Old Town and is in easy walking distance to several... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exclusive & comfortable accommodation in the Area 9 suburb of Lilongwe. Ideal for the consultant the premises are quiet, secure and ideally situated for easy access to all parts of the City. Our mission and pleasure is to endeavor to make your stay as comfortable as possible and thus ensure your return visit!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cluny Lodge

Address: 69 Plot | Area 9, Lilongwe, Malawi
Region: Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
Price Range: RM436 - RM556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Cluny Hotel Lilongwe
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“Room 3 is spacious, quiet, and has AC,”
 of 5 bubbles 757janh, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are comfortable and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles JimWorstell, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Both sides of the road are fine. Breakfast is served in both. All rooms have private baths, but some are located across the hall.”
 of 5 bubbles LaurelR810, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Partially paid and partially free Wi-Fi”
 of 5 bubbles 597elinm, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The rooms are all lovely and tastefully decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles hicksm, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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