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Reviewed 31 October 2016

I would like to have more of an opinion on the Mt. Soche, as much as I wish that the views from the garden reflected the coffees and food in the restaurant- they just don't. The setting in the garden is absolutely lovely- I used to go fairly frequently to sit and have a very average coffee (which usually comes...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Joshua Shaba - General Manager at Sunbird Mount Soche, responded to this review

Dear Merrie B, Thank you for taking the time to review Sunbird Mount Soche and for offering us your feedback of the property. It is unfortunate that you encountered this kind of service lapse in the hotel’s gardens. Sunbird strives to ensure that service delivery is not compromised in any way, and as such, we make sure that we have...

Vadodara
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a hotel with an old setting and needs a renovation to modern times. The location is good and convenient with restaurants and places nearby. A hotel which does not have its own sauna needs to review its policy.

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Mount Soche, responded to this review

Dear Janak, Thank you for your review of the property. We have been renovating, and are making changes. We would also like you to know that we so have a sauna at Sunbird Mount Soche. Perhaps you can try it when you come back to the hotel. Kind regards.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The hotel is well located in Blantyre, in the city center. It is about 20 minutes from the small airport of Blantyre. The hotel is big with different conference room, a bar and a restaurant. There is a room service. For vegetarians, there is a cheap and very good Indian restaurant 1 minute away. Rooms are comfy and clean, AC...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Mount Soche, responded to this review

We, at Sunbird Mount Soche, are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that you come back soon!! Thank you for your great review. Kind regards.

Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nice hotel with a good location in the CBD of Blantyre and within easy reach of most other services. Room was clean with a good range of facilities, though small and crowded. Bed was comfortable with clean sheets. Friendly and hospitable staff ready to give you a customized service. Both check-in and check-out were smooth and swift, and for the...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Mount Soche, responded to this review

Dear Eugene, Thank you for your review of Sunbird Mount Soche. We have taken note of the issues that you have raised in your review and we will strive to do better so that you have a better experience the next time you stay with us. Thank you once again. Kind regards.

Blantyre, Malawi
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

From front desk to porters to housekeeping one receives warm, friendly and quick service. The room is very comfortable. Housekeeping standards are high. Access to and from the hotel is easy which makes it a perfect place to stay. The hotel offers a great restaurant and lovely garden for an afternoon coffee.

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Mount Soche, responded to this review

Dear Loma, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at Sunbird Mount Soche. Knowing that you had a comfortable stay with us makes us very happy and brings us great pleasure. We do hope that you come back soon. Kind regards.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Rooms are crowded if you need to sit at your desk. Wifi is spotty. Air conditioning not great. And no place to sit in the lobby. Staff is friendly, location is okay, grounds are nice. Frustrated because I need to conduct business, and it's hard to do so here.

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Mount Soche, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay at Sunbird Mount Soche. We apologize that you were unable to fully enjoy your visit with us, and we greatly appreciate your feedback. Please rest assured that your concerns will be taken seriously as we strive to do better to provide outstanding service. We do hope that you come again, knowing...

Reviewed 24 July 2016

Friendly - Relaxing - Great price - Good Facilities This is a great hotel wonderful service the rooms are clean comfortable and quite. the restaurant serves a good selection of dishes i can recommend the grilled calamaris and the selection of stakes on offer. in terms of dining in Blantyre it is well priced with a wide selection of dishes....

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Mount Soche, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review of Sunbird Mount Soche, and for choosing to stay with us. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to Blantyre and especially to the hotel, and that everything was to your liking. We do hope that you come back to stay with us again soon, as your satisfaction is what we...

Temecula, California
Reviewed 11 July 2016

My party of eight stayed five nights using four rooms. The staff converted each room into two beds each. I needed a conference room for a reunion on the second night. I reserved it in about 10 minutes. The hotel provided a projector, snacks, drinks, and formal tablecloths for the event. The hotel's central, downtown location made it easy to...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Mount Soche, responded to this review

Dear Karl, Thank you for your great review, and for choosing to stay at Sunbird Mount Soche. We are glad that you had your needs met and that you were satisfied with the service that you got. We hope you enjoyed the time that you had while with us, and that you return to visit us again. Kind regards.

Reviewed 4 July 2016

Satisfactory hotel with okay facilities. Staff was very friendly and helpful. the hotel is centrally located and within close distance of the the main locations/nightlife. The city is pleasant and a bit slower paced than the country's capital - Lilongwe. However, relative to other cities, Lilongwe itself is not very hectic. My personal sense is that Blantyre has the feel...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Mount Soche, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to have stayed with Sunbird Mount Soche. The hotel's location is an advantage because of its proximity to the city's main locations, and we hope that the next time you are here, there are more things for you to do so that you truly enjoy your stay in Blantyre. Kind regards.

Lilongwe
Reviewed 16 June 2016

It has been some years since I was last at Mount Soche. I found the same top class customer service. The rooms remain small. They also remain very clean and well taken care of. There is a nice addition since I last visited. Now there is a well equipped fitness centre. That's a big plus for me. Keep it up...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Mount Soche, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of Sunbird Mount Soche. It brings us great pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay, and that you got to make use of the gym. We do hope that you come back to stay with us again soon! Kindest regards.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Sunbird Mount Soche

Address: Glyn Jones Road, Blantyre, Malawi (Formerly Le Meridien Mount Soche)
Region: Malawi > Southern Region > Blantyre
Price Range: RM700 - RM1,233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sunbird Mount Soche 4*
Number of rooms: 130
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“My room looked over the garden and was quiet”
Walker57, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Look for a room on the other side of road facing”
JanakS_11, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Got a room with a view on the street, bit noisy especially very early in the morning.”
isab10027, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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