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    Pakachere Backpackers & Creative Centre

    Behind police station, Zomba, Malawi
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
    Traveller (16)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Dining (7)
    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good38%
    • Average9%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Accessible rooms
    Meeting Rooms
    Golf Course
    Laundry Service
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    27 Aug28 Aug
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    147 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Zomba
     
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    Reviews (63)
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    1 - 5 of 52 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I first went to this place for an event and I was infected. Then on my anniversary my wife and I decided to go back and just drink in the atmosphere. It's not the Hilton, but it's wonderfully rustic with a charm that grows on...More

    Thank Kumvenji L
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Pakachere is a green oasis in the middle of Zomba. Outside, they made a few nice seats where you can relax. And for the colder/rainy days they have great seats inside as well. The food is great, as well as the coffee!! Super friendly and...More

    Thank soelhardewijn
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Great hostel! My boyfriend and I stayed at a different place our first night in Zomba, which was awful and we were ready to give up on the hiking we had planned but then we found ourselves at Zomba. We hired their guide Isaac who...More

    Thank Naomi R
    Reviewed 13 June 2017

    I came to Zomba for a little over a month for a research project and stayed at Pakachere the whole time. What a great decision! The location is quite close to everything in town, the lodge itself is clean, well-taken care of, and offers a...More

    Thank ajpattnaik
    Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

    We stayed four nights at Pakachere, one night in a dorm and one night in a room with shared bathroom. The atmosphere was great, there is enough room to sit inside or outside in the lovely big gardens. The Dutch manager is very friendly and...More

    Thank Margarita T
    Sunbird Ku Chawe
    147 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Zomba
     
    Sunbird Mount Soche
    96 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Blantyre
     
    Sunbird Nkopola Lodge
    69 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Mangochi
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Blantyre Ryalls
    234 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Blantyre
     
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Golf Course
    • Tennis Court
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    • Accessible rooms
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    • 5
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    • Malawi >
    • Southern Region >
    • Zomba
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    Traveller (16)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (23)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
    Bathroom (1)
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    56.37 km away
     
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    147 reviews
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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Blantyre Ryalls
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    56.51 km away
     
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    Room Tips
    "The shared dorm room has comfy beds for $10, I got a great night sleep"
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    "Big dorm has own bathroom; small dorm only 6 beds; private rooms are nice!"
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    "Ask for the smaller dorms. Private rooms are best if you want to "splurge.""
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    "The doubles are great value; did not stay in dorms but looked ok."
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