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Hippo View Lodge

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Hippo View Lodge did not start well with us, having lost our reservations twice, and after reserving a third time, involving the general manager, when we actually arrived, they had no idea who we were. In spite of the inept management, the staff were very...More

Thank Danganya
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a convenient stopover point following visits to Lake shore resorts and Cape Maclear further north - and going on to Lilongwe or Blantyre. It's also worthwhile to see the hippos, crocodiles and other wildlife on the river. We found food and service in...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

The best part of the hotel is its location on the banks of the Shire River. The lodge boasts of large gardens, plenty of space for morning walks and a serene and green environment. However, the lodge rooms are dirty with faulty designs and amenities....More

Thank Hari Krishnaa N
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Lest I forget; the receptionist was rude and totally uncaring! worst of her type I have seen. Secondly, my bedding's were never changed for my whole stay.. and I stayed there for a whole week with my workmates. The breakfast was alright but most of...More

Thank jackmM2969KY
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The Hippo View Lodge in Liwonde offers an eclectic mix of experiences. The Lodge appears to be aiming to capture both a holiday crowd (with oddly proportioned painted statues throughout the gardens, and facilities for children) as well as hosting conferences (with many rooms, and...More

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Free Parking
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US$139 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$139 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Reservations do not appear to be a feature of this hotel, but the river view rooms are nice."
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"Rooms on not overlooking the garden area may be quieter"
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"Rooms with Shire river view"
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"River facing views are better"
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