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Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We wanted to return to Lake Malawi, where we had been in 2010, and we narrowed it down to this place and one more "upscale" lodge, and we are very glad that we chose Norman Carr. The owner Taffy makes you feel like a long...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2015

My boyfriend and I spent two nights at the Norman Carr cottage- the rooms are very nice, with outdoor showers, very comfortable beds, a lounge area and small kitchen area to make tea and coffee. The sunset cruise and morning snorkelling trips are included in...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2015

Taffy the owner is most accommodating and looks after you during your stay. All meals are included and dining is exquisite. Boat trips skippered by Taffy are included and the facilities are top quality. I cannot wait to return

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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We have stayed in a whole variety of places during our 2 month trip through South, mid and East Africa. Norman Carr cottages are literally outstanding in terms of quality, service, food and genuine interest in your welfare and happiness. Very expensive but worth it!

Thank David M
Reviewed 14 August 2015

our family of five stayed at Normann Carr for a 3 night stay. We were graciously picked up at Lilongwe airport by Taffy, the affable host at NCC. Our boys stayed in the Mango Cottage which seemed at bit unused and kind of unkept. My...More

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mumbick
9 October 2016|
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Response from Jamesholden | Reviewed this property |
There is no half board. Room, all meals [and coffee] as well as two trips or cruises on the lake are included daily. The owner, Taffy, will discuss prices with you, just email and talk to him, he is an amiable guy. I hope... More
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gibbylou
12 January 2016|
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Hi, that will be 3 and a half hours drive.
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"The rooms facing the beach are nice. Our was facing the kitchen and felt a little like staying in the staff..."
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"All rooms quiet and comfortable, we had a lake facing room."
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"The lake view rooms are well appointed and spacious"
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"Ask for a chalet on the beach"
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