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    Norman Carr Cottage

    Southern Lake Shore, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent83%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 10 June 2015

    We had a wonderful 3 nights here. four adults and a child - three generations in adjoining cottages. The cottages were clean and comfortable and showers were good. The accommodation is all inclusive and we enjoyed home cooked food - plenty of it and a...More

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    Reviewed 7 June 2015

    It's difficult to find the correct words to justify the amazing experience we had at Norman Carr Cottage. Central to this is of course Taffy who is full of enthusiasm for the place and the peace it offers. Taffy also provided all our transport both...More

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    Reviewed 29 May 2015

    We spent three nights here in this delightful lodge on the west shore of Lake Malawi enjoying "Taffy" hospitality. He's not Welsh but South African, which is a bit confusing at first! The reasonable rates include full board (a gong will summon you to lunch)...More

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    Reviewed 17 May 2015

    What a location, what wonderful staff, what a great place to relax and unwind. We spent 2 nights in these charming rooms, relaxing in the sun, swimming in the clear lake water and taking boat trips. Our host Taffy made us feel welcome and as...More

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    Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

    Spent a long weekend here - beautiful location, superb service, friendly staff and the food was lovely Taffy is a great host really enjoyed the chats with the sundowners Sitting in the restaurant enjoying the view over breakfast was sensational

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • 5
    • Location
    • Malawi >
    • Lake Malawi National Park >
    • Cape Maclear
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    mumbick
    What is the half board coast per person?
    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
    How many hours away from Blantyre?
    12 January 2016|
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    Response from Taffy H |
    Hi, that will be 3 and a half hours drive.
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    Luke Y
    What is the standard rate for accommodation in Cape Maclear in Malawi per night(that is bed and breakfast.)/
    8 August 2014|
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    Response from reluctanttraveller47 | Reviewed this property |
    No real answer to that as there is such a huge range of different accommodation types. If you are thinking of the excellent Norman Carr remember standard prices include full board; also that it is several miles from Cape... More
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "Take any, the lake of stars is viewed from the all."
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