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    Ntchisi Forest Lodge

    PO Box 1517 | Ntchisi, Bwanje, Malawi
    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (89)
    Room & Suite (15)
    Dining (6)

    • Excellent59%
    • Very good36%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “lake malawi” (8 reviews)
    “dirt road” (4 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Room Service
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a lovely, relaxing stay at Ntchisi Forest Lodge with our 2-yo daughter. The lodge was comfortable and offered wonderful views in nearly all directions. There are walks and hikes for all preferences - short 5-minute stroll to nearby viewpoint, or 3+ hour strenuous...More

    Thank Kimberly K
    Response from NtchisiForestLodge, Owner at Ntchisi Forest Lodge

    Dear Kimberly, thanks for your nice review. All our trails are propery marked and if you want to do a nice stroll you can go to the viewpoint or sunsetrock as wel call it. Bring a G&T, enjoy sunset while you have a view at...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Great staff, wonderful food. Nice views, good hiking trails. The dining is shared family style with other guests. There isn't wifi or much cell service, so it's a nice break from our digital hectic life. The road to the lodge is not paved, but passable...More

    Thank Kirsten W
    Response from NtchisiForestLodge, Owner at Ntchisi Forest Lodge

    Dear Kim & Jeremy and Amaya, It was a pleasure having you here to celebrate Easter with us at the lodge and share stories around the campfire. Nice that you enjoyed our food; we believe that the way to the heart goes via the stomach...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We arrived at the lodge very late because we had read in Lonely Planet that the last section of road is dirt road but it was dirt road from the turn for Dowa. That means there was 22km more dirt road than we anticipated and...More

    Thank Ruth22
    Response from NtchisiForestLodge, Owner at Ntchisi Forest Lodge

    Dear Ruth, thanks for your kind words. We are sorry for the longer time on the road spent. We will pass on the information to Lonely Planet that they include that the 27 km dirt road takes approximately 45 minutes. We are happy you enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 19 March 2017

    I'd like to begin by saying the forest lodge itself was lovely, beautiful scenery, well marked trails, good food, friendly staff (though difficult to find and when they were around, often had the door closed) but probably the rudest and most unreasonable management I have...More

    Thank erica C
    Response from NtchisiForestLodge, Owner at Ntchisi Forest Lodge

    Dear Erica, Thanks for your feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed the lodge, the beautiful scenery and the friendly staff. We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with our managers during your stay and want to apologise for that. Since we are a small...More

    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    The place is beautiful and it's the only tourist-appropriate place to stay near Ntchisi Forest. It's one of the more upscale lodges in Malawi, and the prices reflect American pricing more than local pricing. The food is great. Angelina, our host, was fantastic.More

    Thank Kelly N
    Response from NtchisiForestLodge, Manager at Ntchisi Forest Lodge

    Hi Kelly, Thanks for you review, we always appreciate the feedback from our guests. The isolated spot where the Forest Lodge is located has many advantages, especially the quietness from the forest and the great views over Lake Malawi. We serve homemade Western style food...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$70 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    Traveller (89)
    Room & Suite (15)
    Dining (6)
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    Room Tips
    "I stayed in the safari tent and this was fine."
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    "Book the glass forest chalet"
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    "Do not miss camp fire if you are traveling during winter. And enjoy drinks from their verandah during rainy..."
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    "The Forest Chalet is the best option."
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