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Huntingdon House

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Satemwa Tea Estate PO Box 6, Thyolo Malawi See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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5 Star accommodation
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All reviews tea and coffee tea estate scones chocolate cake picnic spot stayed longer a wonderful stay enjoyed our stay unique experience high tea manicured gardens stayed nights each evening fantastic food several days guided walk heaven on earth
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Located about 1-1.5 hours away from Blantyre City, Satemwa Tea Estates and Huntingdon House in Thyolo District is a good getaway from the city hustle and bustle. Whether visiting alone, as a couple, as a family or a group of friends, the experience is something...More

Thank Luc V
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I stayed here with my partner and his dad. The hospitality that I received was beyond excellent! The tea tasting and afternoon tea were both brilliant. I would recommend the cycling tour, although tough, it was also worth it. The rooms are spacious and beautiful,...More

Thank LeeW2182
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I stayed here last week as part of a group, with some of us revisiting Malawi after 60 years. Huntingdon House was the last stop after 10 days travelling. Such a tranquil place to rest and relax. The food was delicious at every meal and...More

1  Thank n0w65
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Myself and husband stayed for 2 nights in the Father’s room. The room was quite pleasant but in a state of early decay. The dinner last night consisted of a soup of reasonable quality , the main course was a leg of chicken with rise...More

5  Thank lanalavery
Response from AnetteKay, General Manager at Huntingdon HouseResponded 17 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are saddened and sorry that HH did not match up to your standards. We welcome constructive criticism as we always strive to give our guests the best possible experience and take pride in what...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious food. Good service. Nice manicured gardens. Enjoyed tea plantation tour and tea tasting. Very friendly staff and very accommodating. I stayed in the chapel room. Just amazing. Old world charm. Would like to go back again.

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Description
Arguably the most scenically beautiful region of Malawi, The Thyolo district forms the heart of Malawi's tea producing region with rolling hills of immaculately cultivated, emerald green plantations and More some of the oldest estates in the country. With magnificent views of Mount Mulanje and the Lower Shire valley to the west, Satemwa enjoys a temperate climate of the Shire Highlands and relaxed ambiance of a by-gone era. Visitors to this corner of Malawi cannot but help to be caught up in the colonial magic of the area and diverse scenery which ranges from tropical evergreen forests to riverine thickets and rolling hills. Huntingdon House was built in the 1920's and the estate has been in the Cathcart Kay family for generations with members of the family still running the tea and coffee production of the estate. The grand old colonial style house has been tastefully restored as a joint venture between the Satemwa Tea Estate and the Ulendo Travel Group. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free Internet
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Also Known As
Huntingdon House Malawi/Thyolo
Location
Malawi > Southern Region > Thyolo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Also Known As
Huntingdon House Malawi/Thyolo
Location
Malawi > Southern Region > Thyolo
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Traveller (96)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (13)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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ElizafaeScotland
30 June 2017|
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Response from PaulUKS | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in answering, I was travelling. Yes, you can visit for a meal. The lunch I had was excellent.
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"Highly recommend it."
PaulUKS
2 May 2017
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"The Chapel room is the most private. All rooms are super nice."
N1824VQdavidh
19 Nov 2016
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"Don't miss the walk to on picnic area to the top of the estate (3 hours round trip)"
didierv467
11 Jul 2016
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"I love Mother's room but it was a bit noisy towards the morning when staff are working to set up for..."
kcs1103
17 Jun 2016
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