We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Masongola

Save
Share
Overview
  • Excellent0%
  • Very good18%
  • Average41%
  • Poor29%
  • Terrible12%
  • 12 Apr 2018
    “Has completely gone to the dogs”
  • 17 Jul 2017
    “Historic, but run-down hotel”
Zomba Malawi See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}}}
About
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Family Rooms
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
232
Location
Malawi > Southern Region > Zomba
Location
Full view
Contact
Zomba Malawi
Getting there
Chileka Airport32 mi
See all nearby hotels
Nearby restaurants
See all nearby restaurants
Nearby attractions
See all nearby attractions
Reviews (17)
Filter reviews
16 results
Traveller rating
0
3
6
5
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
0
3
6
5
2
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Since my last visit, this place has gone downhill noticeably. While the bar used to be a pleasant place before, it is now a depressing and shabby place. The internet never worked while I was here and the generator did not work when the power...More

Thank jcmauburkina
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This property was the residence of the Governor of Nyasaland for a brief time during the late eighteen hundreds. The property is fairly charming, with verdant gardens, and great view of Zomba Plateau above. The rooms themselves were... adequate..., lacking good curtains. Although we were...More

1  Thank Danganya
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Masongola should be a really great hotel. The building has lots of character, it's situated in a great spot just under the cliff-face of the plateau. The gardens and trees are lovely, and the lively baboons are fun to watch. Unfortunately It's been neglected and...More

1  Thank Tommy E
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

To be fair, at the outset I should say we didn't stay here. We visited the Hotel Masongola for a drink one evening, during a power cut, having eaten at the neighbouring Annie's Lodge.If you're a fan of 70's horror classic 'The Shining' then visit...More

1  Thank LS13
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Worth a visit but not a stay, a great let down as this was once the place to stay. Rooms tired and grubby, dingy corridors. Dining room and food both lacking in character, in fact had no character. The whole place is in terminal decline.Has....More

1  Thank Ewood2014
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hotel Masongola staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Do not stay here"
jcmauburkina
12 Apr 2018
Read review
"Don't stay"
Ewood2014
3 Apr 2016
Read review
"Take the executive room rather than the standard"
Taipo
11 Aug 2015
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing