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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good13%
  • Average37%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible31%
  • 17 Jul 2017
    “Decent Lodge”
  • 19 Jun 2017
    “The river and hippos are the main attraction”
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Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Dry Cleaning
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Hippo View Lodge did not start well with us, having lost our reservations twice, and after reserving a third time, involving the general manager, when we actually arrived, they had no idea who we were. In spite of the inept management, the staff were very...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a convenient stopover point following visits to Lake shore resorts and Cape Maclear further north - and going on to Lilongwe or Blantyre. It's also worthwhile to see the hippos, crocodiles and other wildlife on the river. We found food and service in...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank ManxSailor
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The best part of the hotel is its location on the banks of the Shire River. The lodge boasts of large gardens, plenty of space for morning walks and a serene and green environment. However, the lodge rooms are dirty with faulty designs and amenities....More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Hari Krishnaa N
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Lest I forget; the receptionist was rude and totally uncaring! worst of her type I have seen. Secondly, my bedding's were never changed for my whole stay.. and I stayed there for a whole week with my workmates. The breakfast was alright but most of...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank jackmM2969KY
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The Hippo View Lodge in Liwonde offers an eclectic mix of experiences. The Lodge appears to be aiming to capture both a holiday crowd (with oddly proportioned painted statues throughout the gardens, and facilities for children) as well as hosting conferences (with many rooms, and...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank WP664
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Refrigerator in room
Number of rooms
81
Price range
US$98 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hippo View Lodge Malawi/Liwonde National Park
Location
Malawi > Southern Region > Liwonde National Park
Number of rooms
81
Price range
US$98 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hippo View Lodge Malawi/Liwonde National Park
Location
Malawi > Southern Region > Liwonde National Park
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Traveller (30)
Room & Suite (8)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Reservations do not appear to be a feature of this hotel, but the river view rooms are nice."
Danganya
17 Jul 2017
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"Rooms on not overlooking the garden area may be quieter"
ManxSailor
19 Jun 2017
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"Rooms with Shire river view"
HARI_2068
27 May 2017
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"River facing views are better"
WP664
21 Apr 2017
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