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Dedza Pottery Lodge

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Dedza Malawi See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Dedza pottery is worth the visit. Especially if it is on your route. Its not worth the detour though. The related camping is fine but basic, not too much shade. The restaurant was very nice and quite cheap. You could book the lodges in advance,...More

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Response from Tilele, Owner at Dedza Pottery LodgeResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you Koen. We have noted your comment about there not being enough shade around the camping area.

Reviewed 2 December 2016

We got the feeling that the Dedza Pottery Lodge has lost interest in providing accommodation and meals. The place is a bit tired and several of the staff quite surly which is very unusual in Malawi. The WiFi no longer works, the WC's in the...More

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Response from Tilele, Owner at Dedza Pottery LodgeResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you for your review and for staying at Dedza Pottery Lodge. We appreciate your feedback. Please allow me to offer my apologies for the poor levels of service which you experienced during your stay at our lodge. Unfortunately due to our location outside Dedza...More

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Dedza Pottery Lodge is a hidden gem. We only stayed one night, but had we known how wonderful it was, we would have stayed much longer. One can easily spend a lazy afternoon at the lodge. Arrive in time for lunch (it was the best...More

2  Thank Jorid_T
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We enjoy our stop a Dedza Pottery and looking at their fine ceramics. If you want you can order individually designed plates, cups etc and have them mailed home within a month. Very good value. We did not stay at the lodge but enjoyed coffee...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location near Dedza Mountain. Dine inside or on the veranda. Everything that was ordered was fresh, attractively presented, and tasted wonderful. We dined there twice and both days were great. Be sure to try the apole pie and ice cream. Amazing! The pottery factory...More

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About
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$27 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Malawi > Central Region > Dedza
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$27 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Malawi > Central Region > Dedza
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Traveller (39)
Room & Suite (10)
Dining (4)
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"Beautiful countryside setting, quiet location"
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"There are only 6 rooms - they all have the same view of the gardens and the mountains"
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"Room 6 is a 'superior' room, which was nice, but it was closest to the wood fire and smoke."
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"Lovely views but check out the mattresses"
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