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Blue Zebra Island Lodge

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  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
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  • Terrible1%
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4 Star Hotel
The lodge offers 8 high-standard tented en-suite chalets each overlooking the lake. The island’s coastline is made up of deep and shallow reefs that support a dazzling array of marine life. This diversity of habitat makes the Marelli Islands home to a wide range of plant and wildlife...
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| Lake Malawi National Park, Lake Malawi National Park, Maleri Island, Malawi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Blue Zebra is really a perfect island getaway. From the delicious food (Fish tacos are a MUST) to the incredibly helpful and friendly staff there is nothing you could ask more of on this island! The managers Jane & Duncan were so helpful and wonderful...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot recommend staying here enough! Jen and Duncan were wonderful managers, who made sure that we had everything that we needed for our visit. We stayed in the Kingfisher room, which was a piece of paradise. We loved walking around the ENTIRE island in...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

A tent for us meant direct contact with the noise of hours long cacophonous dawn chorus....amazing! Others found the overpowering experiences a bit too much...but awareness that we were living alongside boa, busy baby and cichlid made it more vital for me...an amazing Birthday experience.More

Thank Kimberley O
Response from Blue-Zebra-Island, Manager at Blue Zebra Island LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review! We're glad you enjoyed our wild island. Nature's noise is music to some :) We hope you'll be back again for more birthday celebrations, or just for a weekend getaway when you're itching to escape the city sounds and...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We have stayed for 4 nights at Blue Zebra island lodge. And it was stunning relax over there. At first an exeptional wines selection for lunch and dinner. At second a high professional and good looking waiters at restaurant and bar. Finally best service and...More

Thank Maxim_Shk
Response from Blue-Zebra-Island, Manager at Blue Zebra Island LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We're glad you enjoyed the wines - a selection of South African blends, which we're currently adding to. We hope that you managed to get your phone fixed and recover those photographs!

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous… wonderful walk round the island… loved the pool… highlight was snorkeling, magnificent… the kayak round the island, strenuous but fun and doable even for our 9 year olds… food good, visit by the resident pookie added to the evening's entertainment. Will be backMore

Thank gnikkert
Response from Blue-Zebra-Island, Manager at Blue Zebra Island LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We're looking forward to your return :) We have a fantastic chef joining us for July and August, so we'll be revamping the menu and hope to take the food from good to excellent by your next visit. Well done...More

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The lodge offers 8 high-standard tented en-suite chalets each overlooking the lake. The island’s coastline is made up of deep and shallow reefs that support a dazzling array of marine life. This ...More diversity of habitat makes the Marelli Islands home to a wide range of plant and wildlife species. Several kinds of unique and colorful cichlid fish occur exclusively around these islands. The islands are also rich with bird life, with over 300 spices represented. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
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Paulafrench
21 October 2017|
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Response from Blue-Zebra-Island | Property representative |
Hi Paula, we are sorry that we did not see this before your visit. Great that other guests responded. Did you have a good stay and were there any hassles with the boat or did everything make it safely? Thank you!
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ronnieracer2015
6 September 2016|
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Response from Blue-Zebra-Island | Property representative |
Yes, Visa cards can be used. Sorry for the super late reply!
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ronnieracer2015
6 September 2016|
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Response from UkTravellerdotcom | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we paid on a credit card.
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"Take one of the executive rooms for incredible views and lots of privacy and space-well worth the upgrade for..."
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"The pool is lovely and remember power is only on for a few hours of the day."
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"Fish Eagle Chalet"
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"The tents on the campingside have bath and toilets which you have to share."
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