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Tongole Wilderness Lodge

Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, Nkhotakota, Malawi
011 44 20 8123 0301
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3/12/2017 4/12/2017
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  • Very good8%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been very fortunate to stay in many lodges in Malawi, from budget to luxury. Tongole tops them all! Every detail was perfect, the location is stunning, the activities are very pleasant, great food; the chef Paul is super talented - cooking the best...More

1  Thank Rory G
Response from Tongole, General Manager at Tongole Wilderness LodgeResponded 28 October 2016

Dear Rory G, Thank you ever so much for your wonderful review. Thank you for dubbing Tongole as the 'Best Lodge in Malawi' we are proud of what we have and still achieve here in the middle of the wilderness. Paul (chef) thanks you for...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

We spent two nights at Tongole and it was just perfect. I have no word to describe the beauty of the place: every detail is wonderful, the decks facing the river are the place to be to admire nature, the swimming pool is ideal during...More

1  Thank Cloé A
Response from Tongole, General Manager at Tongole Wilderness LodgeResponded 28 October 2016

Dear Cloe A, Thank you for your kind review, We are glad that the team took very good care of you during your stay and you enjoyed your time at Tongole! We hope to see you again soon , Stephen & Donna General Managers

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Tongole Wilderness Lodge for 4 fantastic nights. Perched above the Bua River, Tongole is a luxurious resort in a beautiful and tranquil location. My chalet, Kabawi (Marshall Eagle), was huge - with a big, comfortable bed, an enormous bath and a fabulous...More

Thank evansbarnaby
Response from Tongole, General Manager at Tongole Wilderness LodgeResponded 25 August 2016

Dear evansbarnaby, Thank you so much for your very kind words. It really does mean a lot to the whole team to read such a wonderful review. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Tongole. The privilege was all...More

Reviewed 8 August 2016

Booking Tongole, I knew that it was a beautiful resort in a reserve. But, what awaited me was a fabulous stay - from the service, hospitality, food, accommodation and, not forgetting, the surrounding itself, Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. I stayed for 3 days and couldn't be...More

Thank JK1005
Response from Tongole, General Manager at Tongole Wilderness LodgeResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you JK1005 for your excellent review! It was great hosting you here in the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve! We are happy that you chose to write us such a wonderful review and are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We were only too happy...More

Reviewed 28 July 2016

My second time at Tongole Wilderness Lodge having enjoyed it so much last time. Accommodation is fabulous, views are simply stunning and the care and attention with which the staff all care for you is meticulous. Nothing is too much trouble. They make you feel...More

Thank Lesley W
Response from Tongole, General Manager at Tongole Wilderness LodgeResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you very much Lesley W for your kind review, It was a pleasure to host you once again at Tongole and we hope to host you again back here in the beautiful Nkhotakota wilderness in the future. We are happy that you enjoyed your...More

  • Top amenities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Price range
  • US$275 - US$345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
  • Family Rooms ,
  • Suites ,
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 5
  • Location
  • Malawi >
  • Central Region >
  • Nkhotakota
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"Each chalet feels totally private, and looks over the river"
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"3rd room "KABAWI""
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"All rooms have spectacular river views"
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"They are all glorious"
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