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Sunbird Livingstonia Beach

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  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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All reviewslake malawisenga bayswimming poolgoatlovely settingbuffet breakfastamazing locationsuperior roomseen better daysboat ridefood is excellentspent two nightsnice roomsbeautiful view of lakesmall islandair conditioningprivate beach
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nicely built hotel in front of Lake Malawi. The facilities are nice and the beach is well kept. The food needs improvement. In addition, the electricity constantly goes off which makes it unbearable at night, specially if there are mosquitoes in your...More

Thank GarciaSA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are photos of this hotel from the 1930's in the lobby. It is a classic old hotel that harkens back to a different era. True, it could benefit from some upgrades, but it has a shabby elegance that we liked.The view of the lake...More

Thank pjce717
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We stayed just one night after leavinf Lilongwe and treated ourselves to a superior room that had steps down to the beach - it was huge It is probably the nicest hotel I have ever stayed in - Can recommend the fish curry for supper...More

Thank crony-club
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The oldest hotel on Lake Malawi, the Sunbird Livingstonia was just what my 5 year old daughter and I needed to get away for a weekend. Located at the very end of the road at Senga Bay, the closest "beach" getaway from Lilongwe, the Livingstonia...More

Thank Tamara S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

When we visited LBH in 2012 everything seemed on the way down. To our pleasant surprise the decay had stopped and improvements been made. Staff were helpful, gardens well kept, food very reasonable. It will be on our programme for the next visit to Malawi!...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$128 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$128 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Dre A
15 January 2018|
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Response from Lucinda M | Reviewed this property |
It’s about $120 a night which includes B&B. Other meals are separate.
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gilsonmeg
3 May 2016|
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Response from Sunbird-Malawi | Property representative |
Hello Megan, May you please send us your email address so that we can get back to you?
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"Most of the rooms are similar which does not give much of a choice."
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"treat yourself to a superior room on the beach they are huge"
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"Book a chalet for a little more privacy"
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"Rondavels offer privacy, charm end silent aircon."
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