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    Sunbird Ku Chawe

    Zomba Plateau, Zomba, Malawi
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent30%
    • Very good37%
    • Average18%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible4%
    3 days ago
    “Beautiful views”
    2 weeks ago
    “Brilliant food”
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    3 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Atop the Zomba Plateau, you'll find this cozy lodge. This is a very peaceful, serene location, but is also isolated from anything else. It takes about 30 minutes to get up to the top to the hotel from Zomba town. Drive carefully! I've seen many...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    You cannot fault the location of this hotel, the views are stunning. The hotel however is run down, the rooms need some serious upkeep and the food in the evenings is mediocre at best. I've often not eaten the food served or bothered to go...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We visited the hotel restaurant while doing some walking in Zomba. The hotel itself seems very nice, the staff are very polite. The restaurant has a lovely terrace with fantastic views. I was very happy with the food, I had a burger from the "snack"...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    While the views and place are amazing, the food and service falls short! I don't really have much more to say on this, perhaps someone needs to take it over and make it the star it could be as it left us rather disappointed.

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    It was a wonderful stay at Ku Chawe after some years and the room - hill side deluxe, given was spacious and ideal for a family of with two small kids. The Food was delicious and enjoyed the strawberry ice cream. I will definately plan...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$124 - US$261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    Room Tips
    "Hill side deluxe rooms are wonderful, have a nice view as well"
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    "Don't stay here, that is my tip."
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    "You want to make sure you go up the mountain road during daylight. It could be a bit scary in the dark."
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    "Great view"
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