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    Norman Carr Cottage

    Southern Lake Shore, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Traveller (98)
          Pool & Beach (30)
          Room & Suite (17)
          • Excellent85%
          • Very good14%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible0%
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          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Golf course
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 107 reviews

          Reviewed 20 March 2017

          We discovered Norman Carr Cottage with great delight! This place is a little paradise, away from the crowd and offer the best of lake Malawi: beautiful sunsets and sunrise, snorkelling, fish eagles, beautiful beach! Taffy is a fantastic host and the team is very friendly....More

          Thank Cloé A
          Reviewed 16 March 2017

          This guesthouse is managed very well by an English couple in a charming area closed to Cap Mc Clear. We stayed 2 nights. The welcoming is good, the rooms are perfect and big enough, the cleaning is good and even we are in Malawi where...More

          Thank Patrice M
          Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

          Delightful experience on Lake Malawi! Booked a three night stay for two plus our 18 month old little boy in an executive suite. The room was cozy, but the five star rating is due to the Norman Carr hosts, Taffy and Leona. Every meal was...More

          Thank T. Ryan S
          Reviewed 14 January 2017

          We stayed for a week at Norman Carr and didn't want to leave. Staff and hosts were fantastic and looked after us and made us feel very welcome. The lodge overlooks the stunning lake, and the sunset cruises on Alfie the boat were truly special....More

          Thank Sophie D
          Reviewed 30 October 2016

          We stayed for 8 nights at this lovely lodge after our safari in Zambia Leonie and Taffy were wonderful hosts helping in no small part to make this a truly memorable stay The property is set on the beach looking out over the lake. We...More

          1  Thank Ruth H
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
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          • Number of rooms
          • 5
          • Location
          • Malawi >
          • Lake Malawi National Park >
          • Cape Maclear
          • Also Known As
          • Norman Carr Cottage Hotel Cape Maclear ,
          • Norman Carr Cottage Malawi/Cape Maclear
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          Traveller (98)
          Pool & Beach (30)
          Room & Suite (17)
          Dining (11)
          Hotel & Grounds (49)
          Bathroom (2)
          Family and Play Areas (2)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          What is the half board coast per person?
          8 October 2016|
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          Response from Jamesholden | Reviewed this property |
          There is no half board. Room, all meals [and coffee] as well as two trips or cruises on the lake are included daily. The owner, Taffy, will discuss prices with you, just email and talk to him, he is an amiable guy. I hope... More
          How many hours away from Blantyre?
          11 January 2016|
          Response from Taffy H |
          Hi, that will be 3 and a half hours drive.
          Luke Y
          What is the standard rate for accommodation in Cape Maclear in Malawi per night(that is bed and breakfast.)/
          8 August 2014|
          Response from reluctanttraveller47 | Reviewed this property |
          No real answer to that as there is such a huge range of different accommodation types. If you are thinking of the excellent Norman Carr remember standard prices include full board; also that it is several miles from Cape... More
          Room Tips
          "All rooms quiet and comfortable, we had a lake facing room."
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          "The lake view rooms are well appointed and spacious"
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          "Ask for a chalet on the beach"
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          "Take any, the lake of stars is viewed from the all."
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