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Stavanger Municipality, Norway
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stayed one night at the end of January. Extreme low season and very few guests. The manager went out of her way to make it a good stay for us. Good room with a view of the lake. Jacuzzi and pool is at hand, but the area around the pool could do wit a makeover. The restaurant; Froggies is...

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Blantyre, Malawi
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived late in the afternoon and we were welcomed by the grear staff that showed us to our room. We enjoyed the beach in the afternoon and had amazing dinner. The food was good. Compliments to the chef. Most of all the desert was the very best part of it all. The home made icecream is to die for...

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Shropshire
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The guide book highly recommends Froggies as did someone we met who used to live in Cape Maclear so we were looking forward to a good dinner. We were greatly disappointed. Firstly the atmosphere was like a slightly scruffy cafe, a shame as the location is great. My wife had coq au Vin which was poor as the meat was...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This was the best ice cream I ever eat. All the ice cream is home made and very tasteful. I recommend this place to everyone. The personnel was also very friendly. Around 2500 kwacha you have 2 scoops of ice cream.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Came here just to visit Froggies restaurant whilst staying somewhere else. We had heard the food was great here and we were not disappointed. We came for lunch and had two delicious pasta dishes - arrabiatta and funghi, which whilst simple were delightful and so tasty, and unlike food we had anywhere else. They also have a massive selection of...

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Thank dbhettle
Washington, DC
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The Hotel was descent. Good value for money. Nice views of the lake and mountains. The restaurant and food was ok - could have been better. Jacuzzi, Pool and Table Tennis on property. The staff was very nice and helpful with tips on what to do and where to go. There were registered tour guides who offered water activities packages....

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Stayed two nights and made to feel very welcome by all the staff. Bungalow style rooms and very nice. Great view looking over the lake, nice and relaxing. Went on a boat ride from the hotel (boat came to the beech by the hotel) and it was great feeding the fish and then the Fish Eagles followed by a sunset....

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Thank Stuart-forster
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I arrived after dark. To access the Lodge, you drive through a small run down village. when you drive through the front gate, it is a wonderful surprise to discover a small paradise! The bungalows are beautiful. The bed is very comfortable and there is a mosquito net that you can scroll up or down making it easy to get...

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1Thank Angelahad
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed both our meals at Froggies. Really helpful staff and delicious food. The steak was divine! I also recommend the chambo cubes starter and the pineapple tart was great too. We were there in October and it was very hot - could have done with a fan. But fabulous food - we'll be back!

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2015

A very comfortable place to stay with large rooms and bathrooms. An excellent shower and plenty of hot water. The gardens are beautiful and a number of us sat round the swimming pool watching a variety of birds come into the trees. The food was good and the staff overwilling to please. They would always say yes even if later...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Cape Mac Lodge

Address: Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
Region: Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park > Cape Maclear
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Cape Mac Hotel Cape Maclear
Cape Mac Lodge Malawi/Cape Maclear
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“The Jacuzzi, takes 30 mins to prepare hot water. So - give them a heads-up to turn it on.”
 of 5 bubbles gmba, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Sit back and relax, have an evening boat cruise”
 of 5 bubbles Stuart-forster, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Room numbers 1 - 6 have a view of the garden and lake”
 of 5 bubbles 678lesc, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“rooms at the front of resort look onto the beach..”
 of 5 bubbles kerriemelb, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 1 to 6 have a nicer view of the lake while the others are closer to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles frankvassallo, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
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