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Mufasa Backpacker Lodge Lilongwe

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Within crawling distance from shops, banks, and the legendary local market, our lodge is smacked down in the lively center of the capital city Lilongwe. Our new premises, set in a beautiful tropical garden, provide you a secure and peaceful retreat, away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday city life. Find yourself in a very relaxed atmosphere, have an ice cold drink in our cozy bamboo bar or wash the African dust of your body after a long travel with an amazing hot shower. The bar is famous with locals, expats and travelers for its live music evenings and daily happy hour. The restaurant offers some tasty local and international favorites at a great value for money. Mufasa Lilongwe provides a wide range of accommodation, from budget bunk-bed dorms, single bed dorms, private twins, private en-suite rooms with king-size bed or camp site. • Mosquito-netted beds,• Continental breakfast included (except for budget dorm),• High-speed Wi-fi connection,• Free all-day coffee and tea station,• Local and International Menu,• Airport pick up and drop off available,• Well-stocked bar,• Free luggage storage,• Safe for your valuables,• Laundry service,• Ample secure parking,• Tourist information point,• Office services available.
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For this cheap price you should not expect a five star hotel, but I have experienced five star service.The owner, and the staff is very friendly and helpful. The room was ok, the bed linnen was not brand new, but the mosquito nets were without holes. There are not many budget
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We spent a night at Mufatse, and found it to be pleasant, clean and friendly. It is under new management and we enjoyed the company of Jolly, and he was eager to share his lans. This is the best backpackers accommodation that we found in Lilongwe. The rooms are great too.
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The rooms and the area were okay and the owner in the beginning very friendly. We were chatting and he allowed us to use the kitchen. But there was no water for two days and we weren´t able to brush our teeth or take a shower at all. When we asked for a discount for our stay, as
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I only spent one night here and it did the job, just. I checked out early in the morning, left the room but went back in after one minute thinking I'd forgotten something to find the bed being re-made with the same sheets that I'd slept in....... not good If your on a budget
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After reading a lot of the old reviews from 2+ years it sounds dumpy but it's quite the opposite now. It's switched management and it called Mufatse Lodge. We have kept our thing there for days and had zero issues with stolen things. We have actually left things and they have
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all our stuff got stolen out of the room
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Twin 5
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Double 6
"Dorms are the best deal!"
"The room at the back nearest the kitchen doesn't front onto the balcony (common area) so would be quieter at night."
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MalawiCentral RegionLilongwe
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