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Duluth, Minnesota
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We enjoyed our stay here. The grounds were beautiful. We enjoyed chilling in the main sitting area where we could interact and meet with other travellers. Felt like sitting at home in the living room visiting with old friends. Our room was comfortable. Nothing special. As indicated in other reviews, both the guest rooms and the bathrooms wouldn’t hurt from... More 

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Buda, Texas
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

4 of us (all adults) booked 2 singles and a double for only one night, because we wanted a clean, quiet, safe place not far from the airport. Burley House fit the bill perfectly well. Very nice grounds. The rooms can use some spiffing-up, but they're not bad. We happened to hit during a nationwide electrical power crisis. Although the... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I would have liked to give a higher score because I did like the place, but being objective, it really needs updating. The grounds are lovely and the honesty bar system is great, although more stock needed. Only 1 bottle of white wine in the fridge and no tonic. We had an evening meal which was lovely, but $20 pp... More 

Thank helenvp
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We stayed there one night. Room was comfortable and clean. Dinner was available. Breakfast was included which consisted of yogurt, fruit, juice, coffee, assorted cheeses and cold meats, toast and cereal. There was a bar for drinks. Nice lounging area as well as an outdoor area. No pool. I thought $120 was a little high for this place.

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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Burley house is a lovely place in suburban Lilongwe, great food, lovely friendly staff, a nice garden and the feeling that you are a guest in someone's home rather than in an impersonal hotel. The staff can order you taxis if you need to get somewhere, go out for dinner etc - very reasonable cost for the taxi.

1 Thank Chammum
Tenby, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This is a friendly and comfortable guest house set in lovely grounds.It is situated in a remote area away from town however unless you have transport.Rooms are clean and comfortable,old A/C but adequate,pay for wifi and free breakfast,evening meal available bid required.Nice bar and lounge area. Room was basic and in need of some tlc.Very friendly and helpful staff.

1 Thank Janet T
Clayton-le-Moors, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Burley House is very comfortable and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The food is pretty good as well, although the advertised "continental breakfast" is wanting. As with many places in Lilongwe, Burley House is on the expensive side, but no more expensive than many other establishments. There is need for some repair work as well as some painting... More 

Thank GoggsNairobi
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Location: very isolated and difficult to get anywhere unless you have a car. The staff weren't particularly helpful in advising whether there was a taxi service available. Some lively bars nearby, mostly ex-pats. Room: basic appearance but a very comfortable bed, high quality mosquito net, very effective air-conditioning, very modern and luxurious shower, working TV but unfortunately no facilities to... More 

1 Thank dufferz
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Only spent one night here before departing Malawi. Secure, gated house in quiet, upper-end residential area. Staff all pleasant and accommodating. Although it caters to business clientele, our adult family of 4 felt 'at home.' House showing signs of age, but not enough to distract from the charm. Beautifully maintained grounds. We were so grateful to have air-conditioning! Would stay... More 

Thank 2_ziggies
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

The place is very good. I was very impressed with the well manicured lawns and the rooms are quite neat. The staff were very friendly and the lounge made me feel like I was at home so I was able to relax and accomplish my work deadlines without disturbances. The only blight to this homely place is the expensive meals... More 

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  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Burley House

Address: 43/2/317 off Ufulu Road, Lilongwe, Malawi
Region: Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
Price Range: $149 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Burley House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“I don't think that it matters much which room you are allocated.”
 of 5 bubbles GoggsNairobi, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Room 1 even bigger than usual rooms but all well sized”
 of 5 bubbles ColinMcL, 10 Apr 2013 | Read review
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