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Sunbird Capital

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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South Africa
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Overpriced. Inconsiderate service. Absent hotel manager. A maze of stuffy corridors. A single threadbare towel. A loud drum band in the courtyard this afternoon. Tonight the courtyard is rented out for a 'private function' and guests are forced to listen to hours of loud loud disco music.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

I returned to stay at Sunbird Capital for a pleasant two day period. This time the hotel lived up to its best hotel in Lilongwe status. Food was good, room clean, good free Internet and good speed too! A recommendation would be to improve time to bring food once order is Placed. Sometimes this can take a while. Will return...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Capital, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, and we hope that you stay with us again. We will do better to improve on the time taken to get your food after an order has been placed. Your feedback is much appreciated.

Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I recently spent five days at the Sunbird Capital in Lilongwe. Very friendly hotel with generally efficient staff (fast with room service, laundry, etc.). Decent internet, thanks to an Airtel wifi hotspot, which is free to guests. The rooms were comfortable although nothing special. While I think that the hotel's list price can be expensive, there should be lots of...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Capital, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you liked your stay with us and hope that you really do come again. We appreciate your feedback. Thank you very much.

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Maybe the prices are par for the course in Lilongwe (first time there), but it seems like you pay a lot for not a lot. The rooms were clean, beds comfortable and the staff friendly, but just seemed like they were charging too much for what you get.

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Capital, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really do appreciate the feedback that you have given us. Our prices are subject to change depending on the exchange rate, but we do not compromise on the service that we provide. We do hope that you visit us again, and that you enjoy your stay.

Reviewed 6 January 2016

This was the first hotel I slept in the first time I landed in Malawi and had a chance to experience both the standard and superior rooms.The standard room is a bit squeezed but the superior rooms are spacious,have both a shower and a bath tub and a mini-fridge.The staff in this facility are extremely helpful and very polite,always welcome...

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Sunbird-Malawi, Tamara Phiri - Guest Relations at Sunbird Capital, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice review. We really hope that you stay with us again the next time you are in Lilongwe (and that you don't forget the hand lotion when you're leaving). We appreciate your feedback and hope that you do come back soon.

Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Very professional staff and incredibly friendly. Always happy to assist. Great food at a good price. Safe and secure. Rooms were clean and came with mosquito zappers. The only negative: the wifi was unreliable.

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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This is one of the oldest hotels in Lilongwe, I've heard, but not in a bad way. It is a large maze. The food at the restaurant is surprisingly good and your room includes a full breakfast buffet everyday which is very good. There is a gym, a small hexagonal pool, a business center for printing, and many conference/meeting rooms....

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Essex
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Very expensive ($272) for the standard of hotel and service. On checkin they couldn't find my Booking.Com booking, had a problem with the AC in the first room and was upgraded to executive room and floor. Executive club room not to the same standard of Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc. Dinner buffet was acceptable but again pricing. Staff are very friendly...

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Tias, Spain
Reviewed 16 November 2015

The Sunbird Capital's restaurant seems to specialize in having a significant proportion of its menu unavailable at any one time. The waiting staff are not only utterly ignorant of the menu they have but also take some 5-10 minutes to come back and say that what you have chosen cannot be provided. The waitress seemed to find it amusing that...

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Takoma Park, Maryland
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I stayed there in September and the wifi kept cutting out for hours at a time. They told me they were working to fix it. I stayed there again in November and the wifi was even worse, sometimes cutting out for almost 24 hours. Once again, they told me they were working on fixing their system. Sorry, I can't stay...

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunbird Capital (formerly Le meridian Capital) in Lilongwe Malawi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunbird Capital

Address: Chilembwe Road, Lilongwe 3, Malawi
Region: Malawi > Central Region > Lilongwe
Price Range: $190 - $391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sunbird Capital 4*
Number of rooms: 170
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