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Zomba Forest Lodge

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Zomba Mountain, Zomba Malawi See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Free Wifi
Pool
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The drive up to ZFL itself is spectacular (helped by the perfect step by step directions provided by Tom and Petal! When they say “don’t follow google maps” believe them!), and then arrival at the Lodge you’re greeted by Tom and Petal who quickly make...More

Thank Lizzie B
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations!! Woww what a one of a kind, unique place to stay! Petal and Tom, the owners of the Lodge made us feel at home right away. Surrounded by beautiful nature, amazing views and silence, this is a very...More

Thank Berbera V
Response from Zomba Forest L, Owner at Zomba Forest LodgeResponded August 13, 2018

Dear Berbera, Thank you so much for your wonderful review - To be honest, we didn't want to let you go! 2 days was too short! It is a shame that the Netherlands and Malawi are so far away from each other :/ You will...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We have had a wonderful stay at the Zomba Forest Lodge. Petal and Tom are such nice and welcoming people, who made us feel at home right away. Nothing is too much for them and they will help you with everything. The lodge is located...More

1  Thank Rosa V
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Food, service and ambience get full marks but staying at ZFL is about much more. Tom and Petal are inspirational company, their lodge is beautiful, Saxon and Loki are great and even the menu board is a work of art!More

1  Thank ajporter2018
Response from Zomba Forest L, Owner at Zomba Forest LodgeResponded July 27, 2018

A big thank you to the Porter and Travers families for being such fabulous guests. We also wanted to thank all of the guests who have come before. We are so lucky to welcome such lovely people into our home. I think that bar 2...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

You must stay here! We could only stay one night we wish we could of stayed longer. Petal was away so Tom was our host. Food was devine we come from a hospitality back ground and eaten at some amazing places and this would be...More

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Description
Zomba Forest Lodge - A haven of peace and quiet, nestled half-way Zomba Mountain within 20 acres of mixed woodland, a real treat for those seeking to escape the daily hustle and bustle. The lodge has no ...More electricity so it is wonderfully atmospheric with candles and paraffin lamps and in the winter, a roaring fire. Zomba Forest Lodge is more than just a lodge, it is a home aways from home and we treat guests that way. Those who choose to stay with us can opt to hike around the mountain, amble around the gardens or spend a hard day relaxing in our stunning gardens. Our rates include your room with en-suite bathroom, full breakfast, lunch and a beautiful 3 course dinner. Please contact us for more information Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Location
Malawi > Southern Region > Zomba
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Location
Malawi > Southern Region > Zomba
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Traveller (121)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (6)
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Questions & Answers
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pstrut9
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Tom and Petal I |
Dear Veronica and Peter, Thank you for your message and yes we do have availability for those dates :) Please could you email us directly (Our email is on our website) so that we can send you details? Communication over... More
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lzaza
October 17, 2014|
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Response from Zomba Forest L | Property representative |
Hi Laura, Thank you for your enquiry. We can't normally get good enough internet to check TripAdvisor but I am in Blantyre at the moment with good internet :) In answer to your question, we are actually fully booked up to... More
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"All the rooms are glorious"
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"The rooms are all situated in the same situation. Not very big, but enough space."
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"Just go there and enjoy yourself. If you ever go to Malawi, don't miss this place."
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"ZFL is an intimate lodge with only four rooms, each of which is unique and lovely. You can't go wrong!"
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