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    Zomba Forest Lodge

    Zomba Mountain, Zomba, Malawi
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    • Excellent92%
    • Very good7%
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    “no electricity” (30 reviews)
    “solar lights” (8 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 140 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We only spent one night here but wish we spent more time. We were enchanted by the garden here and the numerous birds that come to visit. We saw so many sunbirds over breakfast and then went walking on the well manicured trails around the...More

    Thank Matt N
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This unique lodge, perched on the Zomba plateau, is run by a couple with a long background in hospitality and it shows. There is no electricity but they make the most of solar for lighting and hot water. The food is excellent. Try the muesli...More

    Thank R_Parish_12
    Reviewed 11 December 2017

    Best food I tasted in Malawi plus wonderful company of Petal and Tom. Loved watching monkeys playing in the trees while drinking coffee in the morning. Such a unique experience. Highly recommended! Not to be missed when in Zomba.

    Thank MiriamB722
    Reviewed 9 December 2017

    This is an utterly delightful place for restoring, reflecting, discovering, learning, resting and of course digesting. The menus are outstanding - thoughtfully prepared and presented with flare. Petal and Tom look after everything with great care - the restored Lodge, the surrounding forest, their lovely...More

    Thank Rob M
    Reviewed 20 November 2017

    Wonderfully strong shower with water solar-heated to wash off the red dirt of Malawi. Yummy meals prepared by Petal and Tom, comfortable beds, and relaxing setting with walking trails. Loved being off the grid but still able to enjoy creature comforts of home. TripAdvisor website...More

    Thank Tamara M
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    lzaza
    17 October 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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