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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 January 7, 2018 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 January 5, 2018

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 December 11, 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 December 9, 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 November 20, 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

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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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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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