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    Norman Carr Cottage

    Southern Lake Shore, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    2017-10-01 2017-10-02
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    • Excellent85%
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    • Average2%
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    Reviewed 30 October 2016

    We stayed for 8 nights at this lovely lodge after our safari in Zambia Leonie and Taffy were wonderful hosts helping in no small part to make this a truly memorable stay The property is set on the beach looking out over the lake. We...More

    1  Thank Ruth H
    Reviewed 19 October 2016

    What a wonderful surprise to come across this great lodge in this fantastic location. Taffy and Leonie were THE perfect hosts, went out of their way to make sure every one of their guests got a tailor-made stay. We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our...More

    1  Thank HornungParkLodge
    Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

    Such a nice lodge on the lake. Very friendly staff, filling food, a gracious and chatty host and a warm atmosphere. Been here a number of times with the family and always feel welcome. Sundowners on the boat are not to be missed!

    1  Thank Lia S
    Reviewed 17 October 2016

    We have just returned from 4 nights in Malawi staying with Taffy at Norman Carr Cottages as well as one night at Taffy's Chikulu Lodge which was also amazing. From the service to the rooms to the food it was amazing. I couldnt recommend this...More

    1  Thank Justine C
    Reviewed 23 September 2016

    This is the sort of place you never want to leave. The routine is: 1. Have a full English breakfast on the veranda overlooking the lake. 2. Go out on the old motor launch mid-morning for snorkelling (lots of brightly coloured fish to see) and...More

    1  Thank Julian_T_11
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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • 5
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    • Malawi >
    • Lake Malawi National Park >
    • Cape Maclear
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    • Norman Carr Cottage Hotel Cape Maclear
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    8 October 2016|
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    Response from Jamesholden | Reviewed this property |
    There is no half board. Room, all meals [and coffee] as well as two trips or cruises on the lake are included daily. The owner, Taffy, will discuss prices with you, just email and talk to him, he is an amiable guy. I hope... More
    11 January 2016|
    Response from Taffy H |
    Hi, that will be 3 and a half hours drive.
    Luke Y
    8 August 2014|
    Response from reluctanttraveller47 | Reviewed this property |
    No real answer to that as there is such a huge range of different accommodation types. If you are thinking of the excellent Norman Carr remember standard prices include full board; also that it is several miles from Cape... More
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    "The rooms facing the beach are nice. Our was facing the kitchen and felt a little like staying in the staff..."
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    "All rooms quiet and comfortable, we had a lake facing room."
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    "The lake view rooms are well appointed and spacious"
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    "Ask for a chalet on the beach"
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