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    Gecko Lounge

    | Chembe Villgae, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    2017-09-03 2017-09-04
    Lowest price we found
    US$17
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    Traveller (78)
    Pool & Beach (13)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Overview
    • Excellent34%
    • Very good45%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “pizza” (29 reviews)
    “great food” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
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    Deals (2)
    Sep 3Sep 4
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room - Non-refundable
      US$17
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    21 - 25 of 79 reviews

    Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

    The pizza is great here and everyone is so friendly. You sit on a deck overlooking the lake. Great place to chill and drink for a day out. Really impressive and I will definitely be back on my next visit.

    1  Thank Dave1135
    Reviewed 23 March 2016

    I spent five nights here in the dorm by myself. Whilst a little more expensive than other places, the dorm is separated into mini rooms of two or three beds, so you have privacy. The restaurant is amazing, the catfish always freshly caught and well...More

    Thank Gill_loui171
    Response from Stephen W, Owner at Gecko LoungeResponded 29 March 2016

    It is great to know that those travelling alone feel safe with us. We do try hard to ensure that people are left alone if they want to be alone. Thank you for your comments.

    Reviewed 23 February 2016

    Great food, great music, great environment and directly on the beach. Even people not staying at the lodge itself are drawn for the above. We met lots of fellow travellers from around the world and were able to organise trips. Loved it.

    Thank RachelUK123
    Reviewed 2 February 2016

    Our family (2 adults and 2 small kids) stayed here for several weeks, as my husband has family in the area who we were spending time with. We chose one of the self-catering chalets. We found a small fridge, toaster, kettle and a decent selection...More

    Thank Mishelle P
    Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

    Always a pleasure to visit the lounge most amazing time of my life best food best views best party vib will return very soon promise Oh the sunset is the best ever staff very friendly and will always assist you

    1  Thank Clint B
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$21 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
    • Malawi >
    • Lake Malawi National Park >
    • Cape Maclear
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    Traveller (78)
    Pool & Beach (13)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (52)
    Nearby
    Pumulani
    106 reviews
    4.90 km away
     
    Nearby Attractions
    Kuti Wildlife Reserve
    44 reviews
    62.74 km away
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    Questions & Answers
    mutintasichali
    16 December 2016|
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    Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
    I am sorry but we are fully booked at this time.
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    lusich
    15 December 2016|
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    Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
    I am very sorry but we are fully booked at the time you have asked for. In fact 7 rooms is more than 50% of our room total!
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for any local food to have a good experience."
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    "We have not stayed overnight so I can't comment on that"
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    "Go for a room/dorm further away from the bar as it'll be quieter"
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    "The two chalets are the same with basic self catering. These are the best options."
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