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    Gecko Lounge

    | Chembe Villgae, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good45%
    • Average14%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    “pizza” (28 reviews)
    “great food” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
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    1 - 5 of 78 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Had the one of the best burgers I've ever had here! Came with a big group of 17 and they accommodated us well, although the food took around an hour and a half to come (but this was to be expected when a group of...More

    1  Thank sgmck276
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Spent two nights with friends at the lodges. And the views across the lake are world class. Particularly with sun setting behind the island. By UK standards, the lodges are basic; by Malawian standards the height of luxury. But its the view from the veranda...More

    Thank Bill H
    Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

    This is THE place to stay in Cape Maclear. We stayed in a 4-person chalet, which was very comfortable. The food was great, and the ambiance is fantastically laid-back. It reminded me of Ghana or the Caribbean in some ways. There is no wifi, but...More

    Thank RL_Adirondack_Woman
    Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

    Had a few meals at Gecko during our visit to Cape MacLear. Besides the really good thin based pizzas they also offer a variety of daily specials which were just as good. Friendly service (except on New Years day - probably tired from the party)...More

    Thank Mayra M
    Reviewed 30 December 2016

    We went their only for dinner, ordered veg and non veg pizza, fish and chips, chicken, all were good, pizza was really more than we expected, DJ was playing good numbers, ambiance is okay okay, overhaul quite good

    Thank SudhirTA
    Response from Stephen W, Owner at Gecko LoungeResponded 1 January 2017

    It is good to hear that our kitchen continues to please. our pizzas have always been a draw and new varieties increase their appeal. Thank you for visiting us.

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    About
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    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$78 - US$94 (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)
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    Dining (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (52)
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    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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