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Gecko Lounge

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Overview
Chembe Villgae, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park Malawi See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We spent about 5 days at Gecko and enjoyed the amenities but the real problem arose 10 months later when my daughter was diagnosed with Bilharzia. We both swam from the beach there and the area from the National Park that was adjacent. Lake Malawi...More

Thank mmaddenafrica
Reviewed 7 March 2018

My daughter and I did not stay here but had dinner here while staying at the Cape. But I cannot seem to review it solely as a restaurant. We ordered our drinks at the bar, so we could get them right away. We sat a...More

2  Thank Tamara S
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We visited Gecko Lounge twice for lunch on our recent trip to Lake Malawi. The Pizza’s and fish Goujons were both great although the wait was very long despite the restaurant not being busy at all. The view from the lounge was beautiful and was...More

Thank MrsJones2016
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Decided on the spur of the moment to have a 1 night stay at Cape Maclear. Chalets at Gecko are reasonably priced and spacious. The lodge sits in what feels like the heart of the village, making it easy to explore other bars and activities....More

Thank Madame_Trey
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We didn’t stay here we just walked in for a lunch. We had two really good pizzas that we had on the front deck over looking lake Malawi. If you don’t stay here you can still go have a god lunch with nice view and...More

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About
Description
Prices: $90 Chalets $75 Rooms $15 Reed room per person Gecko Lounge is the only place to be at the weekends in Malawi - situated on the shores of Lake Malawi in Chembe Village in Cape Maclear (near Monkey bay). We More have 2 self catering en-suite lakeside chalets & 4 x en-suite rooms & the Reed Room which is perfect for groups, families & travelers on a budget (sleeps 8 in private sections). We also have an already legendary Bar, damn fine restaurant & pizza oven, diving & kayaks, hi-speed wi-fi internet access, boat trip organization.... we do it all basically.... Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$15 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park > Cape Maclear
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$15 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park > Cape Maclear
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Traveller (82)
Pool & Beach (28)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (10)
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Room Tips
"Ask for any local food to have a good experience."
Felipecampbell
30 Oct 2016
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"We have not stayed overnight so I can't comment on that"
Korbindall
28 May 2016
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"Go for a room/dorm further away from the bar as it'll be quieter"
absw2015
28 Jun 2015
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"The two chalets are the same with basic self catering. These are the best options."
323lynettep
04 May 2014
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