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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“thumbi island”(17 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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All reviewsthumbi islandgreat placerest and relaxationfire pitthe location is perfectincluded breakfastfelt like homemain villageamazing place to staypizza nighttreated like familyfriendly bar staffpowerful showerpool deckgreat hostswonderful foodcomfortable rooms
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My stay at Thumbi View was perfect. The staff couldn’t be friendlier, and all went out of their way to help whenever they could. The rooms are great, spacious with excellent hot showers. The free breakfast is delicious as was the lunch and dinner at...More

Thank Alexander C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My stay at Thumbi View Lodge was fantastic! Chris and Noleen - the hosts with the most! They have created such a beautiful space where memories can be made. Thumbi is really a labour of their love. The food is amazing! The FREE breakfast really...More

Thank Philippa G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a couple of nights here to chill out at the end of our time together. Whilst the location was perfect, food very tasty (especially love that a full breakfasts is included!!) and sun beds were very comfy, what made sure that I scored...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 3 June 2018

ROOM: We stayed here for 3 nights. We booked the cheapest room ($25) and arrived and were taken to an unsecured courtyard away from the main hotel, in which a lot of the rooms were under construction. The room there was not very nice, quite...More

Thank thomas1222
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Unless you want to join a weekend full of party folk. The compound rooms are severely under construction/renovation and may turn out to be satisfactory. Our group moved into the water side as the compound rooms are across a road, up an alley, and have...More

Thank RCPO
Response from Travelfirst1, Owner at Thumbi View LodgeResponded 21 May 2018

We are happy you like our lake rooms, we are very proud of the fact that we offer full solar support in them. And mention a few words on the "compound" rooms. They are in a secure are with only 1 entrance and is a...More

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Look at our view and you know this place is magical. Warm smiles, good food, cold drinks, wifi and comfy beds, what else can you ask for?! You will find a pool, an on site scuba school and a tan of note!! Go ...More on an island trip, snorkel, and get ready to be amazed by 700 fish species, afterwards enjoy a BBQ on the beach. At the end of the day, order a sun downer and sit in the pool whilst watching the sun set over the magnificent lake, nature's show of colours as you have never seen. Contact us for advice on your whole Malawi experience. Transfers to and from the lodge as well as to our partner lodges available. Less
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Pool
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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MandyBruckner
20 July 2017|
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Response from Travelfirst1 | Property representative |
Hello. Yes there are steps everywhere. Not hundreds but at least 3 to all rooms, restaurant as well as the bar. Transfers are 130$ one way and en-suite rooms are 55$ with breakfast included. Please email me should you... More
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SabrinaCanada
25 December 2016|
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Hi. Yes you can easily. We do have space, do you have our email address? Let me know if you want a room or dorm. Thank you
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lusich
16 December 2016|
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Hello. Yes we have space.
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"Lake view rooms are the best!"
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"Ask for one of the rooms facing the lake."
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"Family rooms and double rooms with a view are the closest to the beach but even the dorm rooms are just a few..."
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"ask for a lake side room, beautiful room and quiet , best choice"
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