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    Thumbi View Lodge

    Village Road, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park 0157, Malawi
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    2017/09/03 2017/09/04
    Traveller (94)
    Pool & Beach (16)
    Room & Suite (14)
    • Excellent74%
    • Very good21%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Laundry Service
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 139 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My daughter and I have our staying very enjoyed. The location at the lake is simply fantastic. The atmoshere is quiet and the view of the lake is wonderful. It is a magic place and also the village with its inhabitants conveyed peace and serenity.The...More

    Thank 433ingridw
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My boyfriend and I stayed here for several days and had a wonderful time. The staff are attentive, but not overbearing. Rooms are clean, shower is hot. The Thumbi kitchen is hands down the best food in the area - every time we ate somewhere...More

    Thank Naomi R
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    Wonderful place to visit, relax, explore and spoil yourself. Easy access to the beach, the boats and islands, local markets, great food and staff and rooms were basic but had everything you need. Very happy to have spent a few days there.

    Thank Tracy W
    Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

    Thoroughly enjoyed our short time. Beautiful view, great food and reasonably priced drinks. Be sure to take a trip out to the island for snorkeling and a fish braai! Lake Malawi is a very special place.

    Thank Megan B
    Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at Thumbi View for 6 nights in total. +++ Positives: - The location is perfect, not too close to the village but easily reachable within walking distance. From this place you can also see the sunset with the sun going down in to...More

    Thank Margarita T
    Response from Travelfirst1, Owner at Thumbi View LodgeResponded 26 June 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. We do try to keep our rates reasonable whilst offering the best quality and service. As for the quality of the rooms, yes you are absolutely correct, the rooms are all different...More

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$23 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Location
    • Malawi >
    • Lake Malawi National Park >
    • Cape Maclear
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    Traveller (94)
    Pool & Beach (16)
    Room & Suite (14)
    Dining (4)
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    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    20 July 2017|
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    Response from Travelfirst1 | Property representative |
    Hello. Yes there are steps everywhere. Not hundreds but at least 3 to all rooms, restaurant as well as the bar. Transfers are 130$ one way and en-suite rooms are 55$ with breakfast included. Please email me should you... More
    25 December 2016|
    Response from Travelfirst1 | Property representative |
    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
    16 December 2016|
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    Response from Travelfirst1 | Property representative |
    Hello. Yes we have space.
    Room Tips
    "Economy rooms in the back are 30 USD cheaper for a similar room"
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    "Lake view rooms"
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    "Don't forget to ask for the best facilities you can afford and don't miss their dinner"
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    "Rooms are the front with the lake facing view are gorgeous!"
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