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    Cape Maclear EcoLodge

    Cape Maclear Rd | across from Panda Garden, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    1 - 5 of 35 reviews

    Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

    If you so stay here, ask for rooms 1-5. My room had no view. Staff was pleasant and food was very good. Seems to be managed very well. Beds are comfortable... no electricity, and will not take small bills or credit cards. No electricity for...More

    Thank maltravel
    Response from Ecolodge_Team, Manager at Cape Maclear EcoLodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. Sorry about the electricity problems. We depend on the local electrical company and is not very reliable. We normally accept small bills and credit cards.

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    This is certainly not a shack but a beautiful place to stay even if you don't dive! Welcoming, friendly and helpful staff. Nice food and good value. Beautiful surroundings on the edge of the Lake. Ideal for lazy people like me and those who dived...More

    Thank William T
    Response from Ecolodge_Team, Manager at Cape Maclear EcoLodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and found Cape Maclear as charming as it was in the 80s.

    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    I like to support this lodge because it's linked to an environmental project that seems (based on a 5 minute tour) to be doing good work - volunteers/staff at the eco garden over the road were really enthusiastic. It's also quieter than some other Cape...More

    1  Thank rarereviewer2015
    Reviewed 18 April 2017

    My partner and I stayed and dove with these guys for a week. No regrets. Dave was very accommodating and we felt at home. He gave us the best price in Cape Maclear for our dive package. He is also a great guide and diver....More

    Thank Carolyn R
    Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

    Been here twice and impressed with their services,friendly staff,food is amazing,their gardens are very beautiful plus absolutely loved their hammocks great place to nap or just relax.Top rooms have a great view of the lake.

    Thank Miss_N92
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$33 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • Malawi >
    • Lake Malawi National Park >
    • Cape Maclear
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    Room Tips
    "Some rooms face the Lake, ground and first floor, others near restaurant in main block. Renovating one..."
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    "First floor rooms have the best view"
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    "Some have better views than others. The new building that is under construction will probably have great..."
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    "Get a room on the front. The views are really nice! And go dive at Baker's oven or the shipwreck..."
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