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About Madidi Lodge

'Lilongwe's best kept secret'.

Madidi is an unexpected oasis centrally located in a safe area in Lilongwe, Malawi, within walking distance from shopping malls and close to the main roads of the city. The rooms in this Boutique lodge are all self contained and are all decorated with colour and flair and have a warm, arty African feel to it. We offer accommodation from spacious luxurious executive rooms to self catering camping on our cosy campsite.

At Madidi Lodge we offer professional service with a personal touch. Our well-trained staff is pleased to give you a warm welcome to Madidi Lodge. We are pleased to assist with our business facilities. To receive business relations you can use our lounges and to relax we refer to our swing benches! And of course you can enjoy a drink in our bar.

Conferencing and Banqueting Madidi Lodge is a comfortable and tranquil venue for conferences and meetings.

We offer CONFERENCE facilities for 4 up to 60 guests. Our lounges, restaurant and gardens can be used for breaks during the meeting or workshop. We are well experienced in organising wedding receptions and private functions. It is our goal to cater for our clients according to their wishes. There is secured parking available on the premises.

You can enjoy any of the scrumptious African or Continental dishes in our RESTAURANT. The breakfast, lunches and dinners are served in our stylish decorated inside restaurant or in the lovely inside garden with its cosy ambiance. Our chefs will proudly present you one of their favourite dishes.

The tranquil SPA offers a wide variety of massages, manicures, pedicures, Clinique facials and massages, as well as alternative treatments like Reiki and Crystal Healing.

The in house CAR HIRE & TAXI SERVICE offers competitive rates and reliable service.

Spa: The Madidi Spa has a tranquil and peaceful setting and offers a variety of services; Rooibos or Clinique facials Manicure Pedicure Swedish full body massage Back and neck massage Indian Head massage

Golf: The Lilongwe Golf Club is only 3km away from Madidi, a few minutes drive with our taxi service. Clubs are for hire at the course.

Wedding Venues: Madidi is an ideal venue for wedding nights. Please contact us for wedding venues on the lake shore with our colleague lodges.

Conference Venues: Madidi offers a personalized venue for meetings and conferences. The board rooms take up to 12 delegates each, the conference room takes up to 50 delegates.

Family friendly: The 2 bedroom apartments are ideal for families. There is a kitchenette and one sharing bathroom. The apartments are on the ground floor next to the pool side where children have all the space to play.

Romantic: Madidi has the perfect setting for a romantic getaway, the Moroccan vibe around the pool and the warmly decorated rooms make it a popular destination for wedding couples!

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 30
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Afrikaans
  • Ndebele (IsiNdebele)
* Please enquire for further details.

Madidi Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Madidi Lodge

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Paul Steenkamp
28 January 2020

Dilapidated, noisy, no WiFi in the room, measly WiFi voucher, no fan or air con in the room, reasonably good quality food ungenerous portions, open-air toilets in the dining room (not kidding), friendly staff trying to make the most of crumbling infrastructure.

Che Overmeyer, South Africa
24 October 2015

I stayed at Madidi for 2 nights at the beginning and end of my backpacking trip through Malawi. The lodge was the perfect place for some proper R&R after a tough 2 weeks by bus. The lodge is really an Oasis in Lilongwe with its beautiful vegetation and crystal clear swimming pool. The staff are very friendly and helpful. By the end of my trip my funds were limited but still the staff saw to it that i had a meal before my long journey back to South Africa. my gratitude goes out to everyone involved. Both Madidi and Malawi are absolute gems, I will definitely be back soon.

Louise Sumpton, South Africa
22 July 2013

Concrete floor, no carpet.Outside toilets.No electricity.No water.No credit card facility.

Karm S, South Africa
27 September 2012

This is a nice place with friendly staff and good food.The lodge is currently under renovation and it looks like they are adding some nice touches.I would stay again.

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Madidi Lodge is 3.4km from the centre of Lilongwe , the nearest airport 216.7km (Mfuwe International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling