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Executive Suite
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Luxury Twin Room, 2 Double Beds
377 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Waterfront lodge with an outdoor pool

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Multilingual staff
Conference center

When you stay at Skinny Hippos Lodge in Mangochi, you'll be on the beach and 10 minutes by foot from Lake Malawi. This beach lodge is 29.7 mi (47.7 km) from Lake Malawi National Park and 10.1 mi (16.2 km) from Lake Malawi Museum.

Make yourself at home in one of the 7 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include desks and complimentary bottled water, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and barbecue grills.

Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the lodge's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary English breakfast is included.

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The lodge offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This beach lodge also offers an outdoor pool, barbecue grills, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Skinny Hippos Lodge has designated areas for smoking.

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Free English breakfast
  • Conference center
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free breakfast
  • Total number of rooms - 7
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Skinny Hippos Lodge offers 7 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Desk
  • Free bottled water
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Number of bathrooms - 1

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary English breakfast.

Skinny Hippos Lodge has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Boat tours on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa.

No cribs (infant beds) available

Cash deposit required

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 290 per vehicle
  • Late check-out fee: USD 15 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Skinny Hippos Lodge Mangochi
  • Skinny Hippos Lodge
  • Skinny Hippos Mangochi
  • Skinny Hippos
  • Skinny Hippos Lodge Malawi/Mangochi
  • Skinny Hippos Lodge Lodge
  • Skinny Hippos Lodge Mangochi
  • Skinny Hippos Lodge Lodge Mangochi
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