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Heuglins Guest House
Heuglins Guest House
Heuglins Guest House
Heuglins Guest House

Heuglins Guest House

13°55’56.5"S 33°48’7.6"E

Heuglins Guest House: Our full report

Heuglins Guest House (also known as Heuglins Lodge) is situated in the northern suburbs of Lilongwe, Malawi's ...

... capital, a few minutes away from the city centre and approximately 35 minutes' drive from Lilongwe International Airport. It is named after the brightly coloured Heuglin's robin, often seen in the lodge's gardens.

Heuglins Lodge was formerly a private home and offers three comfortable en-suite bedrooms each with satellite TV and Wifi. It also has a dining and lounge area with comfy sofas and armchairs and a self-service honesty bar, as well as a wildlife library. Outside a shady veranda overlooks the lush gardens and outdoor swimming pool. Breakfast is included and dinner and available on request.

Heuglins is an ideal lodge for overnight stops in Lilongwe, either before or after an inter-continental flight, and as a relaxing interlude before or after a safari.

Airport transfers and Lilongwe excursions are available at an additional cost.

Our view

Heuglins Lodge offers a relaxed and comfortable stay in the peaceful leafy suburbs of Lilongwe.

Claire Scott

Claire Scott

Country manager: Malawi


Lilongwe, Malawi
Ideal length of stay
Heuglins is most often used as an over-night stop when passing through Lilongwe – although some will stay longer, using it as a base from which to explore Lilongwe.
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Food & drink

Usual board basis
Half Board
Food quality
Resident chefs can prepare three meals per day, if required.
Dining style
Individual Tables
Dining locations
Indoor and Outdoor Dining
Further dining info, including room service
Available on request
Drinks included
Bar not included

Special interests

Lilongwe Nature Sanctuary is near to Heuglins - a highlight on a birdwatching break in Malawi. There are opportunities to see the olive sunbird, Livingstone's loerie, finfoot and the red-throated twin spot.
See ideas for Birdwatching


Attitude towards children
Children welcome
Property’s age restrictions
Special activities & services
Babysitting service
Heuglins has cots and high chairs available for children.
Generally recommended for children
Their current children's policy is:
- children under 3 years old pay for their meals only,
- children age 4 to 11 years old pay 50% of published rates,
- children over 12 years old pay full adult rates.


Broadband internet access (each room has a wireless internet connection for laptops)
TV & radio
Satellite television

Health & safety

Malarial protection recommended
Medical care
An excellent private clinic is within a mile.
Dangerous animals
Low Risk
Security measures
The lodge has a guard on duty during the day, several guards at night, and is surrounded by a security fence.
Fire safety
Heuglins has fire extinguishers in its public areas.


  • Cultural excursion

    Cultural excursion


Disabled access
On Request
Laundry facilities
Available at a very small extra cost-allow 24 hours.
Accepted payment on location
Accepted currencies are Euros, GB Pounds, US dollars, SA rands.

Travellers cheques are also accepted, as are Visa and Mastercard credit cards. (There's usually a 6% surcharge on any credit card use – to allow for high local transaction costs.)

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