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Mango Drift Lodge - Hostel

Likoma Island beachfront hostel with restaurant and beach bar

Restrictions related to your trip

This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

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  • Terrace/Patio
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach
  • Beach bar
  • Terrace/Patio
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West side of the Island, Likoma Island, Northern Region, Malawi

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • gap period enforced between guest stays48 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 9 guestrooms
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • On a private beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • WiFi in the lobby

What’s around

  • On a private beach
  • Lake Malawi - 1 min walk
  • Ilala Ferry Landing - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • St. Peter's Cathedral - 2.5 mi / 4 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Standard Double or Twin Room, Shared Bathroom, Lake View
  • Superior Double Room, Private Bathroom, Lake View
  • Economy Shared Dormitory

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On a private beach
  • Lake Malawi - 1 min walk
  • Ilala Ferry Landing - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • St. Peter's Cathedral - 2.5 mi / 4 km

Getting around

  • Likoma Island (LIX) - 6 min drive
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West side of the Island, Likoma Island, Northern Region, Malawi

At a glance

Size

  • 9 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • WiFi in public areas*

Parking

  • No onsite parking
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Beach bar
  • Water dispenser

Things to do

  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkelling on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Waterskiing on site

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • Library

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Things to enjoy

  • Furnished patio

Freshen up

  • Shower only

Special features

Dining

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Recreation

On Site

  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkelling on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Waterskiing on site

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in public areas for USD 5 (5-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Breakfast costs between USD 3 and USD 7 for adults, and USD 3 and USD 7 for children (approximately)

Children & extra bedsPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 10 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property registration number 54614488

Also known as

  • Mango Drift Lodge - Hostel Likoma Island
  • Mango Drift Lodge - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Mango Drift Lodge Hostel
  • Mango Drift Hostel Likoma

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Mango Drift Lodge - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Mango Drift Lodge - Hostel.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers local and international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Aunt Patel restaurant (2 mi), Good local food (7.6 mi), and Lakeside local bar (7.8 mi).
  • Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, sailing, and water skiing. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours and volleyball. Mango Drift Lodge - Hostel also has a private beach.