Latitude 13 is on everyone’s mind! One of our readers sent us an email asking if visitmalawi.co would recommend the hotel? So, would we?
The answer is, YES, YES and YES. Visitmalawi.co does highly recommend Latitude 13.
This rustic, chic paradise like, boutique hotel is such a gem and we would go as far as saying it is in the top 3 of the best hotels that Lilongwe, Malawi has to offer.
Latitude 13 hotel is a small, friendly and absolutely stylish hotel. With African touches effortlessly blended through out, the old with new.
Classic and contemporary styles blend with ease through out. Latitude 13 is everything that is elegant living.
Let us now discover the top 5 reasons why visitmalawi.co would highly recommend Latitude 13°.
1. Latitude 13 – Location, Location!
You’ve just landed at Kamuzu International Airport and the last thing you want is to travel many miles out just to find excellent accommodation right? So, why not stop by Latitude 13°? It is nestled in the leafy suburbs of Area 43 on Mphonongo Road. Latitude 13° hotel is 10 minutes from downtown and 20 minutes from Kamuzu International Airport. Perfect Location all around!
2. Style and Character
With the hotel being situated within the grounds of the former Japanese ambassador’s residence just close your eyes and imagine the lush, mature gardens and a private, residential like feel. When you visit Latitude 13° you will get the Palm Springs vibe with without any doubt. To sum it up, Latitude 13°’s style is luxurious, yet effortlessly functional with an African touch.
3. Food Glorious Food!
So, are you a foodie? If so, the menu at Latitude offers mouthwatering curries, Asian salads and stir fries, excellent steaks and delicious burgers with tasty wraps, salads and mezze platters for lunch. Breakfast is a buffet.Don’t believe us? Well, here is an actual verified Trip Advisor review:
I came here for lunch and ended up staying for dinner as well. Great food, great vibe! The chef is also nice and charming I will stay here next time I’m in Lilongwe. They also have great internet, that always helps especially when traveling for work.“
4. Latitude 13 Service and Facilities
Restaurant and Bar – exquisite food and limitless beverages.
Pool – The 18-metre heated pool has a handful of loungers and there is sofa-seating and tables for alfresco dining under a giant ficus tree.
Spa – There are two spa treatment rooms; a sleep-inducing full body massage costs a reasonable 25,000 Malawian Kwacha (£25 or $30).
Fitness centre – The fully equipped gym with modern and spacious charging rooms, classes and personal trainers punches above its weight for a hotel of this size.
Laundry – Room service
There are 24 Rooms in total at Latitude 13, including 16 Junior Suites with stairs from a living area to a second-floor bedroom and en-suite (with a mixture of showers and baths). Four larger suites have kitchens and a dining area (two of these have two bedrooms: a double and a twin). All have air-conditioning, satellite television, safes and a garden-facing patio with seating. Most importantly Latitude 13 is also family friendly.
I hope our recommendations will help you make that final decision.
Dear reader, why would you recommend Latitude 13°? Email us and let us know or better yet, drop us a message in the comments.