Hostels in Lilongwe, Malawi

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Get to know Lilongwe (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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FAQ about Lilongwe Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Lilongwe. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Lilongwe. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 3 Hostels in Lilongwe. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 3 hostels in Lilongwe, Malawi. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Lilongwe such as
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Your Packing List for Lilongwe

Your Packing List for Lilongwe

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Lilongwe and Malawi.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Lilongwe Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Lilongwe, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
5.3 Average rating of all hostels

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