Protea Hotel Chipata

Chipata, Zambia
Conference venues
Fine dining restaurants
Located on the outskirts of Chipata town in Zambia is the three star Protea Hotel Chipata. This hotel was built on the Umodzi Highway, the entrance to Chipata Town from Katete. The Protea Hotel Chipata features two conference venues. The Mulombe Restaurant features an outdoor terrace overlooking Protea Chipata's pool and surrounding gardens. Guests can take a tour of the South Luangwa National Park, that is three hours drive from Chipata. The national park has an abundance of Zambian wildlife.
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The Protea Hotel Chipata in Zambia provides a total of 40 rooms all with en-suite bathrooms. Guests are able to choose between a room with a king size bed or a room with twin beds. Interleading rooms are available upon request and are ideal for families consisting of two adults and two children.

Protea Hotel Chipata is located 5 minutes' drive from central Chipata, it is 15 km from the Malawi border and a two hour drive from Lilongwe. It offers free Wi-Fi, an outdoor swimming pool and on-site dining. A rather grand lobby and rooms with hardwood floors, an outdoor pool with lounge chairs and a somewhat formal dining room can feel like quite a jolt after a long drive or stay in the bush.

Modern furnishings, air conditioning, along with electronic locks and safes are standard in all rooms. Each room also has a flat-screen satellite TV.

Located on the outskirts of Chipata Town in Zambia is the three star Protea Hotel Chipata. This hotel was built on the Umodzi Highway, the entrance to Chipata Town from Katete. Chipata is a scenic town in Zambia, Southern Africa, which is surrounded by beautiful rolling hills.

The hotel is situated a three hours drive away from the South Luangwa National Park, only 15km from the Malawi border and 130km from Lilongwe which is the capital city of Malawi.

Tourist attractions in Chipata include the Kanjala Hill and the Central Mosque. Located to the north-eastern part of the town, the Kanjala Hill offers panoramic and spectacular views of almost the entire town and region.

Built in 2010 this Chipata hotel is ideal for the business traveller with its 40 en-suite rooms. Each room is equipped with air conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, work desk, DSTV, telephone, free wi-fi, electronic safes and electronic door locks. The range of hotel rooms on offer is:

  • 30 double bed deluxe rooms each with one king-size bed
  • 10 twin bed deluxe rooms each with two single beds

Check in is at 12:00 and check out at 10:00. Prices range from ZMW765 for single occupancy to ZMW855 for double occupancy per night with breakfast, including 16% VAT and 10% service charge. Discounts are available for group bookings and Prokard holders.

Chipata is a scenic town surrounded on all sides by hills, hence, its name meaning 'gateway'. Tourists can take a tour of the South Luangwa National Park which is approximately three hours drive from Chipata. The national park has an abundance of exotic wildlife of the region and features a wildlife sanctuary where one can go for safaris, game viewing and bird watching. To mention a few of the rare African species, these comprise of Cookson's wildebeest, puku, Thornicroft's giraffe, antelope, wild dogs and leopards.Room amenities

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Satellite TV
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Electronic safe
  • Writing desk
  • Separate sitting area
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Dining


  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Lounge bar
  • Cell range
  • Conference facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Conference
Protea Hotel Chipata · Hotel

Conference venue

The Protea Hotel Chipata features two conference venues. Luangwa One is the largest of the two conference venues and can host up to 60 delegates in a cinema setting. Luangwa Two is the smaller of the two conference venues at the hotel which can host up to 20 delegates.

The conference facilities at this hotel are made up of two conference rooms and a breakaway room. Complimentary use of the conference rooms is an option when 10 or more rooms are booked.

  • Luangwa one: up to 54 delegates in a U shape, or 60 in cinema style
  • Luangwa two: up to 20 delegates in boardroom style
  • Luangwa one and two combined: up to 80 delegates

Equipment and services available:

  • Data projector
  • PA system
  • Note pads and pens
  • Mints
  • Cordials
  • Water
  • White boards
  • Soft boards
  • Screen
  • Markers
  • Flipcharts
  • PaperNea
  • Nearby Attractions
Conference venue
Protea Hotel Chipata · Conference venue

Fine dining restaurant

The Mulombe Restaurant is on the ground floor. The outside terrace area of the restaurant overlooks the spacious gardens and swimming pool, offering an ideal spot for al fresco dining. This Chipata hotel also serves meals in the relaxing Kumana Lounge. Guests can also enjoy the on-site sports bar.

Guests staying at the three star hotel are invited to dine in the Mulombe Restaurant. The restaurant offers an outdoor terrace where guests may dine while overlooking the beautiful garden of the hotel. Serving either a buffet menu or a la carte menu, this restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Kumana Lounge at the hotel is a sports bar at the hotel where guests can relax and meet with their friends at the bar and lounge. The Kumana Lounge is a great place to watch major sporting events while enjoying a cocktail or refreshing beverage.

The Mulombe Restaurant offers a selection of buffet and à la carte options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Breakfast is served in the ground floor restaurant from 06:30 to 10:00, and 07:00 to 10:00 on weekends and public holidays
  • Lunch is served daily from 12:00 to 15:00
  • Dinner is served daily from 19:00 to 22:00
  • A snack menu is available daily between 15:00 to 19:00
  • The bar is open daily from 10:00 to 22:00
Fine dining restaurant
Protea Hotel Chipata · Fine dining restaurant
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