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:
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
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.
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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.