Standing majestically in the central business district of the capital city of Lilongwe in Malawi, Umodzi Park is proudly managed by Peermont, and encompasses the world-class Bingu Wa Mutharika International Convention Centre (BICC) and the 5-star 130-key President Walmont hotel, the only 5-star hotel in Malawi.
The President Walmont is the first 5-star hotel in Malawi and offers exceptional service, luxurious accommodation and a wide variety of services and facilities.
– Local radio stations
– South African TV channels
– Selected satellite TV channels
Umodzi Park has 14 world-class Presidential Villas situated in a secure estate, 3 minutes’ drive from the hotel; that offer the ultimate in privacy and security and serves as a great option for discerning international government delegations, long stay guests and royalty. The Villas come complete with private clubhouse and relaxation and sporting facilities. Enjoy the cool breeze in the gardens overlooking the city centre.
Each Villa has areception room, 2 lounges, and 5 bedrooms en suite (inclusive of the Presidential room), 2 kitchens, 2 dining rooms – one for VIP’s and other for staff, and 2 offices.
The Villas feature:
-Local radio stations
-Full DSTV channels for the upper floor and selected channels for lower floor
The private clubhouse features:
RESTAURANTS AND BARS
WILD ORCHID RESTAURANT
Situated in the foyer of the 5-star President Walmont hotel, elegant Wild Orchid Restaurant, serves local and international delicacies and a superb selection of wines. The restaurant serves a full English breakfast buffet daily with continental dishes as well as selected Chinese and Indian dishes catering for all international guests.
For lunch and dinner, the bountiful a la carte menu boasts western, local, Chinese and Indian dishes. The Wild Orchid Restaurant also serves a special family lunch buffet on Sundays.
AFROMA TERRACE BAR
Situated on the first floor of the President Walmont hotel overlooking the Umodzi Park precinct, is the vibey Afroma Terrace Bar. Sporting both an indoor bar area and outside deck, the venue serves a light snack menu, delicious cocktails and more. The Afroma Terrace
Bar is open at these times
Fridays to Sundays: 12h00 to 00h00
Situated on the ground floor of the Bingu Wa Mutharika International Convention Centre, and is the perfect resting spot for coffees and light snacks.
CONFERENCE AND BANQUETING FACILITIES
The sweeping entrance to the Umodzi Park precinct, with over 2500 secure parking bays, leads through the double volume and twin buildings which, together, comprise the Bingu Wa Mutharika International Convention Centre (BICC).
The facilities include Lilongwe Auditorium, which seats 1500 delegates and is accessed by a large volume foyer, which can accommodate the same number of guests. Heron, Ibis, Pelican, Sparrowhawk and Sandpiper are the names given to the conference rooms, which can be combined or used individually to cater for up to 70 delegates each, and are perfect for company meetings or plenary sessions.
Njobvu (Elephant), Mbidzi (Zebra) and Mvuu (Hippo) are banqueting halls which can also be used individually to house 200 delegates, or combined to cater to over 1000 guests. A further four multifunctional venues, Mpasa, Mbuna, Chambo and Matemba offer varying configurations, that cater for 15 people, in a boardroom set-up or for up to 60 people in a cinema style set up.
There is also an exclusive VIP boardroom, lounge and holding room, Mafumu, meaning royalty, that has a separate entrance and a dedicated lift, providing an unparalleled level of safety and security.
The Conference Centre also features the Mseko Bistro which will serve coffees and light meals, and both buildings of the BICC open out onto Malawi Square, a large paved outdoor exhibition and event area featuring the sun of the Malawi flag etched into the vast paved brickwork expanse.
Further up, flanking the square, is the Pabwalo Amphitheatre, another outdoor facility with superb acoustics, ideal for smaller concerts and theatrical events.
Accounts are payable by cash or credit card on presentation.
We regret that we do not allow animals on the complex.
All the major banks are located in Lilongwe with regular banking hours.
We accept American Express, Diners Club, Master and Visa cards.
Between November and April the temperature is warm with equatorial rains and thunderstorms, with the storms reaching their peak severity in late March. After March, the rainfall rapidly diminishes and from May to September wet mists float from the highlands into the plateaus, with almost no rainfall during these months.
Average day temperature:
The Hotel offers transportation to and from the Lilongwe International Airport (Kamuzu) at a cost of $35*. Valet parking is also available. *T’s and C’s apply.
Umdozi Park is situated in the heart of the Central Business District of Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi, 25 kilometres from the Lilongwe International Airport.