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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Super friendly staff, great hospitality,very personal and helpfull (checking for our next hotel).. On the way from Thabazimbi to Marakele NP where are no catering facilities. On request a lunchbox was provided. Nice garden with nice view on the hills.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to stay friendly people, great food and close to town but quiet. Lots of birds and the scenery is awesome you can really relax in the surroundings and no you will be rested the next day. You get into that bushveld feeling by just looking at the place.

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Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and cozy place just a short drive from the gate to Marakele Park. The view from the veranda into the Waterberge is breathtaking. Dave and Monika are great hosts and happy to give advise and suggestions. Not to forget the friendly dogs.

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Marula cottage and highly recommend this place. Easy to reach from Johannesburg airport it makes an excellent choice as a stop at the beginning or end of the trip. Monika and Dave are really nice persons, offering excellent accommodation and always willing to give advice of what you can do in the region if...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We stayed at Marula Cottage in October for 3 nights and really enjoyed being there. It's a beautiful house with a large airy lounge/dining area and terrace, a garden with old trees and great views of Marakele National Park. Rooms are comfortable and spacious. There's a lovely pool in the garden. Monika and Dave are fantastic hosts. They do almost...

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Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I will advise anyone to book and stay there. The Dave and Monica, Their hospitality and kindness and the food is awesome. The room is clean and the view that you wake up to in the morning is breathless. Monica and Dave I will see you next year again. kind Regards Kennith ( Hatz Diesel)

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Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We recently had 3 nights at Marula Cottage Guest Lodge. We arrived from Johannesburg exhausted, and left refreshed and revitalised. Marula Cottage is in a stunning location overlooking the Waterberg Mountains, with a garden full of birds, and wildlife just beyond the gate. We had the room upstairs which is huge and has a lovely balcony overlooking the garden and...

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South Africa
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent combination of service and view. The service at Marula is amazing. The friendly hostess ensures that every need is catered for. Located with a panoramic view of the town. All amenities available and the breakfast is divine.

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Extremely beautiful location. Sunrise views across the entire treetop valley. Like a bird sanctuary with gourmet dinner offered prepared by amazing hosts. Excellent conversation. We didn't want to leave. We wish we had taken a guided tour with Dave but didn't have enough time. We will be back!!

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had a lovely stay at Maryland Cottage with Dave and Monika and their friendly dogs! Warm and friendly hospitality- we were made very much to feel at home. The accommodation was clean and cosy, very nicely furnished. Wifi worked well. Lovely to sit out on the balcony enjoying the birds of which there are plenty and with Dave and Monika...

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Set just 4km from Thabazimbi on the mountainside overlooking Marakele National Park. Stunning views of the Marakele and Kransberg Mountains from your own deck, come and enjoy the peace and quiet of the African bush. With only 3 rooms, we dedicate ourselves to personal attention. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marula Cottage Guest Lodge

Address: Ptn 104, kq 318, Thabazimbi 0380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Thabazimbi
Price Range: $85 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marula Cottage Guest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“all good book early”
 of 5 bubbles pieter163, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All are great!”
 of 5 bubbles Barbs1985, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely. The wifi is on for a limited time. No TV which we enjoyed.”
 of 5 bubbles kiwisfly, 19 Jan 2015 | Read review
“There are only 3 rooms. Book early!”
 of 5 bubbles 928reneb, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
“all rooms are great and have heaters for winter and A/C for summer.”
 of 5 bubbles Maesti26, 23 Jun 2013 | Read review
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