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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Waterval Boven is looking a little run down, but the Shamrock Arms is a shining light in this small town. I was on business near Middelburg and usually stay in Witbank, which is a large, soulless town in my opinion. This time I decided to drive on for an hour into the stunning Highveld Meander region to stay at the...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We stayed over for one night during a bike trip at the Shamrock. We were very impressed with the friendly reception on Saturday afternoon by Jaco. We freshened up and went to the bar for the Springbok / World 15 game. We were made welcome and enjoyed the evening in front of a lovely fire with good wine. Thereafter we...

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Thank Gerrie M
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 12 July 2015

great rooms, great restaurant, great pub. Fantastic staff... Loverly place, excellent dinner and breakfast. Easy to find. Will visit again soon with some more friends. King-size bed, aircon, electric blankets, fireplace in the pub.

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Thank Chris M
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Shamrock arms are beyond expectations for this small little down with amazing surrounding and attractions if you are one for the adventurists outdoor life. This is by far the most coziest stay and best service one will get in Waterval Booven. The owner are educated on the surrounded history and attractions always lovely to get too know the history of...

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Thank RudiDu
Pretoria
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Visited Waterval Boven last weekend to get a sense of the sights in Mpumalanga. Booking rooms at Shamrock through the net was a breeze. It really is a cozy and friendly place and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. Terry, the owner, filled us in with valuable tips (including maps) on where we could go over some fantastic Irish coffee...

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Thank Pretoriada
South Africa
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We live in Joburg and my husband surprised me by organizing a getaway for the weekend. We booked full package with breakfast and dinner, we have done well! "Shamrock Arms" is a unique and ancient residence, 121 years old. It is located in a small town where we find it quiet and safe to walk. We were greeted with a...

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Thank Jasminewms
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

#Terry !what a warm welcome thanks. Good food good company nice clean guest house big rooms and it's what a city person needs just to cut off from the city life laid back and chilled,I'll definitely come back to SHAMROCK GUEST HOUSE 👍🌴🌴🌴🌴🌴🌴

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Thank Denesh00
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

I don't think that there is a review that would do this place justice, but I'm going to try! We are a family of six and it can become tricky finding accommodation for so many kids, but we found a 'home' at this place to which we will surely return. Upon arrival we were greeted by Jaco. From the get-go...

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Thank Heidi L
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

We came here to find a place to sleep since our bikes broke down, on our way to nelspruit, and I must say I got exactly wat u expect from guest houses in small towns, laid back, good people,good conversations and stories over drinks and a nice warm home cooked meal.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 February 2015

We went to the shamrock lodge just for one night. The room was big and spacious. Jaco was helpful and friendly. He is very good with people and was a wonderful host. The owner Terry is very involved with the customers and we had a good chat and enjoyed staying at the Shamrock arms. We would definitely come back. The...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the warm embrace of The Shamrock Arms – a 4 Star Guest Lodge offering good value, tranquil surroundings and wholesome food. The lodge was runner-up in the South African Tourism 2010 Welcome Awards (Lodge category). Finalists are considered to be the cream of the crop of the tourism industry – always hospitable, always professional, and always passionate about delivering service excellence. The Shamrock Arms is unquestionably an ideal stopover for both the business and leisure traveller. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge

Address: 68 Josiah Mathebula Avenue, Waterval Boven 1195, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Waterval Boven
Price Range: $97 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All rooms are same but for bath or shower”
ingridkeizan, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the rooms are all clean and quiet!”
LLCLars, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“All the 4 rooms for our team was excellent”
Losandrews, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had a Luxury room, but it is more about the establishment, and the hospitality!”
SueO386, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“some rooms have baths while others have showers so specify which you prefer upfront”
MisterJaco, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
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