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Birches and Willows B&B

19 Scottson Road, Underberg 3527, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Once you get into the town of Underberg, it takes another ten minute drive down a well-maintained dirt road to reach the cottage, but as soon as you arrive, you know it was well worth the drive. Upon arrival, we were greeted by the owners, Huck and Elsabé who couldn't have been friendlier. We are not the type to self-cater,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We did not mind driving the 4km to get away from the mainrroad, the breakfast was plentiful the Cappucino the best we ever had, we enjoyed a wonderful hike down to the river, Elsabe and Huck makes you feel loved and cared for the staff are friendly and helpful the room well catered for and we will be letting people... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My Family and I drove from Johannesburg to spend a weekend at the Birches & Willows B&B. We were welcomed by Happyness - Room supervisor & later greeted by the owners Huck & Elsabe. The rooms are beautifully decorated in chintsey decor. Comfortable king size beds with white crisp linen were very comfortable with the highlight of the electric blanket.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Birches is quite remote - 5k down a dirt track from Underberg. The room is fine - but breakfast is only served at the Lemon Tree Cafe in Underberg - and it is frustrating that it doesn't open until 8.30am. All restaurants and shops etc are also in Underberg, so you are likely to be up and down the dirt... More 

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

we spent valentine weekend in the Birches Cottage on Brittlewood Estate owned by the friendliest most welcoming couple around - Huck and Elsabe Orban. the Room and Estate are unbelievably comfortable (king size bed with down duvets provides extreme comfort) and beautiful! we took a stroll down the path to the river past the patience pool stopping at each one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

We eventually found Willows down a 5 Km ish muddy, cow-poo ridden lane( just after milking). There was no one to meet and greet us on arrival, eventually we found an empty room with a note left on the bed for us . In this note were instructions about the breakfast arrangements - if you were happy with a continental... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2011

We stayed at Birches Cottage over Christmas 2010, Huck and Elsabe Orban has created a sanctury! We had the best night sleep in years! The food was amazing, the cottage clean and the bed so comfortable! We will definitaley go back there! Money well spent, friendly and homely and the view of the mountains and river is spectacular!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2009

Birches Cottage is situated 4 km out of the town of Underberg. The cottage is very well appointed, spacious with a lounge, kitchenette area, big bedroom and large bathroom. The furniture is very comfortable and the fittings and fixtures are all of good quality. The property is beautiful, with well laid out walks down to the river and views over... More 

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