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Blue Cottages Country House

Olifants River Estate | PO Box 223, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015
Katrien V Maputo, Mozambique
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Maputo, Mozambique
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at Blue Cottages (weaver's nest suite) and found it very comfortable. In this suite there is a big room with a double bed and 2 single beds, and plenty of space. There is a second room with 2 single beds, linked to the first room through a corridor that also has the bath room, which is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We were really looking forward to our stay at Blue Cottages, and the greenery was fabulous after the barrenness all around. The grounds were impeccable and certainly deserve five stars. The room doesn't, though. We were in the self-catering room, and it was tired and needed some updating. That we could handle, but we were two adults. I slept on... More 

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Lovely setting with huge trees in a lush green garden. We loved the farm atmosphere. The cottage was all we needed, clean, with a comfortable bed. We will use this place as a stop over again. Real value for money.

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Soroe, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed in Blue Cottages twice, before and after visiting the Kruger Park, and we enjoyed it a lot. Nice accommodation in a wonderful park full of old trees, some of which were very beautiful (said the botanist). Just like the houses, the park was spotlessly kept. We had dinner on both occasions and can recommend especially the beef, which... More 

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Midrand, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The owners could not be there the night we slept over which was fine with us as they phoned before hand and apologized. The lady that welcomed us and served us breakfast wasn't friendly at all. She seemed irritated and made us feel that we were not welcome. I feel that she should not work with people and that she... More 

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Sausalito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

If only home was as beautiful and serene as this place. Surrounded by citrus orchards, there are mountains nearby to the West which provide the backdrop to majestic sunsets. Songbirds of many kinds reside here and serenade you at all times of day. The grounds are meticulously kept as are the accommodations. The breakfasts that are included and the optional... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

On the way to KNP my sister and I spend a night at Blue Cottages, so many times now ( I think six or seven) it has become our home away from home.Beautiful surroundings,excellent food and only the bird sounds filling the air, I must also mention the most important point is the host and hostess, Tony and Tertia, who... More 

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sydney, australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After emerging from the parched landscape of Kruger it was really nice to stay in these lush gardens - breakfast and dinner in the garden with was a real treat. Hosts are lovely people, and I was personally introduced to all their pet birds - an Australian rainbow lorikeet speaking Afrikaans was a first for me! From previous reviews we... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The garden is very beautiful and so nice to sit and relax after a long day's travel! We even had our dinner served on a patio table outside in the garden on a lovely summer's evening! Friendly service.

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We were welcomed with open arms by Tony and his lovely wife. The cottages are beautiful and the gardens a lush feast of flowers and trees. We will definitely visit again when we are in the area. Thank you!

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