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Mariu Guest House

8 Augusta St | Sonheuwel, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
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Ranked #9 of 48 Nelspruit B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lisbon, Portugal
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Mariu for 1 night, coming from Kruger an heading to Johanesburg. We were very well received by Charlene and Ralph that were extremely helpful and caring. The house is a beautiful constrution, with a tree passing through the meal room, surrounded by a well cared garden. The house is located in a quiet and luxury neighborhood, nearby... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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59 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there for one night one the way back from Kruger Park. We were unsure about the location because there are no signs of the guest house, but the GPS was spot on and the owners opened for us when they noticed we were hesitating. We were told the lack of sign is for safety. As in many places in... More

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a night at Mariu Guest House on the way to Kruger Park. We could not find any better place. The owners are kind and helpful. The room was perfect as well as the breakfast. Highly recommended!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My hubby and I decided to begin our honeymoon in Nelspruit, and after much research decided on Mariu Guest House. Our gracious and friendly hosts, Ralph & Charlene, made our stay absolutely amazing.... Room number 9, with the awesome bathroom, the delicious breakfasts, all the little finishing touches - from our room, to the garden and the main house, all... More

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Maputo, Mozambique
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We booked a room for two nights, but left after one night without refund. We did not feel pampered. Our room was on the ground floor, looking straight onto a concrete wall. The room was clean but equipped with only the bare necessities: tiny room, minimal furniture, tiny wash hand basin, tiny towel, etc. The air smelled unpleasant of chemical... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

The place is nice and clean. Rooms are beautiful and well furnished. The breakfast box is very handy on the way to Kruger Park. Hosts are helpful and give all necessary tips either for dinner downtown or the best way to enter the Kruger Park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We arrived from CT after a very hectic day of travelling .I have to say that the guest house is amazing.breakfest is wonderful and the room we have feels like 5 star accommodation. Rooms are equipped with bar fridges and satellite and is very clean.all our needs were met and there was no hesitation from there side to make our... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We used the guest house for an overnight stop in Nelspruit. The rooms are well equipped and spacious. All double beds were very comfortable. The only complaint came from 1 person in our group ( we had 4 rooms ) sleeping in the twin room that the single bed was not comfortable at all. The bathrooms are ok, personally I... More

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Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Ralph and Charlene are professional and spontaneous hosts - with a wonderfull sense of humour. These days one need to be uplifted by sharp and witty hosts. They met us very friendly on arrival and catered for all our needs. It was the wedding weekend of our son, him and his bestman also stayed at this upmarket venue. The rooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Ralph and his wife are incredible hosts. We loved everything in their place. Rooms are excellent and every detail is perfect in the place. Ralph was incredible in helping us with directions across the city and precautions... We'll definetly gona back over

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Address: 8 Augusta St | Sonheuwel, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Nelspruit
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Mariu Guesthouse is situated in Mpumalanga Nelspruit. The guesthouse is nestled on a hill surrounded by indigenous flora with stunning views of breathtaking countryside. The lodge is only minutes away from the excitement that Nelspruit has to offer and center to the many Lowveld attractions, ie the Kruger National Park and scenery routes. We offer 9 luxurious double en-suite rooms with private entrance/balconies and or patios. We invite you to come and relax in your luxurious room, or cool down in our pool while enjoying the splendid garden. Meals if selected will be served to your room so no time is wasted on your stay. ... more   less 
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