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The African Cottage and Rondawel

3.0 of 5 Cottage   |   943 Maleny-Montville Road, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from a two night stay at the african cottage and we had such a wonderful time. We loved the place. Loved the owners; loved the food. Was a great plaxe and would recommend to everyone. Matilda was very helpful and friendly. We had 5 kids with us and 4 adults and everyone had plenty of room. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the rondawell was certainly an interesting experience although if it is an authentic African one as claimed I worry I shan't be visiting said continent. The infrastructure of the rondawell is actually pretty good. The cottage features large spaces for the two bedrooms and there is a nice open living room. Unfortunately that is where the praise ends.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

One of my girlfriends and I just spent 3 nights at the Rondawel Cottage - Matilda the hostess was beautiful, so warm, pleasant and helpful. Our dinner she provided on the Sunday evening was delicious - being an Aussies we had never eaten African food before - so this was a new experience for us and most enjoyable! We loved... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Cape Cottage, part of African Cottages Maleny, on the 20th and 21st of November. Cape Cottage is situated at the back of the property and consists of a combined living and sleeping area with deck and bathroom. To me, it is more like a mobile home than a traditional cottage. Overall cleanliness was... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The hostess Matilda was so warm and welcoming and the Rondawel had a lovely warm home feeling. The African food was amazing and the Jalapeno Jelly was out of this world. We really enjoyed our stay. The shopping at Montville was wonderful :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I recently celebrated my 50th birthday at the African Cottage. My whole party absolutely loved it. It was so beautiful and quiet. The owner Matilda and her staff were so wonderful and helpful. They cooked an amazing curry and potjie kos. Being and ex-South African I can honestly say I felt like I was at home again. I would definitely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Everything was easy to organise, the staff we met were very accomodating and helpful and we had a great nights sleep after a wonderful wedding. The African cottage was exactly what we needed for the group of us attending the wedding. Would love to come back another time to really experience the relaxation, the fire and the surrounds offered by... More 

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Beenleigh, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We just spent 2 nights at Rondawel and loved it completely! It was myself and husband with my sister, her partner and a lively 18mth old - the residence was spacious and very well appointed. Our Bobotie dinner was fun and delicious. We would recommend highly! Thank you so much Matilda and Suzi! PS We also took advantage of booking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We found the African cottage to be a wonderful place to spend our honeymoon! It is well situated and sufficiently private. The Owner Matilda, who greeted us with a nice bottle of Champagne on arrival, could not have been more helpful. She has excellent tastes in interior decor and we felt we were transported to a small part of Africa,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The African Cottage is a beautiful and comfortable place to stay. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The style of the accommodation is African with some very interesting decor and art in the room. If you like cooking ask Matilda about her gourmet cooking products. The gardens are wonderful with a large variety of herbs and other plants. Very... More 

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Address: 943 Maleny-Montville Road, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Maleny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The African Cottage and Rondawel 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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