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The African Cottage and Rondawel

3.0 of 5
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943 Maleny-Montville Road, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
The African Cottage and Rondawel
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Ranked #12 of 17 Specialty Lodging in Maleny
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous holiday in the Rondawel African Cottage this week with an almost 360 degree outlook from our cottage. Fully furnished, spacious and clean with lovely grounds. Very relaxing. We were welcomed by Matilda who had prepared a traditional African Dinner for us, which was delicious! This is a very comfortable and enjoyable place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

It is a good hotel, managed by friendly staff. The room is clean,spacious and self contained with cooking facilities, entertainment unit. We like the patio which we could enjoy reading books in breezy air.We recommend the cottage to family staying there for holidays

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We have just returned home from an incredibly special weekend away at the Cape Cottage (one of the cottages at The African Cottage and Rondawel). As a South African, I was looking for an authenic experience - which is not easy to find! Well...we were just blown away! From the time we booked in and throughout our stay, Matilda excelled... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were given a living social cupon to enjoy a 2 days gateway for my Birthday. Booked online for the chosen dates but no replay was received.... At the end I decided to call in and check what was rong with the booking as my travel overseas was aproaching.... finally I have got the confirmation after 1 hour conversation. ..1... More 

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Redland City, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights. What a very enjoyable stay in gorgeous surrounds. The host was very friendly, accommodating and easy to deal with. We had the in-room massages which were just heavenly! The kitchen was well appointed and accommodation was lovely and roomy. It had everything we needed for a fantastic, comfortable mini holiday. I highly recommend staying here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We (Three couples) stayed only two nights, would have loved to stay longer, unfortunately our Kiwi friends had to fly out, but we will defiantly be back. The Cottage was spacious, yet cosy and comfortable, the surroundings were lovely, our Host and owner of the Cottages, Matilda was gracious and accommodating, plus a wonderful Cook. We were unfortunate to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights in February with my teenage son & his partner, They had to leave early and were so sad to do so,We stayed in the African Cottage Which was huge, It had everything you needed,It was clean ,very comfortable and we loved it, The aromas that were coming from matildas kitchen were sensational and had the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Lovely little place, pet friendly, very nice host! A very relaxed environment, great for kids who can run free and burn energy. A little bit of South Africa in the Australian hinterland. We enjoyed every moment of it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We (2 couples) stayed in the Rondawel for 3 nights. It sleeps 4 comfortably and while the mattress on our bed was a little hard for our liking, we had a great stay, the food supplied was really good and Matilda was the perfect hostess. The deal we had included a traditional South African dinner the first night plus vouchers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Just had 2 nights here and thought it was wonderful. I didn't go expecting luxury(which was a good thing), however that said, the cottage was lovely and homey with lots of space. The kitchen although basic had all that we needed and if not Matilda was only too happy to help us out. Had 1 evening meal which was a... More 

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