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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 5 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Robina, Australia
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Loved the Rondawel for us, friends and dog. Matilda made us welcome to this beautiful place. She cooked a superb dinner for us and friends. Everything you could want was available and easy. Clean, comfortable and happy.

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

we stayed here 18-20 May. Was suppose to be there 3 nights but left after the second. The african cottage was not clean as you would expect. Cobwebs with massive spiders filled the downstairs ceilings. Not all beds had sheets on them so only had the choice of 1 out of 3 beds (which was the most uncomfy). The toilet... More

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Kingaroy, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We have had some wonderful stays at Maleny, but this wasn't one of them. We stayed there in early February, 2014. At first view the African cottage looked marvellous, lovely big airy rooms with comfy beds, but the bath had a huge plug of hair in the drain, we could not see in the mirror, which was dusty, and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stayed in the Rondawell 2 bed cottage. This cottage was wonderful, clean, lovely deco and full equipped . The South African food was fantastic and was freshly delivered to the cottage on the first night. Our hosts Matilda and Tiger the cat were outstanding and very friendly. I would highly recommend this place for a visit at anytime of... More

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Address: 943 Maleny-Montville Road, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Maleny
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Hotel Class:3 star — The African Cottage and Rondawel 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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