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Darling Lodge Guest House

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22 Pastorie Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well located, beautiful garden impeccable breakfast and wonderful service.!looking for a country get away to Darling this is the spot. Try booking the garden rooms at pool as they offer the best natural light. No fuss little frill with clean comfortable accommodation. A repeat visit is on the cards!

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dear Oliver and Stephan, thank you for the nice welcome and stay we had at your place. It is a very relaxed area that people will enjoy. Rooms are very confortable and well decorated. We found the guests house very charming and warming place. Thank you very much it was a pleasure meeting you. With my kind regards Florbela

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Minnesota
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127 reviews 127 reviews
35 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Stephan & Oliver offer tranquil lodging in the old town of Darling. Our room was small, but offered 2 beds with a large en-suite bathroom filled with lovely toiletries. A shared deck overlooked the pool. Oliver has planted the beautiful gardens rooms along the pathway from the main house/library, breakfast pavilion, & pool, so one feels like movement just walking... More 

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Franschhoek, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We spent a night during the remarkable Darling Music Experience festival and loved this guest house. The Victorian building has an authentic feel and yet there are interesting and charming features - our bathroom had two metal cats in front of the window, functioning as burglar bars, which I have never seen anywhere before. This is the Nikolaas Maritz room... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Loved my stay at this country lodge, from the crisp white linen and cloud-soft beds. The 'secret' garden and poolside at your doorstep - with perfection in nature surroundings, quality food and fittings to comfort your stay. Hosts were supreme, informative and most hospitable. A definite return is scheduled!!! It's one of the Gems within the Western Cape, and in... More 

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northants
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83 reviews 83 reviews
25 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Great care and attention to detail here. Homemade bread, muffins etc at breakfast, excellent coffee and beautifully prepared breakfasts. Very comfortable six foot bed. Washing service offered ( a rare thing in B and Bs). Lovely garden and pool. We had one of the three rooms in the garden and found the noise from our neighbours quite intrusive, so use... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Welcoming and helpful hosts, well thought out rooms and a charming little spot in a charming little town. Great for couples. Be sure to go to bistro 7 for dinner and evita seperonne for lunch and try catch a show which alternates either on a Saturday or a Sunday

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Despite only being 90 minutes drive from Cape Town the best is to spend the night in order to enjoy all that there is to do in this charming village and surrounds. You are unlikely to find a nicer place to stay than the Darling Lodge. Charming hosts, lovely rooms and a relaxing, cool pool area to escape the heat... More 

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Andalucia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Three of stayed in 3 superb bedrooms in the main house in early December. The bedrooms are well appointed and very clean. The beds were very comfortable and the roll top baths an extra treat. The splash pool was ideal for a refreshing dip when the sun was getting too hot, an idylic location to enjoy a laze afternoon and... More 

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Oliver_and_Stephan, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear notsib, Thank you so much for your fantastic review! It was a great pleasure having you all with us in Darling. We hope to welcoming you back again next time you are visiting South Africa. Best regards from sunny Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House More 

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Stephan and Oliver are the perfect hosts, friendly, warm and professional. Apart from giving us advice on what to do around Darling, they also kindly gave us travel tips for our July holiday to Switzerland. The room is peaceful and quiet and is set in a beautiful garden. We enjoyed the delicious fresh breakfasts which were prepared and presented meticulously.... More 

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Oliver_and_Stephan, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear wendy4051, Thank you very much for your wonderful and motivating and feedback! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Darling Lodge Guest House and furthermore the travel tips for your holiday in Switzerland were of some help. We hope to welcoming you back some other time. Best regards from Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners... More 

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