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Darling Lodge Guest House

22 Pastorie Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Dornach, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Fantastic location with a wonderful, kind of "fairytale garden" with big old pepper trees. Take your time and watch the birds taking their good morning bath in the big fountain. And then enjoy the breakfast created and served by the 2 owners Stephan and Oliver :) One 1 hour west of Capetown, 1 hour east of West Coast NP, and... More

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

Dear schaulinsan, 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 some other time as there is still a lot more to discover. Best regards from sunny Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House More

Adelaide, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

As soon as we arrived and were welcomed by Oliver we knew that we were going to enjoy our 3 days at Darling Lodge. We stayed in the Jean Beeton Room and can highly recommend it. The garden is delightful and it was easy to find sunny places to sit and read and enjoy the Darling wines. Oliver was able... More

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

Dear EileenMulga, Thank you so much for the absolutely great review and feedback! It was a pleasure to have you both staying with us. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in South Africa as well and returned back home to Oz with a lot of amazing memories. Best regards from Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners... More

Diegten, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It was lovely to share your "little paradise" with you for a few days! Oliver and Stephan are perfect hosts, they are very helpful to plan excursions around Darling. Keep it up! We still miss your marvelous breakfast.

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

Dear Gaby M, Thank you very much for your marvellous feedback and review! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in South Africa as well and returned back home with a lot of great memories. Best regards from sunny Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I had a fantastic stay at the Darling Lodge. My room was lovely decorated and came with a very comfy bed with excellent quality bed sheets. I loved the bathroom with the Victorian bath. The well maintained garden is a great place to relax, to enjoy the free wifi or to read a book; there is even a swimming pool!... More

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

Dear Roger H, Thank you very much for your fabulous review! It was such a pleasure having you with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back the next time you are visiting South Africa (with lots of Zopf for breakfast of course). Best regards from sunny Darling, Oliver Studer, Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House More

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

our stay at the Darling Lodge was memorable. white linen and the hugest bath (what more could 2 city girls ask for..) the owners are wonderful hosts and the breakfasts huge, we didn't eat again until suppertime. the place is wonderfully peaceful with the chirping of weaver birds in the background. definitely want to go back!!

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

Dear tmac480, Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback and review! It was such a pleasure having you city girls staying with us. We hope to welcoming you back some other time soon. Best regards from Darling, Oliver & Stephan Owners Darling Lodge Guest House More

Waltham Abbey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Had a smashing stay here in April and will definitely stay again if I'm ever in the area. As other reviews have said, what you see is what you get, although I would go further and say this is one of those occasions where it's even better than the website & photos suggest. Oliver & Stephan are great hosts, friendly,... More

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

Dear Jinxster, Thank you very much for your fabulous review! It was such a pleasure having you with us for almost two weeks. We hope to see you again next UEFA Champions League Season so we can watch our two home teams Sheffield F.C. versus FC Basel playing. Best regards from Darling, Oliver Studer, Stephan Moser & the two resident... More

Eynsham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The photos of Darling Lodge which you see on the website are what you get. If you are in the Darling area for any reason then this is the place to stay. Lovely old house with beautiful gardens, lovely comfortable rooms. Excellent breakfast. A lounge with TV and a bar. And charming hosts.

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

Dear Bill M, Thank you very much for your marvellous feedback and review! We hope to welcoming you back at Darling Lodge Guest House some other occasion. Best regards from Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House More

Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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224 reviews 224 reviews
90 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We stopped here on a drive from Paternoster and Franschoek, and glad we did. The room was very clean and comfortable and came with an enormous bath. No television was supplied - the reason ,we understand was that the proprietors were being green. - still! Good breakfast and we were well looked after.

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

Dear brewersfriend, Thank you very much for your kind review! We are glad you decided to stop in Darling and stayed at Darling Lodge Guest House. Of course we also try to be a bit responsible with our natural resources. But this is not even the reason we don't have TV's in each of our guest rooms... The majority of... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Celebrated our 2nd wedding anniversary here at the Darling lodge during our trip to South Africa...I'm glad that we decided to stay here. This quaint little lodge is one of those discoveries that travellers seldom make and once you are aware of a place like this you just wish to go back there again.... The place is centrally located, the... More

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

Dear Franziska, Dear Aashish, Thank you very much for your great feedback! It was such a pleasure having you both here for your wedding anniversary. We are looking forward to welcoming you back the next time you are visiting South Africa (with lots of Zopf for breakfast of course). Best regards from Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling... More

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Address: 22 Pastorie Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Darling
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Number of rooms: 6
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