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Darling Lodge Guest House

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22 Pastorie Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Enter a quaint historical building and exit into a lovely garden giving you an immediate sense of peace & tranquility. Beautifully appointed rooms. Lovely pool area with an abundant bird life. Stunning breakfast room, exquisitely decorated

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I was extremely happy to arrive in a more rural destination after a wonderful time in the more touristy part. This place is highly professionally managed and you immediately feel at home. This beautiful location not only gives you the opportunity to truly relax and be spoilt but also gives you access to beautiful sceneries designed by mother nature. To... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This guesthouse offers you a very personal, intimate atmosphere with a lovely garden and an inviting pool area. Breakfast is delicious and daily fresh prepared. An absolute idyllic place in a wonderful surrounding. Thanks Oli!!

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Cotswolds
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196 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I was here with a friend and we had very specific needs so I was delighted to find that it was exactly as described on the website and by other travellers (thank you for this). The room we had was lovely, clean and comfortable and just by the pool so perfect. I have no hesitation in recommending this as a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

My stay in Darling, Western Cape, SA, would have not been the same without the Darling Lodge and the good people running/owning(?) it. From the comprehemsive help in getting there, the warm welcome, the charming and unique interior to Oliver's superb breakfast. I can say I have been very well looked after and have even been introduced to the various... More 

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

Dear patern9, Thank you very much for your amazing feedback and review! It was such a pleasure having you at Darling Lodge Guest House for two weeks. Great to hear you were truly able to unwind from the rat race in London. The garden is waiting for your next yoga session. Best wishes, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling... More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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82 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

A lovely little guest house in Darling - with very comfortable, elegantly decorated rooms and bathhrooms. A pool on the premesis, off street parking Stay included breakfast which was very good - food was fresh and a cooked breakfast option was offered. Unfortunately there was an incident which left a very bad impression. We returned from a function at midnight... More 

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

Dear Nicola S, Thank you so much for your feedback and review! Once again apologies for not being very friendly in the middle of the night. Being woken from a deep sleep is not my best. The guest house does not have a 24 hour concierge service. Hence the outside door key with the room key for our guests. Please... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Beautiful Garden, Very comfortable Bed, excellent Shower Very Congenial Host (Oliver) Did up our laundry for us. Good cooked Breakfast We did the Darling Stagger with Cape Biospheres which was interesting but not like listed on the website

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

Dear leighmcgill, Thank you very much for your fabulous 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 

Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Darling lodge on the 7th September 2015. Oliver, our host, was extremely helpful and friendly. The guest house was clean and very comfortable. The gardens are immaculate and the rooms are great. Parking is secure. Well done, Oliver.

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

Dear Eugene J, Thank you so much for the marvellous feedback and review! We hope you will return for another "Celebration Life" soon. Best wishes, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House More 

Somerset West, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

What a great way to treat someone special or to celebrate together. Everything that is included in the package price is well-worth it as the special touches such as welcome champagne and a candle lit dinner saves you the effort but still creates a celebratory atmosphere. By far the greatest was the supper at Bistro seven, we had a three... More 

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Thank mr0berts0n
Oliver_and_Stephan, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear mr0berts0n, Thank you very much for your great feedback in regards to our Celebration Special package! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the services included in the package. We will of course also pass on your feedback concerning the romantic three course candle light dinner at Bistro Seven. We hope to welcoming you back at... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We checked in with a group of friends for a 2 night stay and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The rooms were perfect with tea and coffee in the room and wall heaters in both the room and the bathroom (which we needed because Darling was freezing during our visit!). The hot water bottle was also welcome when we returned... More 

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Thank NikkiBen304
Oliver_and_Stephan, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear NikkiBen304, Thank you very much for your great review! It was such a pleasure having you and your friends staying at Darling Lodge Guest House for a long weekend. We hope to see you back soon in summer time as there is so much more to explore on the West Coast. Warm regards, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners... More 

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