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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
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sandton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were booked in to explore the village of darling. What a lovely place! a great blend of old, new and swiss perfection. The house is ancient which is its BIG PLUS.. An extremely well establishment offering clean, well appointed rooms with old style shutters, historical doors, furniture yet with the modern living requirements. Fabulous hosts which was a breath... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service! Perfect location! lovely room! Travelled to Darling for a mountain bike race and stayed there the night before. Our host went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable and happy. We will be back.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

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 May 2, 2015

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
78 helpful votes 78 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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