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Wetlands Country House and Sheds

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Chicago, Illinois
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137 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ten intrepid birders stayed a couple of nights, and we loved it. Great beds, shower, and the Best Breakfast of the entire 20 day trip. Plenty to see in the area, and wish we could have stayed longer. Really lovely! Oh, there is a great restaurant in town for the evening meal. I think it is called Metamorphos. It, too,... More 

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Wetlands2015, Manager at Wetlands Country House and Sheds, responded to this review

At the outset let us put it on record that it is guests that make "our piece of paradise on earth" the place it is. Thank you so very much for your review. It was such a pleasure and an honour hosting your group. What a fun crowd you are. We hope to see you all again in the very... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning little place, very quaint - nice and private. I was very surprised to see all the smaller things taken care of. The staff waited until very late for us to arrive and were warm and welcoming. Thank you for your warm hospitality - we will most certainly be back.

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Wetlands2015, Manager at Wetlands Country House and Sheds, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review Ilona it is very much appreciated and very encouraging to know that our efforts are appreciated. We so enjoyed having both of you as guests and are looking forward to your next visit. Have fun!!!! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

A very functional set up I'm a birdwatchers paradise, pit rooms don't have any entertainment as in TV , local restaurants adequate but nothing special, breakfast very enjoyable and standard BnB fare , will defiantly return if in the area again .

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Wetlands2015, Manager at Wetlands Country House and Sheds, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure hosting you and wish to thank you for taking the trouble to write a review. We wish to apologise for not having TV's in our rooms but wish to point out that we do have two T V's at the main house that is available to our guests. We are looking forward to hosting you... More 

Cape Town
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149 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Wakkerstroom is a village of great charm, frequented by South Africans and many from abroad for its wonderful wetlands and birding opportunities. What a joy finding Wetlands Country House & Sheds, a comfortable extremely well run property, where we loved our accommodation, privacy, and a scenic view overlooking Martin's Dam. Spacious lounges including a TV lounge, and the option too... More 

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Wetlands2015, Manager at Wetlands Country House and Sheds, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review LewR. It is very encouraging for management and staff. We so enjoyed hosting you both and look forward to seeing you both again in the very near future. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Spent only 1 night in the Sheds at Wetlands and was wanting to stay for more!. It is a self catering destination, but with some of the fine eateries in Wakkerstroom its understandable if one doesn't make use of the well appointed kitchenette. Beds and bedding were clean and comfortable, the room has a double bed and a single as... More 

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Wetlands2015, Manager at Wetlands Country House and Sheds, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write this review Andries it is very much appreciated. It was such a pleasure hosting you and are looking forward to doing so again in the very near future. Our apologies for the incorrect gps - we will go into the matter immediately. Thanks so much for telling our future guests where to... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time we've stayed here; last time in the sheds and this time in the two-bedroom cottage. The accommodation is lovely, well equipped, spotless and comfortable. The owners are responsive and obviously care about their guests and go out of their way to make it a happy place to be. Lots of local information available - we... More 

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Wetlands2015, Manager at Wetlands Country House and Sheds, responded to this review

Dr Barbara and family. Thank you so much for your second visit and taking the time to write a review it is very much appreciated. We aim to please and hope to see you again in the very near future. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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73 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Trying some new places this year and Wakkerstroom was next. We booked a private room. One of 3 and stayed in the middle one that was very private with an amazing view from the patio. Rooms are very well appointed and beautifully decorated. Beds are super comfortable with feather duvets. A small fridge in the room was a nice to... More 

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Wetlands2015, Manager at Wetlands Country House and Sheds, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review Boyqie. It was such a pleasure hosting you both and we thoroughly enjoyed having you around "our piece of paradise". We hope to see you both again in the very near future. More 

Durban, South Africa
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77 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Let's face it, Wakkerstroom is not at the top of most peoples' 'places to go' list. And a shed sounds more like it would suit a cow than a touring couple. But don't let any of that put you off. Wakkerstroom was an interesting place and a good spot to lighten the urban load. The Wakkerstroom Country Inn serves cold... More 

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Wetlands2015, Manager at Wetlands Country House and Sheds, responded to this review

Hi Jim Many thanks for your review it is very much appreciated. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as enjoying Wakkerstroom and surroundings. We are looking forward to hosting you both at "our piece of paradise" again in the very near future. More 

Poway, California, United States
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We were two couples staying in a large comfortable two bedroom cottage with a fully equipped kitchen, dining area and added sitting area. The rooms were large and beds very comfortable. I loved the view of the lake from our bedroom window. The breakfast included with the overnight stay was extensive and delicious! The laundry service was much appreciated and... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Stayed here for one night during a business trip. Lovely setting, beautiful views. Warm, friendly service. Just one thing that bothered me though, breakfast was only served at 8:15. Which made me skip it as I was already on my way again. They did offer to pack it in to take along though.

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only 3 hours from Johannesburg, Wetlands Country House and Sheds is an ideal stopover where one can enjoy amazing country scenery. The bed and breakfast offers luxurious accommodation and a hearty breakfast in the mornings. Wakkerstroom is one of the birding hot spots in South Africa with a large natural wetland, boasting an abundance of bird life - both rare species and local species. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wetlands Country House and Sheds

Address: 83 Van Riebeeck Street, Wakkerstroom 2480, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Wakkerstroom
Price Range: $28 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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