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Birches and Willows B&B

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

What a beautiful, peaceful place to stay. The owners are the friendliest, warmest couple we have met in a long time - we felt so welcome. Stunning views from the decks, river walk is amazing, rooms were comfortable, pretty, cosy and had everything we needed. The Lemon Tree Bistro is a great place to eat - cappucinos in particular were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Once you get into the town of Underberg, it takes another ten minute drive down a well-maintained dirt road to reach the cottage, but as soon as you arrive, you know it was well worth the drive. Upon arrival, we were greeted by the owners, Huck and Elsabé who couldn't have been friendlier. We are not the type to self-cater,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We did not mind driving the 4km to get away from the mainrroad, the breakfast was plentiful the Cappucino the best we ever had, we enjoyed a wonderful hike down to the river, Elsabe and Huck makes you feel loved and cared for the staff are friendly and helpful the room well catered for and we will be letting people... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My Family and I drove from Johannesburg to spend a weekend at the Birches & Willows B&B. We were welcomed by Happyness - Room supervisor & later greeted by the owners Huck & Elsabe. The rooms are beautifully decorated in chintsey decor. Comfortable king size beds with white crisp linen were very comfortable with the highlight of the electric blanket.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Birches is quite remote - 5k down a dirt track from Underberg. The room is fine - but breakfast is only served at the Lemon Tree Cafe in Underberg - and it is frustrating that it doesn't open until 8.30am. All restaurants and shops etc are also in Underberg, so you are likely to be up and down the dirt... More 

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

we spent valentine weekend in the Birches Cottage on Brittlewood Estate owned by the friendliest most welcoming couple around - Huck and Elsabe Orban. the Room and Estate are unbelievably comfortable (king size bed with down duvets provides extreme comfort) and beautiful! we took a stroll down the path to the river past the patience pool stopping at each one... More 

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

We eventually found Willows down a 5 Km ish muddy, cow-poo ridden lane( just after milking). There was no one to meet and greet us on arrival, eventually we found an empty room with a note left on the bed for us . In this note were instructions about the breakfast arrangements - if you were happy with a continental... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2011

We stayed at Birches Cottage over Christmas 2010, Huck and Elsabe Orban has created a sanctury! We had the best night sleep in years! The food was amazing, the cottage clean and the bed so comfortable! We will definitaley go back there! Money well spent, friendly and homely and the view of the mountains and river is spectacular!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2009

Birches Cottage is situated 4 km out of the town of Underberg. The cottage is very well appointed, spacious with a lounge, kitchenette area, big bedroom and large bathroom. The furniture is very comfortable and the fittings and fixtures are all of good quality. The property is beautiful, with well laid out walks down to the river and views over... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In a quiet corner of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg World Heritage Park, with the cascading Umzimkulu river bounding one side and blue mountain sky the other, lie Birches and Willows cottages. Designed to satisfy the needs of the most discerning traveller, Birches and Willows are luxuriously appointed and serviced daily to international standards. Set in a private garden on the six-hectare riverfront. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Birches and Willows B&B

Address: 19 Scottson Road, Underberg 3527, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Underberg
Price Range: $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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