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    The African Cottage and Rondawel

    943 Maleny-Montville Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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    Reviewed January 5, 2017

    we stayed in the front two story cottage, which is very close to the road, but as there is little traffic, that was not a problem for us. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the upstairs bedrooms have queen beds and are quite comfortable,...More

    2  Thank Robyn S
    Response from African2013, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded January 8, 2017

    Thanks for your review Robyn. But I think you have been sadly influenced. Because just before you checked in the whole of African Cottage was PAINTED inside (cost me a fortune!), new blinds in the lounge, and thoroughly sprig cleaned - including washing ALL doona...More

    Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for a wedding the rooms were spacious there was a fire place but no other heating and it was quite cool The rooms were very African however slightly too much African I think for what we paid per night they could of...More

    3  Thank AntnJoobie R
    Response from African2013, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded January 8, 2017

    Thanks for your review - if a bit negative. It was October you stayed, and if you were cold all you had to do was ASK and we would have given you fuel for the eco friendly fireplace in the lounge. There is also an...More

    Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

    My family and I stayed at Rondawel for a long weekend. We took up both the cottage and house. When we first arrived, we were impressed by the fig tree and beautiful birds surrounding the accommodation, but this is where it ended. Both places were...More

    3  Thank Tvinney
    Response from African2013, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded December 28, 2016

    I never cease to be amazed at how cunning people can be! As always, I went into The Rondawel where everyone was sitting, and asked if everything was OK. I always check up on my guests to see if we can do something for them....More

    Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

    On our visit stayed in the Rondawel, it was a delight. Lots of space and everything there you could need and if it wasn't then Matilda was on hand to help. Her main aim seemed to be ensuring we had an enjoyable time and she...More

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    Response from African2013, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded December 14, 2016

    You are quite right - my main aim is for our guests to have a pleasant experience! Sometimes there is a hiccup - but nothing that can't be fixed. And yes, the cottages are rustic. We are in the country, with a lot of foliage...More

    Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

    Stayed in Rondawel for 3 nights. Lovely cottage with great African feel and atmosphere but our stay became more and more disappointing as we continually noticed the poor standard of cleanliness throughout the cottage (blinds, lightshades, rugs, sofa, kitchen, bedding). The cottage itself initially presents...More

    2  Thank simc
    Response from African2013, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded December 14, 2016

    Thank you for a positive and fair review. Point taken. It has been very dry lately and those blinds are like a magnet to dust! But we should have been more vigilant. They have been thoroughly cleaned now - a mammoth task! And an ongoing...More

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