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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Shamrock Arms stands out in this historic, and what was once a bustling town. Myself and my Fiance had traveled back from the Kruger and decided to break the trip here. Now I don't usually rate venues a 5 but the following has to be noted: 1. History and charm of the building adds character and presence to the... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The rooms are very accessible with your own bathroom, air conditioning unit, television and your privacy. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The food was amazing, it is not only filling, but is presented with a lot of style and tastes wonderful. It gives you the feeling of a very nice home cooked meal. I would definitely recommend this... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Although frequently visiting Waterval Boven on business, this was my first time to Shamrock Arms on the recommendation from colleagues. At Shamrock you can be sure of a warm reception, friendly staff, spacious and comfortable rooms as well as exceptional food (hats off to the Chef). I am sure to return next time I travel to Waterval Boven and surrounds.... More 

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Thank Danie F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One stay wasn't enough for us so we came back twice more! Not only does the Shamrock itself have a lot of history, the surrounding areas are filled with amazing history. Jaco or Terry are more than happy to point you in the right direction and give you plenty of other interesting things to do during your stay. It's also... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a special stay at this warm and friendly lodge with freat people, great food and great accommodation! Jaco was a fantastic host who made our stay extra special en homely. This hidden gem is a must for anyone passing through or just wanting to enjoy all the activities in the area (Sudwala Caves, Kaapse Hoop, Dullstroom, Absailing and much... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most definite the most recommended accomadation in and around Waterval Boven. Friendly staff and owner's always welcome you with a smile, they always go the extra mile to ensure you have the best time during your stay. Waterval boven is a very small town with a big history! There are splendid attractions for the more adventure crowd, be sure to... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Such a special treat to stay in this hidden gem. Every whim we had was covered and more - fantastic people, food - outstanding and company brilliant - rooms very comfortable and lacked for nothing - highly recommend Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge to all.

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2 reviews
Reviewed October 10, 2016

We liked our wonderful host, Jaco, who is also a great cook. This little place is beautiful, comfortable, and clean. All the people, staff and guests, were very pleasant to be with. It was like landing on a soft cloud after a long & tiresome flight to JB and driving from there to this haven. Yael & Avi Israel

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Mechelen, Antwerpen, Belgium
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Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Accomadations a liitle bit dated but overcompensated by the cosy restaurant and bar. The cook Jaco is really amazing, he prepared the best dishes we had in South Africa! A great guy you will not easily forget.

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
Reviewed September 29, 2016

It was beautiful, warm wellcome. We spend any interestings day's. The hike with Terry was much appreciated. We have won numerous impressions, receive interesting information and great pictures. Jaco's Cooking impressed us. The dinner is great.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the warm embrace of The Shamrock Arms – a 4 Star Guest Lodge offering good value, tranquil surroundings and wholesome food. The lodge was runner-up in the South African Tourism 2010 Welcome Awards (Lodge category). Finalists are considered to be the cream of the crop of the tourism industry – always hospitable, always professional, and always passionate about delivering service excellence. The Shamrock Arms is unquestionably an ideal stopover for both the business and leisure traveller. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge

Address: 68 Josiah Mathebula Avenue, Waterval Boven 1195, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Waterval Boven
Price Range: $64 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All rooms are same but for bath or shower”
 of 5 bubbles ingridkeizan, Aug 13, 2016 | Read review
“the rooms are all clean and quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles LLCLars, May 3, 2016 | Read review
“All the 4 rooms for our team was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Losandrews, Feb 16, 2016 | Read review
“We had a Luxury room, but it is more about the establishment, and the hospitality!”
 of 5 bubbles SueO386, Nov 3, 2015 | Read review
“some rooms have baths while others have showers so specify which you prefer upfront”
 of 5 bubbles MisterJaco, Oct 19, 2015 | Read review
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