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Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm, personalized atmosphere. The rooms are well appointed- comfortable and great attention to detail We felt comfortable and at home Thank you to Terry Sheryl & Jaco we loved our stay. Hope to see you again soon

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Benoni, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Shamrock Arms in 2015 arriving minutes before the kitchen closed and was gone again before the sun rose the next morning but the Irish charm grabbed me and I promised to be back. I returned in 2016, this time wth my girlfriend in tow, for the weekend of the Num Num trial run. Terry has a hidden... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a stroke of luck to find this pot of gold!! Although there aren't any tourist attractions in the Town, it is ideally located centrally to a lot of great tourist locations like Kaapsche Hoop, Sudwala Caves, Dullstroom and Nelspruit! Its a warm and cosy place and is a marvel of history in itself, as the building was built in... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Very neat and beautifull rooms... We loved the warm and welcome bar with a little fire to keep the cold away.. The Chef Terry really went out of his way to give us a delisious meal...the breakfast was outstanding... Thumbs up for Shamrock arms!!!! We was also provide by secure parking..please take time ..and find the gem.. Thanks again..

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Not much happening in Waterval Boven but found a quirky and very pleasant experience at Shamrock arms, the host, Jaco, (also happens to be the chef) went out of his way to make everyone feel comfortable. His food is pretty amazing and nicely presented. The owner, Terry, also spends time with his guests-all making it a home away from home!

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Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Terry you were an absolutely fantastic host that made the stay a memorable experience, you definitely went the extra mile to make us feel at home. I can highly recommend the food as both the breakfasts and dinners were fantastic..well done Jaco

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We were actually booked into another lodge but were asked to move our booking to Shamrock - and boy were we pleased! Awesome host (Jaco) and awesome food. The room was well equipped and comfy and the owners (Terri and Cheryl) were good company.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Our visit to Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge felt like we were part of an impromptu theater performance. On our way from Johannesburg to Kruger we decided to spend the night at this place without any expectations. But from the moment we got out of our car Jaco treated us like the most important guests in the world. Dinner was great... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

A wonderful overnight stop for all the family. A wonderful authentic gem overflowing with warmth and the most delicious home-cooked meal. Thank you Jaco and Terry for a fantastic evening and amazing South African hospitality.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

on our way back from Kruger, we had to find a place to spend the night at. shamrock was one of the first places that had availabilities and I am glad it brought us to this place. After the booking we received a call from Terry, the owner, to ask us what we would like for dinner. Unfortunately we missed... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
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: $66 - $78 (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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