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Darling Lodge Guest House

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Moosburg, Germany
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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We enjoyed staying in this nice Lodge. Stephan gave us a lot of information about what to do in this area. Very helpful! Everything is well kept. It has a nice garden and a great pool-area where we could relax after a day of sightseeing. Very nice designed in a positive way old fashioned rooms with original paintings. A place... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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158 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This quaint Bed and Breakfast is situated in the sleepy town of Darling. It has secure parking, great garden and lovely pool area. Rooms are also quaint with enough pillows to have a pillow fight with the whole town. There is no TV in the room, which is great as this is supposed to be relaxing. No bar fridge, which... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 1, 2016

A great place to stay and explore the surrounding areas. The flowers everywhere are easily accessible and enjoying the Wild Flower show an added bonus. As a B&B - faultless. I just dont understand why Darling has so few dinner options, but The Marmalade Cat is brilliant. A very helpful host who does his best to meet one's needs. Thank... More 

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Thank 141Pat
Oliver_and_Stephan, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear 141Pat, Thank you very much for your great feedback and review! It was such a pleasure having you and your three friends staying with us during wildflower season. There is actually a need for one or two more restaurants to be open for dinner during peak season as most places are only open for lunch. A new venue will... More 

Durban
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24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed over after a show at Evita se Perron. Warm welcome from Oliver who gave us some really useful info. Nicely appointed room in a beautiful old house. Lovely garden and a large communal area with a well stocked honesty bar where you're welcome to grab a bottle of wine and a book from the library and relax in front... More 

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Thank Lisa_R_2206
Oliver_and_Stephan, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Lisa_R_2206, Thank you very much for your great feedback and review on your recent stay. We are happy to hear you enjoyed a relaxing stay at our B&B. By the way the Café Mosaic also offers some good value for money burgers and calamari rings. Warm regards from Darling, More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Our stay was the greatest pleasure from beginning to start! The bed and its crispy clean sheets was so comfy that I didn't want to get up in the mornings. :) But the delicious breakfast provided the necessary motivation. :) Our hosts were extremely kind and gracious and went out of their way to make our stay as comfortable and... More 

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Thank Hanelle F
Oliver_and_Stephan, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Hanelle F, Thank you very much for your fab feedback and review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our cosy cotton bedding and the breakfast buffet. Thanks for the suggestion with the extraction fan in the bathroom. We will keep it in mind for future improvements and upgrades of our guest rooms. Warm regards from Darling, More 

Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Absolutely beautiful home and gardens, wonderfully located (stunning sunsets), very warm and accommodating hosts. The delightful attention to detail in all the rooms makes this B&B one of the best. Breakfast was a delicious array of choices, made professionally with care. We will definitely be back!

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Thank Z0EKing
Oliver_and_Stephan, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Z0EKing, Thank you so much for the awesome feedback and review! We hope to welcoming you back at Darling Lodge Guest House in the near future. Warm regards from Darling, More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed April 21, 2016

A wonderful relaxing stay - Lovely room with the most comfortable bed. House and hosts charming, with tranquil gardens. Easy access to Darling town where there is a host of quaint shops. Darling toffee is a must.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
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Reviewed April 18, 2016

Beautifully restored & tastefully appointed, Darling Lodge is a superb country get-away within easy reach of Cape Town. The gracious hosts strike a perfect balance between being super helpful, yet not intrusive at all. It has all the making of a perfect get-away !

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Benoni, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed April 5, 2016

The quaint charm of Darling is epitomized in every detail of this delightful B$ B. The attention to detail is everywhere with tasteful Victorian decor, well-kept, interesting outdoor areas and cosy, well-appointed corners to relax indoors. Breakfast was set in a bright welcoming dining area, complemented by good food and excellent friendly service. At all times the owner was extremely... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2016

A wonderful place, with gorgeous gardens and a pool area. Fantastic rooms with great decor and very comfortable. Lots of quirky decorating ideas and FABULOUS Hosts. Do not miss this one when staying in Darling!!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Darling Lodge Guest House offers a harmonious blend of old and new reflecting the romantic name of the little town. The main house, the Victorian charm of which has remained intact, offers three individually decorated country style rooms. The more modern garden annex consists of three further generously appointed rooms with a grape-vine covered patio which overlooks the sparkling swimming pool. Generous breakfasts are served in the breakfast room, out on the terrace or on the patio. The lush garden with its ancient pepper an palm trees, fountain spraying water over blossoming roses, aloes, bougainvillea and mass of lavender with its heady fragrance invites guests to relax and unwind. Darling is the ideal place to discover the hidden gems on the West Coast set in one of the World's richest Floral Kingdoms: The Darling Wine and Art Experience, Pieter-Dirk Uys at Evita se Perron, the Darling Stagger as one of five Cape West Coast Biosphere Trails, the West Coast National Park, the Swartland Birding Route, the Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, the West Coast Fossil Park, the Darling Music Experience Festival, the Darling Story Telling Kuier, the Voorkamer Fest, the Wildflower Festival, The Footloose in Darling Event, art galleries, wine estates, good country cooking, the Creative Art Center, Darling Brew beer, golf courses and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darling Lodge Guest House

Address: 22 Pastorie Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Darling
Price Range: $63 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Darling Lodge Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask for a room in the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles carolep724, Mar 5, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms by te pool is very nice”
 of 5 bubbles 403NicoR, Feb 28, 2016 | Read review
“probably nicer to ask for a room that faces onto the garden”
 of 5 bubbles barbarafE3392ZR, Feb 21, 2016 | Read review
“three rooms have direct access to the pool but are apart from the main building”
 of 5 bubbles patern9, Oct 20, 2015 | Read review
“We had a room near the pool which was lovely - the gardens are pretty and I imagine would be stunning in summer.”
 of 5 bubbles NikkiBen304, Aug 3, 2015 | Read review
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