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Darling Lodge Guest House

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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northants
Reviewed January 24, 2015

Great care and attention to detail here. Homemade bread, muffins etc at breakfast, excellent coffee and beautifully prepared breakfasts. Very comfortable six foot bed. Washing service offered ( a rare thing in B and Bs). Lovely garden and pool. We had one of the three rooms in the garden and found the noise from our neighbours quite intrusive, so use...

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

Dear reef-bore, Thank you very much for your great feedback and review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our B&B. We followed your advise concerning the connecting door between two of our rooms shortly after your visit. The door has been removed to eliminate any noise from the other room. Best regards, Oliver Studer & Stephan...

Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Welcoming and helpful hosts, well thought out rooms and a charming little spot in a charming little town. Great for couples. Be sure to go to bistro 7 for dinner and evita seperonne for lunch and try catch a show which alternates either on a Saturday or a Sunday

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

Dear PestyandVanessa, Thank you for your great review! We are happy to hear you felt at home and enjoyed stay over the weekend in Darling. Warm regards, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed January 11, 2015

Despite only being 90 minutes drive from Cape Town the best is to spend the night in order to enjoy all that there is to do in this charming village and surrounds. You are unlikely to find a nicer place to stay than the Darling Lodge. Charming hosts, lovely rooms and a relaxing, cool pool area to escape the heat...

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

Dear Peter R, Thank you for your awesome feedback and review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed a your visit in Darling and your stay with us. Best regards, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House

Andalucia
Reviewed December 29, 2014

Three of stayed in 3 superb bedrooms in the main house in early December. The bedrooms are well appointed and very clean. The beds were very comfortable and the roll top baths an extra treat. The splash pool was ideal for a refreshing dip when the sun was getting too hot, an idylic location to enjoy a laze afternoon and...

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

Dear notsib, Thank you so much for your fantastic review! It was a great pleasure having you all with us in Darling. We hope to welcoming you back again next time you are visiting South Africa. Best regards from sunny Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Reviewed November 18, 2014

Stephan and Oliver are the perfect hosts, friendly, warm and professional. Apart from giving us advice on what to do around Darling, they also kindly gave us travel tips for our July holiday to Switzerland. The room is peaceful and quiet and is set in a beautiful garden. We enjoyed the delicious fresh breakfasts which were prepared and presented meticulously....

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

Dear wendy4051, Thank you very much for your wonderful and motivating and feedback! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Darling Lodge Guest House and furthermore the travel tips for your holiday in Switzerland were of some help. We hope to welcoming you back some other time. Best regards from Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners...

Dornach, Switzerland
Reviewed October 19, 2014

Fantastic location with a wonderful, kind of "fairytale garden" with big old pepper trees. Take your time and watch the birds taking their good morning bath in the big fountain. And then enjoy the breakfast created and served by the 2 owners Stephan and Oliver :) One 1 hour west of Capetown, 1 hour east of West Coast NP, and...

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

Dear schaulinsan, Thank you so much for your fantastic review! It was a great pleasure having you all with us in Darling. We hope to welcoming you back some other time as there is still a lot more to discover. Best regards from sunny Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed October 8, 2014

As soon as we arrived and were welcomed by Oliver we knew that we were going to enjoy our 3 days at Darling Lodge. We stayed in the Jean Beeton Room and can highly recommend it. The garden is delightful and it was easy to find sunny places to sit and read and enjoy the Darling wines. Oliver was able...

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

Dear EileenMulga, Thank you so much for the absolutely great review and feedback! It was a pleasure to have you both staying with us. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in South Africa as well and returned back home to Oz with a lot of amazing memories. Best regards from Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners...

Diegten, Switzerland
Reviewed September 21, 2014

It was lovely to share your "little paradise" with you for a few days! Oliver and Stephan are perfect hosts, they are very helpful to plan excursions around Darling. Keep it up! We still miss your marvelous breakfast.

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

Dear Gaby M, Thank you very much for your marvellous feedback and review! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in South Africa as well and returned back home with a lot of great memories. Best regards from sunny Darling, Oliver Studer & Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House

Reviewed September 13, 2014

I had a fantastic stay at the Darling Lodge. My room was lovely decorated and came with a very comfy bed with excellent quality bed sheets. I loved the bathroom with the Victorian bath. The well maintained garden is a great place to relax, to enjoy the free wifi or to read a book; there is even a swimming pool!...

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

Dear Roger H, Thank you very much for your fabulous review! It was such a pleasure having you with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back the next time you are visiting South Africa (with lots of Zopf for breakfast of course). Best regards from sunny Darling, Oliver Studer, Stephan Moser Owners Darling Lodge Guest House

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed August 21, 2014

our stay at the Darling Lodge was memorable. white linen and the hugest bath (what more could 2 city girls ask for..) the owners are wonderful hosts and the breakfasts huge, we didn't eat again until suppertime. the place is wonderfully peaceful with the chirping of weaver birds in the background. definitely want to go back!!

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

Dear tmac480, Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback and review! It was such a pleasure having you city girls staying with us. We hope to welcoming you back some other time soon. Best regards from Darling, Oliver & Stephan Owners Darling Lodge Guest House

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
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 Voorkamer Fest, the Wildflower Festival, The Taste of Darling Festival, Darling Brew with tasting room, wine estates, good country cooking 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: $57 - $76 (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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“Loved the rooms overlooking the pool. Very nice and quiet.”
760natalies, Apr 19, 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely, but remember to state if you'd like shower or bath”
325anna, Feb 18, 2017 | Read review
“By the pool”
wbr4368, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“The room opposite the pool is top priority”
mauriner, Dec 9, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the garden.”
carolep724, Mar 5, 2016 | Read review
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