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Mhlati Guest Cottages
Ranked #1 of 11 Malelane B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
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“Mhlati guest cottages excellent stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

Great thanks goes out to Eric and Janet for which was one of the best weekends we had . Our stay at Mhlati was beyond wonderful it felt like we were visiting long time friends their hospitality and friendliness will be not forgotten. Return visit in near future guaranteed!!!!!!!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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mhlati, Manager at Mhlati Guest Cottages, responded to this review, November 12, 2013
Hi Larry,
Thank you for your wonderful review of Mhlati. It is reviews like yours that drive us to do better and better.
Thanks again and hope to see you again soon.

Kind regards

Jeremy Maritz
Mhlati Guest Cottages
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Parabiago, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

My family and I ( my husband Carlo, my daughter Emma and myself) stayed at Mhlati Guest Cottages for two nights and we've had the feeling of visiting two dear friends!
Eric and Janet are superb hosts, who make you feel at home even though you live thousands of miles away (we come from Italy).
The whole property is wonderful: the taste of furnishing is worth a design magazine.
The rooms are spacious, superbly appointed , impeccably clean (ours was the elephant room).
Breakfasts are cooked by Eric, Janet and Jeremy, and they are super (tip: ask for the eggs benedict, you'll become instantily addict to them!).
Finally, don't forget the excellent position, just two km away from the Malelane Gate of the Kruger National Park.
What could you ask more?

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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mhlati, Manager at Mhlati Guest Cottages, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Thank you for those kind words Valentina. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us. We really appreciate the feedback as it helps us to improve even more. Lovely comments.
Thank you.
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

Myself and 5 friends spent two nights recently at the Mhlati Guest Cottages where we had a most enjoyable stay, the accommodation was first class, the breakfasts were great, we made our own meals in the evening the the hosts helped us with salads, etc, but most of all the hospitality of Janet and Eric was just the best, it felt like a home from home. Would certainly recommend to anyone.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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mhlati, Manager at Mhlati Guest Cottages, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Thanks Iain, we have been hosting you guys for some years now and it is really a pleasure having you stay with us. We look forward to many more. To Mike, yourself and all the boys, all the best.
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Manzini, Swaziland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013

The service was excellent, Jeremy our contact person was very professional in handling our bookings, Eric and his wife were very sweet and friendly. Miriam and Margaret who also work there were very sweet. You feel at home, its peaceful and quiet at Mhlati Guest cottages.

In terms of efficiency they were very efficient. Everything was properly done and the rooms were always clean. Their breakfast was awesome and quick to serve.

We just loved it at Mhlati, we are planning to go back there sometime soon.

Keep up the good work guys......

Musa and Pholile

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank LileMoosa
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2013

Gracious hosts, comfortable and nicely appointed rooms, five minutes from fine dining at Hamiltons, five minutes from the Malelane Gate into Kruger National Park. (I saw the Big Five the day I went!) I will definitely return if I come back to this part of SA and will recommend this great spot to my friends! Thoroughly enjoying myself! Say hello to my new friends, Eric and Janet when you book your stay!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2013

The warmth of the hosts touched me. the place is beautiful. It was anusual but a nice welcome touch that Eric joined me for breakfast, which he prepared.
Will definitely visit again.

Regards
Amber Ndlovu-Wudebwe

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
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Northville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013

I just returned from a stay at the Mhlati Guest Cottages and can't recommend the property enough. The family greeted us with smiles and a comfortable atmosphere. The quiet location is in a gated neighborhood so security is not an issue. The rooms are nicely appointed with large clean bathrooms and plenty of hot water.
After a long drive we chose to bring our own meal to cook on their grill (braai in South Africa). They supply the charcoal and the kitchen is nicely outfitted. The dining area is lovely and open. I'm sure they would recommend restaurants in town if you would prefer.
Eric prepared of tasty breakfast of eggs and meats for us or you can have continental.
The location is very close to the Melalene Gate entrance to Kruger National Park. Perfect to start a day of viewing the animals. Enjoy!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Property: Mhlati Guest Cottages
Address: 206 Tambotie Street, Malelane 1320, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Malelane
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Malelane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Mhlati Guest Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury thatched cottages in a secluded private village in sugar cane country very close to the Kruger National Park Malelane gate and the Worlkd renowned Leopard Creek Golf Course with access to the scenic beauty of Mpumalanga Province, Swaziland and Mozambique. We serve delicious breakfasts and our cottages are serviced daily. A local restaurant close by provides lunches and dinners. ... more   less 

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