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“Nice B&B in Swellendam”
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Marula Lodge
Ranked #6 of 38 Swellendam B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed February 17, 2013

Small but nicely decorated rooms around a nice pool.
Beautiful garden and excellent breakfast.
Each room has its own table and two chairs next to the room door.
But you can also sit in the the living room or on one of the two big tables on the terrace.
Very nice and helpful people.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

We only spent one night at this lovely B&B unfortunately !

On the day we arrived it was raining heavily but this did not detract from the lovely setting – it was a very well laid out B&B with great attention to detail evident.
The owners were very welcoming and our overnight stay was to our entire satisfaction.

The breakfast was excellent and served in a lovely outdoor setting next to the pool which looked most enviting – sadly we did not have the time or opportunity to enjoy the pool .

The off-street parking was welcome and it was easy to find restaurants within easy walking distance and the owner was very helpful with the selection of a restaurant to go to for dinner.

This is an excellent place to stay when visiting Swellendam and we will be back !

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights between Xmas and New Year - great! Everything to our entire satisfaction - no weaknesses or problems at all. Clean and modern rooms, great breakfast, good location as all ameneties and restaurants are within walking distance. Would always come back.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Marc P
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

We only spent xmas day here but it was lovely, the rooms are modern and very clean the gardens are beautiful, the pool is just what you need when the weather becomes to hot, Breakfast was very nice inall there is a very calming feel about Marula Lodge. Great big thanks to Flip for sending my husbands phone back to us when he forgot it you saved him a lot of trouble. Also thankyou for sorting out a resturant for us on xmas day which we hadnt thought of, Wonderful helpful hosts with a beautiful BnB and two crazy dogs

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Jenifer S
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Reviewed November 22, 2012

Spacious rooms, very clean.
Big garden with braai facility.
Nice pool area.
Very good breakfast.
Centrally located.
Good tips for dinner.
Two lovely dogs (Pedro and Sammy).
Friendly hosts.

Perfect B&B (if you don't mind missing something special/luxurious/individual...)

Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
Thank Dirk D
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

Hosts Marion and Fillip are friendy and energetic. The location of the Lodge is terrific, with off street parking. There are several lovely attractions to visit nearby and it is an easy walk into the shops and local restuarants. The gardens are a delight and I was only sorry that we were not there for a camp fire evening. Breakfast were very good with a good choice for visitors from different countries.

Room Tip: The rooms are outside of the main lodge and set around the gardens, so access to the car park, outsi...
  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 6, 2012

Great location,easy to find on the main street,within walking distance to shops and restaurants. Nice and comfortable room with safe and coffee/tea making facilities.Great bathroom with large shower and toiletries. Nice gardens and pool area with off road parking. Great breakfast with plenty of choice, great hosts and would stay here again.

  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Marula Lodge

Address: 111 Voortrek St, Swellendam 6740, South Africa (Formerly Marula Lodge Guesthouse)
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Swellendam
Price Range: $56 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marula Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Marula Lodge is a modern-African styled Guesthouse with a friendly atmosphere, situated in the picturesque town of Swellendam.The Guesthouse is within walking distance of various fine restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisine. Amenities and a variety of shops are also within walking distance.We offer comfortable accommodation, a sparkling salt water pool with stunning mountain views and serve a sumptuous breakfast on the garden terrace.All our in African style decorated en-suite double rooms, have tiled or wooden floors. ... more   less 
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