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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Marula Cottage in October for 3 nights and really enjoyed being there. It's a beautiful house with a large airy lounge/dining area and terrace, a garden with old trees and great views of Marakele National Park. Rooms are comfortable and spacious. There's a lovely pool in the garden. Monika and Dave are fantastic hosts. They do almost...

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Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will advise anyone to book and stay there. The Dave and Monica, Their hospitality and kindness and the food is awesome. The room is clean and the view that you wake up to in the morning is breathless. Monica and Dave I will see you next year again. kind Regards Kennith ( Hatz Diesel)

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Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had 3 nights at Marula Cottage Guest Lodge. We arrived from Johannesburg exhausted, and left refreshed and revitalised. Marula Cottage is in a stunning location overlooking the Waterberg Mountains, with a garden full of birds, and wildlife just beyond the gate. We had the room upstairs which is huge and has a lovely balcony overlooking the garden and...

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South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent combination of service and view. The service at Marula is amazing. The friendly hostess ensures that every need is catered for. Located with a panoramic view of the town. All amenities available and the breakfast is divine.

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Extremely beautiful location. Sunrise views across the entire treetop valley. Like a bird sanctuary with gourmet dinner offered prepared by amazing hosts. Excellent conversation. We didn't want to leave. We wish we had taken a guided tour with Dave but didn't have enough time. We will be back!!

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had a lovely stay at Maryland Cottage with Dave and Monika and their friendly dogs! Warm and friendly hospitality- we were made very much to feel at home. The accommodation was clean and cosy, very nicely furnished. Wifi worked well. Lovely to sit out on the balcony enjoying the birds of which there are plenty and with Dave and Monika...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had an amazing stay at Marataba last week, we were able to see the Big 5 in two amazing game drives, our guide was the best, Davin. The staff at the lodge were always helpful and kind and the food was amazing! We stayed in room 11, which had the perfect view to the Waterberg mountains and the water...

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Ratingen, Germany
Reviewed 31 August 2016

At the end of our trip through the S.A. National Parks we stayed at Marula Cottage Lodge. Unfortunately we could only stay one night. It was one of the best lodges of our trip. Warm welcome, cosy room, wonderful meals, beautiful landscape, wildlife. Close to Marakele National Park. We hope to come back.

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Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I can only confim all the great reviews! Had a great time at Marula Cottage Guest Lodge, super location, close to Marakele NP. I would have loved to spend more days! Monika and Dave are so much more than average hosts. Indeed excellent service, helpfull and very personal, one feels immediately at home. Three lovely dogs, a beautifull garden, with...

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Bruges, Belgium
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This was the first night of our trip, and it was great. Location is brilliant, marakele park was great (the scenery!!) Dave andMonica are very nice people. These guys rock! You will not regret staying at this place. Groetjes, lieselot and stefaan from bruges.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set just 4km from Thabazimbi on the mountainside overlooking Marakele National Park. Stunning views of the Marakele and Kransberg Mountains from your own deck, come and enjoy the peace and quiet of the African bush. With only 3 rooms, we dedicate ourselves to personal attention. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marula Cottage Guest Lodge

Address: Ptn 104, kq 318, Thabazimbi 0380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Thabazimbi
Price Range: €58 - €68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marula Cottage Guest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All are great!”
 of 5 bubbles Barbs1985, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely. The wifi is on for a limited time. No TV which we enjoyed.”
 of 5 bubbles kiwisfly, 19 Jan 2015 | Read review
“There are only 3 rooms. Book early!”
 of 5 bubbles 928reneb, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
“all rooms are great and have heaters for winter and A/C for summer.”
 of 5 bubbles Maesti26, 23 Jun 2013 | Read review
“The corner room has its own patio and a lounge and is quite sunny.”
 of 5 bubbles ThoraS921, 5 May 2013 | Read review
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