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    The African Cottage and Rondawel

    943 Maleny-Montville Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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          • Excellent49%
          • Very good22%
          • Average5%
          • Poor13%
          • Terrible11%
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          Free Parking
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          Pets Allowed
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          Breakfast included
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          1 - 5 of 89 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          We were very disappointed, we were looking forward to a relaxing couple of days with a log fire and a good book. unfortunately there is no log fire only ethanol one which you have to pay extra for and the lights as so small and...More

          Thank refinnej11
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Had booked last year and was unable to come so pushed it out till this week. Sadly the weather was not kind and dampened the experience. The setting is very peaceful. We were in Cape Cottage. Overlooking a beautiful fig tree with nature at our...More

          Thank Phyllis C
          Response from Matilda S, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded 1 week ago

          Bless you Phyllis! You were such lovely people to deal with. Guests like you make all the hard work worth it! And next time you come and visit we are going to cook you a special meal!

          Reviewed 10 May 2017

          Just came back today and had spent 3 nights in the African Cottage with friends and had such a relaxing and tranquil time there. It was very cosy, clean and the beds were very comfortable. Location was great to be in the country. Many thanks...More

          Thank jbykiw
          Response from Matilda S, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded 17 May 2017

          Well, with guests like you how could we be anything else but friendly? If we can give a star rating to guests it will be a 5 Star Rating. Loved your company, loved the interaction - and Tiger loved the cuddles! We really like our...More

          Reviewed 18 April 2017

          Matilda and her excellent and friendly staff certainly fulfil their motto: arrive as a guest, leave as a friend. We loved the personal atmosphere and nostalgic South African touches of the cottage - it really felt like home. The tropical garden is a perfect setting...More

          Thank Tracey L
          Response from Matilda S, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded 18 May 2017

          We can't wait for your next visit either! We love what we do here, and we love guests coming into the office for a chat - and becoming friends. Thank you for your kind words. And yes, Suzy is a fabulous cook! Hoping to see...More

          Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

          My partner & I stayed at The African Cottage & Rondawel from the 7-9th April. It was a relaxing little getaway with lovely food & great hosts. The Cape Cottage was small but cozy....ample room for 2 ppl + a dog. The decor of the...More

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