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The African Cottage and Rondawel

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  • Excellent48%
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Breakfast included
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful two night stay with friends. Loved every minute. Friendly and helpful staff, comfortable and clean accommodation. Great place to be based to explore the surrounding country. Recommend highly.

Thank Phil C
Response from Matilda S, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded yesterday

We are very happy you enjoyed your stay! We are very proud of our little bit of Africa in Aus and it is very satisfying if our guests have a great time. Come and visit again - we would love to welcome you back!

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Not happy at all. This cottage and surrounds has been let go. Very dirty . Smelly. . . I hope the owner will do something to improve her standards. They ask you not to tell the world, but really.. catch a wake up. The linen...More

Thank Jennifer R
Response from Matilda S, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded 7 December 2017

I would like this person to read other reviews here. The guests before, AND after, raved about The Rondawel! Are we talking about the same cottage here? Sometimes I think instead of enjoying themselves, some people just concentrate on what they can find to criticize....More

Reviewed 17 November 2017

Our 3 night stay at the African cottage let us be able to tour around the countryside at our leisure, without the long highway trip home at night. Having visited South Africa twice, seeing the décor inside was like being there, the only thing missing...More

Thank Lyn B
Response from Matilda S, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded 18 November 2017

Glad we could give you a little bit of Africa in Aus! Pity about the monkeys in the fig tree. Wouldn't that be wonderful if we could have that? We loved having you there and hope we'll see you back again in the near future.

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed here recently to attend a wedding at Maleny. Even though it was only overnight we were very impressed with the cottage. The African theme is lovely throughout and friendly staff. Can not fault the place and would happily come back to stay. The...More

Thank Happy5432
Response from Matilda S, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded 7 December 2017

Thanks for loving us! We really care about our guests and want them to leave promising us to come back! So we look forward to seeing you back for a longer stay soon!

Reviewed 25 September 2017

We wanted to take the kids to Australia Zoo and found this accommodation which was within a 15 minute drive away from the Zoo. The location was nice and even though it's situated on a fairly busy road the noise wasn't too noticeable. There aren't...More

Thank Bernics
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