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Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Although frequently visiting Waterval Boven on business, this was my first time to Shamrock Arms on the recommendation from colleagues. At Shamrock you can be sure of a warm reception, friendly staff, spacious and comfortable rooms as well as exceptional food (hats off to the Chef). I am sure to return next time I travel to Waterval Boven and surrounds....

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

One stay wasn't enough for us so we came back twice more! Not only does the Shamrock itself have a lot of history, the surrounding areas are filled with amazing history. Jaco or Terry are more than happy to point you in the right direction and give you plenty of other interesting things to do during your stay. It's also...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

What a special stay at this warm and friendly lodge with freat people, great food and great accommodation! Jaco was a fantastic host who made our stay extra special en homely. This hidden gem is a must for anyone passing through or just wanting to enjoy all the activities in the area (Sudwala Caves, Kaapse Hoop, Dullstroom, Absailing and much...

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Thank 365aimeeg
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Most definite the most recommended accomadation in and around Waterval Boven. Friendly staff and owner's always welcome you with a smile, they always go the extra mile to ensure you have the best time during your stay. Waterval boven is a very small town with a big history! There are splendid attractions for the more adventure crowd, be sure to...

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Thank RudiDu
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Such a special treat to stay in this hidden gem. Every whim we had was covered and more - fantastic people, food - outstanding and company brilliant - rooms very comfortable and lacked for nothing - highly recommend Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge to all.

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Thank Lhulland
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We liked our wonderful host, Jaco, who is also a great cook. This little place is beautiful, comfortable, and clean. All the people, staff and guests, were very pleasant to be with. It was like landing on a soft cloud after a long & tiresome flight to JB and driving from there to this haven. Yael & Avi Israel

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Thank Avi M
Mechelen, Antwerpen, Belgium
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Accomadations a liitle bit dated but overcompensated by the cosy restaurant and bar. The cook Jaco is really amazing, he prepared the best dishes we had in South Africa! A great guy you will not easily forget.

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Thank Rony M
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 29 September 2016

It was beautiful, warm wellcome. We spend any interestings day's. The hike with Terry was much appreciated. We have won numerous impressions, receive interesting information and great pictures. Jaco's Cooking impressed us. The dinner is great.

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Thank Jua60
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Warm, personalized atmosphere. The rooms are well appointed- comfortable and great attention to detail We felt comfortable and at home Thank you to Terry Sheryl & Jaco we loved our stay. Hope to see you again soon

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Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Shamrock Arms in 2015 arriving minutes before the kitchen closed and was gone again before the sun rose the next morning but the Irish charm grabbed me and I promised to be back. I returned in 2016, this time wth my girlfriend in tow, for the weekend of the Num Num trial run. Terry has a hidden...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the warm embrace of The Shamrock Arms – a 4 Star Guest Lodge offering good value, tranquil surroundings and wholesome food. The lodge was runner-up in the South African Tourism 2010 Welcome Awards (Lodge category). Finalists are considered to be the cream of the crop of the tourism industry – always hospitable, always professional, and always passionate about delivering service excellence. The Shamrock Arms is unquestionably an ideal stopover for both the business and leisure traveller. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge

Address: 68 Josiah Mathebula Avenue, Waterval Boven 1195, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Waterval Boven
Price Range: €67 - €80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All rooms are same but for bath or shower”
ingridkeizan, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the rooms are all clean and quiet!”
LLCLars, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“All the 4 rooms for our team was excellent”
Losandrews, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had a Luxury room, but it is more about the establishment, and the hospitality!”
SueO386, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“some rooms have baths while others have showers so specify which you prefer upfront”
MisterJaco, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
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