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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Terry you were an absolutely fantastic host that made the stay a memorable experience, you definitely went the extra mile to make us feel at home. I can highly recommend the food as both the breakfasts and dinners were fantastic..well done Jaco

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We were actually booked into another lodge but were asked to move our booking to Shamrock - and boy were we pleased! Awesome host (Jaco) and awesome food. The room was well equipped and comfy and the owners (Terri and Cheryl) were good company.

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Thank Geraldine V
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Our visit to Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge felt like we were part of an impromptu theater performance. On our way from Johannesburg to Kruger we decided to spend the night at this place without any expectations. But from the moment we got out of our car Jaco treated us like the most important guests in the world. Dinner was great...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

A wonderful overnight stop for all the family. A wonderful authentic gem overflowing with warmth and the most delicious home-cooked meal. Thank you Jaco and Terry for a fantastic evening and amazing South African hospitality.

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 May 2016

on our way back from Kruger, we had to find a place to spend the night at. shamrock was one of the first places that had availabilities and I am glad it brought us to this place. After the booking we received a call from Terry, the owner, to ask us what we would like for dinner. Unfortunately we missed...

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Germiston, South Africa
Reviewed 16 February 2016

On our Business road trip to KZN with my team we stop for a night at this place. truly speaking Waterval Boven is a dead town, but it's people like Terry the owner of this place who are clearly keeping this town alive. we had a warm reception, followed with an exceptional service. Should you need to spend a night...

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1Thank Losandrews
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Lovely Lovely place! On arrival we were met by Jaco, who was friendly, professional and very welcoming. My partner and myself have a very stricted diet, we don't eat : meat, wheat, dairy,soya or sugar. Jaco designed and prepared a beautiful 3 course meal to meet our requirements. We couldn't have faulted the meal in any area. Our room was...

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Marlow
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Once again we received a wonderful welcome from Jaco and Terry! Our room was very comfortable and provided all that we required. Jaco produced an excellent dinner for us and kept us entertained throughout! Highly recommended!

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Thank Clive S
Reviewed 22 January 2016

What an absolute treasure this little place proved to be! we were travelling to Mozambique, and arrived late in the evening...to find Jaco waiting ...in the street for us with a lantern....to welcome us in! the beds (complete with electric blankets....turned on...) had been turned down already for us....the kettle had been recently boiled and cups were ready for coffee!...

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Emalahleni, South Africa
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Greeted with a very warm welcome and treat as if we where being welcomed home !!!! What a beautiful lodge, Jaco the Manager is very knowledgeable about the history of this tiny town and all the surroundings (felt like we had a guided tour from the Bar haha) Did not meet Terry the owner but there will be a next...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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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: €69 - €83 (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”
 of 5 bubbles ingridkeizan, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the rooms are all clean and quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles LLCLars, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“All the 4 rooms for our team was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Losandrews, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had a Luxury room, but it is more about the establishment, and the hospitality!”
 of 5 bubbles SueO386, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“some rooms have baths while others have showers so specify which you prefer upfront”
 of 5 bubbles MisterJaco, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
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