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Mariu Guest House

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
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Jacky N
Reviewed 20 May 2018via mobile
This has got to be one of the top five guest houses I have stated in. Quiet, beautiful surroundings, hosts are very friendly and helpful, rooms are amazing. I would definitely recommend this place and I will be going back
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Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 20 Aug. 2017via mobile
Mariu guest house is located about 2.5 km from de center of nelspruit. Owners are very nice and helpful.
Overall it is good, the room have a good space, it is very clean and it is comfortable.
The shower don't have a curtain, what makes taking a shower a bit difficult.
Breakfast is very poor and doesn't worth money paid.
Also have a lot of rules that seems more a private house than a guest house, one is that We need to arrive until 17h otherwise will have an additional fee, breakfast is from 6-8h. We were spending weekend and want to rest a little bit, but we were forced to wake up very early so we didn't miss breakfast.
Overall it is an average guest house. I believe that it is expensive for what you get and there are some details that should be improved.
Thank msgoliveira
Wynand V
Reviewed 20 Sep. 2016via mobile
Always nice to stay at Mariu. Charlene is a very good host and always tries to go the extra mile.

The rooms are spacious, have dstv and the wifi is good.

It is in a quiet and convenient part of town, close to shops and restaurants.
Thank Wynand V
Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 20 Jul. 2016
I was reluctant to write this review because I was a guest here for 3 years. This last visit I stayed there with my kids. My son accidentally wet the bed. In the morning when checking out, we apologized and offered to have the mattress professionally cleaned. I was told that the mattress doesn't have a mattress cover (ewww!) so I would have to buy a new mattress. As an owner of a guest house you have to assume some responsibility a: to protect your mattresses and b) that accidents from kids will happen c) that way worse probably happens on those mattresses. Although I don't think that was fair, I paid for the mattress, but I was told I would have to pay double what all of the local mattress shops charge. I refused and paid the highest value for a twin mattress in Nelspruit. But I still cannot believe that they would lose clients that they had for 3 years over a little boy having an accident. I'm sure it's happened plenty of times and people don't tell the owners. So much for being honest. I felt very scammed on this visit. Previous to that I found the owners friendly and helpful, but my perception of that is now completely changed.
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South Africa
Reviewed 13 Nov. 2015
This place has lovely rooms, large clean and comfortable, great bathrooms - big and clean, tv, fridge, tea, kettles - wifi (although didn't work all the time) - good potential. The misses were - super noisy - first night a little dog yapped from 2am - big problem when you are running a marathon - not sure if it was the owners dog, or other guests. The next morning - now post marathon another guest and their child were yelling outside our room from 5am. The owner was quick to reprimand my friends and I for sins such as parking on the lawn (parking inside is tight and restricted) threatening us with having to pay for breakages (to the lawn?) But not so for noisy guests - or destructive ones - the children also made sunscreen greasy hand prints all over my dusty car. Slightly upsetting and not exactly hygienic too is the owners dog who relieved it self near our feet at the breakfast table.Really lovely location and views - we were looking forward to a leisurely breakfast - the hours on a Sunday are however strictly 6-8am - so great if you are an early riser. All in minus the noise I really like this place and absent too many options would stay again - but really would love to find a great option in Nelspruit on all levels
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Mariu Guesthouse is situated in Mpumalanga Nelspruit. The guesthouse is nestled on a hill surrounded by indigenous flora with stunning views of breathtaking countryside. The lodge is only minutes away from the More excitement that Nelspruit has to offer and center to the many Lowveld attractions, ie the Kruger National Park and scenery routes. We offer 9 luxurious double en-suite rooms with private entrance/balconies and or patios. We invite you to come and relax in your luxurious room, or cool down in our pool while enjoying the splendid garden. Meals if selected will be served to your room so no time is wasted on your stay. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 59 - USD 80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Nelspruit
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 59 - USD 80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Nelspruit
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"Ask for a room without a bright light outside your window at night."
20 Jul. 2016
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"Top room with deck had good views over surrounding hillside, and very pleasant to cool off in the evening"
26 Nov. 2014
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"Looks to me like any room there would be majestic !"
7 Nov. 2014
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"Deluxe rooms are more "romantic" (with bathtube and so on), a little bigger and with more natural..."
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