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Shepperton
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Pleasant enough for a one night stopover.However the day we stayed we had torrential rain which made it difficult to exit our room due to layout of garden. Room and ensuite good for short stay.Towels too small .

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SouthShields
Reviewed 3 February 2016

No Air Conditioning in this guest house. We made a grave error in booking this place. If the weather is good this is not th e place to be. We love Swellendam andthere is lots to do but this guest house has more bikers than anything else.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Clean rooms and a very well kept garden with swimming pool. The guest relaxing area is always clean with a beautiful view over the garden and swimming pool. Very friendly service. The only problem is that sometimes it is fully booked and then one must settle for a less satisfactory guesthouse somewhere else in town.

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Plettenberg Bay
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We suffered car problems whilst on a visit to Namibia and our vehicle had to be towed to Windhoek where it still remains. Naturally this totally ruined the itinerary we had for our remaining holiday and we were forced to cancel a number of bookings including one for our overnight stay in Swellendam which was due to take place more...

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MARULALODGE, Inhaber at Marula Lodge Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Selwyn, unfortunately, we never received a cancellation from Booking.com. otherwise we wouldn´t be able to report a "no show" from our side the next day. As we didn't have any information of your cancellation from Booking.com, we had to hold the room for you. We did not charge you the full cancellation fee, we just did not refund the...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Just stayed one night but could tell this was a very well run b&b we would return if back in the area. the rooms were clean and freshly decorated. The breakfast was very good and Marianne even booked us a table at a local eatery.

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 18 January 2016

for a stopover. Enjoy the pool in front of your comfortable room. Your lovely hosts !arion and Fil will give you a lot of hints for your daytrips, in any case, it is worth to stay in Swellendam for more than only one night, give it a try and be suprised of this beautiful town, its history, the restaurants, and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2016

A lovely clean and comfortable stay. Host was friendly and nothing too much trouble. Host is posting goods to Australia for us. Very plesant surroundings. Breakfast included saves us having having to go out and was value for money.

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Besana in Brianza, Italy
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The rooms are nice and clean but small, good if you are staying for a short time or you only spend the night there. The garden is very beautiful with a nice swimming pool and a great view on the mountains. The staff is not too friendly, good if you like to stay on your own. The breakfast is continental...

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Reviewed 13 January 2016

Booked this stay two days ago. Lovely place. Well appointed rooms. Garden and pool area very nice. Breakfast was delicious with fresh orange juice. Room was very nice. The owner was super friendly and made it quite easy to get in and out. I liked the access from a gate on the side. Felt like we were not bothering anyone...

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London
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Spacious room with a comfortable bed. Couldn't open the curtains as people could see in I recommend they provide netting. The fan was not strong enough to cool the room as it got very hot at night. The breakfast was very tasty with a variety of choices.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Marula Lodge is a modern-African styled Guesthouse with a friendly atmosphere, situated in the picturesque town of Swellendam.The Guesthouse is within walking distance of various fine restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisine. Amenities and a variety of shops are also within walking distance.We offer comfortable accommodation, a sparkling salt water pool with stunning mountain views and serve a sumptuous breakfast on the garden terrace.All our in African style decorated en-suite double rooms, have tiled or wooden floors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marula Lodge Guesthouse

Address: 111 Voortrek Street | 111 Voortrek Road, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $75 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marula Lodge Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“No idea saw one room only.”
 of 5 bubbles paulrO306QC, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 7 (Garden view) has the greatest privacy and is the quietest room,”
 of 5 bubbles DurbanPearl, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The major rooms' sleeping-rooms are towards "Main"Road but the trafic is rar in the nights.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveHamburg, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Spend the little bit extra and book the family suite. We did for just the two of us and the extra space was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Spud577, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Our room overlooked the pool under a huge tree.”
 of 5 bubbles BouMulPE, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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