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    The African Cottage and Rondawel

    943 Maleny-Montville Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good24%
    • Average5%
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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 6 days ago

    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
    Reviewed 26 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
    Reviewed 15 July 2017

    We came across this place on a special deals type website and got a good deal. We stayed 5 nights and enjoyed the whole lot. We stayed in the African Cottage, which could easily house 8-9 people for a holiday. We only had four, which...More

    1  Thank funkyhughes23
    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    We were very disappointed, we were looking forward to a relaxing couple of days with a log fire and a good book. unfortunately there is no log fire only ethanol one which you have to pay extra for and the lights as so small and...More

    Thank refinnej11
    Response from Matilda S, General Manager at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded 6 July 2017

    Really sorry that you were disappointed. But as per usual, I wonder what makes people tick if they don't come and tell us that something is not working. We are a friendly bunch and we could have easily fixed lights, toaster etc. Although I'm a...More

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    • US$144 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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