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Darling Lodge Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Stephan is such a fantastic host. We loved every minute of our stay. Nothing is too much effort for him. Rooms are very nicely decorated. Loved being there. Breakfast was excellent, everything very clean. We will definitely be back!!!

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Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Natalie S Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was my pleasure to be your hosts. All the best for you! Stephan & Team

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at Darling Lodge Guest house and only wished it could have been longer than one night! The guesthouse is comfortable, spotlessly clean and has the most relaxed atmosphere. We were warmly greeted by Stephan on arrival and he gave us a tour of the facilities and a map showing the restaurant options for dinner. It's...

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Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Seaborne11 Thank you so much for your motivating review. I am glad you enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and the garden. Was my pleasure to be your host;-) All the best for you! Stephan & Team

Waltham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We returned for a weeks stay having enjoyed our too brief stay in 2016. Oliver welcomed us and our rooms were a comfortable and well appointed as our previous experience. Everything is clean and tidy, attention to detail taken with facilities, provision of pool towels. The beds are lovely and comfortable and sitting areas welcoming and well provided for with...

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Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Ann A Thank you so much for your great review. We are glad that everything was fine and you enjoyed our hospitality as repeaters. Was our pleasure to arange you a wonderful start into your holidays 2017 and be your hosts in Darling. All the best, Stephan & Team

Reviewed 5 February 2017

If what you are looking for is a relaxed, friendly, peaceful oasis you will find it here! Accomodation, garden and pool are tastefully arranged yet clean and with care for the environment and local nature. Breakfast was a treat to look forward to every morning (Stefan even makes his own marmalade). Thank you Stefan, we loved our stay and if...

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Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Maurice O Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed the marmalade at Darling Lodge Guesthouse and had a good time in South Africa! Greetings to Ireland and so long from SA's West Coast;-) Stephan & Team

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Darling Lodge proved to be an extremely positive experience. A very beautiful place, with well kept garden, superb swimming pool & delightful facilities to share within the house & garden. We were greeted warmly & subsequently looked after extremely well by Stephan. Our rooms were spotlessly clean & bright, bedding crisp & fresh and breakfasts a delicious & healthy start...

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Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear rosemaryanderson Thank you so much for your motivating review. It was a pleasure to be your host in Darling! Glad you enjoyed your stay even it was short. All the best from SA's West Coast with 32C... Stephan & Team

Texas
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Booked by recommendation and was definitely the place to stay in Darling. Stephan even booked or first dinner out. Clean room. Nice atmosphere and a great South African breakfast. Only place to stay in Darling is here!!!

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Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear wbr4368 Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you hat a good time at enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of Darling Lodge Guesthouse. All the best and so long from Darling! Stephan & Team

Franschhoek, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Love love love! This quaint guest lodge was so welcoming when we arrived. Stephen, the owner, gave us a tour of the lodge. Stephan helped us plan our route to Paternoster and booked our dinner at a lovely restaurant, Bistro 7. Our room was right next to the pool. The lodges restaurant has delicious food which came very quickly! All...

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Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Shaetmurphy Thank you so much for your motivating review. Glad you enjoyed your time at Darling Lodge Guesthouse and the service provided. Will tell the local a la carte Restaurant BISTRO7 that you enjoyed the dinner. All the best and kind regards, Stephan & Team

Manchester UK
Reviewed 13 December 2016

A place of such remarkable charm and comfort it was jaw dropping Stefan is charm itself and the attention to detail in this place stunning. Generous to a fault, spotless and delightful in every way. An honesty box for the bar, a pool with everything laid on, gorgeous room and a wonderful comfortable night.

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Oliver_and_Stephan, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear capey_k Thank you for staying with us and your wonderful review. Wish you a wonderful festive season and a happy new year! Stephan

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The host Stephan is amazing. He welcomed us and provided us with all the information needed to enjoy our visit. Booked us into a restaurant, and suggested that we attend the local theatre to see Evita se Perron, who is similar to the Australian Barry Humphries. The rooms were olde world, so much attention to detail and comfortable. THe garden,...

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Oliver_and_Stephan, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Maurine R Thank you for your wonderful review. We wish you a wonderful festive season and a happy new year! All the best, Stephan

Moosburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We enjoyed staying in this nice Lodge. Stephan gave us a lot of information about what to do in this area. Very helpful! Everything is well kept. It has a nice garden and a great pool-area where we could relax after a day of sightseeing. Very nice designed in a positive way old fashioned rooms with original paintings. A place...

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Oliver_and_Stephan, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Dear 20moma Was a pleasure to have you at Darling Lodge Guest House! We wish you a wonderful festive season and a happy new year! Kind regards, Stephan

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Darling Lodge Guest House offers a harmonious blend of old and new reflecting the romantic name of the little town. The main house, the Victorian charm of which has remained intact, offers three individually decorated country style rooms. The more modern garden annex consists of three further generously appointed rooms with a grape-vine covered patio which overlooks the sparkling swimming pool. Generous breakfasts are served in the breakfast room, out on the terrace or on the patio. The lush garden with its ancient pepper an palm trees, fountain spraying water over blossoming roses, aloes, bougainvillea and mass of lavender with its heady fragrance invites guests to relax and unwind. Darling is the ideal place to discover the hidden gems on the West Coast set in one of the World's richest Floral Kingdoms: The Darling Wine and Art Experience, Pieter-Dirk Uys at Evita se Perron, the Darling Stagger as one of five Cape West Coast Biosphere Trails, the West Coast National Park, the Swartland Birding Route, the Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, the West Coast Fossil Park, the Darling Music Experience Festival, the Voorkamer Fest, the Wildflower Festival, The Taste of Darling Festival, Darling Brew with tasting room, wine estates, good country cooking and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darling Lodge Guest House

Address: 22 Pastorie Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Darling
Price Range: RM244 - RM325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Darling Lodge Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Loved the rooms overlooking the pool. Very nice and quiet.”
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“By the pool”
wbr4368, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The room opposite the pool is top priority”
mauriner, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the garden.”
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