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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

"David and Monika are incredible human beings. Simply the most generous and caring hosts on the planet! I was on an expedition and stopped at their place, not only did they made me feel very welcomed but they also woke up at 5am to be here with me for the breakfast. They truly are incredible people. I recommend you their...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleasantly surprised by this venue. The personal touch makes a huge difference and the location is excellent. Our food was specifically prepared for us taking our needs into account. Thanks Dave and Monika. Will surely visit again.

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here the night before the Marekele National Park marathon and we couldn't have chosen a more perfect spot to get a good nights sleep (and dinner) before the race and a great breakfast after. With the cottage's beautiful setting we felt like we may as well already have been in the park. The friendly owners and their equally...

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to stay when visiting Marakele national park. Friendly hosts, great rooms, quiet and beautiful panorama. We enjoyed a great sunrise. We recommend staying for dinner as the road segment to the property is a bit sandy in some place and better to be traveled at daylight.

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Merseyside England
Reviewed 19 March 2017

It is hard to imagine any better hosts than Dave and Monika. You are guaranteed a warm welcome at their quiet intimate property with great views and superb food. We took the day trip with Dave to Pilansburg and saw so many things we would have missed on our own - he is so enthusiastic and knowledgeable - we would...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Really loved our stay at Maruli Guesthouse, small, beautiful, very personal. Monica and Dave are wonderful people and felt as friends after 3 days. Monica cooks every night wonderful dinners, which you eat with the few other guest on the verandah, overlooking the mountains and the beautiful pool, with full moon! Just wonderful surroundings, with the company of dave and...

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Ommen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 February 2017

When you go to the Marula Cottage Guest Lodge you doubt if it was a good choice.. A narrow sandy road leads to the railway which you pass, than follows the railway and at the end turns 90 degrees. We thought: probably a noisy place! On the contrary. We were welcomed by the dogs at the gate that directly opened...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We loved to stay with Dave and Monika. Good breakfast and dinner, nice room. We loved to go with Dave to Marakele park. He knows a lot and enjoys telling about it. They really care and are good company. Just go there!

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Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Beautiful vista from the garden and pool. Rooms were comfortable and quiet and we awoke to lovely birdsong. David and Monika met and exceeded our every need and request...a delightful place to experience the bushveld and visit Marakele National Park. David took us on a game drive in pouring rain to another local wildlife park. We didn't miss anything, even...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Super friendly staff, great hospitality,very personal and helpfull (checking for our next hotel).. On the way from Thabazimbi to Marakele NP where are no catering facilities. On request a lunchbox was provided. Nice garden with nice view on the hills.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set just 4km from Thabazimbi on the mountainside overlooking Marakele National Park. Stunning views of the Marakele and Kransberg Mountains from your own deck, come and enjoy the peace and quiet of the African bush. With only 3 rooms, we dedicate ourselves to personal attention. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marula Cottage Guest Lodge

Address: Ptn 104, kq 318, Thabazimbi 0380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Thabazimbi
Price Range: $91 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marula Cottage Guest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All are excellent”
ItsAllOne, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We haven't seen all rooms but are sure they are all okay.”
139keesv, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“only four rooms, all are very nice. One has frig and microwave.”
5-25-kc, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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