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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are planning a trip to Kruger or if for any reason you find yourself in the Hazyview area, please do yourself a favor and stay at the Plumbago Guest House. From the moment you arrive you are made to feel like family. Ilara and Robbie have that special knack of making you welcome and seeing to your every...

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Plum1mp, Owner at Plumbago Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Family H Oh WOW! I couldn't respond immediately - I was having a "moment" your review was so touching - when i read it to Robbie i started all over again.... Thank you xxxxx Thank you xxxxx Thank you xxxxxx your words have touched our hearts ( Mine Robbie (Kirsty Reece ) Daphne Happiness Rosie and Winnie ) i...

Bermuda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After traveling the whole day it was a real treat to arrive at Plumbago Guest House and to receive the warm welcome from the wonderful Ilara! The property is beautifully situated with a stunning view and is convenient for an overnight stay before you head to the Kruger National Park. The room was wonderfully appointed and the special touches, including...

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Plum1mp, Owner at Plumbago Guest House, responded to this review

WoW!!!! What an awesome review - THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU !!!! we are delighted that you were so happy in our home. We do hope to see you again soon! so we can do more for you :-) all was done with love wishing you a wonderful 2017 x ilara Robbie Staff and Family

Loosdrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Perfect location, super service and wonderfull rooms. Breakfast was one of the best we got in Africa. Ilara & Rob are perfect hosts. The garden and pool are also very nice with a great view, They were very helpful with information and we will certainly come back to this location.

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Plum1mp, Owner at Plumbago Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Hans, thank you so much for the lovely review - we hope to see you again soon! wishing you all a wonderful 2017 regards ilara Robbie and the Plumbago Family

Reviewed 21 January 2017

What a pleasant surprise it was to find this cozy place tucked among the acres upon acres of banana and macadamia nut plantations.Our hosts iLara, Robbie and their 3 dogs gave us a warm welcome. The food was excellent and the rooms were first rate. Dinner and breakfast were simply divine. Our daughter left her jacket in the closet and...

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Plum1mp, Owner at Plumbago Guest House, responded to this review

Hello All :-) So lovely to read your message thank you!! I hope the jacket is nearly there .... We loved having you in our home and i hope you viisit us again in the near future. Robbie need the exercise - hahhaaaa take care and a happy 2017 to everyone!! ilara Robbie and The Plumbago Family

Standerton, South Africa
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This was an excellent place to stay. The location was perfect to be based centrally for all our activities. Mike the owner made sure all our needs were met and he checked up on several occasions before and during the trip to make sure were sure of our arrangements. And to see if he could offer any further assistance We...

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Plum1mp, Owner at Plumbago Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest thank you so much for your wonderful words - We are glad you were Happy at Plumbago Guest House. Your very kind words are much appreciated. We loved having you in our home - and hope we see you again soon in the near future. Take care - wishing you a wonderful 2017 full of laughter and good...

Reviewed 13 January 2017

We were lucky enough to stay here for two nights, just after Christmas. We were welcomed by Ilara and Robbie and their three dogs. They showed us the property and our two suites and made us feel right at home. The amenities were wonderful and very environmentally friendly. Tea and coffee facilities in the room and also a mini fridge...

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Plum1mp, Owner at Plumbago Guest House, responded to this review

Dear All thank you for your wow! words - this is much appreciated xx making the bread for you was a great pleasure - I hope you had enough ... after you left us to see you though for the next few mornings. We hope to see you all soon again - take care and keep in touch Happy 2017...

Holland
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We have travelled the world and South africa extensively and it doesn't get any better than this. We keep coming back and for us this is the only option and the perfect location for visiting the Kruger park. The 5 star experience is excelled by Ilara and Robbie, who add the x-factor with their attention to details and warm hospitality....

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Plum1mp, Owner at Plumbago Guest House, responded to this review

Dearest JuliettaHolland ;-) It was lovely seeing you again - thank you for your wonderful words - much appreciated. we love having you at Plumbago - and always look forward to your next visit. Happy 2017 - take care Warm regards ilara Robbie and The Plumbago Family xx

Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you're looking for the highest review scores, this place has something extra. The details are countless. The meals were outstanding. A hugh pool with wonderful views, the room, spacious and beautifully decorated. The warm welcome and cosy atmosphere made our stay memorable for long.

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Plum1mp, Owner at Plumbago Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Staffan, thank you for your lovely words in Trip Advisor :-) much appreciated. We loved meeting you - hope to see you in the near future again take care and a happy 2017 warm regards ilara Robbie and The Plumbago Family

Ermelo, South Africa
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stunning room.Perfect food and friendly people.Thanks Ilara an Robbie.Gem of the lowveld!Situated perfectly to explore the lowveld of Mpumalanga and the Kruger Park. The meals were perfectly prepared an d of high quality served in the very cosy dining area.

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Plum1mp, Owner at Plumbago Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Plumbago near the KNP it was lovely taking care of you. your kind words are most appreciated :-) I hope we see you soon again. A happy 2017 to everyone warm regards ilara Robbie and the Plumbago Family

Reviewed 31 December 2016

What a great and lovely stay we had at the Plumbago Guest house. Ilara and Robbie (the owners) are extremely helpful, extremely nice and the food is awesome! Everything is done in a such lovely taste starting from the freshly picked flowers at your room and at your breakfast/lunch/dinner to the rooms, which are big and beautifully done. Swimming pool...

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Plum1mp, Owner at Plumbago Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Petja and Liina, So lovely to have you in our home - thank you for your awesome review - everything is done with love - we are happy you could experience this while visiting Plumbago while in our beautiful Country. even if it was for such a short while :-) we look forward to your return visits in the...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Your 5 star experience with affordable rates" Only 20 min from the Kruger National Park Close to the Panorama Route Through the wrought-iron gates at the end of a bougainvillea-lined drive you will find Plumbago - as pretty as the flower that shares its name, set on an avocado and banana farm, it sits above the plantation watching over out to the Kruger National Park in the distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plumbago Guest House

Address: P.O. Box 210 | Hazyview, Hazyview 1241, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Hazyview
Price Range: $245 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All the rooms are beautiful.”
  • The rooms were elegant and comfortable!
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“All rooms are fantastic, beautiful views and very private, you can't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles NiqueSlied, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the 2 bungalows that we used were identical and could not fault them”
 of 5 bubbles JuF-BG, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
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