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    The African Cottage and Rondawel

    943 Maleny-Montville Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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

    Thank funkyhughes23
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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 2 weeks ago

    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

    Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

    Had booked last year and was unable to come so pushed it out till this week. Sadly the weather was not kind and dampened the experience. The setting is very peaceful. We were in Cape Cottage. Overlooking a beautiful fig tree with nature at our...More

    Thank Phyllis C
    Response from Matilda S, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded 16 June 2017

    Bless you Phyllis! You were such lovely people to deal with. Guests like you make all the hard work worth it! And next time you come and visit we are going to cook you a special meal!

    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    Just came back today and had spent 3 nights in the African Cottage with friends and had such a relaxing and tranquil time there. It was very cosy, clean and the beds were very comfortable. Location was great to be in the country. Many thanks...More

    Thank jbykiw
    Response from Matilda S, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded 17 May 2017

    Well, with guests like you how could we be anything else but friendly? If we can give a star rating to guests it will be a 5 Star Rating. Loved your company, loved the interaction - and Tiger loved the cuddles! We really like our...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    Matilda and her excellent and friendly staff certainly fulfil their motto: arrive as a guest, leave as a friend. We loved the personal atmosphere and nostalgic South African touches of the cottage - it really felt like home. The tropical garden is a perfect setting...More

    Thank Tracey L
    Response from Matilda S, Owner at The African Cottage and RondawelResponded 18 May 2017

    We can't wait for your next visit either! We love what we do here, and we love guests coming into the office for a chat - and becoming friends. Thank you for your kind words. And yes, Suzy is a fabulous cook! Hoping to see...More

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