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Shondoro Mountain Retreat

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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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What's included
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Internet
Air Conditioning
Restaurant
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Shondoro Mountain Retreat offers 3 lovely stone & thatch cottages nestled in the Waterberg mountains. Secluded and peaceful. We offer 1 family cottage - 2 bedrooms with en-suite (shower only). 1 Room with queensize bed & 3/4 bed and other room with 2 X 3/4 beds. 2 More cottages have...
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R33 between Modimolle and Vaalwater | KR Portion 8, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Shondoro is a genuine retreat into the mountains. It is 8km off the main road and once you're there it is private and quiet. No traffic, no cell phones, nothing. Just you and nature. Make sure to bring proper hiking shoes, binoculars and a camera....More

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Response from YvetteMuldoon, Owner at Shondoro Mountain RetreatResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for the review George! Yes the road is constantly maintained and remains a challenge. However it is accessable by sedan, and as you say, when you arrive at Shondoro you are really remote and hidden away! We are so happy that you guys...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Had a sleepless night on a very uncomfortable mattress. Roof leaking over bed and used floss left in drawers from previous guests-overall cleanliness was lacking. The bathroom is also very small and cramped-simply not as luxury-a-place as expected. Did not receive any money back for...More

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Response from YvetteMuldoon, Owner at Shondoro Mountain RetreatResponded 26 March 2018

This review is from the wife of the previous person, so its the same couple. The 'floss' turned out to be a thread from a cleaning cloth so actually the cottage was cleaned just before you arrived. Our matresses are of hotel quality and approved...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018

Cleanliness problems. Cramped space. Shower head very low. Owner took no responsibility after noting these issues. Small area to take walks. Didn't see any animals, but they might be there?! Left after a sleepless night.More

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Response from YvetteMuldoon, Owner at Shondoro Mountain RetreatResponded 26 March 2018

(This review is from the husband of the above reviewer, so its the same couple placing two reviews.) As stated your cottage was cleaned the morning before your arrival and creatures such as gecko's and insects do sometimes enjoy living on our farm as well....More

Reviewed 5 January 2018

We had an absolute super time at Shondoro. It was so beautiful and peaceful - it is just amazing to be in the bush - and the walking trails are very well maintained. Our chalet was rustic - just the way we like it. The...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

The overall experience was good - quite and peaceful exactly what we were looking for. Yvette and Rory were excellent hosts. We suggest for the shower head to be moved upwards - as it is really a bit to low - especially for taller peoeple

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Shondoro Mountain Retreat offers 3 lovely stone & thatch cottages nestled in the Waterberg mountains. Secluded and peaceful. We offer 1 family cottage - 2 bedrooms with en-suite (shower only). 1 Room with ...More queensize bed & 3/4 bed and other room with 2 X 3/4 beds. 2 More cottages have double & 3/4 bed each with en-suite (shower only). Fully equipped kitchens and private braai bomas. We provide luxury linen and towels and daily cleaning service. Less
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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