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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Shamrock arms are beyond expectations for this small little down with amazing surrounding and attractions if you are one for the adventurists outdoor life. This is by far the most coziest stay and best service one will get in Waterval Booven. The owner are educated on the surrounded history and attractions always lovely to get too know the history of...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Visited Waterval Boven last weekend to get a sense of the sights in Mpumalanga. Booking rooms at Shamrock through the net was a breeze. It really is a cozy and friendly place and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. Terry, the owner, filled us in with valuable tips (including maps) on where we could go over some fantastic Irish coffee...

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Thank Pretoriada
South Africa
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We live in Joburg and my husband surprised me by organizing a getaway for the weekend. We booked full package with breakfast and dinner, we have done well! "Shamrock Arms" is a unique and ancient residence, 121 years old. It is located in a small town where we find it quiet and safe to walk. We were greeted with a...

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Thank Jasminewms
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

#Terry !what a warm welcome thanks. Good food good company nice clean guest house big rooms and it's what a city person needs just to cut off from the city life laid back and chilled,I'll definitely come back to SHAMROCK GUEST HOUSE 👍🌴🌴🌴🌴🌴🌴

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Thank Denesh00
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

I don't think that there is a review that would do this place justice, but I'm going to try! We are a family of six and it can become tricky finding accommodation for so many kids, but we found a 'home' at this place to which we will surely return. Upon arrival we were greeted by Jaco. From the get-go...

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Thank Heidi L
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

We came here to find a place to sleep since our bikes broke down, on our way to nelspruit, and I must say I got exactly wat u expect from guest houses in small towns, laid back, good people,good conversations and stories over drinks and a nice warm home cooked meal.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 February 2015

We went to the shamrock lodge just for one night. The room was big and spacious. Jaco was helpful and friendly. He is very good with people and was a wonderful host. The owner Terry is very involved with the customers and we had a good chat and enjoyed staying at the Shamrock arms. We would definitely come back. The...

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Smallfield
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We stopped at The Shamrock Arms on our way from Kruger Park going back to Joberg. What a wonderful experience. A great welcome on arrival from Jaco and a super room. After a wash n brush up we went into the delightful bar for drinks and dinner and met the most hospitable owner Terry. We then had a real treat...

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1Thank ray P
Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 9 December 2014

We would like to thank you for the wonderful night we could spend at your charming guest lodge. The room was indeed luxurious and the atmosphere perfect for our little get away. Jaco is a wonderful host and he really made our stay very special. He also spoiled us with a delicious omelette breakfast. We hope that we will be...

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1Thank ekke1973
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 23 October 2014

We used the Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge as a half way stop to the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. We arrived late but received a warm welcome from Jaco who directed us to our room. The rooms are spacious and clean with crisp white linen. Brace yourself for the 5 star (king size) breakfast the next morning.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the warm embrace of The Shamrock Arms – a 4 Star Guest Lodge offering good value, tranquil surroundings and wholesome food. The lodge was runner-up in the South African Tourism 2010 Welcome Awards (Lodge category). Finalists are considered to be the cream of the crop of the tourism industry – always hospitable, always professional, and always passionate about delivering service excellence. The Shamrock Arms is unquestionably an ideal stopover for both the business and leisure traveller. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge

Address: 68 Josiah Mathebula Avenue, Waterval Boven 1195, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Waterval Boven
Price Range: $104 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All rooms are same but for bath or shower”
 of 5 bubbles ingridkeizan, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the rooms are all clean and quiet!”
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“All the 4 rooms for our team was excellent”
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“We had a Luxury room, but it is more about the establishment, and the hospitality!”
 of 5 bubbles SueO386, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
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