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Yellowwood Cottage

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Corsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Elsa and Derryl are such wonderful hosts. Nothing is too much trouble. Th food is lovely and loads of choice. Lots of advice and guidance on activities and trips, We were made to feel very welcome and thoroughly enjoyed our stay

Thank Liz885
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Had a fantastic stay at Yellowwood cottage and would certainly recommend it. Elsa and Derryl are wonderful hosts and go above and beyond for their guests. Everything is clean and comfy and the views over the garden and mountains lovely. Thanks again for a wonderful stay.

Thank Kurt B
Derryl G, Owner at Yellowwood Cottage, responded to this review

Hello to all three of you. It was great having you and hope you are well settled at home and coping with the cold after the heat here!!! Keep in touch.

Reviewed 13 October 2016

After staying in so many B&B's around the world this one has to come up as one of the best by far. The hospitality of the two lovely ladies is outstanding and makes you feel at home away from home. It has everything one is looking for and even more. We would always come back and definitely recommend it to...

Thank SonjaWM
Derryl G, Owner at Yellowwood Cottage, responded to this review

WE thank you for your review Sonya! and hope that the rest of your trip had great stays and kind weather. Summer still hasn't quite made itself known yet. We look forward to the future when you might return. Again Thank you Derryl & Elsa

Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Darryl & Elsa are such lovely hosts and they have a really beautiful place. The garden is well maintained and this attracts some stunning birds. Just a short walk down the road and you have breathtaking views of Giants Cup. We only stayed for 1 night but it was wonderful. We had a lovely braai and felt like we were...

Thank Deon C
Derryl G, Owner at Yellowwood Cottage, responded to this review

We feel very privileged to have such a wonderful view and to have such a variety of birds in the garden. Of course now all the roses are beginning to bloom and everything in the garden springing forth. We look forward to accommodating you again.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Elsa and Derryl always made sure we were happy about everything and gave great recommendations about things to do in the area. We loved the fireplace in the living room and the good breakfast! We had a great stay and would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Vanessa B
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Elsa and Derryl were extremely hospitable - very friendly, made us a fantastic dinner and breakfast, and their cottage had some great views. We were are to feel very welcome, a shame we couldn't stay longer! A great location for those wishing to access Sani Pass. Thank you for having us!

Thank rachel286
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2016

What a joy it was to stay with Elsa and Darryl. They welcomed us at our car, helped to carry the luggage and went through great lenghts to make our stay as comfortable as possible. Nice, warm rooms with electric blankets, and delicious breakfast.

Thank Pinky2011_4
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely 3 night stay here in the peak of winter. Rooms are warm and clean with electric blankets and a wall heater to keep things cozy and a fireplace in the lounge to brighten any winter night. Elsa and Derryl were the perfect hosts - always going out of their way to make things perfect without being...

Thank SunayanaSasikumar
Derryl G, Owner at Yellowwood Cottage, responded to this review

Only a pleasure having you to stay!!! Hope you managed to find a good restaurant for prawns on your birthday. Summer is not too far away - hope you will manage to come and stay again and experience the oh so green of Himeville.

Reviewed 30 June 2016

We arrived at the cottage on a cold afternoon but Elsa and Derryl's hospitality was as warm and welcoming as their soup! The cottage was lovely: spacious and well maintained. It was cleaned every single day and the firewood was always stocked up the next day. The fireplace itself kept the house warm and the view of the mountains from...

Thank Chad P
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 May 2016

What a wonderful little gem in the countryside. Derryl and Elsa are the perfect hosts. The rooms are cosy, clean, airy and fresh. The meals were good home cooked meals and absolutely delicious. I had a party of 15 people with me and everybody raved about their experience. I have already booked again for next year.

Thank robbieasp

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Breakfasts, pack lunches and dinners available on request as well as braai (barbeque) facilities. We are bed & breakfast and self catering with a fully equipped communal kitchen, dining room and cosy lounge with a log fire. We offer T.V and WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yellowwood Cottage

Address: 8 Mackenzie Street | P O Box 27, Himeville 3256, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Himeville
Price Range: ₹ 3,103 - ₹ 3,362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Garden room was good”
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“All very good”
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“Our room faced the mountain and our hosts' spectacular garden.”
LanaB101, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Room with view was lovely.”
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