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Mhlati Guest Cottages

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Secure, comfortable, refreshing and everything worked. Wi-fi fluctuated in strength but overall, adequate. The themed rooms are practical, interesting and clean; they have neat, personal touches that are not the antiseptic ones you get in a mainstream hotel chain.

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Essex
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have recently returned from staying at Mhlati cottages. Mhlati cottages is the perfect base for visiting KNP – They are located not far from Malelane Gate, a very short drive away. Also, not very far from local restaurants and supermarkets if you need anything you may have forgotten! The cottages are amazing; our room came with free wi-fi, television,...

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mhlati, Owner at Mhlati Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Mrs Hum for your lovely review. It really was a pleasure having you stay with us, and the Leopard Cottage that you chose is my favourite also. we look forward to seeing you both again and please send my regards to Laurence.

Germiston South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Mbili Self catering house is owned and managed by the same family as Mhlati Guest Cottages in Mhlatikop (Malelane). We had the most amazing family holiday there last week - a place for family to spend quality time together in a quiet and peaceful environment. The house has everything that you need, is spotlessly clean and is serviced on a...

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mhlati, Manager at Mhlati Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Yvonne, thank you so much for your review. it was wonderful to have you guys staying with us. Hope you will be back with us soon. Kindest regards Jeremy

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Earlier this month I was fortunate to spend a week at Mhlati Guest Cottages. This is my third visit over the past years, and every time I savor the beautiful surroundings, the hospitality of the owners Jan and Eric, and how easily accessible the Kruger Park is. I loved my clean and comfortable room, swimming each day in the pool,...

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johannesburg
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Over this past weekend, we helped our son and his family move to Malelane. After the long trip and helping them to unpack their many boxes, it was such a treat to be able to go to Mhlati Guest Cottages and completely relax. We were warmly welcomed by the owner Eric and showed to our pool-side cottage - "Elephant". The...

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mhlati, Owner at Mhlati Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Tony for the wonderful review. We are so looking forward to seeing more of you guys and wishing Gareth all success in his role as the headmaster of our little school. Have a fantastic 2017 and be in touch soon.

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

What an amazing time we had at Mhlati the cottages are amazing there was attention to detail it didn't feel like I was in south africa. To top it Eric the owner his wife and his friends were more then hospitable I particularly enjoyed breakfast time where we all sit together and just enjoy the company. Had the time of...

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mhlati, Manager at Mhlati Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We really appreciate it. We go out of our way to provide the hospitality that one feels they are at home so glad you found it that way. We hope to have you back with us soon. Blessed 2017 to you and family.

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. Beautifully designed and executed. Cottages are themed (I chose a rustic bush one which was anything but - I felt like I was in a world class b&b). Proximity to Krueger with this level of style cannot be beat. Grounds are delightful. 2 small pools are well maintained and the perfect size. Eric and Janet are...

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mhlati, Manager at Mhlati Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We look forward to having you back with us soon. WE really go out of our way to provide the elements and setting you so kindly mentioned so we are on the right track. Have a blessed new year.

Reviewed 2 December 2016

We had spent a couple of hours exploring Kruger and were looking for a place to stay for the night, Eric was brilliant, he offered us a choice of accomodation at an excellent price, was welcoming and helpful with his advice. The rooms were clean comfortable, showers were hot, couldn't ask for anything more :-) The breakfast the next morning...

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mhlati, Manager at Mhlati Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much Graham and I hope we will see you back as soon as possible. Glad we could fulfil your expectations and thank you for being such a wonderful advert for our guesthouse.

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Excellent!! Great price, great and clean facilities, TV, AC, and great home made fresh breakfast!! feels like home, very close to park gate. I will come back with family soon!! Fully recommend this place.

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mhlati, Manager at Mhlati Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We would love to have you back with your family. You are most welcome. We pride ourselves on our proximity to Kruger and Leopard Creek, cool, fresh rooms and brilliant breakfasts.

Reviewed 31 October 2016

We left JHB midday and could not get to the Malelane gate in the KNP in time. We stayed at Mhlati and it was brilliant. Eric welcomed us and showed us to our room even after hours. The room was incredible! Mhlati is very close to the Malelane gate and thus meant we could be at the gate first thing...

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mhlati, Manager at Mhlati Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. We pride ourselves on being the oasis away from home. Hope to have you back with us soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury thatched cottages in a secluded private village in sugar cane country very close to the Kruger National Park Malelane gate and the Worlkd renowned Leopard Creek Golf Course with access to the scenic beauty of Mpumalanga Province, Swaziland and Mozambique. We serve delicious breakfasts and our cottages are serviced daily. A local restaurant close by provides lunches and dinners. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mhlati Guest Cottages

Address: 206 Tambotie Street, Malelane 1320, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Malelane
Price Range: ₹ 297 - ₹ 341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mhlati Guest Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Mhlati Guest Cottages Mpumalanga/Malelane
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“Specify if you want to grab-and-go or have kitchen facilities”
987gordon, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms open up onto the deck and pool - magnificent”
LenYvonne, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“any room is lovely>”
tonydry, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get pool view!”
omarpellot, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are ideally situated for privacy and quiet”
petrie866, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
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