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Germiston, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

On our Business road trip to KZN with my team we stop for a night at this place. truly speaking Waterval Boven is a dead town, but it's people like Terry the owner of this place who are clearly keeping this town alive. we had a warm reception, followed with an exceptional service. Should you need to spend a night... More 

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Reviewed 7 February 2016

Lovely Lovely place! On arrival we were met by Jaco, who was friendly, professional and very welcoming. My partner and myself have a very stricted diet, we don't eat : meat, wheat, dairy,soya or sugar. Jaco designed and prepared a beautiful 3 course meal to meet our requirements. We couldn't have faulted the meal in any area. Our room was... More 

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Reviewed 5 February 2016

Once again we received a wonderful welcome from Jaco and Terry! Our room was very comfortable and provided all that we required. Jaco produced an excellent dinner for us and kept us entertained throughout! Highly recommended!

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Thank Clive S
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

What an absolute treasure this little place proved to be! we were travelling to Mozambique, and arrived late in the evening...to find Jaco waiting ...in the street for us with a lantern....to welcome us in! the beds (complete with electric blankets....turned on...) had been turned down already for us....the kettle had been recently boiled and cups were ready for coffee!... More 

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Emalahleni, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

Greeted with a very warm welcome and treat as if we where being welcomed home !!!! What a beautiful lodge, Jaco the Manager is very knowledgeable about the history of this tiny town and all the surroundings (felt like we had a guided tour from the Bar haha) Did not meet Terry the owner but there will be a next... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

We needed a stop over between Graskop and Johannesburg, and this was the perfect place! Very homely and comfortable and the best part of all was the delicious home cooked meal prepared by Jaco, who was looking after the place while the owners were away. He did a sterling job as chef and host for the evening and we would... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

We stayed at the Shamrock Arms for two nights as part of our 5th wedding anniversary, taking up lodging at room # 3 and using it as a base for activities outside Waterval Boven. We arrived on a Wednesday afternoon and drove into the property. There was no reception but we were drawn to the building at the front of... More 

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1 Thank MisterJaco
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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

As a stop over on your way to Kruger Park this is a very convenient and friendly stop with good hospitality and everything you need in the rooms. Meal sizes may be too big but the people are friendly and very accommodating. Had a great stay.

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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Decided to chill for a week end. What a find. Terry the owner and Jacques chef, no entertainer. Whats the difference awesome hospitality, full of atmosphere and more than enough to keep you busy during day, whether it be walking, hiking or spending the day in nearby places of interest. Both Terry and Jacques a hive of information. Definitely on... More 

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Erlangen, Germany
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

A very good guest lodge to stop over on the way to Kruger or Blyde River Canyon. We spent one night and had excellent talks and very good diner. Breakfast buffet was ok. But, we never got such an excellent worldclass omelette served. Forget everything else and order it! The room was excellent and had everything what's needed.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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: ₹ 4,364 - ₹ 5,591 (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!”
 of 5 bubbles LLCLars, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“All the 4 rooms for our team was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Losandrews, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had a Luxury room, but it is more about the establishment, and the hospitality!”
 of 5 bubbles SueO386, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“some rooms have baths while others have showers so specify which you prefer upfront”
 of 5 bubbles MisterJaco, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
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