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Tanglewood Country House

D224 Dargle Rd Dargle Valley, Howick 3265 South Africa
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#14 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Howick
In the heart of KwaZulu-Natal’s exquisite Dargle Valley, lies Tanglewood Country House. A beautiful, historical Natal Midlands Guest House dating back to 1885. Wander through our magnificent gardens, filled with English roses, French lavender and a wisteria-covered pergola and find the ideal venue for your country get-away. A romantic break for two. A fantastic place for your wedding and reception, a base to explore the famous Midlands Meander, or use it as a venue for small conferences.Put your feet up and relax in the tranquil gardens with sweeping views over indigenous forests, and midlands farm lands. Fish the local trout waters of the Umgeni and nearby dams, or go horseback riding or hiking on one of the many country trails in the area. We guarantee you will never be bored.
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Free parking
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
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Family rooms
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English, Zulu
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mike c wrote a review May 2021
Durban, South Africa763 contributions102 helpful votes
This is certainly a beautiful hidden gem in the midlands meander - our daughters treated their mom to an early mothers day present. The trip was booked on Booking.com for the long weekend in April, due to an emergency they had to postpone and called the hotel, Kewen Walden with no hesitation postponed the trip to the 1 May arrival, we were most grateful for this kindness. My daughter changed the room type on bookings.com to a family room but when we checked in the booking had not generated. Once again without hesitation and apologies Kewen made a plan and arranged another room and rectified the overcharge from booking.com So here is on tip - rather liaise directly with properties to make sure that any changes are reflected, this is not the properties fault but other guests might make a fuss. The Hotel Wow this hotel is full of history and character it was build in the 1800 and the building and the area is just beautiful, the views are breathtaking and the gardens are just beautiful. The rooms are spacious clean and each one has a different look and feel. The breakfast was delicious and the atmosphere is wonderful from arrival we were greeted by the Walden family, after exploring the midlands area was so lovely to be greeted with huge friendly smiles and with a lit fire in the garden, we had great time chatting about our day with a glass of red wine and watching the sunset! The area is quiet and perfectly located to explore the midlands area. We highly recommend this for 2 to three night stay.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Pioneer07095715579 wrote a review Oct 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Tanglewood Country House, a "hidden gem" nestled in Dargle, was truly a home away from home experience. The facility was clean, comfortable and the breakfast was delicious. The management and staff were warm and friendly which made our stay memorable.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Lliamb123 wrote a review Jan 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa38 contributions11 helpful votes
We loved the tranquility and friendliness of everyone there The breakfast was excellent and wholesome and if you ordered dinner it was really good The ambience of the spot is superb We can definitely recommend Tanglewood for travelers through the midlands
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Q6738EKseanb wrote a review Dec 2019
Ballito, South Africa11 contributions1 helpful vote
Awesone few nights with Kewen and his family. Really different. Good company. Old school hotel. Home made food. Built in 1865 and still feels like u in the 1800s. Quaint rooms. Close to Nottingham Rd.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
395ally wrote a review Oct 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa100 contributions20 helpful votes
This is 150 year old hotel that has been cleverly modernized to have en suite bathrooms with losing its charm. Big rooms and comfortable beds with roomy bathrooms furnished with period furniture sometime cleverly adapted to e.g. modern taps. Big, comfortable public areas with really nice wood paneled pub. Friendly, family run with good breakfast.
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Date of stay: October 2019
US$45 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalHowick
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tanglewood Country House
What are some of the property amenities at Tanglewood Country House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, free parking, and meeting rooms.
What food & drink options are available at Tanglewood Country House?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Tanglewood Country House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Tanglewood Country House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Zulu.