Sherwoods Country House

Sherwoods Country House

AB 33 Old Coach Road Agatha, Tzaneen 0852 South Africa
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4.5
#5 of 12 guest houses in Tzaneen
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Location
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Cleanliness
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.2 of 5 bubbles
Value

Small Victorian country house ,situated on an avocado farm among the magnificent Agatha mountains,13km above Tzaneen .Scenic views of the Wolkberg mountains (Northern Drakensburg mountains).Surroundings :eucalyptus and pine forestry ,avocado, macadamia and indigenous plantations. 7 Comfortable en-suite bedrooms of which 2 are classic bedrooms,3 standard and 2 deluxe rooms .The private rooms lead out into peaceful gardens .Take tea in the gazebo .Fresh farm products.

Facilities: scenic views, day tours around the area, swimming pool, walks in the forestry, Kruger National Park 1 hour . TGSCA 4 - star country house .Limited smoking. Italian spoken.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Golf course
Highchairs available
24-hour security
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Darts
Board games / puzzles
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Laundry service
Ironing service
Room features
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
Microwave
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Seating area
Sofa
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Mountain view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
Star ratings are intended to indicate the general level of features, amenities, and services to expect. This property is classified according to TGCSA - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa.
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Family
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Italian

Location

AB 33 Old Coach Road Agatha, Tzaneen 0852 South Africa
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lindamac24 wrote a review Oct 2021
Centurion, South Africa
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I only had one night stay at Sherwoods but would love to go back for longer. The staff are so incredibly helpful and friendly. Sam and Gerry were always willing to lend a hand. We had a family room which was large and also had a very large bathroom attached. Breakfast was amazing with fresh fruit, berries and honey. I would definitely recommend Sherwoods to all my friends.
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Date of stay: October 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Sherwood's Country House, Owner at Sherwoods Country House
Responded 18 Nov 2021
Thank you for taking the time to write a review . We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay . Thank you for paying attention to detail. Regards Sherwood's Team
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U4498KXjohn wrote a review Sept 2023
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Wonderful place and great people. The staff were very accommodating to our early morning breakfast needs and always so willing to assist. Thank you. I will most definitely return to Sherwoods Country House.
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Date of stay: August 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Sherwood's Country House, Other at Sherwoods Country House
Responded 07 Sept 2023
Thank you for your response . Reviews are valuable for improving and assuring our best attention to our guests at all times. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would like to welcome you back on your next trip. Regards Sherwood's Team
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George P wrote a review Dec 2020
5.0 of 5 bubbles
An excellent Guest house and our one night stay in the luxury room was really super. Joseph who appeared to be the maitre 'd was most helpful as were the other staff members. We would highly recommend Sherwoods to anyone travelling to Agatha and needing a great stay.
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Date of stay: November 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Sherwood's Country House, Owner at Sherwoods Country House
Responded 22 Dec 2020
We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Sherwood's Country House . You are welcome back on your next visit to our beautiful area. Regards Sherwood's Team.
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donettes2ls wrote a review Dec 2021
1.0 of 5 bubbles
When you do talk to this people they are friendly. But be warned, if you approach the reception area, people will run away. There is absolutely no wifi. No english breakfast (just miniature spicy sausages and an jelly egg, oh and yes ask them to defrost the bacon the night before). It must be the weirdest place I stayed at in my entire adulthood. At least the other guests shared the disappointment and this craziness was a great conversation starter. I would also not recommend this to lady travellers.
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Date of stay: December 2021
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
1.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
3.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
2.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Sherwood's Country House, Owner at Sherwoods Country House
Responded 04 Apr 2022
Thank you for taking the time to write a review . We value your comments and use them in bettering our services to all our travellers , both leisure and business. We would like to apologise for having frightened you during your brief moment at our reception . Our staff are well trained with regards to being polite and using the correct etiquette and good manners when approaching and assisting our travellers. We have been operating for more than 20 years , having received much experience with dealing with guests. We apologise for not meeting your satisfaction at breakfast time - we have discussed the "jelly eggs" and "frozen bacon" with our supplier ,breakfast staff and a regular guest present ( that has returned and has been staying with us for many years) . Reassuring prospective travellers that this incidence will definitely not happen- - our first experience. Regarding our wifi - we apologise for the wifi not being 100% active . This seems to be beyond our control and the control of our service provider during peak times of load shedding and bad weather conditions . Being situated on a mountain , we have had many compliments on how well our wifi does work considering our location . We would like to welcome all travellers to visit our beautiful area and enjoy the piece and tranquility we have to offer . Assuring all our travellers our best attention at all times. Regards Sherwood's Team
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Z283TGmaria wrote a review Nov 2021
1.0 of 5 bubbles
The food was small , tastes horrible and the swimming pool was dirty , we didn’t enjoy our stay. The don’t put enough bathing soap and lotion. However I enjoyed the spa treatment with Nadia, it was perfect.
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Date of stay: October 2021
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
1.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
1.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
1.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Sherwood's Country House, Owner at Sherwoods Country House
Responded 19 Dec 2021
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It's a pity that your issues were not noted at Sherwood's and resolved immediately. We take pride in sorting out issues immediately , if any , so that the truth can then be told . Unfortunately we are unable to assist guests with dietary issues if not made aware beforehand , tastes differ from one person to another . Although we do offer a high quality meals. The required ammenities are made available for each room type . We have a reception where guests are welcome to ask for extra soaps etc ... incase they travel without their own or just need extra . Again if not noted beforehand , staff are not able to assist . Glad to hear you enjoyed our salon treatment. Regards Management.
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bernd970 wrote a review Nov 2023
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Set atop a beautiful Ridge looking over avocado plantations into a beautiful valley, Sherwood's Guest Lodge is a generously laid out Guest lodge with various room options and a spectacular garden with magnificent trees. The views are awesome! Breakfasts are a treat and dinners by arrangement are always very good. Derek & Danielle are fantastic hosts and the staff are friendly and helpful. Sherwood's is a home from home whenever I am in the Tzaneen area.
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Date of stay: November 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Sherwood's Country House, Other at Sherwoods Country House
Responded 11 Nov 2023
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Reviews are valuable for improving and assuring our best attention to our guests at all times. We are pleased to hear that you enjoy your stay each time you travel to Tzaneen. We totally agree with your statement regarding our magnificent trees - I am sure you have noticed that the buildings have been designed and built around them , so as to preserve their value. Thank you for noticing. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Sherwood's Team
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sbekke885499 wrote a review Apr 2021
White River, South Africa
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Very good maintained and clean rooms , amazing detail to the rooms decor . Outstanding quality of produce at breakfast . Old world charm and very comfy bed . Raw honey comb and lactose free milk . Thank you .
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Date of stay: April 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Sherwood's Country House, Owner at Sherwoods Country House
Responded 12 Apr 2021
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay . Thank you for noticing the smaller details we enjoy adding to our guests stay.
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mgrobl802846 wrote a review Apr 2021
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful mountain views!
Cozy rooms. Very clean. Good quality linen and beds. Good Wi-Fi signal. Very helpful and friendly housekeeping staff. Nice walk on farm. Clean pool outside. Amazing breakfast!!
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Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: April 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Sherwood's Country House, Owner at Sherwoods Country House
Responded 19 Apr 2021
Thank you for taking the time to write a review . We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay . Thank you for paying attention to detail. Regards Sherwood's Team
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whschuttehm wrote a review Jun 2022
Suider Paarl, South Africa
5.0 of 5 bubbles
It was a excellent experience. The room was well appointed and clean. The environment with gardens are well looked after and made it a pleasant stroll. The dinner was well prepared and very nice, same was the next morning at breakfast. The waiter did a good job and, although not intruding helpful and quick. We will stay there again if we are in the area.
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Date of stay: April 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Sherwood's Country House, Other at Sherwoods Country House
Responded 06 Jul 2022
Thank you for your response . Reviews are valuable for improving and assuring our best attention to our guests at all times. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay , an overall report of how we strive for quality service. Regards Sherwood's Team
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Linda T wrote a review 01 Jun
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A must visit (especially to/from the Kruger). Great location - 360 degree scenic views. Spacious, tastefully furnished room and a wonderful balcony for sundowners overlooking the valley. Very friendly staff! Dinner and breakfast were delicious - generous portions too.
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Date of stay: May 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Sherwood's Country House, Other at Sherwoods Country House
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Reviews are valuable for improving and assuring our best attention to our guests at all times. "360 degree scenic views" - you are spot on in saying this and thank you for taking the time to notice how beautiful our mountain is. We are pleased to hear that you enjoy your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Sherwood's Team
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sarahtheblue wrote a tip Aug 2017
Istanbul, Türkiye264 contributions39 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Most rooms have a view"
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Michael J wrote a tip Aug 2015
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa136 contributions41 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Deluxe rooms have fire places"
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PRICE RANGE
R 646 - R 1,454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceTzaneen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sherwoods Country House
What are some of the property amenities at Sherwoods Country House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Sherwoods Country House?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and extra long beds.
What food & drink options are available at Sherwoods Country House?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Sherwoods Country House?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sherwoods Country House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sherwoods Country House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Italian, and Afrikaans.
Is Sherwoods Country House accessible?
Yes, it offers facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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