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Housemartin Guest Lodge

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6 Kerk Street, De Rust 6651 South Africa
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#1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in De Rust
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Situated on the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains on Route 62 in the Klein Karoo, 1 km from the world renowned Meiringspoort, lies the small village of De Rust. Do the circle route, over the majestic Swartberg Mountains, tackle one of many dirt road mountain passes with your 4x4 or motorbike, swim under the waterfall in Meiringspoort, visit Prince Albert, Ostrich farms of Oudtshoorn and the Cango caves. Relax in our beautiful garden and swimming pool with braai facilities. There is ample safe parking and facilities to wash your car. House Martin offers 12 double rooms each with their own private veranda leading into the garden. Rooms are tastefully decorated with high quality bedding, electric blankets, panel heaters and air conditioning. Complimentary tea, filter coffee, mineral water, homemade biscuits and sherry. Enjoy a Continental breakfast in our dining room situated in the large manor house built in 1885. All homemade and freshly baked.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-smoking hotel
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Outdoor pool
Saltwater pool
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Outdoor fireplace
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Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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92lornac wrote a review 10 Jun
Stellenbosch, South Africa1 contribution
We were treated like family! Teresa prepared a top class dinner made with farm fresh local produce.Garden rooms were spotless and comfortable. Location was spot on ,easy walking distance to little shops. 5 star lodging at a bargain price.We will be back
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Date of stay: June 2021
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faniehannandale wrote a review May 2021
Cape Town Central, South Africa1 contribution
Theresa&Jan was the prime example of excellent hosts.They made us feel right at home.Home meals was the highlight as well.They treated us as family,and created a peacefull environment to relax.Will recommend House Martin guesthouse to everyone,who wants to visit or stopover in this area.Blessings
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zschew749270 wrote a review May 2021
Amanzimtoti, South Africa1 contribution
just a sliding door or something in front of bathrooms. Little bit soft music in the dining room. breakfast been very good. loved the garden. will recommend to others. and will stay there again. thank you
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Response from Theresa Venter, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your review and looking forward to your next visit
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Jayne T wrote a review May 2021
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The hosts greet you at the gate as you enter. It's owner run and you can feel and see the difference this makes with the facilities available and quality of your stay with them. They are lovely people and personalize each visitors stay. this was our second stay and we'll definitely be back. Thank you for making us so welcome
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Response from Theresa Venter, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Jayne Thank you so much for your review and more especially the support. Can't wait for your next visit. All the best. Jan and Theresa
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ohsteyn wrote a review May 2021
Port Elizabeth, South Africa1 contribution
Awesome facilities & very friendly and accommodating host. Great meal prepared for us and fantastic birthday cake baked for my wife. Safe location with on-site parking great gardens & pool area makes for a relaxing environment.
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Response from Theresa Venter, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Okkie Thank you for your feedback. Please visit again Kind regards Theresa
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PRICE RANGE
US$32 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeDe Rust
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Housemartin Guest Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Housemartin Guest Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Meiringspoort Pass (0.6 km) and De Rustica Olive Estate (3.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Housemartin Guest Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Housemartin Guest Lodge?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, breakfast, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Housemartin Guest Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Housemartin Guest Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ray's, Village Trading Post, and 1965 Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Housemartin Guest Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Housemartin Guest Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.08 km away from the centre of De Rust.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Housemartin Guest Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Is Housemartin Guest Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.