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Housemartin Guest Lodge

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Room & Suite (10)
Pool & Beach (2)
Certificate of Excellence

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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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Property amenities
Pool
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Family
HOTEL CLASS
109Reviews
49Photos
0Q+A
5Room tips
Traveller rating
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I'd like to call it a hidden gem. The beautiful lodge's surround a beautiful garden, each with its own terrace. The rooms are very cozy, clean and with wonderful beds and a nice bathroom. The owners are friendly and do everything to make you happy. Both the dinner, prepared by
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Response from TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Beatrix Thank you so much for taking the time to review our lodge. We appreciate your comments and look forward to your next stay Kind regards Theresa
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We arrived at Housemartin after a really hot day's driving - up to 47 degrees! - from Cape Town. The swimming pool was so welcome ... The room was very well appointed... The hosts, Theresa & Jan, were very friendly and made us feel at home. Needless to say, the air conditioner
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Response from TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Jenny & Norman Thank you so much for the glowing review. We enjoyed meeting you and will certainly visit you when in Hogsback. Kind regards Theresa
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We stayed in House Martin for 2 nights as part of an exodus tour. The accommodation was excellent, can't fault the room at all. The grounds were beautifully kept but the best part of the trip were the hosts; Theresa and Jan. They were so welcoming and went out of their way to
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Response from TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge
Responded 12 Feb 2019
Dear Candy Wow, thank you so much for your review. We loved your visit and had fun with your group. Trust you arrived back home safely and hope to see you again some day Kind regards Theresa
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Very homely rustic atmosphere. Beautiful luscious gardens. Excellent, extremely hospitable hosts who go out of their way to make guests feel at home and to cater for all their needs. Rooms are spacious and neat.
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Response from TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge
Responded 07 Feb 2019
Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and home to see you again Kind regards Theresa
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Lovely property, amazing home cooked food, rooms clean and beautifully decorated, made to feel very welcome. Definitely worth an overnight stay if you are driving along the garden route. Swimming pool and bbq, perfect
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In this room I was "Louis XIV".
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Luxury room with flatscreen TV, cable, bar fridge
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Room 1 - Karoo inspiration, en-suite bathroom, patio, garden view
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Room 11, en-suite bathroom, garden view
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Room 10, en-suite bathroom, garden view
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"Bring you swimming costume - pool towels are provided!"
"All rooms have the same facilities with the peaceful garden outlook. Most have a few steps from ground level onto the balconies."
"The rooms in the cottages AWAY from the main road had great access to the pleasant garden"
"all rooms good"
"All the rooms are in a good location."
PRICE RANGE
US$63 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeDe Rust
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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