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68 Josiah Mathebula Avenue, Waterval Boven 1195 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is long overdue. We were at WB for a few days of rock climbing and just out of pure chance we stumbled across Shamrock. This small cosy B&B is run by Terry, Cheryl and Sue. As it was the height of winter, we...More

1  Thank KahChin
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

What seemed to be a quaint country cottage for a weekend getaway, left us feeling somewhat empty and disappointed. Accommodation and pub were interesting and acceptable but I would not recommend this for longer than a one night stay over for travelers on a long...More

3  Thank Brad d
Reviewed 1 July 2018

They serve 3 course dinner and the food is excellent. Very nice atmosphere and excellent food made by an excellent chef. Love the old building and heritage that has been maintained. Strongly recommend stay at the Shamrock Arms.

3  Thank Chien Te W
Reviewed 1 May 2018

When last were you warmly welcomed by name and asked to sign your name and address in the guest register…. Only seven rooms, so personal service guaranteed. Sue does the drinks while Jaco – host and chef – cooks up a storm in the kitchen....More

Thank Boschie
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Shamrock Arms is an absolute gem. Our hosts; Terry, Jaco (who can cook up a storm) and Sue were warm, welcoming, and friendly. The accommodation was comfortable and spacious. Our room and bed was a welcome retreat after a delicious 3 course dinner. Breakfast was...More

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Enjoy the warm embrace of The Shamrock Arms – a 4 Star Guest Lodge offering good value, tranquil surroundings and wholesome food. Superbly situated on the Mpumalanga Highlands Meander Route – a mere two and a ...More half hour drive from Johannesburg – and clasped by the picturesque and historic village of Waterval Boven / Emgwenya – gateway to the world-famous Kruger national park – you are guaranteed a country-village ambience that will soothe your soul. Shamrock Arms is also the perfect base from which to explore many places of interest and scenic beauty in Mpumalanga. Your host, Terry, an accredited and registered tourist guide can offer guidance on any tourist related matters. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$66 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Waterval Boven
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"Ask the staff for local attractions, they're very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable!"
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"This is a very quiet town so all rooms are quiet. The newer rooms at the back are bigger."
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"All rooms are same but for bath or shower"
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