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Darling Lodge Guest House

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“guest house”(12 reviews)
“honesty bar”(6 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Air Conditioning
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
3 Star Hotel
Darling Lodge Guest House offers a harmonious blend of old and new reflecting the romantic name of the little town. The main house, the Victorian charm of which has remained intact, offers three individually decorated country style rooms. The more modern garden annex consists of three...
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Location and contact
22 Pastorie Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
68,4 km to Cape Town Intl Airport
10 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What an amazing, tranquil, professional, relaxing country experience! Everything is clean and offered with such attention to detail! The breakfast was incredible with so many choices, made professionally with such care and attention to detail. A burning fire in both the main lounge and breakfast...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cozy and comfortable rooms set in a beautiful garden. Excellent breakfast and lovely little touches like the complementary port and honesty bar in the communal lounge. Host, Stefan, is friendly and very accommodating. Definitely recommend.

Thank Terry157
Response from Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Terry157 Thank you very much for our wonderful review. It was our pleasure to be your hosts. Enjoy the spring and the wildflowers! Kind regards, Stephan & Team

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you Stephan for a wonderful stay at your guest house. The rooms are lovely and comfortable. Breakfast was a feast with many options to choose from and the gardens beautiful. Darling is a hidden gem on the western Cape, with wineries and good restaurants....More

1  Thank Kevin G
Response from Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest HouseResponded 4 March 2018

Dear Kevin G Thank you so much for your motivating review. We are glad you enjoyed your 4 days in Darling and had a great time discovering the hidden gems. All the best! Stephan & Team

Reviewed 4 February 2018

We are currently on the final day of our three night stay in Darling. We wanted somewhere to chill out and shake off the tiredness of our 24 hour journey from the UK and we made the perfect choice. Stefan was the ultimate host, made...More

Thank Obrienunited
Response from Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest HouseResponded 5 February 2018

Dear Obrientunited Thank you very much for your motivating review and your hint concerning the air con. I must admit that I am still looking for the perfect machine combining aircon / heater which is not to heavy in electricity consumption. I am glad ManU...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018

Three of us spent two delightful days in adjoining rooms of a little cottage in the garden of Darling Lodge. Stephan the host could not have been more welcoming and helpful. The garden and pool are beautiful and the rooms have everything you could wish...More

Thank MWandSK
Response from Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge Guest HouseResponded 5 February 2018

Dear MWandSK Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was just a pleasure to be your hosts and I am very glad you enjoyed the relaxed feel of our establishment. That's how it should be in these busy times, isn't it? We are...More

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Darling Lodge Guest House offers a harmonious blend of old and new reflecting the romantic name of the little town. The main house, the Victorian charm of which has remained intact, offers three individually decorated ...More country style rooms. The more modern garden annex consists of three further generously appointed rooms with a grape-vine covered patio which overlooks the sparkling swimming pool. Generous breakfasts are served in the breakfast room, out on the terrace or on the patio. The lush garden with its ancient pepper an palm trees, fountain spraying water over blossoming roses, aloes, bougainvillea and mass of lavender with its heady fragrance invites guests to relax and unwind. Darling is the ideal place to discover the hidden gems on the West Coast set in one of the World's richest Floral Kingdoms: The Darling Wine and Art Experience, Pieter-Dirk Uys at Evita se Perron, the Darling Stagger as one of five Cape West Coast Biosphere Trails, the West Coast National Park, the Swartland Birding Route, the Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, the West Coast Fossil Park, the Darling Music Experience Festival, the Voorkamer Fest, the Wildflower Festival, The Taste of Darling Festival, Darling Brew with tasting room, wine estates, good country cooking and much more. Less
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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Try and get one of the rooms in the garden. They are nicer than the ones in the main house."
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"I did not see the rooms in the house but any of the three cottage rooms would be good."
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"Have a garden room."
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"Nicolaas Maritz - unless I've already booked it!!"
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