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Entrance to Rondawel
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Entrance to Rondawel
Rondawel Lounge Room
Rondawel Lounge Room
Rondawel Self Contained Kitchen
Rondawel Back Deck
Rondawel Bedroom
Beautiful On Site Gardens
Rolling Green Hills Of Maleny
Tiger The Resident Cat
Resident Guinea Fowl
Rolling Green Hills Of Maleny
Matilda Scarfe Your Host
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Maleny, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
A little bit of Africa in Aus! Unusual cottages!

THE AFRICAN COTTAGE, THE RONDAWEL, KALAHARI COTTAGE and CAPE COTTAGEare four very unusual cottages in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.They are all fully self contained and very spacious. Ideal for a family or groups of friends, or just a romantic getaway for two.

THE AFRICAN COTTAGE sleeps up to 9 in 3 bedrooms. Two upstairs, both with queen beds and one with a single bed as well. Downstairs a bedroom with double bed, and a pull out couch in the very spacious living area. Fully equipped fantastic kitchen and lovely BBQ area completes the picture. Air conditioned in summer and a cosy fireplace for winter.

THE RONDAWEL is a very unusual glass and timber hexagonal cottage, ideally situated so close to our magnificent 500 year old figtree that the branches touch the deck! The cottage s...
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Languages spoken:English
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

I wrote a review yesterday which i cannot find. Maybe because it was negative in parts....mostly re the linen and the old mattress on the sofa bed. It is a pity as the idea is good and we loved Tiger.

Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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My husband and I recently stayed at The African Cottage/Rondawel complex at Maleny. We stayed in the 1 bedroom Cape Cottage and thoroughly enjoyed it. Everything ncessary for a relaxing getaway was provided and the tasteful and quirky touches in the decor added to the African experence. We had a very private and spacious deck off the living room that overlooked the gardens and the biggest Fig Tree I have ever seen. There was Weber BBQ on tbd deck, as well as cooking facilities in the kitchen. Our Host and Owner Matilda is a lovely lady who must be very proud of her wonderful establishment. As well as the great accomodation, the authentic African food cooked on site and delivered to our cottage by Matilda (usually accompanied byTiger the cat) was absolutely delicious. I took home a copy of Matilda's Cookbook hoping I can recreate some of those great dishes. Our thanks to you Matilda and your Staff for our very relaxing and enjoyable stay. We hope to return.

Management response:

Enjoy cooking your African food! And thank you for the kind words. We SO enjoy having pleasant guests here! We are looking forward to your return visit. Make it in winter this time, so you can enjoy the cosy fire.


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R 18 027
A$1 900
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