Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge

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PRICE (pp sharing):
from R 480
Guest House
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 half hour drive from Johannesburg and clasped by the picturesque and historic village of Waterval Boven / Emgwenya - you are guaranteed a country-village ambience that will soothe your soul. It is an ideal stopover for the business and leisure traveller on route to the Kruger National Park, the Panorama Route or Mozambique. 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. On offer are superbly furnished rooms with their own outside entrances, double or twin beds, an en-suite bath or shower, satellite TV, air-conditioning (hot and cold), electric blanket (optional in winter), stocked mini-bar, complimentary tea tray and electronic safe. Free WIFI is available in all of the rooms including the dining and pub area. A Continental or full English breakfast is served either on the veranda or dining room. A packed breakfast is available to those guests wishing to depart early in the morning. A wholesome home-cooked meal for dinner is available on request. Unwind in our cosy pub and take advantage of a good selection of South African wines. A sincere and friendly welcome awaits you from your hosts Terry and Sue
"Great Irish coffees!"
07 Apr 2018
By Claire Morris
"What a lovely place to stay! I would recommend it to any one. The hospitality was fantastic and breakfast a real treat. Thank you Shamrock Arms, we will certainly visit again!"
"The best place to stay in this area is Shamrock Arms!!"
18 Jun 2017
By Charnel Lombard
"Jaco your food and hospitality was the best! Thanks for going that extra mile. Will always come back."
"Memorable stay at Shamrock Arms"
01 May 2017
By Doris Lessmann
"We were thoroughly spoilt and the accommodation was perfect. Jaco is a perfect host. The area is lovely to explore and steeped in history."
"An absolute treasure"
10 Jul 2016
By Sarah, South Africa
"This is an oasis in a derelict town. We nearly just drove on! Fortunately we decided to check it out first. We were greated by Jaco who is the jewel in the crown. What a delightful person and excellent self taught chef. Terry our host was most welcoming and generous, totally committed to the improvement of the town and shared much of its history with us.Thank you for a wonderfl stay.Don't miss this opportunity."
25 Jul 2015
By Wicus, South Africa
"Dit was 'n heerlike kuier en ons het die mense en die gasvryheid geniet. Dankie vir die heerlike steak en ontbyt. Sal julle weer besoek. Gerieflike kamers. Dankie Nelis en Rose"
"Frits & Charmaine Lassche"
21 Apr 2015
By Frits, South Africa
"We had a very enjoyable stay at Shamrock from 17 to 20 April 2016.The meals were of the highest standard and the relaxed atmosphere most enjoyable.I would recommend staying over at Shamrock for anyone going to Waterfal Boven."
20 Nov 2014
By ian, South Africa
"Enchanting lodge with very hospitable staff. The area has an interesting history. Would unreservedly recommend the Shamrock Armsfor your accommodation."
"Wonderful breakaway"
01 Sep 2014
By Bronwyn, South Africa
"Spent a wonderful weekend here with fantastic food, wine and good company. Very comfortable rooms and friendly people. Thanks so much for a great stay - will definitely be back!"
02 Jun 2014
By Rika, South Africa
"It was great. I will recommend any person to stay there. There is everything that you need. The food was stunning thank you Jaco. The place was very very clean we will definitely stay there again."
"Great honeymoon escape"
08 Jan 2013
By Monique, South Africa
"We spent our last night of our honeymoon at the Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge. What a wonderful choice. Amazing hosts. Lovely rooms and Waterval Bowen is worth a visit. I look forward to going back there sometime. Many thanks for going out of your way to make our stay special."