I stayed at Shambala with my partner and 7 friends (4 couples and 1 single in all) and the bedroom & bathroom configurations fit all 9 of us perfectly. The fifth bedroom had bunk beds, so it might not suit a 5th couple.
Shambala is exactly as advertised, down to the bedlinen! It is luxuriously appointed (heated bathroom floors AND mirrors!) and close to town (the walk from town back up the hill's a little more work for your heart, but that's what comes of hiring a house halfway up the hill! That said, the views are absolutely worth the heartstarting walk up!).
It has, as outlined in its listing, 5 bedrooms, outdoor spa, steam room, amazing views and separate living areas so we each had our own little chillout areas when we needed it. It made a great holiday house for us to get together in.
I suspect that the property is reasonably new, but has had a few careless people through it already, as there are signs of wear on the carpets on the stairs (there's...