We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Traveller (83)
Room & Suite (44)
Dining (7)
Farm Rietspruit, Section 29, Modimolle (Nylstroom) 0510 South Africa See on map
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
3 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
3 Feb4 Feb
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$48.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Modimolle (Nylstroom) hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","SHOW_DISCLAIMER_ASTERISK","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "c5f4cca2f95541b7af1eae2531e64f1e", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2073392,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[40407007],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":2,"year":2019},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":2,"year":2019},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":52,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"c5f4cca2f95541b7af1eae2531e64f1e","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":52,"lowestMetaPrice":48,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":52,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":52,"lowestMetaPrice":48,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":52,"hotelName":"Birdsong Cottages","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImM1ZjRjY2EyZjk1NTQxYjdhZjFlYWUyNTMxZTY0ZjFlIiwiQUlLIjoiYzczMzU2MDA2M2NkNDIwZjhlNjkwZTI1Nzg5M2RmYjQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "03/02/2019", "checkOut": "04/02/2019", "lowestPrice": "US$48", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"40407007":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (66)
Filter reviews
64 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews city life william owls escape animals setting
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 64 reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2018

We spent 2 nights at Birdsong Cottages for a family wedding in the area. We eventually started a list of everything that was wrong because we could not remember all the things! Some were little things whilst some were more important but the overall impression...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MargieF123
Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Birdsong CottagesResponded 16 November 2018

Thank you Margie for your review. We are sorry to hear about your experience and will be sharing your points of concern with our team for immediate action.

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

From the booking company, who gave misleading information about Owl Cottage A, to the actual cottage which was given to us was a horrible experience. Booking company twice confirmed cottage just to find on our arrival the wrong cottage was booked by them. The cottage...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Christo O
Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Birdsong CottagesResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback Christo. As per our booking records, both automated by the booking engine and sent through to you by our reservations team, your reservation was for Owls Cottage A. We understand that you insisted that you had booked unit B. Unfortunately...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended Birdsong cottages. Staff are friendly and very accommodating, rooms are spacious and beautifully detailed, and the scenery is amazing. Really feels like an escape from the city life.

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank NicolleS163
Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Birdsong CottagesResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you Nicolle for your lovely review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed in owls cottage B and had a great time. Nice privacy, a pool shared between only one other couple. Wildlife and beautiful sunsets. Very cosy and a great value for money. William is also a great host!

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank carmenclairevdw01
Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Birdsong CottagesResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you Carmen V for sharing your feedback on your stay at Birdsong Cottages. It was an absolute pleasure to host you.

Reviewed 16 September 2017

It was my husband's getaway weekend. With friends for 1 night travelling to the next destination. The Flycatcher home was huge and beautiful scenery from the top.Nice areas to sit and a braai area at the bottom. I call it an exciting setting the way...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank V6183KUcarmenb
Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Birdsong CottagesResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you Carmen B for your lovely review. We're thrilled you enjoyed the birthday getaway and hope to welcome you back again soon.

View more reviews
Enjoy farm-life and warm hospitality in our overnight accommodation or self catering units. Choose from a self catered farm stay or enjoy lodgings in the rondavel or our beautiful guest house. This popular More bird watching area is within close proximity of the Nylsvley wetlands. Hiking trails on the farm offer breathtaking views. Birdsong is ideal for small functions, conferences, weddings and parties, with a beautiful chapel with seating for 50-60 people. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$33 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Birdsong Cottages South Africa/Modimolle (Nylstroom)
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Modimolle (Nylstroom)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$33 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Birdsong Cottages South Africa/Modimolle (Nylstroom)
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Modimolle (Nylstroom)
Traveller (83)
Room & Suite (44)
Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Shangri-La Country Hotel & Spa
360 reviews
8.64 miles away
Euphoria Golf Estate & Hydro
68 reviews
15.53 miles away
Warmbaths, A Forever Resort
1,122 reviews
18.37 miles away
Sondela Nature Reserve Accommodation
1,329 reviews
19.42 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 8 nearby restaurants
Lone Bear Spur Steak Ranch
28 reviews
3.92 miles away
Toeka Se Dae
77 reviews
18.96 miles away
Koffiekan Plaaswerf Restaurant
9 reviews
4.48 miles away
Tacoma Spur Steak Ranch
100 reviews
18.12 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 7 nearby attractions
Nylsvley Nature Reserve
20 reviews
16.90 miles away
Adventures with Elephants
419 reviews
31.00 miles away
Welgevonden Nature Reserve
182 reviews
32.55 miles away
Extreme 19th
30 reviews
39.45 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Birdsong Cottages staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Call in advance to get the access code, have a spare wheel, Braii wood is so cheap in Modimole"
18 Apr 2017
Read review
"anywhere on the farm."
14 Mar 2017
Read review
"Best views and lovely animals as well"
1 May 2015
Read review
"Some rooms have steep stairs, enquire first if you have elderly people"
30 Dec 2014
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing