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Shropshire, UK
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Owners Jan and Teresa very welcoming. My dietary requirements had been phoned ahead and the food provided was excellent. Room very comfortable, restaurant characterful (in a good way). Pleasant garden, relaxing pool. A bit of noise from main road, but use air-con for white noise.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived unannounced at the Housemartin on two motorbikes covered in a days worth of South African dirt and were immediately given a warm welcome. There is room to safely park the bikes off the road, an honesty bar by the pool /braai area and the rooms are clean and welcoming. We were treated to an excellent Braai and a...

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TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Was a pleasure having you two 'jocks' here. Looking forward to our next Barbeque

Lebbeke, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely warm welcome by Theresa and Jan. Calm spot and a nice garden to have a beautiful breakfast near the swimming-pool. A place to unwind in and extra idea to make the trip to Prince Albert! Erik and Carole, Belgium

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TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Erik and Carole Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Was great to meet you and hope you arrived back home safely. Hope to see you real soon Warm regards from the Klein Karoo

Hilton, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed one night - we should have stayed longer to enjoy the excellent hospitality of the recent new owners of Housemartin. An extremely comfortable and what looks like recently refurbished room made for a good nights sleep on comfy mattresses. The unit had a quaint veranda to enjoy sipping a sun-downer. The friendly, energetic and attentive (but not...

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TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gavin Thank you so much for your kind review. We loved having you as guests and really hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Jan & Theresa PS - Dining room done, Pool area completed (check out our website for photo) - your next visit awaits

Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I run a cycling touring company and have used Housemartin on numerous occasions over the last 3 years. It remains my favorite guest hose and i use many across the country. My clients many of whom are repeat always ask if we will be staying there. The new owners have brought about some really great changes and i am going...

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TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tim Thank you so much for your kind review. It's good to hear that the changes we have made are received positively. We are delighted that you will continue using our venue and look forward to seeing you again soon Kind regards Jan and Theresa

Johannesburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst the establishment is pretty and well maintained, I was very disappointed to be presented a dinner menu comprising one dish and a pudding. I do not eat meat & there was no other option on the menu. Given that I think that I should have at least been offered an omelette, but @ R125 per head had to eat...

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TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dinner is only provided on request. At time of booking, we always ask our guests if there are any dietary restrictions. Your group confirmed that there are no dietary restrictions with the result that a traditional meal of bobotie, yellow rice, salad, home made ice cream and malva pudding was provided.

Pietermaritzburg KZN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadn't been to the De Rust property previously, but knew that Christina Martin would have provided something special. She certainly had, and the new owners were a pleasure to meet. We plan to visit again.

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TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. Looking forward to your next visit

Beacon Bay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect ending to a business trip. Conveniently located. Very friendly reception. The hosts were both really doing their utmost to make my stay as relaxing as possible - even though I was there only for one night. Cool clean room set in a tranquil garden. Could no ask for anything better.

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TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Vania Thank you so much for your kind review. We loved hosting you and hope next time your stay will be longer. Kind regards Theresa

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This guest lodge is clean and comfortable. The owners are great and attentive and there is ample safe parking. De Rust is a truly beautiful little Karoo dorpie. The restaurant adjoining the property serves really good food.

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TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. Glad you enjoyed the meal at the restaurant. Come back again soon Kind regards Theresa

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Artful decorated room. Very good coffee. Wonderful hosts. We stayed for 4 days in de quiet and friendly village De Rust near the Meirings Poort and the Swartberge. We loved the room and the patio, the relation with both our hosts and the friendly staff.

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TheresaHouseM, Owner at Housemartin Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Daniel Thank you so much for your kind review. Jan and I hope to see you again soon. All the best Theresa & Jan

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Housemartin Guest Lodge

Address: 16 Schoeman Street, De Rust 6651, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > De Rust
Price Range: £40 - £48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Housemartin Guest Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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