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4.5 out of 5

"Beautifully clean, modern unit. Cute theme, lovely gardens and excellent location. Car park is a little small when other guests arrived with multiple ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 05 Oct 2020

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Hotel Description

At The African Village you'll be within a 10-minute walk of Upper Mooloolah Nature Refuge and 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Art on Cairncross. Highlights at this Colonial property include free self parking, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

All 3 individually decorated accommodations feature TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy living rooms, private yards, and hair dryers. In-room dining is easy with kitchenettes that come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, and dishwashers. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and premium bedding. Netflix and toothbrushes and toothpaste are also available.

This pet-friendly property offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Added amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 3-star Balmoral Ridge property, attractions include Australia Zoo and Aussie World.

Kalahari

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$178* Per night/room 1 Mar. - 2 Mar.

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The African Village ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The African Village

Everyone (5) Couples (2) Family (1)
5 out of 5
Beautifully clean, modern unit. Cute theme, lovely gardens and excellent location. Car park is a little small when other guests arrived with multiple cars. No reception on site but check in was easy.

Posted by , from Bribie Island on 5 Oct. 2020

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5 out of 5
The property is being renovated, our cottage was delightful. 1 bedroom, kitchenette and a huge bathroom with a bath!

Posted by on 29 Sep. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Oct. 2019 by TTM

Hello Thank you for your review. Here at Clouds Retreats we value our customer feedback, so pleased you enjoyed the cottage and hope you had time to enjoy the bath. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

5 out of 5
The Rondawel Cottage is a unique slice of Africa. It is very comfortable - a wonderful place to relax. Matilda and John are lovely, friendly hosts who offer a range of extra experiences including African food, massages and their condiment range. It's a special place to stay that is hard to leave.

Posted by on 1 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Feb. 2019 by Matilda

Thanks for the lovely words Kerryn! You will just have to come back for more! We will send you a voucher with a special price - just for you! Take care, Matilda

4 out of 5

Listen, I think I can hear nothing...

Africa cottage is a great place to relax and unwind. We booked the Cape cottage and spent most of our time sitting on the deck feet up reading. Every now and then looking up to see birds or lizards climbing the massive tree that shaded the cottage. We visit the area often and will be making Aftica cottage a return call. Next time to try the meals !

Posted by , from Brisbane on 26 Dec. 2017

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2 out of 5

Ok place

Would have given a much higher rating if there had been a shower mat and no dead cockroaches under the couch !!!

Posted by , from Mackay QLD on 19 Sep. 2016

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5 out of 5
Pros: Lovely proprietress; uniqueness of cottages
Cons: A little on the pricey side, but worth it
Location: Wonderful
Facilities: Home away from home; Service: Go the extra mile; very conveniently located. Overall 8 1/2 out of 10

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on 10 Apr. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: They thought of everything that you might need during your stay.
Location: Away from it all
Facilities: Nice ; Service: Professional, Respectful, Courteous; The cottage is cosy and warm with much more atmosphere than a typical hotel room

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on 9 Apr. 2014

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2014

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Property Features

As a guest of The African Village, you'll find a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Public spaces have free WiFi. The African Village also features a garden, a picnic area, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Balmoral Ridge cottage is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 3 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast) (35.5 km / 22 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The African Village offers 3 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate living rooms. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodations at this 3-star cottage have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, cookware/dishes/utensils, and dishwashers. This Balmoral Ridge cottage provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with premium digital channels and Netflix.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Living room
  • Private outdoor space
  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Netflix
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and lockbox information. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

This property does not have a front desk. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in information and lockbox information. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: AUD 30 per pet, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Private entrance
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: AUD 30 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • African Cottage
  • African Cottage Maleny
  • African Maleny
  • African Cottage Balmoral Ridge
  • African Balmoral Ridge
  • The African Cottage
  • The African Village Cottage
  • The African Village Balmoral Ridge
  • The African Village Cottage Balmoral Ridge
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