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GUEST REVIEWS

We have dozens of guest reviews of our properties.  And they're all positive.  

Here's a few typical examples:

“Absolute paradise. We stayed here for our honeymoon and could not have imagined a better experience anywhere else. Paul was the best host we’ve ever met through Airbnb and out of the 50+ places my wife and I have ever stayed through Airbnb we enjoyed this the most. The place was beautifully designed and immaculately clean. The serene landscape was perfect for a relaxing getaway. Paul provided us so many fantastic recommendations and helped us with all of our safari bookings which was very appreciated and made our trip much less stressful. Every detail of the house was so well thought out and surpassed all of our expectations. We can’t say enough good things about this place and hope we get the chance to visit again someday!" - John & Alecia, USA.

"Une magnifique maison très agréable à vivre dans un endroit calme et reposant. Des hôtes ultra sympathiques, à l'écoute et disponibles. Une proximité avec les animaux étonnante et amusante. Je conseille vivement cet endroit." - Sophie et Eric, France.

 

"This was the loveliest place we stayed at during our entire journey! It was the perfect end to our journey through South Africa.  Can’t thank you enough for your help, advice, and hospitality!” – Kim & Stephan, Germany.

“Fantastic lodge in a great location.  My family has had a life-changing experience here, with some memories that will last my children their lifetimes!” – Justin, Karen, Morley & Amelia, Australia.

“We traveled a lot all around the world. This experience in your house has been one of our most fascinating and wonderful” – Sven & Joanne, Germany

“Words can’t describe how much we enjoyed our stay at Nextdoor.  Your service is perfect, you really thought of everything including the small details.” – Rogér, Jerica & Jaidy, The Netherlands.

”Oh wow! Those are the words when we first saw your place! We had such a good time … it was beyond our expectations.” – Massela & Eric, The Netherlands.

“We can never stay long enough here!! Our third visit to you, and definitely not our last.” – Zoe & John, England/Burkina Faso/Durban

“The moment we walked in we wished we should have booked for more than 2 nights!  Nextdoor Lodge is just beautiful, great facilities, we loved feeding the animals.” – Family Schlecher, Netherlands.

”What a magical experience this has been!  Your house is beautiful, the setting is quite unbelievable. I will be sharing this little gem with everyone I know!” – Kynan, Jennifer & Margot, USA.

“We cannot thank you enough for an amazing stay packed with once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Spotting the Big 5 with Kerry before lunch! Showering outside under the stars!  We will remember every minute of our stay here.” – Kelsey, Tom, Dion & Laurie, NY, USA.

“What a magical place!  Thank you! … the most wonderful and welcoming hosts one can imagine.” – Astrid, Toni & Traude, Austria.

“Great experience in your amazing house … warm and gracious hosts. Everything is perfect here!” – Katja & Christian, Germany.

“If I had to describe this place in one word it would be ‘paradise’. Everything was perfect, the lodge, the owners, the wildlife.” – Ana, Marcos & Valentina, Argentina.

“There is no word strong enough to describe the experience we had at Nextdoor Kruger. Total harmony with nature and your legendary kindness have made our vacation a moment that will remain forever etched in our memories.” – Isabelle, Rudolphe, Doriane & Joana, France.

“Thank you for everything from the beginning when you opened the door, to this sad ending. Your house is incredible.  I’m an architect, and I’m sure that we could live here without changing a thing! We felt like home.” – Philippe & Bernardo, Brazil.

“What an amazing stay and home. We can’t thank you enough for everything.  Your home is spectacular in design and presentation.  From booking to your help and assistance, to our arrival, it has all been wonderful.  We hope to be back soon!” – Molly & Rich, USA

“We were blown away by everything, and our only regret is that we didn’t get more time enjoying the house. Phenomenally good hosts who have thought about all the minute details and more. Disregard any advice that tells you the true experience is in staying at the camps in Kruger, or at the 5-star resorts. I’m sure they’re all special, but this is luxury in the bush where the zebras will eat from your hands, and the hospitality will make you humble. We’ll never ever forget this trip. We’ll be back. Don’t ever change!” – Peter & Marcela, Ireland & Mexico

“Never have I thought that life could be this luxurious in the bush!  We came here to escape the city life and we got exactly what we wished for … peace and quietness.” – Ellen & Teddy, South Africa.

“What a truly gorgeous retreat. Everything about this spot is perfect, especially the window seat.” – Carolyn, South Africa & Malaysia.

“Thank you for everything!!! For the wonderful moments. For the inspiration, For the warmth. For the atmosphere. For feeling so comfortable in your place. For the recommendations. You two are great hosts!!! Please keep it up to share this wonderful place, this is really an enrichment.” – Dennis & Ilka, Germany.

“Thank you so much for the incredible stay in the beautiful Ochre House. This has been such a treasured experience!” – Danielle & Dave, USA & South Africa.

“We had an awesome stay in this beautiful nest you’ve created. Ochre House gives a new meaning to a bush house!” – Retse & Refilwe, South Africa.