Based on our Guest Book, this is what our Guests had to say in 2019.



 NM: Enjoyed our stay here, felt like we were visiting our long lost relative. Viv was like my mother and mother-in-law – she fed us so much! Thank you so much, God bless you both.

 P,M, L & G: Thank you for your hospitality, we felt like we were at home. Very pleasant place. We loved it!! All the best!!

 N&MO: Excellent and to be recommended to everyone! We enjoyed the hospitality and friendly hosts. Beste vriendelikste diens ooit. Ongelooflike evaring! Pragtige plek! Stylvol – lekkerste ontbyt. Baie, baie dankie – we wish you well and hope to see you soon!

 N &NK: Perfect lodge. lovely hosts! To be recommended to everyone and will be memorised by us for ever!

 M & P: Perfect location out of the rush of Gauteng. Friendly hosts, enjoyed every minute of our stay. Can’t wait to come back for a good rest.

 P & JK: Thank you Viv and Colin for your great hospitality, wonderful food and excellent facilities at Woodpecker Lodge.It has been a real pleasure to spend part of our holiday with you.

 AS: A stunning lodge in its own little part of paradise! Great hosts and tasty breakfasts top it off brilliantly! Will be back!

 KN: Simply wonderful, wish I could have stayed longer. You have done an amazing job setting up this B&B and you two are so gracious and kind. Thank you.

 A & A: Thank you Vivien for your kindness. Wonderful place!

 GN: Beautiful place, great hospitality and it was comfortable – it felt like home!

 M&T: Thank you for the wonderful hospitality and the warm welcome. We really enjoyed our stay. Viv and Colin, you guys are wonderful and very sweet for all the days we stayed here. We really felt at home!

  J&D: Viv and Colin were very gracious, very helpful, very friendly – we loved it! In other words, 5 star rating! It’s the little things that go a long way – we felt we were home away from home! Thank you so much and God Bless!

 MM: Thank you very much for the hospitality. It was amazing staying here. I felt like I was part of a wonderful household with great treatment.

 S&B vdM: Awesome! Bliss! Thank you Viv and Colin for a wonderful time of spoils, great fun and hospitality. Delicious breakfast!

 P&DR: Thank you for a fabulous stay. So good to see you again. Your B&B is perfect and we give it 10 out of 10!

 B, C, M & C: Many thanks for a thoroughly enjoyable stay and your exceptional hospitality. Every success!

 L & W: Thank you for a lovely stay. Room was delightful, clean and comfy. Delicious breakfast and friendly chats. Will highly recommend!

 KC: Absolutely lovely place. Thank you both for everything. You are both such sweet people and thanks for the Vegan Breakfast! Hope to be back soon.

 TC: Thank you for a lovely stay in your beautiful home. You are both wonderful hosts and I hope to spend longer next time.

 T&MB: So so amazing! A real treat to enjoy, the hospitality and bush. Great breakfast! Best wishes!

 RS & LD: Felt at home after a long trip. Thank you for great hospitality. Relaxed and peaceful.

 R&CH: A peaceful haven for us on a three month journey. With bird calls, the trees all around, a deck to see the stars at night, aesthetic designed courtyard and buildings – we loved it!

 D&MD: Thank you for a great stay! Good times and Great hosts!

 ID: Beautiful and very clean, tranquil overnight accommodation. Will visit again.

 IMc: What a pleasant setting. Also special hospitality ++. Thank you Vivien and Colin.

 C&SD: Great overnight stop and delicious breakfast. Thank you!

 M,M,R & D: An oasis of relaxation to start our Kruger Park trip from. Awesome breakfast – thank you!

 G, A, B, K & C: Thanks for a lovely stay. Wish we could stay longer. Fabulous breakfast!

 A & M: WE had a very nice time with very good breakfast and useful information. The room is very comfortable and we slept very well. Many, many thanks for all and hope to see you again.

 J&M: Really had a fabulous stay here with Viv and Colin. Friendly and entertaining. Breakfast is 5*****! So relaxing in the Bush!

 CT: Had the most wonderful weekend ever. Got spoilt and lots and lots of laughs. What as amazing place you have made! Well done!

 B Family: We had a wonderful time!! Beautiful rooms, good host and hostess plus the breakfasts were fantastic.

 PdB: Best host, best location, best facilities. Best value. Highly recommended!

 SC: Stayed three nights, wasn’t enough! Had a fabulous stay, very warm and welcoming hosts, made me feel at home. Fantastic! Thank you!

 M&AM: Only one night, but we had a wonderful stay – on the terrace, in the pool. Thank you for a fantastic breakfast.

 CM: Stayed two nights, wonderful service, clean and huge bathrooms.

 S & J: Welcoming and friendly hosts and great clean rooms. Thanks!

 P&S C&O: Excellent – Thanks for a wonderful stay! Beautiful, clean lodge – awesome hospitality! Thank you!

 M&M: Stayed one night but we had a wonderful time with Vivien and Colin. Thank you for your hosting in this amazing area. Have a good time.

 L&G: We stayed two nights but wish we had stayed more. Thanks Vivien and Colin for the great hospitality.

 DM: I stayed with Colin & Viv for 2 weeks during down time from work. It felt like home away from home. Amazing hospitality, comfortable rooms and home cooked breakfasts! Thank you!

 T&CT: Another wonderful holiday. Awesome food and company, lovely outings, very comfortable beds. A very knowledgeable tour guide. See you soon!

 MI: Viv and Colin you were my anchor during a very difficult time far from home. I could relax in the heavenly bed. Thank you for your amazing hospitality.

 F&J: Thank you for all the kindness and generosity. Thank you for your hospitality - a gift of calm and being with nature.

 MH: A perfect place for a stop and recouperation. Very quiet, hospitiable  and I love the “Honesty Bar”. Shows the Superhost! Thank you very much!

 C&M: Stayed for two nights after arriving from Johannesburg. Perfect accommodation to get to Kruger Park. All the best to Vivien and Colin and many interesting encouters with future guests!

 E&GK: Vivien and Colin were wonderful hosts. Ideal location for attending the Hoedspruit Rotary Club. Very accommodating in all ways. Super breakfast! Thank you so much!

 RdW: What a nice place to chill before my trip back to Europe. Great people and a nice lodge – will definitely return one day. Thanks and kindest regards.

 A&D: Warm welcoming and filling breakfast. Clean spacious room with all the necessities. A weekend to remember. Will definitely let my family know where to go for a weekend – lots to see. Thank you for everything.

 H & AK: Thank you very much. Our stay was wonderful. Such a homely atmosphere. Clean, neat and a wonderful breakfast.

 S&M: It has been a pleasure to be your guests, I thank you for your travel tips and your communication. Thanks so much!

 M&H: Rainfall in the South Africa summer but the welcome was most warm and friendly. We will recommend the place.

 S&N: Nice accommodation in a very beautiful resort. Vivien and Colin were very helpful to show us the map and the roads for the days. Thanks a lot – you are so friendly!

 I & F: Thank you for a wonderful and peaceful stay. Friendly reception with a good clean room. Very good breakfast. Best wishes for 2020.

 A, N, L & E: You were so kind to wait until almost midnight to welcome us. Even then and throughout the stay, warm words and enthusiasm were present. Combined with clean rooms and an excellent breakfast.

 A & G: A welcome retreat from driving from the park. Viv and Colin are lovely welcoming hosts and a tranquil place to spend time. We’ll be back for the cheese bombs too! Thank you!

 J &M: We really liked the lodge. Everything is so beautiful, clean and you paid much attention to detail. You are great hosts and we did not miss a thing.

 K: Loved my stay here. Everything clean and tidy – Colin & Viv are great hosts, friendly, entertaining and welcoming.

 K, B & M: Loved every minute here!!! Thank you Colin for all your knowledge and advice. Thank you Vivien for the yummy breakfasts and hospitality. We’ll be back!!

 S & S: It was nice being here and we enjoyed our stay. Thanks for your hospitality and your kindness. May the good Lord richly bless you and your family.


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