About Darling Lodge Guest House
Welcome to Darling Lodge Guest House! The charming guest house and the beautiful garden are lovingly tended to make any stay special, be it just for one night, a romantic weekend or for a whole week. The beautifully restored Victorian country home is an oasis of peace and tranquillity in the middle of Darling, the heartbeat of the West Coast.
Darling Lodge Guest House offers a harmonious blend of old and new reflecting the romantic name of the little town. The main house, the Victorian charm of which has remained in tact, offers three individually decorated country style rooms. The more modern garden annex consists of three further generously appointed rooms with a grape vine covered patio, which overlooks the sparkling swimming pool. Two rooms are ideal for families as they are linked with a connecting door. Exquisite comfort and personal service is just waiting for you. We have a pillow with your name on it!
Art in the Guesthouse
Each room is dedicated to a local artist, whose work is on display and can be purchased. It is our pleasure to arrange a visit at the artist’s workshop by request.
Generous breakfasts are served in the breakfast room, out on the terrace or on the patio. Dinner and lunch can be served by prior arrangement.
The lush garden with it’s ancient pepper an palm trees, fountain spraying water over blossoming roses, aloes, bougainvillea and mass of lavender with its heady fragrance invites guests to relax and unwind.
We offer secure off street parking, a swimming pool, free internet access (Wi-Fi), a cosy TV lounge (DStv) with honesty bar, a relaxing library and individual concierge services.
Darling Lodge Guest House is the perfect venue for your business meetings and conferences, individual retreats, anniversaries or weddings of up to 30 people. Children of all ages are welcome.
Activities and Attractions
Rolling hills, vineyards, wheat fields, dairy pastures, flower reserves, lagoons and long stretches of beaches - all can be found and experienced in the immediate proximity of Darling. Just an hour from Cape Town … but a world away!
Darling is the ideal place to discover the hidden gems on the West Coast set in one of the World’s richest Floral Kingdoms:
The Darling Wine and Art Experience, Pieter-Dirk Uys at Evita se Perron, the Darling Stagger as one of five Cape West Coast Biosphere Trails, the West Coast National Park, the Swartland Birding Route, the !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, the West Coast Fossil Park, the Darling Music Experience Festival, the Darling Story Telling Kuier, the Voorkamer Fest, the Wildflower Festival, The Footloose in Darling Event, art galleries, wine estates, good country cooking, the Creative Art Centre, Darling Brew beer, golf courses and much more.