"Otters Den is absolutely amazing they went over and above to make our trip amazing, special and romantic, they offered me extra add on's to celebrate our special day which I hadn't opted for and they still went ahead with it anyway, rose petals on the bed, bottle of champagne to celebrate.
"The warm welcome sets the tone for a friendly and hospitable stay at these comfortable and well appointed cottages. The host goes out of his way to ensure that all your needs are catered for. For a peaceful and relaxing stay this is the place to be! "
"A huge thanks to Stanley for making our stay unforgettable.
The accommodation was five star the views are absolutely breathtaking.
We are already looking to book our next longer stay
Thanks again Otters Den "
"Lovely place. Needs an otter or two."
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Otters Den. It was absolutely tranquil and the cottages were extremely neat. The view from our balcony was majestic! Jeff did his best to assist us un our needs as well."
"What a beautiful place didn't want to leave, will be coming back very soon."
"Loved the location. Everything well thought out. Thoughtful touches like warming our room before arrival and milk in the fridge showed extra care. Candles in the on the jacuzzi and solar light jars added that extra bit of magic.Charming and winsome place. Will certainly make it a regular stopover."
"Thank you Jeff and Alice, our night at your cottage was very warm, and welcoming. Wish we could have stayed longer."
"This is a lovely peaceful spot to relax with somebody special. Loved the views from the Spa bath. Would have enjoyed some board games around and better pillows, but otherwise it was an absolutely lovely stay."
"We had a very lovely stay around Christmas time. The place is very nice and quite with beautiful surroundings. The hosts went out of their way to make our stay homey - Thank you so much for that! Will definitely book there again if we are in the Midlands in the future"
"Lovely setting, although the pictures suggest rather more isolation than the reality!Comfortable accommodation, but could definitely do with some TLCEnjoyed our brief stay."
"Thank you for a fantastic stay!! Loved every single second of it. Stunning views and the cottage (Copper Cottage), was very cosy. WE WILL BE BACK!!!! Thank you...Leon & Lee-Anne HoughMiddelburg, MPSouth Africa"
"Otters Den cottages all have a beautiful view of the lions river with an amazing jacuzzi-bath. As we went in the middle of winter the only things we really missed, and that we feel would have made our stay perfect were a fireplace and satelite TV. It obviously depends on what your looking for. We've..."more
"thank you Alice and Jeff. what a wonderful weekend.We highly recomend your cottages."
"Well appointed unit, spa bath overlooking the river. Private balcony. Good Wi-Fi connection.Lovely and peaceful surrounding."
"This place is truly magical. The pics on the internet really do not do it any justice. The unit is a stunning size, extremely well looked after and very clean. The bed was very comfortable with a beautiful goose-down duvet. We received a very warm and welcoming reception from the owners as well. We ..."more
"This was our second visit and once again enjoyed the beautiful view and the well-equipped cottage, especially the spa bath. Well worth it!"
"Stunning accommodation. A brilliant base from which to enjoy the Midlands Meander, or simply chill."
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Otter's Den - a quaint self catering cottage on the Lions River. The cottage was self sufficient, had everything it needed and boasted stunning views of the adjacent farms and Lions River. We enjoyed braai'ing on the private balcony despite the freezing winter temps..."more
"Very neat, comfortable and clean. Lovely view. Will be back. "
"Very clean and neat cottages with a lovely view. I will strongly recommend it."
"Most satisfying experience!"
"We spent the long weekend at Otters Den and it was amazing. We loved every minute of it. The accommodation is great, it made us feel relaxed and recharged our 'batteries' We will be back there soon."
"Amazing Jacuzzi bath. Well situated along the meander. Nice owners. Great view and great bed. No oven though. But everything was really great."
"Immaculate and cosy, yet spacious units. A beautiful view and very well positioned on the Meander. We will definitely stay again."
"The cottages are in a beautiful setting and well equipped. We were made to feel welcome. It is a great place to explore the Midlands Meander. I would recommend Otters Den to anyone who likes the tranquillity of the country with no TV or Wi-Fi."
"These are stunning cottages in an exquisite setting. We had a wonderful stay."
"Had a great weekend. Cottage well equipped and clean. Feel as if you are far away from the outside world but still close to local shops. Cleaning lady excellent. Would only recommend a fireplace in the lounge. Will be back."
"Very well equipped. Perfect surroundings. Jacuzzi bath perfect. Views from cottage perfect. All needed facilities nearby. Will visit again for sure."
"I thoroughly enjoyed the peace and tranquility of Otters Den. Its a real piece of heaven. Alice and Jeff are wonderful people."
"Service was oustanding. Staff very friendly and helpful."
"We stayed at the Copper Cottage and found it very clean, spacious and with a beautiful view. It is also well equipped for self-catering. The jacuzzi was the cherry on the cake."
"We had a wonderful time and our hosts were fabulous. They went out of their way to tell us about things that we were interested in around the area, even going so far as to get us contact no's. The accommodation was fabulous and we loved the jacuzzi."
"We enjoyed our stay and is very peaceful. We will definitely stay there again and recommend the honeymoon suit to anyone else"
"We had a very relaxing time and were well looked after. Copper Cottage was very well equipped and comfortable. Great jacuzzi .... HUGE shower and awesome views from the balcony!"
"The cottages are in a perfect location, and are very comfortable and clean. The jacuzzi bath and comfortable beds with goose-down duvets were a real luxury."
"The owners were very friendly and accommodating. I booked a getaway for some relaxing time. It was achievable at Otters Den because it was so peaceful and quiet. Nobody bothered or disturbed you. The staff were well mannered and did a good job. The place was always kept clean and tidy. I'd go back a..."more
"My stay was comfortable. The view and surroundings are admirable. The Chalet was clean, spacious and airy. It accommodated me conveniently. I had a nice experience and would stay there again."
"We were absolutely happy with the accommodation. Our stay was excellent, the unit was well equipped, all facilities was clean and the bedding was of good quality. We enjoyed the spa bath, we had access to a Webber braai which made our stay extra special."
"I enjoyed my entire stay. Loved the jacuzzi, the beautiful views of my surroundings and the quiet environment. Everything we needed was there and convenient."
"The staff are hospitable, the place has got a nice setting and situated nicely. I would definitely recommend anyone."
"My stay was wonderful. The place is secluded and the owners was very accommodating. The rooms was spacious, clean and everything was in place. I can recommend and definitely will go back again."
"One of the most picturesque places in the Midlands, just off Nottingham road. The thatched roof house gives a feel of living on your own farm. With a river view to die for out of the Jacuzzi bath. The chalet has everything needed from the stove to microwave. Spotless inside a true hidden gem. With s..."more
"Just what the doctor ordered, a tranquil weekend away. Beautiful setting overlooking the Lion's River. Nothing but the sounds of the running river and bird life. The thatched chalet equipped with the necessities - home away from home feel. Sipping wine on the veranda and breathing in the fresh air..."more
"Set in such a beautiful location. Amazing views of the valley and river. Loved exploring the surroundings.
The accommodation was very comfortable. We loved that the accommodation was central to the Midlands Meander routes.
Hosts were lovely and helpful.
Would highly recommend."
"When we arrived at Otter's Den, we were met with the magnificent view of the Lions River, and an idyllic country cottage with all the comforts of home, but also with some luxurious little features that made our stay very relaxing and memorable. From the romantic Jacuzzi spa bath with it's warming to..."more
"Very comfortable and secluded thatch cottages. Jacuzzi was super hot and warming. Home made biscuits with coffee were a treat.
Well worth it for visiting the Midlands Meander."
"We had such a lovely stay. It's really a super place. We have in fact already recommended it to friends. Thanks to Rooms For Africa for the professional service. We enjoyed the fact that it was at the country side and we had a chance to unwind. It's not a very big place and fortunately we were the o..."more
"Well equipped , friendly service and in a beautiful setting close to nature!"
"We hired three cottages for a weekend and found them to be of a very high standard. Stunning views from each cottage, looking down onto the river. The spa bath was a real luxury. A little slice of heaven in the Midlands! "
"I was very pleased with the unit and had a very nice stay. The place was smart, well laid out and very clean. "
"Finding the accommodation on Rooms for Africa was very easy and user friendly. Once I requested a quote from Otters Den it wasn't long before I received an answer. The booking process was very user friendly and I did it with ease. Upon arrival we were greeted by the owner in a very friendly manner a..."more
"The accommodation and the stay were excellent. I liked the surrounding and the location of the place. The owners were very helpful and everything was in good order. Will definitely revisit the place."
"This place is a real gem. Lovely surroundings and perfect chalets. The jacuzzi bath with a view was a real treat. Friendly hosts with a well organised team. The home made biscuits and jug of milk made us feel so welcome. Thank you!"
"What a welcoming place - not just in hospitality but in sheer beauty. The river sang me to sleep. I bathed, slept, relaxed and ate with the most amazing view surrounding me."
"The stay for my family of 4 including our 1 and 4 year old children was very comfortable and homely. The environment permitted the opportunity for us to spend quiet and intimate time together as the distractions and pressures of city life are conspicuously absent there. The sound we heard throughout..."more
"The cottages were clean, comfortable and in a very relaxed area. I would say they need better signage, so customers can find the venue a little easier, as it is 13km from the main town and on a dirt road.
Perfect for our weekend getaway and would come back again.
"Lovely accommodation in a wonderful setting. "
"We had a good and comfortable stay and would recommend this guesthouse to others."
"The "Otters' Den" cottages are charmingly situated in a quiet and peaceful part of the Midlands Meander. They are well equipped and comfort and convenience are well provided for. Great value."
"From arrival to departure we loved Otters Den. It was exactly what we had in mind when planning our stay in the Midlands. The accommodation, service and surrounds are all great. Otters Den is within striking distance of the Midlands Meander. It is secure and parking is available and safe. Loved the ..."more
"Wow wow wow what an amazing time we had, just an amazing scene to wake up in the morning. Then thanks so munch for all the pre arrangements you guys did for us and keeping it a surprise for my fiance, from arranging the helicopter trip from Otters Den, romantic breakfast, and then the roses in the a..."more
"Located in a beautiful spot just outside Nottingham Road, with the perfect view over a small stream. The owners have thought of all the little details - from homemade peanut butter cookies on the counter, to a heated towel rack in the bathroom, to an electric blanket on the bed, to little labels on ..."more
"Despite the time being close to 02.30 in the morning, after some of the wettest days in a long while, we were met with warm hospitality by the owners of Otters Den and shown to our accomodation. Although our stay was unfortunately of short duration, the facilities were magnificent. The sounds of rus..."more