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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stud farm”(37 reviews)
“wine pairing”(24 reviews)
“lakeside suite”(18 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have on several occasions visited Hartford House as day visitors and stayed over one weekend. On every occasion we have had excellent service and outstanding food. It is perhaps a bit too exclusive for kids to enjoy their stay - but my husband and...More

Thank RainbowGirls1
Response from Hartford H, Manager at Hartford HouseResponded 5 days ago

Dear RainbowGirls1, Thank you for your recent review of your visit to Hartford House. Chris Papayannes, our head chef will be grateful of the reviews he has received relatively early in his tenure at Hartford. We are very happy to invite families to enjoy the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our main reason for going the Hartford House was the food. We weren't disappointed. Superb gourmet food from a fixed menu in beautiful surroundings. The sleeping accommodation was in separate free standing rooms which were beautifully appointed and comfortable. The House dates to 1875 and...More

Thank Victor B
Response from Hartford H, Manager at Hartford HouseResponded 5 days ago

Dear Victor B, Your recent review does a good job of summing up your time, albeit short, with us here at Hartford House. We are happy to read your stay and meal experiences were 'beautifully appointed', 'comfortable' and 'superb'; superlatives we like to hear. Feedback...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a wonderful 3 night weekend here, in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands. We had reserved one of the suites overlooking the lake; this was very large, spacious suite, with plenty of adjoining rooms, floor to ceiling windows with louvre blinds for privacy. All the...More

2  Thank Frank F
Response from Hartford H, Manager at Hartford HouseResponded 5 days ago

Dear Frank F, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at Hartford. We appreciate your positive feedback of the rooms, food and service afforded. You do bring up a good point regarding the seasonal availability of our menu items...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We loved our visit at Hartford House. We stayed in one of the four houses by the lake which is perfect for those desiring a lot of privacy. There also are rooms that are a part of the main house, four other bungalows near the...More

Thank Travelbug35805
Response from Duncan B, General Manager at Hartford HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Hartford Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to write to us and I just want you to know how much it means to our team to be the subject of the generous comments you have made about them and of course...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Christmas in the countryside at Hartford house!the ultimate relaxation station! We stayed at imbongi which was a country hideaway set back from the main lodge however offered all of the hotel comforts! Every meal was a show and I was completely blown away by the...More

Thank Schlar
Response from Duncan B, General Manager at Hartford HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking time to write to us, every Christmas for us is a real joy more so because we can share our day with you and truly spoil you in every way possible. Thank you for affording us the privilege of...More

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Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Concierge
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
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Price range
US$110 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$110 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"All rooms individual and all great"
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"If Wifi is important to you it would be better to stay in the Main House where there is wifi connectivity"
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"The lakeside suites are beautiful and very private - perfection in the summer I'm sure!"
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"If you can, book a Lakeside Suite, it really adds to the experience of your stay & they have beautiful..."
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