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Welcome to Platrand Lodge, your Ladysmith “home away from home.” Platrand Lodge aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year. For air travellers, Ladysmith Airport is approximately 3.04 km from Platrand Lodge. While staying at Platrand Lodge, visitors can check out Spion Kop Battlefield (15.9 km), which is a popular Ladysmith attraction. Guest rooms include many amenities such as air conditioning, a seating area, and VIP room facilities. The property boasts a pool and a lounge, to help make your stay more enjoyable. While at Platrand Lodge, guests can go online with free wifi. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Guineafowl and Santa Catalina Spur Steak Ranch, which are some barbeque restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve, which is a popular wildlife area amongst tourists. Platrand Lodge puts the best of Ladysmith at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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We had a decent enough stay at the lodge, the rooms are spacious and have a nice view but that's about where the praise ends. Upon reflecting I'm not too sure about the condition of some of the horses at the lodge and the complete disregard for the friendly, feral cat colony
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Platrand is a country type of lodge. It is ideal for my business trips, the food is good and the farmstyle breakfast. The staff is friendly and helpful. The lodge is located okay. Ladysmith doesn't have a variety to choose from when stay over.
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This country lodge seems to cater more for business and contracting guests rather than romantic getaways. The room was spacious and comfortable. The food is good value for money and the breakfast was sufficient.
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Booking in and out: 6/10 Staff friendly, but not very helpfull and efficient. Hotel decor: 8/10 Nice country feel Room: 7/10 Modern and spacious. The single bed I had to sleep 9n was disappointing and uncomfortable. Breakfast: 6/10 Decent farmstyle breakfast Restaurant: 6/10
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We called in for lunch. Our pre-ordered sandwiches and a big plate of tasty, colourful salad arrived promptly. All were delicious. Platrand badly needs a modern coffee machine! Several of us ordered coffee and received a small pot of some tan coloured granules, along
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"We did not stay here."
"I'll say any room is a good room at Platrand"
"Long term guests should be treated better in the sense of giving them a room where it is not so busy corner suites"
"I stayed in one of the Luxury Rooms (Room 6). I liked the Africa feel of the room with its colonial décor and spacious floor space. The room was fully air-conditioned."
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalLadysmith
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