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Hlatikulu Road, Mooi River 3300 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
Reviews (295)
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

An absolute gem 💎Beautiful scenery. Stunning hotel. Pure bliss.Staff are very friendly and helpful.Hotel and facilities are always clean. Mr Frank is an excellent host. He is well informed of the history of the hotel and Summerhill stud farm. The tour was fun and interesting....More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

We stayed for one night in Hartford house, the gossling suite. Everything in the house is great and well taken care of. the house is amazing, authentic, and pretty. the rooms were so clean and nice. we tried the horse riding in the around gardens...More

Thank MohammedAhassan
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I don't like to write negative reviews but I feel I've been coerced into writing a review. Here goes... On arrival it was difficult to find the reception which was not well sign posted. I have a rotator cuff injury and would have appreciated some...More

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Thank janet10102014
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We enjoyed a sneaky adult getaway and enjoyed the romantic setting. The surrounds are beautiful. Our room (Suite 5 St Paul's) was roomy and romantic with a large bathroom/ dressing area. The food was lovely and generous. We would love to return in the summer...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

My wife, daughter, son-in-law and I stayed here for several nights. My wife and I were here for the first time but not my daughter and her husband. Surrounded by stud farms this property is beautiful. We both stayed in Lakeside suites and my daughter...More

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Description
Peering through one teakwood door at Hartford House, you face an historic world. Opening another, the distant sounds of an ancient people at work lilt across the silent landscape, a country of great space, More spectacular mountains and big skies. This place commands a headland between the world of traditional cultures and the splendid style of the 1800s. It is the resolution of all South African safaris. The journey’s exclamation point, a retreat from the hubbub where you make sense of a fast life and its senseless details. This is where we learn to redress ourselves on a first name basis. There are too many luxury hotels these days offering the same: a chocolate on the pillow, canned romance, and cuisine called “haut” because it’s spelled in French. Hartford stands apart for its integrity; its architecture and its views, its sounds, its scents and its colours; its racehorses and its people are all exhilarating surprises, unique to this Zululand, this culture, to Africa. Yes, you come here to be pampered, but at Hartford luxury is the journey, not the destination. The truth is, Hartford just happened. A home, and a grand one at that, which grew into a hotel. A community looks to it as its watering hole, its nexus of entertainment, its fountain of gossip. In so many ways, it’s gained and regained inspiration from the cultures it celebrates. It is life’s exception, a place at the same time comfortable beyond dreams, yet innocent of pretence. Moulded by its people, their vibrancy and their enterprise. And driven by a wish to be remembered. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
USD 125 - USD 323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mooi River
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
USD 125 - USD 323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mooi River
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Traveller (350)
Room & Suite (92)
Dining (36)
Pool & Beach (5)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"Veranda rooms are closest to the Main Building. followed by slightly larger Garden Suites which are more..."
PaulL157
3 weeks ago
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"There is variety of choices, hotel rooms, external rooms, cottages etc. also a thatched cottage right on a..."
691annd
13 Jul. 2018
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"Avoid the Mowgli suite until remodeled."
barbaraUsa
15 Jun. 2018
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"All rooms individual and all great"
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17 Feb. 2018
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