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Thornycroft Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible24%
1 Jul 2017
“Very hospitable staff, unfortunate timing of our stay”
15 Jun 2017
“Left before Entire Stay = it was that Bad”
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

To begin, I must say that Suriayya went above and beyond to welcome us and apologized for another group that was booked at the same time and was being very loud. In fact, the staff had them quieted down by 8:30pm which was fine. She...More

1  Thank Tracy H
Response from Th0rnycr0ft, Owner at Thornycroft LodgeResponded 3 July 2017

Dear Guest Firstly I am happy to hear that Suraiyya did a fine job. I will certainly share your remarks with her. Also, I would like to apologise for the unruly group that was there. Although the lady who booked and our staff tried to...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

I wish I had more time, but in short: it was freezing, dirty/filthy, holes in curtains, blankets, etc... and the worst staff - manager Elsa - ever!!! Just look at her attitude to people who give accurate ratings on google maps for an example of...More

Thank RoboNat
Response from Th0rnycr0ft, Owner at Thornycroft LodgeResponded 17 June 2017

Dear Guest Since we have been awarded numerous awards, such as from Travelground and Booking.com (the awards are on the office door in case you missed them) it can't be that bad, right? Maybe you are used to 7 star hotels, and yes, then we...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We stayed 6 nights at this lodge and was really satisfied with the service, the food and the rooms. Good quality food, clean and neat rooms with friendly staff who went out of their way to make us comfortable. Being on "farm" and in the...More

Thank louisl561
Response from Th0rnycr0ft, Owner at Thornycroft LodgeResponded 13 June 2017

Dear Mr and Mrs Liebenberg Thank you so much for the nice review! We really appreciate our guests's reviews and are always excited to share your comments with our staff, as they work hard to make the guests enjoy their stay. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

After a 7 hour drive while relocating from Cape Town to Durban my sister and I had the the good fortune to book this lodge online. Some of the reviews were great and others not. Well to tell you we were pleasantly surprised would be...More

Thank debbieJefferies
Response from Th0rnycr0ft, Owner at Thornycroft LodgeResponded 5 May 2017

Hi Debbie! Thank you so much for taking the time to send this wonderful accolade for our Lodge. We are so appreciative when customers let us know they have enjoyed the experience of staying with us. We will certainly pass your comments on to our...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

We arrive late in the afternoon and we were not at ease when we saw the road sign to thornycroft. It was directing us to the forest but when we arrive we were shocked to see such a lovely place with friendly staff especially the...More

1  Thank monyamanesentli
Response from Elsa R, Owner at Thornycroft LodgeResponded 16 March 2017

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your kind review. Our apologies for responding rather late though! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and will certainly share your comments with our staff who take pride in their job and are happy when their...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Spa
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Take the room in the far right hand corner (Number 4) It is quiet and out of the way."
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"value for money"
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"Rooms on the left have a view of garden n they large"
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"I wouldn't stay there!"
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