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Planter's Lodge

Dixcove Hill | Beach Road, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After 2 and a half years in Ghana, I finally found a place where I can be very happy to spend all of my long weekends!!!! Excellent service, rooms are clean and ample, the grounds are perfectly taken care of, food great!!! Congratulations to the manager!!! Esperanza.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I had the most enjoyable stay at planters lodge hotel. The food was excellent and the staff very friendly. Id read some of the previous reviews so had been nervous but didnt need to be. It has a very good spa and a gym which was great for my morning work out. The rooms were luxurious and comfortable. This lovely... More 

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Saybrook, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The Ambience in the Restaurant is perfect compare to most restaurant in Ghana food is delicious but the service is poor even the supervisors don't know their menu well it has gone down the drain drastically it used to be the best Restauarant ive ever patronised in Ghana that was between December 2012 to march 2013.but went back this month... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This Hotel has such potential, but sadly is being run by leading examples of Fawlty Towers 'management'... From check-in through to walking out disappointed, the farce ensued - I really couldn't believe that such a situation of ridicule was possible ! An empty Hotel with the best rooms being occupied by the Staff, upgrading rooms therefore meant that those available... More 

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Takoradi, Western, Ghana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Built in 1935 by the British Airforce, Planter's lodge is the best I've seen in the west so far. The lush green landscape sets the atmosphere for a peaceful relaxation. I love the architecture - the old structure remains well maintained and the rooms are well kept. The staff are just lovely. Ever ready to make sure your stay is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Very cosy and well run place.The staff was very attentive and the food was great.Would recommend the grouper and the calamari was very nicely spiced too. I only stayed for a night but will definitely return on future trips.No complaints whatsoever.

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Centurion, South Africa
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19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The previous review from Mukwera sums it up perfectly!! It's a stunning hotel that I would recommend anytime to anyone!! Only gripe is that the rooms are very small and one of the receptionists - Lindy(?) - nees to be taught how to treat customers. Well done Planters!! I will not stay anywhere else should I visit Takoradi again in... More 

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Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

For Takoradi, Planters Lodge is almost synonymous with Captain Hooks; they have been a part of Takoradi for many years, akin to Jacks Cafe in Cassablanca. Staying at Planters Lodge is expensive, as is everywhere and everything in Takoradi. To put things in perspective, it is situated in an area where a house requiring extensive renovation, an intermittent power supply... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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174 reviews 174 reviews
30 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This was my second stay at this hotel, whilst on business trips to the. Western Region of Ghana, staying this time in a cottage rather than the main building. The cottage is essentially a suite with sitting room separate from the bedroom, a welcome change in a business hotel. The location is quiet and the surroundings attractive. These rooms are... More 

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Peterhead, Scotland
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Having been a regular for two years, I put up with the lacklustre service due to the quality of the fillet steaks. It is not unusual to wait one and a half hours for the food to be served. I was shocked today when I looked at the menu and seen that the cost of all food has increased by... More 

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edwardbutt, MD at Planter's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I am sorry to hear that you have decided not come back to Planters Lodge & Spa. We pride ourselves with delivering 'high’ standards in all aspects of the hotels operation. I can understand your concern with some of the new increased prices on our menu, however if you look closely, the imported items (beef, lamb etc) are... More 

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Address: Dixcove Hill | Beach Road, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
Location: Ghana > Western Region > Sekondi-Takoradi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 44
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Planter's Lodge Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana, Africa

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