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Lairds Lodge Country Estate

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   N2 National Road | 8kms from Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 3 Harkerville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently spent a wonderful four nights at Lairds Lodge and couldn't really have enjoyed our time there more. Firstly, the location is ideal for Plett and other places on the garden route; secondly, the rooms were huge and beautiful; thirdly, the staff were friendly, helpful and very attentive; and finally, the food was incredible, to die... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you are greeted by hand on arrival, this place mesmerizes you.Staff introduces themselves along the way and it is the best service we have had at any of our hotel stay in SA. Dinner was superb and it started with a hot towel to refresh yourself. The room itself was plush and luxurious.the bathroom amenities were not... More

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

What a fantastic place to stay. The gardens are beautiful. Very homeley, warm and romantic atmosphere. The food is excellent. 10 out of 10 for the chef. But the cherry on top are the staff. Very very professional, friendly and helpful. You guys thank you for your hospitality. Will definitely see you again.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights earlier this year, and had the most wonderful corner room with our own morning and evening entertainment of the local monkey troop who came to play in our own private bit of garden. The room and bathroom we very well appointed and very clean. Lovely soft towels and quality toiletries. We were there for the... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We asked to purchase a bottle of the Lavender linen room spray before we leave and this was forgotten - sadly - We really would have liked to purchase this from Lairds Lodge :( Is it still possible to get some?

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

We could not have been more impressed with Lairds Lodge during our two night stay. We arrived on a high after just visiting the nearby Knysna Elephant Park and were greeted warmly with a glass of bubbly and asked about our plans for our stay and advised on what else was popular in the area. The staff were very knowledgeable... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We have just returned from doing the Garden Route, organised by Trailfinders. Lairds Lodge was an absolute highlight. The warmth of the staff, which was consistent with everyone we met made us feel really welcome and so relaxed, nothing was too much trouble and it was outstanding. We have had good service at most of the other places we stayed,... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This was a return trip to Laird's Lodge, we had stayed there a few years ago. We were delighted to hear that our room was to be upgraded in recognition of our loyalty, lovely touch! The welcome was wonderful, with glass of sparkling wine and lunch in the courtyard, and we enjoyed the chef's demo before dinner on our first... More

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quijano, spain
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63 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

It took us 1 hour to get to our room - another (large) party arrived at the same time. No problem, we sat on the terrace area for an hour, I then started to search for staff to take us to our room,,,,found one, we were not shown around the area or explained anything about room (more on that later.).... More

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Fantastic experience from start to finish. When arrived on first of four nights looked at menu and thought might have made a mistake as the menu was 'not us' but decided to try it and how wrong we were. Every meal was a total joy and when on our last day we didn't 'fancy' the menu they gave us a... More

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Address: N2 National Road | 8kms from Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay > Harkerville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lairds Lodge Country Estate 4*
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The gracious Cape Dutch homestead offers distant mountain views, wide open spaces, a secluded pool and gentle walks on the 24-acre estate. The individually decorated rooms convey a feeling of tranquil elegance and include neutral colors, percale linen and specialized toiletries. Perfectly positioned to explore the Garden Route, from the Wilderness to the Tsitsikamma forests. Superb breakfasts and convivial gourmet dinners, specializing in seafood and game dishes, are served in the Colonial dining room or cozy wine room. ... more   less 
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