We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 3 Harkerville B&Bs / inns

Lairds Lodge Country Estate

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   N2 National Road | 8kms from Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Lairds Lodge Country Estate to your Saves list
Lairds Lodge Country Estate
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
97%
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Write a Review

279 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    236
    36
    5
    1
    1
See reviews for
33
205
3
2
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (36)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
quijano, spain
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
63 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is difficult to to underestimate the quality of the accommodation, the food, welcome and service from the staff at The Laird's Lodge; beautiful setting, extremely comfortable rooms and superb food. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff no matter what request was made. The set menu on offer each day by the executive chef added an element of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of dining in their restaurant for the second year running. We arrived at 7 pm and was given a welcoming glass of sparkling wine. At 7.30 we had some wine tasting before sitting down for dinner at 8pm. We can only describe the dinning experience as amazing. The food is delicious and beautifully presented. You can... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Marlow, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We arrived late afternoon for a two-night stay, to be greeted by two burly staff of a surly and even threatening air. They eventually opined without enthusiasm that we would like them to take our cases. They led us through the grounds to the end of three suites in a bungalow terrace and showed us into a spacious but dark,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
AliMur, Owner at Lairds Lodge Country Estate, responded to this review

Our co- ordinator, Pinky summed it up perfectly in a staff meeting " Guys don't get demotivated after a review like this ..it just makes us stronger..remember the hundreds of happy guests we have had through our doors..we can't win them all " We can't agree more. More

Warrington, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
20 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Lairds Lodge is an outstanding place to stay. The very well designed interior, with a variety of sitting areas to suit all occasions, the level of service, the comfort of the rooms and the surrounding grounds make for a lovely experience. The dining room is a delight and the food and wine choices, wonderful. Sharing a large dining table with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stamford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
39 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed for a couple of nights in this beautiful hotel. Cleverly designed lounges and beautiful surroundings made for a very luxurious environment. The staff were a great team who did as much as they could to make our stay as comfortable as possible. When we questioned the idea of eating on one big table with the other guests, they... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Knysna
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The staff at lairds was very welcoming. I feel that a bottle of water in the room would always be necessary since there is no minibar. The no tv factor is a down fall. The pool does not appear inviting. Decor and grounds superb.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Lairds Lodge Country Estate? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Lairds Lodge Country Estate

Also Known As:
Lairds Lodge Country Estate Hotel Harkerville
Lairds Lodge Country Estate Hotel
Lairds Lodge Country Estate South Africa/Harkerville
Address: N2 National Road | 8kms from Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay > Harkerville
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Harkerville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lairds Lodge Country Estate 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Tingo and Venere so you can book your Lairds Lodge Country Estate reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Lairds Lodge Country Estate, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.