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Lairds Lodge Country Estate

4.0 of 5 N2 National Road | 8kms from Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lairds Lodge - situated about 8km outside Plettenburg Bay and directly opposite the Knysna Elephant Park this is a fantastic 'country style' hotel. The decor is reminiscent of a English or Scottish country retreat, with animal skin rugs, and large deep sofas in any one of the three 'sitting rooms'. With a roaring log fire, it is the perfect spot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the hotel and straight away felt at home, the log fire was going in the lounge/reception and it was so cosy. We were also upgraded to the honeymoon suite, which was huge and one of the best rooms we have ever stayed in. The hotel is not close to many restaurants so we ate dinner in every... More

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Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a boutique hotel very quaint and lovey situated 20km from kysna and 8km from plattenberg bay on the garden route.The deluxe rooms are beautiful and open out into yr patio overlooking the garden, even though all rooms are on the ground flr.Its got a rustic feel something like the hunting lodges in England.A must visit . We stayed only... More

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Hertfordshire
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed for a few days at Lairds Lodge as part of our honeymoon in South Africa. We had a wonderful welcome of wine, chocolates and rose petals and our room was absolutely huge and so comfortable. We ate at Lairds for two nights and it was absolutely delicious- could not recommend enough! The real asset of this place is... More

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The food was DELICIOUS, both breakfast and dinners. DO NOT miss dinner!! No need to go anywhere else. The dining and lounge areas were exquisitely decorated and comfortable. But I LOVED the guys! I wanted to take them home! I must say, that although the rooms were large in size, perhaps some updating was needed a bit in the rooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We absolutely loved this place and think it could be one of the best places we have ever stayed! And this was all down to the people and the service! It was so so lovely to meet them all, everybody was so friendly and made us feel very welcome, especially Big Boy and the gang. On holiday we try never... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stayed lairds lodge for 4nights in August . What a fantastic place! Our room was massive and greeted with wine and chocolates for my husbands birthday which was so nice. All the staff were fab . Breakfasts were scrumptious. We only had one of the evening meals as we were never back in time the other nights but the meal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We felt really comfortable and everybody was really friendly. The breakfast was perfect ! We will come back as soon as possible . Thank you for all youir efforts ! We did a nice trip to elephant sanctuary and monkeyland, which aren't far from Lairds Lodge Country Estate

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in the nicest type of room. It was spacious, I had a great nights sleep. The staff were great, however some of the gardeners were a little strange and looked at you as you walked around...a bit odd. The food is adventurous, some of the breakfasts missed the mark but others were great. The aircon was... More

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AliMur, Owner at Lairds Lodge Country Estate, responded to this review

We are thrilled you enjoyed the Lodge in general and loved our food ( Some of it ) We have a sense of humour, tongue in cheek approach to some of our meals ...however some guests just don't get it. ( Fortunately most do !! ) Our gardeners name is Banda, he is a a rather friendly chap and we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 15
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Lairds Lodge Country Estate Hotel Harkerville
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