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Cranberry Cottage

37 Beeton Street, Ladybrand 9745, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 11 Ladybrand B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Joseph M Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a life time experience. For me it is the room services, the food and of course the staff, that make any accommodation in the hospitality industry enjoyable. For all these three I give you five out of five. I would not have minded saying longer if it was not for other business commitments. This is definitely my first... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The staff - amazing, room-comfortable & relaxing, food was excellent. nice idea to have a spa on the premises. Awesome place, I recommend this for a romantic get away too. (I plan on making this a place to stay for our wedding anniversary) thanks to everyone

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chantelle75, Guest Relations Manager at Cranberry Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Debbie, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valued feedback! We are extremely happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, and even more so to hear that you will be returning for your wedding anniversary. We have just launched a stunning Romantic Spa Weekend Package, which could come in handy for that, and we are... More

Sandton, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I have stayed here recently on a weekly basis for nearly 2 months (Feb & Mar 2014) while on business in Maseru. In short, it has been an awesome experience ;) From booking, to checking in, to dining and all the softer touches through to exceptional customer service ! Granted my stays have been in late summer and that the... More

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chantelle75, Guest Relations Manager at Cranberry Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Eddie, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valued feedback. We are extremely happy to hear that we could offer you with a home away from home experience, during your 2 month stay with us. We were delighted to have you, and to assist you in every possible way. We hope to welcome you back again... More

Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We have had to stay here during one of our projects. The accommodation is very nice, but some dinners and breakfasts were not up to scratch. We believe its the different chefs. People are friendly and helpful.

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chantelle75, Guest Relations Manager at Cranberry Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Klippies, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valued feedback. It is our goal to fully satisfy our guests during every visit, and noticed that you made a legit point. We have now made it our goal, to have ongoing taste sessions with all our chefs, and decide on the best version of a specific dish,... More

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I like the platteland atmosphere at Cranberry Cottage. The rooms are excellent and the service very good. I have stayed in various rooms and the experience was the same. The restaurant serves good food. My only complaint is that breakfast starts too late ie 07H00.

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chantelle75, Guest Relations Manager at Cranberry Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Travelmate3, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valued feedback. It is our goal to fully satisfy our guests, and we are extremely excited to report back, that we have now moved our breakfast setup to be ready by 06:30AM. We hope that this will contribute to yet another pleasant experience with us! Yours in hospitality,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed in Katse, a huge room that could accommodate four people. Ii was clean and warm in winter, though we struggled a bit with the heater settings. Breakfast was just fine and dinner in the restaurant was superb. I doubt that there is anything comparable in Ladybrand or nearby.

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chantelle75, Guest Relations Manager at Cranberry Cottage, responded to this review

Dear rweisfe, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback. We are extremely pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Katse, as well as the culinary experience we have to offer. We hope to welcome you back, should you ever visit this part of the world again. Yours in hospitality, The Cranberry Team More

Francistown
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very pleasant and helpful staff. We had to change our booking, sent them an email and they changed it easily and no questions asked. Stayed in lavender room, absolutely beautiful. Good food, great spa. Would definitely return, but for longer! Only bummer was broken wifi, but am told is normally functioning.

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chantelle75, Guest Relations Manager at Cranberry Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Christine, Thank you for taking the time to write this Review. We sincerely value your opinion, and we are so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us, and enjoyed all the facilities we have to offer. Unfortunately you caught us at a time when we experienced issues with our wi-fi, but we are happy to... More

Bloemfontein, South Africa
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Lovely experience We bought this weekend on a club auction as part of a fund raising. What a bargain....full romantic package at half the price We will endeavour to this again very soon. Cosy, comfortable and a breath of fresh air

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chantelle75, Guest Relations Manager at Cranberry Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Roger, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valued feedback. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that we could offer you with a breath of fresh air! If you enjoyed the Romantic Weekend Breakaway, you are sure to enjoy the new Romantic SPA Breakaway, we have recently added,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Really enjoyed our night at Cranberry. Excellent accommodation...very good value: R475 pp got us a fully equipped, beautifully furnished self-catering unit with 2 tvs and a spa bath & breakfast, which was delicious. We stayed on a Sunday night so the bar and restaurant were closed which made it nice and quiet. Receptionist was very helpful in recommending another place... More

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chantelle75, Guest Relations Manager at Cranberry Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you for choosing Cranberry Cottage as your accommodation of choice during your recent trip to Ladybrand, and for taking the time to give us your valued feedback. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed staying with us, and as happy as you are to have found us, we are that you found us! We hope... More

Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The reason for my awarding Cranberry Cottage an average rating; Food & Hospitality - Above average Rooms - Poor , far too noisy in prefab bird rooms, people smoking on balconies, smoke enters room if sliding door open

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chantelle75, Public Relations Manager at Cranberry Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you for choosing Cranberry Cottage as your accommodation of choice during your recent trip to Ladybrand. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food during your stay with us! We are very disappointed to hear that you experienced an uncomfortable stay, and would like to ensure that we allocate a more comfortable room, according to... More

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Address: 37 Beeton Street, Ladybrand 9745, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Free State > Ladybrand
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unwind in warm Free-State hospitality, while stretching out in our Spacious, Luxurious Suites. Set in a lovely Colonial-style retreat, Cranberry Cottage offers 13 Luxury Rooms, 12 Deluxe Rooms and 9 Self-Catering Rooms, each with crisp linen, sparkling bathrooms, and all the modern mod-cons you may need. Cranberry Cottage features a wellness centre, gym facilities and a swimming pool, all set in lush gardens with outdoor seating. The air-conditioned rooms all come with terrace and garden views, as well as a sofa and satellite TV. They also include a fridge, microwave and tea-and-coffee making facilities. The en- suite bathrooms come with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Guests can relax by the swimming pool and enjoy the guest house's fireplace and BBQ facilities. Cranberry's Restaurant has an a la carte menu, offering an infusion of modern and traditional cuisine. Guests and the public alike, can enjoy our menu, with a wide variety to choose from....Charming to say the least! ... more   less 
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