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Thornycroft Lodge

Thornycroft Road | Horseshoe Valley, East London 5247, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I hosted my mother's 50th birthday.The staff was very welcoming. The owner Elsa was very friendly and helpful.When we got there,the venue was ready on time,tables were set nicely in white. Will definately go back.

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Thank Lunathi S
Elsa R, General Manager at Thornycroft Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lunathi Thank you for your kind words we much appreciate it. We are looking forward to seeing you back soon. Warm Regards Henna More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival I was warmly welcomed and staff was friendly and helpful. The lodge is 100% beautiful and tranqual and hope next time I can extend my stay. The lodge is set in beautiful and peaceful surroundings, filled with lots of bird life and animals to see. I will definitely urge anyone to visit this awesome place. Many thanks to... More 

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Elsa R, Manager at Thornycroft Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr Fletcher Thank you for your kind words. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again! Warm regards, Elsa More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment I arrived, I felt at ease and very welcome. Elsa and her team will always hold a special place in my heart. Thornycroft Lodge is nestled in the heart of Horseshoe Valley, near a stunning section of river, surrounded by huge, beautiful trees, and an incredible variety of birdlife and small game. The kitchen staff outdid themselves... More 

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Elsa R, Manager at Thornycroft Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jacqui Thank you for your kind words. It was an absolute pleasure meeting you! Thank you for the lovely chats we had. We are looking forward to your next visit to continue those chats! See you soon! Elsa More 

East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My room was all white with an orange touch and the couch to relax tv to watch also a mini kitchen so clean n lovely. Wow the location if you love nature it's your place to be all green n fresh a place relax. Steam room, Jacuzzi n dinning area are to die for.

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Th0rnycr0ft, Manager at Thornycroft Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind words. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again! Warm regards, Elsa More 

Port Alfred, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great time spent at the lodge. Accommodation was comfortable and clean , well serviced rooms. The staff were all very helpful and friendly. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. Certainly a weekend to remember. Thanks to Elsa and Henna for looking after us so efficiently.

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Thank DasEhrke
Th0rnycr0ft, Owner at Thornycroft Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dallas, Thank you so much! It certainly was a pleasure hosting your group and we hope to see you all again. Warm regards Elsa More 

Port Alfred, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at the lodge, from Friday through till today, and would like to comment on the excellent service that I received. The staff under the astute guidance of the owner Elsa was nothing short of brilliant. They went out if their way (full compliments to Henna) to make sure that the food was both wholesome... More 

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Th0rnycr0ft, Owner at Thornycroft Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gary, thank you so much for your kind words. It cannot be easy to control 60 teens, but we were all impressed by the polite and friendly behaviour of your group. It was a real pleasure hosting you here! Elsa and all at Thornycroft More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and good services. The friendly staff is always available to assist. If u want a peaceful rest this is the place to be.The massages are wonderful.Rooms are very nice, neat and tidy. Will definitely recommed this place to other people.

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Th0rnycr0ft, Manager at Thornycroft Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Johan, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back! Warm regards Elsa More 

Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay during visit from France. Wonderful place with very friendly staff. Rooms are magnifique and has nice nature walks. Next year we come back to see our new friends at this lodge. Merci beaucoup, nous vous aimons!

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Elsa R, Manager at Thornycroft Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind words! Have a lovely trip further. Elsa More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thornycroft lodge is the place to be it's peaceful and beautiful. The staff is very friendly and helpful, rooms are amazing so is the food. The massages are awesome. We will definitely return to make our next visit a holiday.

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Elsa R, Manager at Thornycroft Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Miss Vos Thank you so much for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you here again! Elsa More 

South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We booked a room via Roomsforafrica , paid a 50 % Deposit for ten nights. On arrival we were given the keys to our rooms and we told the person checking in that we would stay the ten nights and pay on departure. This was agreed to. This morning the rudest woman Elsa called me on my cell and proceeded... More 

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Elsa R, Manager at Thornycroft Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest We would like to rectify some issues here. Firstly, you told the person checking you in that you were not sure how long you would be staying, probably not the full booking. As this is our busiest time, we cannot afford people booking 10 nights and staying only 3 or so, causing us to loose serious money. Secondly,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thornycroft Lodge is situated on the banks of the Nahoon River. A 10 minutes drive through nature will take you to the centre of town. All rooms are situated around and give access to our tropical garden. The rooms and suites are very spacious and comfortable, with TV/DSTV/DVD player, free coffee/tea station, fridge/mini-bar, clock radio etc. Our chef will make you exquisite meals which you can enjoy in the cozy bar/restaurant or in your room if you prefer. Or why not relax with a full body massage, a session in the sauna, and a soak in the Jacuzzi. We also cater for weddings, conferences, parties etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thornycroft Lodge

Address: Thornycroft Road | Horseshoe Valley, East London 5247, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > East London
Price Range: $33 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thornycroft Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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