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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have eaten in many good restaurants in London and elsewhere and there is absolutely no doubt in our minds that chef Bee Bee and his team including deputy head chef Bheke are extremely talented and gastronomically creative individuals. Their food is very very good indeed, if not exceptional. The only down side is the regime. First... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my husband at the beginning of November and had a wonderful time here. Staff are really helpful and attentive, room was spotlessly clean and the food was fantastic - even though I am ceoliac nothing was to much trouble for them - highly recommend as a place to stay.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good base for Plettenberg Bay and the great walks at Robberg peninsular and Tsitsikamma park. Not much in the immediate vicinity but the garden is lovely and the key factor is the exceptional quality and friendly service. Pre-dinner drinks gives a chance to chat to fellow guests and you have the option to eat dinner at a communal table (we... More 

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hotel in terms of service, cleanliness and general quality. The only down-side to us was the fact that although the food for the evening meal was obviously of a high quality, it was a set meal with no choice what so ever, meaning that if the meal wasn't of your choice you then had to travel into Plettenberg Bay... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard to find somewhere better than Lairds Lodge! This is a superb place to stay, with wonderful staff (particularly Bani and Gobani) who couldn't have made us feel more welcome and relaxed. As well as fabulous service they offered excellent advice on what to see and do in the area and were very willing to make any bookings for... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had three nights here and decided to eat in the restaurant each evening. The food was excellent, the service was excellent and I would recommend it. The location is just off the N2 making access to Plettenberg Bay and the Garden Route very easy

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Lairds Lodge for 4 nights. Very comfortable large suite in a great location. Excellent food but limited in choice...which meant we ate out every night apart from the night we arrived. Plettenburg Bay has some great restaurants, notably Fat Fish and Hunters Lodge (just up the road from Lairds Lodge) The Lookout is a great place for... More 

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Banstead
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful place to stay. Excellent service from very friendly staff. The room was lovely but didn't have any drawer space which would have been useful especially by the bedside. Also the shower although powerful, was not great. The grounds were particularly nice and our car was washed twice while we were there on a 3 night stay. The food... More 

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Bochum, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our short but nice stay at Lairds Lodge very much. Excellent and always friendly service staff. The dinner was always an event. Beside the excellent arranged and delicious foods we enjoyed the conversation with the other guests sitting together with us on a big table. don't worry smaller tables are also available if don't like the conversation.

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South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People very friendly, good service Dinner was not good value for the money we paid Accommodation good but very over priced, specialy being from South Africa Location good, better priced for people from overseas.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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 

Additional Information about Lairds Lodge Country Estate

Address: N2 National Road | 8kms from Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay > Harkerville
Price Range: RM533 - RM1,021 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lairds Lodge Country Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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