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Durban and KwaZulu-Natal Hotels

Hartford House

  • Hlatikulu Rd., off road to Giant's Castle Map It
  • Mooi River
  • Fodor's Choice


  • Gourmet getaway
  • Beautiful English-styled garden


  • Dinner is served at 7.30 on the dot for all guests

Updated 11/07/2014

Fodor's Review

Deliciously luxurious, if rather formal, this 1875 inn, high up on the Meander in the foothills of the Drakensberg, is steeped in history and misty beauty. Some suites are in the original house; others in the gardens look onto an ethereal, lovely lake. Each suite is individually decorated in a gloriously cosmopolitan collision of fabrics and furnishings from Africa, Europe, and the East. The food, which has garnered top honors, is just as rich and eclectically surprising.

Dinner (R430 for a five-course set menu; reservations essential), is an unforgettable event with wine-pairing. If you have time, visit Summerhill Stud, the neighboring thoroughbred racehorse stud farm.

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Hlatikulu Rd., off road to Giant's Castle, Mooi River, 3300, South Africa

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 15 suites
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 11/07/2014

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