The Hartford House lies on Summerhill Stud on the picturesque KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Meander. South Africa's leading racehorse stud farm - in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains close to Giant's Castle. This beautiful old 1875 homestead is now an exquisitely furnished country house hotel with an acclaimed restaurant and wine cellar.
Award-winning gardens overlook the paddocks and lake and contain a varied selection of rooms and suites. For all tastes including the eco-sensitive Lakeside Suites, each with a private pool. All are individually decorated with telephone, satellite TV, minibar, underfloor heating, Jacuzzi spa baths and fireplaces.
Activities at Hartford House include swimming and tennis, fly fishing in tranquil trout waters, horse riding on bridle paths and race tracks, walks on the estate and stud farm tours.
Families with children are more than welcome to stay at Hartford. Babysitting services are available.
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Veranda King Suite
Veranda Suite consists of King Bed; Bath and Shower; under-floor heating and air-conditioner and private patio. Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.
Veranda Twin Suites
Veranda Twin room consist of two twin beds which can be converted to King; bath only; underfloor heating; air-conditioner and private patio; Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.
Situated in the garden and consists of King Bed; small Lounge with Fireplace; Bath & Shower and Under floor Heating. Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.
Situated near the Hotel Swimming Pool; consists of King Bed; Bath & Shower; Small Lounge Area with Fire Place and underfloor heating. Complimentary Tea and Coffee making facilities.
Manor House - Moor
Situated in the Manor House; consists of King Bed; two bathrooms, one with a large shower and the other with large marble bath; fireplace and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.
Manor House Gossling
Situated in the Manor House and consists of double bed with bath only. Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.
Manor House Ellis
Situated in Manor House, consists of 2 Twin beds which can be converted to King; Bath and Shower; small seating area with fireplace and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.
Situated near the Lake; Private Luxury Suites consist of King Bed, Bath & Shower; Lounge area with Fire Place; underfloor heating and private Plunge Pool. Suite 14 (Inkanyezi) has a large ROUND King Bed. Complimentary Tea and Coffee making facilities.
Family Suite situated just up from the Lake. Suite consists of 2 Bedrooms: 1x King Bed with en-suite Bath and shower and 1x Twin Bed with Bath only. Small lounge area with complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.