On your high horse at Hartford House

Old-world splendour oozes from the expansive terraces, walls crawling with ivy, towering trees scattered across manicured lawns and lush gardens of Hartford House. Nestled on Summerhill Stud in the undulating hills of the Natal Midlands, five-star country charm awaits at this hotel where any stay is undoubtedly a decadent affair. 

Guests can enjoy a slow trot around the farm on one of their magnificent steeds or cast a line for trout or bass in the tranquil dam. Lounge by the swimming pool, enjoy high tea on the curtained terrace or spend an afternoon walking and game-spotting on the nearby game conservancy. Hartford House boasts a tennis court while world-class golf courses are a short drive away.  

Hartford’s 15 luxurious suites feature heated towel rails, underfloor heating, and satellite TV, and are set around a scenic trout lake on the estate. The award-winning restaurant offers opulent five-course dinners and three-course lunches. Select dinners are accompanied by the sights and sounds of tribal dancing and drumming, while the Hartford Wellness Centre is the perfect venue for pampering. 


  • Country-charm and splendour abound at Hartford House 
  • Five-star accommodation and award-winning dining 
  • Transfers available from Oribi Airport and King Shaka International Airport 
  • Room service is available 16 hours of the day 
  • Laundry and valet services on-site 


Hlatikulu Road

Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal, 3300

Popular Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Facilities
  • Chapel

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From $78 per person per night
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