Private room

2 guests

1 Bedroom

1 bed

Private room

2 guests

1 Bedroom

1 bed

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About this listing

Thornycroft Lodge is situated in the middle of nature on the banks of the beautiful Nahoon River, yet only 10 minutes from the city of East London.
The quietness, the fresh air, the birdlife combined with excellent service will totally relax you.

The space

Thornycroft Lodge is nestled in the heart of Horseshoe Valley, on a large country estate resting on the banks of the Nahoon River. The surrounding hills and lush landscape cocoon you in a bubble of tranquility, separating you from the city of East London, which is only a 10 minute drive away.
An ‘outdoor living’ approach, coupled with uncomplicated designs and natural tones, creates a relaxed atmosphere where you can really put your feet up, taking in the sounds of the valley.
Our spacious guest suites, fully equipped with queen size bed and a separate lounge with home entertainment system, make maximum use of natural light, with large sliding doors opening onto the tropical gardens.
Our rooms are equipped the same, but do not have the separate lounge.
Guests are welcome to make use of our mini video library, either in their room, or in our mini-cinema, at no charge.
Full English gourmet breakfasts, light lunches and exquisite three course dinners are served in the dining room or, weather permitting, al fresco.
The thatched poolside bar is the heart of the lodge and the ideal way to end the day. Enjoy a game of pool, darts or table tennis, or catch your favourite sport on the big screen.
Or why not soak in the Jacuzzi, detox in the sauna and end off with a therapeutic massage.

Guest access

Guests are welcome to walk around on the 24 ha property, visit the river, go fishing in one of the two dams, have some quiet time at the bamboo patch.

Interaction with guests

Staff is available from 6:30 to 20:30 but the manager lives on the premises and is readily available for the last minute issue.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Room type: Private room


Extra people: £12 / night after the first guest
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1 Review

George User Profile
July 2016
My stay was good
Elsa User Profile
Response from Elsa:
Dear George Thank you for your short, but yet kind words. Hope to see you back soon. Warm Regards Thornycroft Lodge
July 2016

East London, South Africa · Joined in February 2010
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