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Reviewed 13 June 2018

We spent one very short night, because we wanted to be that side of PMB the night before Comrades. The room was great, and the staff could not have been more accommodating, arranging braai facilities, and packing breakfasts for us because of the 4 pm departure. The surroundings looked amazing. We'll be back for a longer stay.

  • Stayed: June 2018, travelled with family
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Thank Jim D
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CranfordTeam, Front Office Manager at Cranford Country Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, Jim. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stayed with us and look forward to having you again!

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

From the first time we arrived at Cranford to have a look at the venue- we fell in love with the place. It has a very special magic, with the stunning scenery and bird song you really do feel such peace and tranquility. The entire team put you at ease immediately. You definitely feel that this is a family run lodge with very high standards and attention to detail. We were so impressed with Claire and her team , they were there to help in anyway possible, so thoughtful and quietly surprising us the whole time with special little gestures that we had not even asked for. The team are on the ball the entire time, yet you do not see them. The food was excellent and our family and friends are still talking about how special and perfect our wedding was. Thank you Cranford we will definitely be coming back to celebrate our anniversary there on a regular basis. I highly recommend your Lodge and in fact have done.

  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled with family
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Thank bellamail99
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CranfordTeam, Manager at Cranford Country Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Dear Bellamail99,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, it means so much to us.

It was an absolute pleasure hosting your wedding at Cranford and we felt honored to be a part of your special day. We are so pleased that hear that your guests enjoyed both the food and the venue.

We would like to wish you both a lifetime of happiness and we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Kind regards
The Cranford Team

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

After travelling through SA for over a week, at last we found a venue where my 3 children could run free! Spectacular views, amazing value, incredibly welcoming staff and great breakfast. The family cottage (Oak) was great value, a little musty and damp, but it was a thatch cottage at the end of the rainy season so we didn't mind! Wonderful pool and dogs and variety of accommodation. We will be back! Lovely meals at Terbedore coffee house and Tumble Downs.

  • Stayed: February 2018, travelled with family
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Thank Moptophairshop
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CranfordTeam, Front Office Manager at Cranford Country Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Vicky, what an absolute pleasure it was to host you and your lovely family! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our venue and we really appreciate you taking the time to share about your experience. We look forward to seeing you again when you return for another visit.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

We constantly reminisce about our wedding day at Cranford, which felt like the most sensational dream. The entire lead up to the day and the wedding day, especially, was by far the most spectacular moment(s) in our lives. We had the BEST time and couldn’t have wished for it to have been any better. It was nothing short of perfect thanks for all of your help Alex. We are so incredibly grateful for your huge effort and for your genuine kindness. You made everything feel so natural and easy which was exactly how we wanted the celebrations to feel:)

Our friends and family often talk about the wedding and what a brilliant time they all had! We had a few friends who also said that our was one of the best weddings they have been to which was amazing to hear and a massive complement too:) A true testament to the magnificent day we had certainly was enhanced by the spectacular setting and the great group of friends and family that were there celebrating with us.

The setting, the food, the chapel, the organization - everything about Cranford and our wedding was spectacular.

We hope many more people get to enjoy their very special day with you all too.

All our love, Mike and Jen

  • Stayed: December 2017, travelled with friends
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Thank JennaKuhn
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CranfordTeam, Manager at Cranford Country Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Mike & Jen,

Thank you so much for your very kind words, you are such a special couple and we have really enjoyed working with you to create your magical day. What an honour it was to host your wedding and we hope that it's not too long before we see you again.

Take care of each other.
All our love,
Alex & the Cranford team

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived in rainy weather but wanted a room with a view, so we chose one of the chalets down by the dam.

Positives:
* the location is beautiful
* friendly and helpful staff
* reasonable breakfast
* reasonable pricing

Negatives:
* the parking by the trees is far from the chalets (especially the chalet next to the pool)
* in rainy weather the parking area is muddy (you cannot wheel a suitcase)
* the design of the bathroom in the chalet is very impractical - you have to stand inside a slippery standard bath tub to have a shower, the shower head so low that both of us looked down on it. If you take a bath beware, it is small and you may hit your head against the protruding soap dish. The tap is halfway up the wall (because it is also used for the shower) meaning you have to navigate the scolding hot water if you want to turn it off. Definitely needs a redesign.

The newer cottages up closer to the reception areas are far better appointed, although the location of the chalets count in their favor.

Stayed: February 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Richard B
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CranfordTeam, Manager at Cranford Country Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Dear Richard B

Thank you for your review, we appreciate it when guests take time to tell us about their stay.
We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Cranford. Our Suites by the dam are very lovely and many guests enjoy the view from them.
We are however saddened by the negative points raised in your review. Upon your unexpected arrival, yourself and your partner were shown various cottages that were available for you to choose from your stay. After seeing the cottages and their bathrooms, you chose to stay in one of the Suites by the dam.
Thank you for your comments regarding our staff and location. We do hope to welcome you back to Cranford in the future.

Kind regards
The Cranford Team

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