Get FREE ENTRY to the Vodacom Durban July 2019 and a ticket to the Summerhill Box! This offer is available to anyone staying with us at Hartford anytime between the 1st of July to the 7th of July. Meals and drinks will be included in the box. Transport can be arranged from Hartford but as a separate arrangement.Read More
Filtering by Tag: Vodacom Durban July Accommodation
Come and join us at Hartford House for the weekend
30 July - 2 August 2010
Arrival at Hartford House.
Join the racing fraternity for dinner prepared by Jackie Cameron paired with Waterford Wines.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Greyville racecourse in Durban where you will be treated to a full day in the Summerhill Stud Box on the finish line.
Transfer back to Hartford House.
Evening dinner in your room.
A leisurely breakfast followed by "Racing's Greatest Day Out," the Summerhill Stallion Day, with 14 nations in attendance.
R 9,200 for two people sharing for the weekend
"IT’S NOT JUST A WINE WEEKEND; THERE’S BIG RUGBY IN THE OFFING"
You’ve already read that the Winery ofGood Hope is bringing one of the world’s celebrated sommeliers Mia Martensson, to one of Africa’s most celebrated restaurants next Saturday evening. There’s been a clamour for places at the inn, and we’re running short of accommodation quickly.
Enough of that though; it’s one of the biggest rugby weekends of the year, as South Africa take on the British Lions on Saturday 19th June at Kings Park in what the media have dubbed the “revenge series”. It was at Kings Park in 1997 that we witnessed the downfall of the Springboks at the hands of that year’s touring Lions, remember.
South Africa’s best morning read, The Witness is one of Hartford’s greatest admirers, and they have not let us down on the eve of this big event. Not only have they booked the hotel out for Friday evening, they’re also bringing with them one of rugby’s most famous television personalities, Dan Retief, who’ll be here to regale us with his stories and his predictions.
We’re sorry this one’s already a sell-out, but for those of you who are Hartford aficionados, we still have just a few places for the Friday evening before the Vodacom July when we’ll be hosting some of racing’s biggest names. That of course is a whole weekend affair which stretches from a wine evening with the fabled Waterford Estate on the Friday, a day in the Summerhill box at the Durban Turf Club’s Greyville racecourse on the Saturday for the “big one”, and then for “Racing's Biggest Day Out”, the Summerhill Stallion Day on the farm, which hosted fourteen different nations in attendance last year. Again, these events require prior booking, as they are invariably sell-outs, so if you’re wanting us to help you avoid the disappointment of missing out, please give us a ring as soon as convenient.