Hartford House

The Home of Good Conversation, Fine Wine and Classic Horses.

Award-winning hotel and restaurant situated at Summerhill Stud on the picturesque KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Meander, South Africa.

Suite 4 - Ellis

One of the most triumphant eras in South African racing history is recalled in the name “Ellis”, Hartford’s second custodians from 1939 to 1989. Conveniently located on the western courtyard, Ellis resonates with the grace of a time surrendered to history, and the art of one of South Africa’s favourite sons, the late Errol Boyley. Regular pick of Judge Alan Magid and former Jockey Club chairman, Ronnie Napier, and their respective wives.

Bed Size
Twin Bedded or Large King


  • Shower and Bath in Bathroom all disable friendly
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities
  • Fresh fruit and sherry in suite. Replenished Daily
  • Flat Screen Satellite Television with over 25 channels to choose from
  • In-room CD/DVD players
  • Charlotte Rhys amenities, luxurious bathrobes and slippers
  • Housekeeping service twice daily including a full turn down service
  • Heated towel rails
  • Well stocked mini bar
  • In-room safe
  • Laundry Service provided

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