Rated Top 10 Midlands Restaurant – Writer’s Choice Afristay
Awarded a 5 Star rating September 2021 – Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. View Certificate
Voted Trip Advisor’s Travellers Choice for 2021.
Twice voted “Best South African Restaurant” in the Visa/House & Leisure Awards.
Voted Best Boutique Hotel in the Travel category of the “Top Billing Momentum Lifestyle Awards”.
Hartford House was nominated by the travel trade in South Africa and the United Kingdom as one of a select group of Gold Achiever Award Winners in the AA Travel Guides Accommodation Awards programme alongside the leading establishments in the nation.
Voted by Fair Lady as the No 1 Romantic rendezvous.
Several times ranked in the top two Fine Country Estates category at Indaba, South Africa’s premier international travel show.
Voted by Femina magazine among the top special wedding destinations countrywide.
Topcar magazine’s preferred destination.
Described by Marie Claire magazine as one of Africa’s most memorable experiences.
Rated by Cosmopolitan magazine as South Africa’s leading romantic destination.
In its only assessment in recent years, American Express counted Hartford House among its Top Five Luxury Lodges in its Southern African Classic Collection.
EAT OUT / DSTV FOOD NETWORK RESTAURANT AWARDS 2013 – Top 5
TOP 100 SA SHORT LIST WINE LIST – Winner, Inspirational Award 2012
EAT OUT – Top Ten Restaurants 2012
LA MOTTE EAT OUT: People’s Choice Award – SA Restaurant of the Year 2010/11
HOUSE AND LEISURE/VISA: Best of SA – Winning Restaurant 2009/10 and 2010/11
DINER’S CLUB INTERNATIONAL – Diamond Class Wine List 2012
DINER’S CLUB INTERNATIONAL – Diamond Class Wine List 2019
EAT OUT – Top Ten Restaurants 2010
DINER’S CLUB INTERNATIONAL & WINE MAGAZINE: Dine Top Ten Deluxe Restaurants
AMERICAN EXPRESS: Platinum Fine Dining Awards 2007 – 2013
LA MOTTE EAT OUT PEOPLES’ CHOICE AWARD – Restaurant of the Year 2012
PRUDENTIAL EAT OUT RESTAURANT AWARDS – Top 10 2012
DINE TOP 10 – Deluxe 2008 voted by Diners’ Club International & Wine Magazine