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Lothlorien Cottage, Hogsback

29 reviews


Lothlorien is a large charming thatched double-storey cottage situated on a spacious two-hectare plot of land in the midst of an orchard ensuring complete privacy and serenity. It is an ideal romantic getaway for honeymooners and couples or families wishing to escape to the refreshing and magical atmosphere of the mountains in Hogsback.

From Lothlorien you can enjoy the magnificent views of Thyme Valley and the Hogsback Mountains.

The cottage sleeps up to seven guests, and children are welcome. There is a double bedroom with a queen-size bed on the ground floor, and four single beds upstairs on an open-plan mezzanine floor. One pair of beds can be moved together. A large sofa in the lounge can comfortably sleep an adult - the seventh person. Bedding linen, duvets, blankets and pillows are provided for first six guests which should keep you cozy especially during the winter when snow may fall.

Fully furnished for your comfort, the lounge is spacious with comfortable couches, easy chairs and a coffee table. The dining area has a large dining table that comfortably seats six. There is collection of family games, puzzles and a selection of books and magazines provided. A great comfort is the cosy Jetmaster fireplace in lounge area. The bathroom has a large shower, a bath and a toilet, and is located on the ground floor.

A large electric geyser provides hot water. Towels are supplied for first 6 guests. The fully equipped kitchen is ideal for self-catering and includes a microwave oven, a large combination fridge-freezer, a mini oven with dual hot plates, a kettle, crockery, cutlery, pots and pans. There is a wonderful braai area near cottage that is fully-lit at night by a switch in the cottage. It also has a very large table with seating for braai's under the stars on warm summer nights. A sun umbrella is provided.

Getaway Summary
Price (pp sharing)
R 160 - R 202.5
Price (per unit)
R 700 - R 700
Price (single)
R 320 - R 405
7 guests
Getaway Type:
  • Self-catering
Special Offer

Our FREE night special is book accommodation and pay for 2 nights and get the 3rd night FREE which is a 33% saving or book and pay for 3 nights and get the 4th night FREE which is a 25% saving. This special is ONLY available MONDAY through to and including THURSDAY nights in OFF peak or LOW season. Excludes school holidays, long weekends, public holidays, festivals and sporting events or when snow is falling or expected to fall. You must mention "FREE NIGHT SPECIAL" in booking comments when making your booking otherwise our normal prices apply. Can not be combined with any other special we are offering. We reserve the right to withdraw or refuse this special at any time especially for busier times of the year or unexpected events leading to high demand in accommodation requests.<br /><br />Terms and conditions apply.

Guest Reviews

"Peace and quiet"
12 December 2018
Adele Lobb
"We loved the cottage, it is cosy, but with a feeling of space. It also has character! It is situated in a beautiful setting with an incredible view not far away at the edge of the property.The only complaint I have is the stove and microwave are a little high for short people., but I will still love to come again!"
"Very cozy cottage!"
08 December 2018
Tammy Smith
"Everything was great. Just the process of collecting/ dropping keys can be improved (struggled to get hold of caretakers upon arrival and departure)."
04 November 2018
Cheree Scharnick
"Lovely setting, secluded offering privacy . Beautiful large yard. Spacious."
"The visit to the 39 Steps Waterfall."
29 March 2018
Tina Grobler
"Unfortunately my stay at Lothlorien Cottage was not that good. 1. There was a mess up with where and how we could get the key as we were on a touring holiday and did not receive the email from the owner. 2. I had a nasty experience with a Vervet Monkey upon arrival. It entered the cottage from the top window which was left open by the caretaker. It was sitting on the top railing and urinated on me. That freaked me out completely as I have been attacked and seriously injured by a Vervet Monkey in 2012.3. The bedding was not clean - we felt as if someone slept in it before us.4. The total cottage are in bad state of repair. The roof seems to leak as some of the furniture felt wet. 5. There fell worm like things from the roof onto the working area in the kitchen.6. The bathroom was full of nasty spiders and the shower missed some tiles.7. Some of the tiles on the kitchen's working area are broken.8. The place is very dark and smells musty and to worsen it all, from the 8 lights in the living area, 4 were out.9. We wanted to have a braai, but the braai area is so dilapidated and filthy that we opted not to use it at all.10. Upon arrival your first impression is a rusted overfull dustbin with some rubbish lying around it and you have to cross a huge pool of mud to get to the cottage.If needed I will supply you with photos of all of the above."
"Walks around the property"
25 March 2018
Tiffany Oberem
"More carpets should be put down as the floors are really cold. Also the bedding needs to be washed on a regular basis as do the floors. The floors were filthy dirty. Cutlery and crockery also needs to get washed on a regular basis, lots of stuff was full of cob webs and dusty."
Our FREE night special is book accommodation and pay for 2 nights and get the 3rd night FREE which is a 33% saving or book and pay for 3 nights and ge...