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About Arbutus Lodge

Arbutus Lodge is a 4 Star accredited guest house located in Ladybrand that consists of a beautifully resorted Edwardian sandstone home, built circa 1910, that is set in a tranquil bird-filled garden and is also a National Monument. Ladybrand is located on the R64, about 125 km east of Bloemfontein and 12 km west of Maseru.

Accommodation is offered in three bedrooms in the main house, two bedrooms in a separate double-storey garden cottage as well another 12 rooms in our annex. The spacious and stylish bedrooms feature high ceilings and antiques and the beds are made up with duck-down duvets.

Generous breakfasts are served in the dining room and picnic baskets can also be arranged. We have a very large garden and ample parking inside the property for guests' use. Braai facilities are available and a laundry service can be provided on request. An Internet connection is also available.

Arbutus Lodge is an ideal stopover location for business guests en route to Maseru. The village is within walking distance, where shops and popular restaurants can be found.
Arbutus Lodge is part and on same premises as My Housy Guest House and Apple Lodge - a total of 30 rooms

Conference Venues: We have 3 conference facilities 1 x 1-10 people 1 x 1-15 1 x 1- 40 people Hall that can accommodate 100 pax

  • Response Rate: 82%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 18 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 34
  • Check-in: 13:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Cosy
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Express check in
  • Fridge
  • Iron and board
  • Kitchen
  • Luggage storage
  • House Keeping
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Safe
  • Special offers
  • Wake-Up service
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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Arbutus Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Arbutus Lodge

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Anthony Thomas
27 May 2021

All was good. Perhaps give attention to maintenance.

Petrus Retief
30 January 2019

We were "upgraded" to the "next door" lodge on the same premises. We have never stayed in such a well-appointed B&B. The room was huge and basically an open-plan bedroom, living room, dining-room and a kitchen. Furniture and facilities excellent.

Liz Ogilvie
22 July 2018

Lovely rooms set in beautiful gardens.Friendly and welcoming staff.

John Samuel
16 July 2018

Lovely room. Great shower. Nice breakfast.

ian Leach, South Africa
20 December 2015

When I arrived to book in at Arbutus Lodge I was told that I would be staying at the house behind Arbutus and then as we were walking towards this house I was then told that I was was to stay at yet another place called the Top House.The Top house was clean and comfortable despite the fact that the ceiling fan did not work, there was only one small window in the enormous room and the bathroom window could not be opened at all.Breakfast choice was wide and tasty.My concern is that I was not consulted regarding my being moved to another house and I wonder if all three of the houses in question...
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Arbutus Lodge is 1km from the centre of Ladybrand , the nearest airport 31.4km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling