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The AardVark Guesthouse and Backpackers

2.0 of 5 PO Box 343, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We had a great stay ! Daniel and Claude were super friendly, and we really did enjoy our short stay iver there Room are cosy, breakfast is tasty, Location is perfect , Excellent restaurant just near by. A perfect GAteway to the Addo Elephant park

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We had a great stay at this place. The little "clay huts" are super cozy, clean and nicely decorated. The garden was was wonderful with hammocks and colorful trees. The breakfast was also very good and you need just 10 minutes to the Addo Elephant Park.

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Liestal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

The location is about a 10 min. drive to the Addo Elephant National Park. Our room was big and clean and the bed's were comfortable. The garden is very nice to have a beer in the evening or to relax in a hammock in the afternoon after an early morning drive in the park. I can really recommend the breakfast.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

Daniel was a great host, very welcoming and informative. Giving us lots of advice as to where else we should visit as on a "road trip". with a friend very comfortable and great furnishings by Daniel's wife. All staff very helpful. A lovely breakfast is served if required. Very close for visiting Addo. Would definitely recommend.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Our two-night stay at the Aardvark was a highlight of our trip. We were in a charming rondavel with a very comfortable bed and immaculate bathroom. The continental breakfasts were exceptionally good and the computer's free internet access worked well. The owners are hospitable and multilingual, switching easily between English, French and German. They attend to every detail -- really,... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

The Aardvark is a very relaxing place with cute little rondavels in the beautifully kept gardens. Ours was perfectly decorated with an african feel and there were braai facilities just in front (bring insect repellent!). We also had use of all the communal areas in the main house (tv/game room, kitchen, no wifi but a communal computer is available...) A... More 

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Penzance, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

The Aardvark Guesthouse near Addo National Elephant Park is a great place to chill out and enjoy your self. Ideal for backpackers and those wishing for a little more style than the average backpackers. Whilst I was their with my sister another larger group came to stay. They held bbqs and were generally oblivious to others staying at the site.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012 via mobile

Great spot in great nick. Obviosly a newish spot because everything is fresh and sparkling. Supperb facilities in doors and for campers. Staff went out of their way to help and vibe was very cool. Double thumbs up from us

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

It's well situated from the Park, really clean with a beautiful new kitchen, good showers, a large comfortable lounge, Daniel's a nice host, it's safe for your car since you park inside the gate, altogether a very good value hostel for all budgets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Excellent value, a very nice place for families and friends to get together. We took our older (81 years old) friends visiting from Scotland, and our teenage kids and they all loved it. We stayed in the Guest house, the rooms were big and clean, and breakfast plenty. It is only a short distance to the Addo Elephant park, and... More 

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Address: PO Box 343, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The AardVark Guesthouse and Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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