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Kudu Ridge Game Ranch

Addo on the R335, Addo, Sundays River Valley, South Africa
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Ranked #6 of 10 Specialty Lodging in Addo
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent some time here after visiting Addo park and we were delighted with the choice. The staff and family owners done everything to make us feel welcome and at home. Food, accommodation and hospitality were excellent.

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Vendee France
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A fantastic few days of relaxation - a great welcome, great food and wine, interesting conversations and great guests as well. We'll definitely be back before long. The view from above the "braai" area is superb. And it's so near toad Elephant Park.

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for that kind review, it was a great pleasure having you here and we hope you will return one day!!!!!! More 

Friedrichshafen, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Best misunderstanding ever: I asked to book a game drive in Addo Elephant Park and I used the word "safari" (it's called so in German). Brian booked a very special trip: Addo Elephant Back Safari- riding on an Elephant. I was surprised about this event but I tried to do and it is one of the best experiences in my... More 

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Marco, I am pleased I don't have to apologize for this misunderstanding. We still talk about it and wonder what you were thinking with that long rough drive and having to ride an Elephant when you were expecting to see Elephants in Addo Elephant Park and not questioning what was going on. You can say you earned the right... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We stayed only one night but this was a really nice lodge, "hotel room" like tents with all you need. Good food. We would have liked to stay longer at this friendly place. At night they lit a very nice fire to sit around and have drinks and good talk with the friends and other visitors Nice spot to watch... More 

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we enjoyed your company and are sorry you had such a short time with us. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in South Africa. Kind regards, Brian More 

St. Gallen, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This place is in a game park. You have to drive a rough unpaved road for about 300 meters to be at this lodge. The rooms are very basic. But the feeling to spend the night in a game park, in very nice hospitality and a braai (open fire place), good food and good company makes the stay an experience... More 

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Erwin, Thank you for your kind review, it was a pleasure to host you and we enjoyed your company. As you have mentioned we are a bush lodge and close to nature which is what we try to achieve. Our aim is to give our guests a true South African experience in a homely atmosphere where you can enjoy... More 

Munich, Germany
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Very friendly staff, in the middle of nature and spaceous basic tents. The place is family owned and everything is done for the guests. If I come back to Addo one day I would definetly go back to Kudu Ridge:).

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Tobias, Thank you for your valued response it is much appreciated. We hope to see you in the future and if that does not materialize then perhaps you will recommend us to your friends. Kind regards, Brian More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A nice surprise to be booked into a tent - a big spacious tent, very comfortable living. Quiet location & very private - lovely family and atmosphere in the entertainment Braai area. A definite that we would return there. Drive to addo game park was great .

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Lesley, Thank you for that kind review. It was a pleasure to host you and we hope to see sometime in the future. Sorry I had no control over the rugby results!! Kind regards, Brian More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Nothing beats family and authentic people. Brian and Jenny are amazing people! They immediately make you feel at home when staying at Kudu Ridge. My wife and I, who are from the United States, have talked about taking my family back to Kudu ridge. They are really close to Addo Elephant Park which we did several drives. So many Elephants!... More 

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Tobias, Thank you for your valued response it is much appreciated. We hope to see you in the future and if that does not materialize then perhaps you will recommend us to your friends. Kind regards, Brian More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Thank you Brian, Jenny and Andrew for your unequaled hospitality. So sorry we had to cut our weekend short. We had a memorable night with you guys and this is one of many. Thank you for the good food, accommodation and company!

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Hilda, Thank you for that kind review. We look forward to you "finishing off" your weekend that was cut short. Kind regards, Brian More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Great location for access to Addo. Excellent cottage and tent accommodation and very hospitable hosts who are willing to accommodate special requests. Game farm is great for walks with plenty Kudu and Impala to see on foot.

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for that kind review it was a pleasure to host you and what a coincidence that my son and your wife played in tennis tournaments together as school children. More 

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