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Hitgeheim Country Lodge

5.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   off Route R336 | Outside the park, Addo, Sundays River Valley, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 20 Addo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful stay, highly recommended and hope to return. The accommodation is excellent and the food is very good.So many fine touches. The game drive was great and all your recommendations were spot on. You go out of your way to ensure a wonderful experience! Thank you!

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George, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Archie and his team is friendly, well mannered and humble. Always helpful and willing to go the extra mile. The facility is of a high standard and to see the sun sets whilst taking a shower outdoors was just magic. The food was excellent value for money and the small surprises at dinner will be dearly missed. If you like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accomodation, service and friendliness was excellent. The only suggestion we have is for them to build a boma / fire pit where the guests could solicalise with other guests over a drink after dinner. We look forward to seeing Archie, Peter, Donald, Micheal and Herman in the near future....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hitgeheim is truly the secret of Addo and we enjoyed a great stay. We particularly liked: 1. The friendly professionalism of the owners and staff - if you want stiff, cold support, this is not the place for you. Most hospitality establishments would kill for staff of this caliber and longevity. 2. The game drive and ranger personnel are excellent.... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful place, so relaxing and peaceful, thatched cottages high up on a ridge,views stunning, rooms stunning, food delicous, great choice of wines in the cellar. Archie and all his staff were so friendly and welcoming, nothing was too much trouble. Great safari drive with Peter who was an excellent guide around Addo national park. Thankyou all for making our 40th... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We were at Hitgeheim for 4 days and loved every minute of our visit. The staff is wonderful, smiling and helpful 100% of the time....Michael & Donald made our stay very special in every way. (A surprise private dinner in front of the fireplace was a highlight for us.) Chalets are extremely clean, roomy and very comfortable. The views are... More

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We were invited to have dinner with friends who were staying at the Lodge. It was an outstanding experience from our arrival till the end of the evening. The staff were very friendly and nothing was to much for them. The food was well presented and out of this world.

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Bad Staaelstein
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is an excellent place to stay for business or vacation. Please do not miss the safari with the excellent guide Peter. It is an place to relax, to calm down, to enjoy the nature and get the chance to visit such a nice park like Addo Park

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Hitgeheim is a hidden gem in the vicinity of Addo Elephant Park and Port Elizabeth. Impeccable service, attention to detail and expansive views of the valley below and mountains beyond will leave you breathless and relaxed. Small enough to feel homey, but private enough to feel like you are the only person there. Amazing dining from atmosphere and presentation to... More

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We enjoyed our two-night-stay very much, Archie and his team made it an unforgetable time - although it was raining! Loved the excellent food, great wine, wonderful rooms and the people at Hitgeheim Lodge, who made the time a very pleasant.

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Address: off Route R336 | Outside the park, Addo, Sundays River Valley, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hitgeheim Country Lodge 5*
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Hitgeheim Country Lodge is an owner managed, fully serviced five star thatched lodge outside of Addo Park. We pride ourselves in allowing our guests to enjoy the best elephant viewing in the world, be spoiled with ultimate luxury, cuisine, wine and service. We are on a small eco-reserve and your drive to the lodge is like being on your own Safari. Spectacular views from the lodge and all the rooms with Addo Park in the distance. ... more   less 
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