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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 #1 of 21 Addo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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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 weeks ago

We had the most wonderful time - in 2007 - and it is still the place we talk about as being pure luxury, relaxing and friendly. We even named the puppy we got on our return to the UK after Thembalani, one of the waiters. This has to be one of the most special places anywhere in the world. If... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The staff at Hitgeheim will ensure that your visit there far exceeds your expectations! The lodge and staff are spectacular. If you are looking for the ideal restful holiday, this is the spot. The tranquil setting is enhanced by staff that ensure you want for nothing. Everything is planned and conducted seamlessly so that all you as the guest have... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I was treated like royalty! Micheal is an absolute gem and looked after all my needs from the time I arrived until I left. What a lovely place to relax and allow yourself to be pampered and fussed over without anyone making you feel uncomfortable or in your space. The food was divine, the rooms are spotless and cater to... More

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time here this past weekend. Taking my Mom to Addo Elephant Park. We were a bit disappointed that we were half an hour from the Addo Rest Camp Main Gate but that's where it ended. The rooms were beautifully furnished and decorated. The inside shower was tricky as with a little pressure the bathroom floor is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We felt very pampered at Hitgeheim. The friendly, helpful staff were very caring and even washed our car before we left! The grounds, common areas and rooms are of a very high quality and very spacious. I only wish we'd had a longer stay to really unwind and enjoy the views and lovely quiet of the location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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 July 19, 2014

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 July 8, 2014

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 July 6, 2014

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 June 24, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 8
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