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Hitgeheim Country Lodge

5.0 of 5 off Route R336 | Outside the park, Addo, Sundays River Valley, South Africa
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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
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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 June 27, 2011

My wife and I have been visiting Archie and Marietje for years now and it only gets better. The lodges have all the comforts and grace of 5-star accomodations and the food is equally terrific. The beautiful Sunday River Valley runs just below the lodge and make for a totally relaxed environment. With Addo Park just accross the valley and... More

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ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2011

This was our second stay at this wonderful gem in the past three years. Our hosts went out of their way to make us feel like family, and we cannot wait to return, In sum,a superior property, that brings lasting memories. For those who wish to experience Addo Elephant Park, there is no alternative to this amazingly beautiful resort. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

It was a bit of a gamble for us, choosing to hold our wedding ceremony and reception (for 30 people) at Hitgeheim. Based in the UK , the only knowledge of the venue we had came from the excellent Trip Advisor reviews, and Archie – the owner’s – excellent communication with us throughout the process. Unlike some venues we approached,... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

We came out for a family wedding in the Cape, and it took a lot of persuasion to get my wife, Lorraine, to accompany me on the long flight from New York. Fortunately, Hitgeheim and the game viewing did not disappoint. Actually, it turned out to be the highlight of the trip, which also included Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Cape Town,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

My wife and I are traveling in South Africa for the last few weeks and we stayed for 3 days at Hitgeheim lodge. Every thing was absolutely perfect. The staff was very nice at all time, the food was exquisite and the service was perfect. I just hope to return there one day. It is a piece of paradise in... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

Hitgeheim Country Lodge was truly a magnificent experience. The rooms, service and personal attendance was incredible. The game drives,private flights and elephant riding experiences were amazing. Thank you for a making wonderful Family memories.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2011

My wife and I stayed for three nights and did the Addo elephant safari on one day and the Scotia tooth and claw on the other. We also visited a small cheetah sanctury which was ok but not geat.This all worked well and both Addo and Scotia did not disappoint. Can recommend both. The staff, especially Archie the owner were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2011

Since our very first correspondence with Hitgeheim we experienced a far greater value than 5 stars and was confirmed at our arrival! Wonderful, friendly owners and staff! Thank you for walking the extra mile!! The privacy and location of our unit stimulated our own creativity! We could unwind and relax and the two nights felt like two weeks. The lovely... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2011

We travelled from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and HITGEHEIM was our last stop. We stayed three nights and absolutely loved it! The setting is incredible! The cottages are lovely - all with stunning views. Breakfast was copious and delicious. However, dinner was frankly speaking much too heavy for summer temperatures! But this is or only point of criticism. Two... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2011

My partner and I stayed in Hitgeheim for 2 nights as part of an 8 night safari trip in the Eastern Cape. Hitgeheim was our second port of call having already spent 2 nights in Hackewood Hill in Port Elizabeth. Our stay was at the end of the season which actually meant we were the only 2 people within the... 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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