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Chrislin African Lodge

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Off Valentine Road | Hermiston Farm, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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58 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

These traditional huts make a nice change, but you don't have to give up the usual comforts. The bed was lovely, but you do get the odd spider decending from the thatch (they were the tiny, untroublesome variety). The ensuite was fine too - think of it as very upmarket camping, with all the mod-cons. The huts are spread throughout... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

Friendly family place,nice view,good location, but very plain rooms, we stayed at luxury mud house, and weren't impressed at all,with a little bit more it could look much cozier ,one rug on the floor and few African souvenirs on the walls will totally change this place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2011

stayed in the mud huts, was very well looked after, web site does not do it justice, its traditional with modern touches, the evening eating is nice too, would have like to stayed another night but our schedule didnt allow it, thanks for a fantastic stay, i would return and i suggest if you are this area book here you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2010

When we arrived at Chrislin we were feeling a bit stressed out because of trouble with our car hire company, but it was so relaxing here that we decided to stay an extra night. The huts are traditional-style but comfortably furnished and they are in a beautiful setting. The wonderful receptionist Sherine organised a tour at Addo Elephant Park, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2010

Very friendly welcome and fantastic rustic accommodation in homemade mud huts on the outskirts of Addo National park. The lodge is a real family business and clearly run with genuine passion, Chris was also a fascinating host with lots of interesting stories to tell about the local area. Excellent braai and lovely breakfast. Good local knowledge and advice on game... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2010

We stayed here with our two teenage daughters. We were very impressed by the place - it is a very well-run family business and everyone is extremely friendly and helpful. The site is much prettier than the photos show. The grounds are full of beautiful mature trees which were covered in blossom, flowers and fruit when we stayed. The rooms... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

Really nice lodge with spacious single african huts seperated in 2 rooms plus bathroom. No TV and no bathtub, but fridge, aircon, couch and a beautiful interior. Excellent staff, extremely helpful. Possibility to enjoy dinner (which is absolute advisable), breakfast is jummy and plenty as well! 10 min from park entrance and most likely best accomodation close to the park.

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Parabiago, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

We found Chrislin African Lodge since all restcamps inside Addo National Park were fully booked and we couldn't have been happier! We came for 1 night only and we stayed 2! Despite of the very late hour we were greeted by smiling Chris and Linda who showed us different room options and were so kind to give us a luxury... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

We all planned a wedding at Sneezewoods for our son Andrew, and his fiancee Melissa. The venue was booked for four days, occupying all 12 huts for the duration. Weddings are exciting, special and always cause a few nerves! However we had no need to worry, as the venue was splendid and words cannot describe the efficiency, support and kindness... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2010

Fabulous place, loved the accomodation and the staff/owners couldn't be friendlier or more helpful. Had a wonderful meal and breakfast, even catering for us vegetarians, wish we'd had more time.

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