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Addo Gateway Lodge

121 Aquavista Crescent | Cannonville, Colchester 6175, South Africa
Addo Gateway Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

After driving the Garden route, we had time so we decided to visit the Addo elephant camp. Found this lodge on the internet and communicated via email. The speed and professionalism of the response was fantastic so we booked it wondering if it would live up to the description. Upon arrival, we were met by the owner, Maggie, who just... More 

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Rode, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We stayed here last week and found the setup ideal. A short distance from the Addo Elephant Reserve, we had a self-catered 2 bedroom cottage for 2 adults and 2 children aged 11/12. There was a nice outdoor bbq area with chairs, table and sink and a living room/dining room inside too which we didn't use. Overall, we were really... More 

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Swellendam, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We received a warm welcome from Maggie and Les and she gave us very good advice on what to do in the Addo Elephant Park which was the reason we were there overnight. The room we were in was small and compact, with what you need for an overnight stop. The other rooms off the house looked much larger so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Maggie is the most delightful host i have met. She is personal and cared for you as her own family. She gives good advise on local activities and is always willing to help. I was very happy there. My children played on the immaculate lawns and we had the priviledge of seeing a sunbird nesting in our units patio. Maggie... More 

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Napier
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Hi Maggie and Les, We arrived home safely here in Napier early evening yesterday. There were clear signs of storm damage both to the house and road up to our house but otherwise all was well. We had a wonderful break. We were privileged to meet many B&B/Lodge owners on our 3 week trip but we must single out our... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We had heard so much about the Addo Elephant Game Reserve that we had to do it. The Addo Gateway Lodge is just outside gates to the reserve. We had the self catering apartment which was like having our own townhouse. We did though each morning have one of Maggie's continental breakfasts....... 5 star, On the Sunday we did the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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37 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

For the second year in a row i visited Addo Gateway Lodge, and once again i was so impressed by the enthusiastic welcome and hospitality of Maggie and Les. They will do whatever they can to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Make sure you go on a Sunday's River Boat Cruise with them while you are there - it... More 

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Sion, Switzerland
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We booked another B&B very close by but due to various reasons we checked out after only one night. Luckily we found the Gateway guest house. Maggie showed me all rooms available before I agreed to staying I chose the cottage which comprised a huge bedroom, bathroom, lounge and a 2nd room we did not need. A Braai area and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

We had a good stay although some adjustments could have been made to make our stay more enjoyable. The room wasnt very well lit (the ceiling light did not work but we only discovered this late at night so we did not ask for assistance), the room is rather cluttered and there is no cupboard for clothing just a rail,... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Me and my family stayed in Addo Gateway Lodge on the April 13th and I have to say that Maggie who is the owner of the place is a wonderful lady who lets you feel at home once you are there. the acomodation was very nice and welcoming and the placing is great for those who want to go to... More 

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