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2.5 of 5 Ranch   |   36 km from Matyholweni Gate, Addo Elephant National Park 6105, South Africa
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Addo Rest Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Riebeek-West, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As recommended by Mom, we entered Addo Elephant Park from the south, driving slowly north to check in. VERY friendly Lee-Marque, who had been extremely helpful previously on the telephone, checked us in to our Chalet # 27. The units are being revamped and our bathroom was new and clean. Unfortunately the tops of the cupboards (where we stored our... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They were sort of clean, but our sheets had huge holes in them and the bathroom had rotted out and felt like you were going to fall through the floor. Staff were friendly and helpful. Restaurant was nice, I would avoid the game drives but the horse back ride was EXCELLENT and worth the money. Our guide was funny and... More

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Hermanus, South Africa
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68 reviews 68 reviews
44 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was our second visit to Addo. We were not sure what to expect after a 12 years absence, but we were pleasantly surprised. We stayed in one of the rondavels overlooking the waterhole. Although the chalets may offer better quality accommodation, the positioning of the rondavels is far superior. Addo offers excellent opportunity for game viewing in a scenic... More

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Livingston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

The park itself is awesome, sadly the staff could not care less about customer service, they do the bare minimum and no more. We needed to badger them into getting our cottage serviced. The morning game drive was awful, I seemed to know more about the park and the animals than he did. We drove around on our own and... More

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St Albans
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

We had an amazing time; the rondavels are basic but clean, however, their real draw is their position near the waterhole. It is delightful watching elephants, zebras etc as you sip a glass of wine. Restaurant is pretty basic. We ate there twice; once was ok the other awful. We would still return we didn't go for the food!

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Edmonton, Canada
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164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stayed at Addo Nat. Park in 2007 and enjoyed our visit so much that we returned on this trip. Arrived and did not receive the warmest greeting from staff. After checking in, we were sent off and told the key would be in the door of our chalet. It wasn't so we had to drive back for a key.... More

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34 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Addo was great. We stayed in a chalet for 2 nights and saw elephants, warthogs and kudu from the verandah while having a braai. Hearing the jackals howling at night was a truly African experience, also being burgled by hungry vervet monkeys was interesting too (the window was open just a crack and they managed to get in to nick... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise this park has been. The staff were most helpful in checking us in and booking our night safaris in Kruger. When I booked a table for dinner; the table was set with glasses and candles. The service was excellent and the staff so friendly. We stayed in tents. It was clean with a magnificent view and... More

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Austin, TX
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43 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

my hubby, in-laws and i stayed for 2 nites. we had 2 chalets. i luved the rustic charm of our accomms, the nice views from our porches & the wonderful and plentiful animals seen on our various drives (self-guided & group @ nite). the 2 men who guided us on the nite drive spotted a lot of different animals and... More

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Cape Town
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

A fantastic campsite with great ablutions and sites that are well shaded. Game viewing in great and the new Cattle Baron restaurant is nicely understated in a national park but quality food. Sites are laid with stones and divided by spekboom bush giving that better privacy.

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Address: 36 km from Matyholweni Gate, Addo Elephant National Park 6105, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Addo Elephant National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Addo Rest Camp 2.5*
Also Known As:
Addo Park Rest Camp Hotel Addo Elephant National Park

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