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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were only there for two nights, but it was a very comfortable and well-maintained place. We drove there so that we could explore the park on our own which was very easy with the map provided. The night tour was also worth the money. The room itself was great for a good night's sleep, but we could not stand... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We settled in here a few months for a few nights. Loved the place, just so peaceful and we loved that we cooked our food and were self sufficient. Friendly staff, cabin sheets and other things, etc. were a little dated and old but otherwise very nice.

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Margate, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place, a night tour and morning tour is highly recommended, We also self drove with the game everywhere. the drive around was easy and DO NOT get out except in designated places, We saw lion, elephant, wart hogs, jackyl, etc. FANTASTIC

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Riebeek-West, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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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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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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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14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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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 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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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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