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Hitgeheim Country Lodge

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed June 23, 2015

Hitgeheim was a recommendation from a friend of a friend. We were traveling Cape Town area with three young kids and looking for accommodations for safari. Archie, the owner, was so responsive through email as we were planning the trip and more than accommodating with our 3 young kids. Apon arrival we were treated like royalty. The grounds of the...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed June 17, 2015

Overnight stay + dinner with international customers. A lot of attention to detail by the staff. Warm welcome, very nice dinner, good service overall. We were in Addo during the low season i.e. long cold nights. It was a treat to get to the room after dinner to find that the bed was nicely pre-heated with an electrical blanket.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed June 14, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Hitgeheim for 2 nights in June. Whilst overall the accommodation was good, after reading the Tripadvisor reviews and considering the price for a low season breakaway, we definitely had higher expectations than what we ended up experiencing. Nice rooms, good food and beautiful views does not make a 5-star in my opinion. Whilst some...

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3Thank PE_Travelmeister
Cape Town
Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed here as a base for visiting Addo, whose main gate is only about 10 minutes away by car. Staff were exceptionally friendly, service & food was excellent and the room was uber-luxury, more like being in your own holiday house. We had simply stunning views over the Sundays River Valley. The accommodation was so stunning that, as it...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed May 26, 2015

Really enjoyed staying at the lodge. So very peaceful overlooking the valley. The family and staff were wonderful. Enjoyed riding an elephant, taking a small plane into the park and seeing the big 5 with no malaria. Went with Schotia Tooth and Claw for one safari and our morning safari with Peter from Hitgeheim. Wonderful experience!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 8, 2015

..this is where you should stay. All around excellent. The accommodation is luxurious with unique scenic views. Complements to the chef/cook as every meal was presented beautifully and tasted fantastic. The service top notch yet friendly and informative. Everyone working as a team to make you feel both welcome and special. Patsy a joy to talk with on many local...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed April 15, 2015

Super end to our two week trip in south africa. Beautiful setting looking down on the countryside, staff extremely helpful, amazing rooms, delicious food and a super guide. Peter. for our safari trip. Highly recommended!

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed April 7, 2015

We were 2 families travelling together. Hitgeheim was just perfect. Very welcoming staff that wanted to accommodate us and were easily accessible. Good food. Great location; pretty, clean, spacious, safe and with paths for walking in the bush nearby making it great with the kids. We felt very happy here, and what a great base for all those activities around...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed March 30, 2015

March 2015 was my second stay at Hitgeheim (July 2012 was my first). It is simply beautiful, with some of the finest views, accommodations, and food I've experienced in my many travels. Hitgeheim is well worth the money because of the wonderful owner, the caring staff, and the small touches that make it such a gem. Plus, the owner will...

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Ratingen, Germany
Reviewed March 21, 2015

Hitgeheim Country Lodge is a very relaxing accomodation for a reasonable price. Keep in mind that it is close to a national park (Addo). When people write in a review that the "road" from the main road to the lodge is a imposition they don´t know that this road is not a private road and only 6 month a year...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hitgeheim Country Lodge and Eco Reserve is a 16 room owner managed, fully serviced, up market thatched lodge outside of Addo Elephant National Park. We pride ourselves in allowing our guests to enjoy the best elephant viewing and wildlife experience in the Malaria Free Eastern Cape, be spoiled with ultimate luxury, cuisine, wine and service. We are on a small eco-reserve and your drive to the lodge is like being on your own Safari. Spectacular views from the lodge and all the rooms with Addo Park in the distance. This lodge was built bit by bit as our home and form part of our lifestyle. Our rooms are 3 x Superior Rooms, 2 x Superior Family Rooms (each with a double size fold out leather couch, not good for adults, only for children up to the age of 14) 3 Luxury rooms, 4 x Family units each with two full in-suite rooms with an inter leading door. Three of the 4 family units can sleep 5, extra carry in bed in the twin bed side of the two rooms. We do safaris to Addo Elephant National Park in our own open and closed safari vehicles specially designed for your comfort. We also transfer you for your own safety to enjoy Schotia Private Game Reserve, their Tooth and Claw Safari, a perfect combination with Addo Elephant National Park. We arrange this for you. We have two pools, one on the family side for kids and one on the old side for seniors and couples only. We also do fetch and return you for a nominal fee from Port Elizabeth Airport or any nearby destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hitgeheim Country Lodge

Address: off Route R336 Direction Addo Kirkwood 9 km | Outside the park, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6115, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: $155 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hitgeheim Country Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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