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Winterthur, Switzerland
Reviewed November 10, 2014

It's a lovely place with friendly and attentive employees. The food, dinner and breakfast was delicious. Something unique is the winecellar where you can choose your wine for dinner.The room was just perfect with a huge bathroom plus outdoor shower and a very comfortable bed.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Hitgeheim Country Lodge is an eco-reserve in an absolutely stunning location. Everything is perfect about this place, the exceptionally kind and friendly staff, the boutique chalets, the exquisite food, the wonderful grounds and gardens, the wildlife, the fantastic view of the citrus plantations in Addo village. Congratulations to Archie and his super welcoming family! Thank you!

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed October 30, 2014

Very nice and big rooms with peaceful private veranda. Big bathroom, great outdoor shower. Enjoyed our stay very much. Game drive with Ilana in Addo National Park was one of the highlights of our trip!

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed October 22, 2014

room, service, food, facilities - everything was excellent! A charming place It is not far from Addo Elephant Park Main Entrance; the last kilometers before you reach Hitgeheim Country Lodge are very bumpy, but it is well signposted where to go.

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed October 12, 2014

The location and amenities are incredible, the rooms are romantic and very clean. Archie's daughter who received us was very helpful and took good care of us. We arrived late but we could enjoy a gourmet dinner. The day after we did the safari with Peter (a wonderful guide) at the Addo Elephant Park, we had a lot of fun...

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Knysna
Reviewed October 5, 2014

9 of us recently stayed at Hitgeheim for a week-end and truly had a marvelous time! The service, staff friendliness, cleanliness, tranquility and not to mention the spectacular views, were outstanding. The rooms and bathrooms, opening up onto outdoor patios, were lovely and so spacious! Dinner and breakfast was a feast. I thought we were in paradise. Would love to...

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Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had the most wonderful time - in 2007 - and it is still the place we talk about as being pure luxury, relaxing and friendly. We even named the puppy we got on our return to the UK after Thembalani, one of the waiters. This has to be one of the most special places anywhere in the world. If...

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reviewed August 13, 2014

The staff at Hitgeheim will ensure that your visit there far exceeds your expectations! The lodge and staff are spectacular. If you are looking for the ideal restful holiday, this is the spot. The tranquil setting is enhanced by staff that ensure you want for nothing. Everything is planned and conducted seamlessly so that all you as the guest have...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed August 10, 2014

I was treated like royalty! Micheal is an absolute gem and looked after all my needs from the time I arrived until I left. What a lovely place to relax and allow yourself to be pampered and fussed over without anyone making you feel uncomfortable or in your space. The food was divine, the rooms are spotless and cater to...

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a great time here this past weekend. Taking my Mom to Addo Elephant Park. We were a bit disappointed that we were half an hour from the Addo Rest Camp Main Gate but that's where it ended. The rooms were beautifully furnished and decorated. The inside shower was tricky as with a little pressure the bathroom floor is...

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  • Breakfast included
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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: $178 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hitgeheim Country Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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