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's-Hertogenbosch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resort is perfect with excellant service. The best place to stay in SA so far. Not far from the NP Addo Elephant. 10 min drive. The lodges are big with a lot of privacy and a superb garden. The owner is doing his utmost to make you comfortable. Even our dirty car was cleaned by his gardner. The staff...

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Londra, Regno Unito
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a little gem very close to Addo Park. I stayed in a suite in the main building but it offers cottages too. It is designed to details. It is cozy and peaceful. I decided to eat in a restaurant close by because the house offers only set menu for dinner. If you ask a cooked breakfast be prepare...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent and lovely place, we stayed in the family cottage which was huge and had a lovely outdoor area. Only downfall was the swimming pool was across the road at the main hotel. People are very helpful and all lovely. The family cottage was very clean and water can be bought from the main hotel. It would have been nice...

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Norwich, Vermont
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Like being a guest in a gracious game lodge from decades ago. The spacious shaded outdoor lounge areas, interior shared spaces, and comfortable suites were the perfect complement to hours driving Addo Elephant Park. All with thatched roofs, thick stucco walls, broad couches/chairs, historic prints and photos. The staff is intuitive, helpful and gracious. Food is very good. Even a...

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Cheshire
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Beautiful thatched guest house with rooms and separate bungalows in the grounds. An infinity pool plus two others. Excellent bedrooms. All very peaceful. Good breakfasts and evening meals. Has a very colonial feel to the place. All very relaxed and very welcoming.

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London
Reviewed March 11, 2017

We stayed at Hazelmere cottages which are part of the elephant house but just down the road. Beautiful big rooms, everything comfortable and spacious. Use of family pool an added bonus! The Elephant House itself has a wonderful old colonial feel and the staff are super friendly. Breakfasts are delicious and we also ate a fabulous three course dinner one...

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Bucks Uk
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Stayed here for one night only , which was a grave shame. Part of a pretty full itinerary but what a find ! Welcome bottle of bubbly started a great experience. Elephant drive with fun, experienced guide, glorious evening meal outside (chef cooked an off menu choice for a fussy eater !) , attentive and friendly staff across the board....

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed March 4, 2017

This is the best place ever! From the moment you arrive, to the time of your reluctant departure you are looked after so well. Everything is beautifully appointed from your room to the beautifully furnished terraces. Anything you could need for a relaxing time is provided. Very comfortable beds beds with pristine white sheets, soft sofas, magazines, books and interesting...

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Harrogate
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Room was adequate & comfortable with air conditioning although the absence of a toilet door may disarm some travellers! Catering was a bit haphazard - we waited farcically long for a pretty basic set menu, as did the other 20 guests. Lovely open seating areas, very cool under the thatched roof & a pleasant swimming pool & area.

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Buckinghamshire
Reviewed February 21, 2017

Unfortunately we only got to experience this wonderful relaxing hotel for one night , but the rooms where comfortable and immaculately clean with crisp freshly laundered bedlinen . Our room also was equipped with a safe and hairdryer Our room had a little courtyard which unfortunately we didn't have time to use , but I can only imagine sitting outside...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about The Elephant House

Address: P.O Box 82, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: $103 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Elephant House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Choose a cottage near the pool, or rooms near pool very quiet at night time.”
Karen230, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Thatched lodge overlooking pool”
Buckstravellers, Mar 7, 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are great ! We stayed in Courtney room which has its own balcony - each room is different”
Aud61, Mar 4, 2017 | Read review
“the staff will give you what you require”
JANEFLOWER11, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
“We loved the Stable Rooms in the garden with a generous swimming pool.”
AvrilFD, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
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