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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

crislin lodge was great, lodges very nice, restaurant beautiful and food was very good, staff very friendly, nice garden. Our boy loved the dogs from crislin lodge. Very nearby main entrance from Addo park.

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We Stayed at Chrislin African Lodge on the weekend, and it was just lovely the staff are realy friendly and helpfull, the rooms are beautiful with the orange trees all around you, and the food is just delicious, thanks to the chef Jean, you def. know how to cook, Highly recommended.

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Helmond, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed for only 2 nights... if we had known about the beautifull location and perfect lodges, we would have stayed for a longer periiod. Very friendly and helpfull staff, good food and....a nice dog.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very friendly and helpful welcome. The family staff has a great service-oriented mindset, and went the extra mile to make our stay enjoyable. We had delicious dinner and very good breakfast in the on-site restaurant that beautifully combines modern and African styles. The room in a separate hut was adequate. We found the interior somewhat simplistic and the shower walls... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights with our 20 months old son and we had a great time. It is close to Addo Elephant park (5 minutes drive), but it is absolutely not as packed as THE Addo lodge (which is a real tourist trap). It has large grounds and large huts. It is a little more expensive, but absolutely... More 

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chrislinafricanlodge, Manager at Chrislin African Lodge, responded to this review

What wonderful words...Thank you so much for your support of Langbos Creche, the children really are so appreciative of everything that is donated and the visits! We are delighted that you were personally catered for in every sphere and your child was happy wandering about! Nothing like some space and oranges off a tree (and fresh orange juice in the... More 

Naaldwijk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

From the main road close to close to Addo village and the National Park you cross the railway and drive on a dirt road to a fence. Behind it is Chrislin African Lodge located, a nice and peaceful place. The rooms (Small cute huts) at the Lodge are individual cabins, located in an orchard. They are modestly furnished with bath... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed at Chrislin for two nights at the end of our trip to South Africa. It's the quintessentially South African lodging experience: rondevals on a farm. It's located close to the Addo entrance gate, making it an easy day trip to Addo. The rondevals were spacious and cozy (and, impressively, were built by the owners themselves!). The staff were... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

wonderful little mud huts, friendly staff and conveniently located. loved Jack the dog who would guard our mud hut! we were the only guests staying there and booked on the day of arrival with a late check-in but everything was handled smoothly.

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chrislinafricanlodge, Manager at Chrislin African Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, always great to receive feedback. Yes, Jack is a very special addition to the Pickels family and such a wonderful guard dog/ furry friend to all! We, at Chrislin African Lodge, loved having you to stay and hope that you may return one day for more Addo adventure and hospitality. More 

Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Beautiful mud hut with a comfortable king size bed, huge garden with a nice place for using Internet, clear pool. Very helpful staff and very close to Addo Elefant Park. We enjoyed our stay there and will come back very soon!

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chrislinafricanlodge, Manager at Chrislin African Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Chrislin, much appreciated. Those king beds are comfortable! Please do come again, we'll hold you to that! More 

Brisbane, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Thank you so much to the staff at this lodge. We had problems booking local attractions from home and after a quick email to Chrislin prior to arriving everything was booked by the next day. The huts are extremely roomy and comfortable. The food was great - the breakfast bread was amazing!!! Can't write this without a mention of "Jack"... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience true African accommodation when staying at Chrislin African Lodge in traditionally built mud huts located on an eco-friendly farm, just 12km from the main gate of the Addo Elephant National Park.The tranquil setting is described as paradise by nature and bird lovers. If not exploring one of the nearby game reserves, time can be spent relaxing along side the pool or in the lounging lapa. Being a family run lodge, emphasis is placed on friendly service, comfort and delicious South African food. Meals can be served on request during season. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chrislin African Lodge

Address: Off Valentine Road | Hermiston Farm, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: $81 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chrislin African Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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