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Hitgeheim Country Lodge
Ranked #3 of 21 Addo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 18, 2013

We enjoyed our stay in this beautiful lodge tremendously. Stuff is very, very friendly and helpful.
Even from the shower or bathtub you can enjoy the wonderful landscape.
The perfect place to relax., enjoy a glas of wine on the balcony or lounge.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights with friends at Hitgeheim.
We were overwelmed by our rooms, especially the Room 2. A room with a splendid view!
The staff does a very good job. They are very well trained and helpful.
Food is really very excellent. We enjoyed the high quality of the breakfasts and the dinners.
Don't forget to look for a good wine you'll find in the wine cellar.
From Hitgeheim we went for a game drive to Addo with the ranger Peter.
He is a real good, well trained ranger.
We enjoyed his explanation about the elephants, the plants, the birds and the small animals.
Hitgeheim is a location we want to visit again.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

Oh the food, the food!! It was amazing. After a long day of game drives and all we always looked forward to our 5 course menu. And the peace of mind you get is priceless. The staff was super friendly.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

We stayed two nights at the Hitgeheim Country Lodge and we really enjoyed the Guesthouse. The service was great and the food outstanding.
The rooms were lovely and we really liked the big bathroom and the outdoor shower.
We will definitely come back one day.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

We very much enjoyed our stay at Hitgeheim. It was great! The atmosphere and accommodation is outstanding and the view into the valley amazing. The game drive with guide Peter in Addo NP was excellent. A great stay!

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Reviewed February 20, 2013

We spent 2 nights in this hotel whilst exploring the Addo Elephant park and this was a great experience.
Spacious rooms, gourmet food, calm and relaxing view, atmosphere... everything was perfect !
I would go back !

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Reviewed February 20, 2013

I couldn't recommend Hitgeheim more highly. Archie and Marietjie are delightful hosts that go out of their way to spoil guests. The chalets are a dream, but the service especially from Richard and Lutondo (?) made the holiday for us. Thank you very much and look forward to seeing you all again!

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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
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Addo
Price Range: $197 - $355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hitgeheim Country Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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 
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