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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 3 days and had a fantastic time. Diderik and his crew do an amazing job at making you feel welcome. In combination with good food and nice rooms, this a rare little gem I can recommend to everyone. Thank you for a lovely stay.

Thank hvjr007
Harderwijk, The Netherlands
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111 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Yes, the rooms are a bit noisy but that's pretty much the only downside to the place. It's a lovely place to just unwind. You can visit the Addo National Park or the cheetah farm nearby. Diederik is a nice host. Someone here mentioned he only likes to hear himself talk but that's abolsutely not what we experienced. Ofcourse he... More 

Thank Karian_Dennis
Diederik W, Eigenaar at Lemon3Lodge Guesthouse, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your time at Lemon3Lodge. It was a pleasure meeting you. More 

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74 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Brilliant and small place to stay for a coupe nights of you are exploring the area. This is both a business and a charity as the owner had a link to the location and offers a tour free of charge for a donation to the charity. On our stay we had a lovely introduction to the area, where to go... More 

Thank Nick S
Diederik W, Eigenaar at Lemon3Lodge Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Nick. Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure to be your host. Hope to meet again. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

An experience at an establishment is always measured by the small stuff. No milk for coffee, no adapter for their hair dryer, bed rather old and held up on blocks of wood, sound travelled between rooms due to the type of ceiling (shadecloth), cups were not cleaned each day, kettle cord was too short so it had to stand on... More 

Thank Mark Bryan D
Heerenveen, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Friendly but quiet staff. Nice place to relax and a great doorway to addo elephant national park. They gave good information about things to do and Nice places to eat (go to Hazzel's organic restaurant for diner). Clean rooms and a help your self bar. Little anoying dog (German shepard on the picture) realy always wants to play.

Thank PeteRrP
Naarden, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

What a tasteful little gem out there amidst the citrus orchards! Pretty, spacious rooms, lovely garden and pool, crazy dog (will throw its lemon into the trunk of your car to get your attention so you'll throw it for him). And very kind and helpful owner Diederik made us feel truly at home there. He prepared a lovely dinner (springbok)... More 

Thank AlixRoyer
Diederik W, Owner at Lemon3Lodge Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Alix Thank you for your kind words. I am glad you had a great time at Lemon3Lodge and in the Greater Addo area. Hope we can welcome you back again. :) More 

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114 reviews
105 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We had heard a lot about the Lemon3 lodge and the owner Diederik and were really curious to finally get there ourselves. The guesthouse is conveniently located on the way to Addo Elephant National Park. The guesthouse is beautifully decorated and has a modern feel to it. The owner Diederik was very nice and accommodating and has been extremely helpful.... More 

1 Thank Bas_8
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190 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I had the feeling that it is for dutch people, we were that day 3 couples (all dutch except for me). we were welcomed with a cup of coffee (typical dutch) and the guy explained us what is there in the area to do. also he took us on a township tour, with his own car (this was quite nice... More 

Thank Pepusina
Western Cape, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Please don't stay here unless you enjoy: 1, competing with the lodge staff for the one television that has actual DSTV 2. the smell of sewerage 3. thin walls and having to explain to your 7yo children why the lady next door was 'sighing' so loudly 4. finding hair in your bed that's not your own 5. finding clumps of... More 

2 Thank Taniar2
Barrie, Canada
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

A wonderful spot to escape the road. Diederik and his staff welcomed us in and provided great help to find things to do in and around Kirkwood. The township tour is a definite must. These folks are not only great hosts but they are also providing an immense service to the community

Thank Ulana R

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern and trendy 4 star guesthouse near Addo Elephant National Park. Air conditioned double rooms with en-suite bathroom, Coffee- and tea facility, comfortable chairs, writing desk, TV and free WiFi. Swimming pool, sundeck, shade, garden and a 4 ha lemon orchard. Lounge with DSTV- international, dvd, music, book, information and a honesty bar. Safe off street parking. Wireless internet available all over the venue. Breakfast with yoghurts, muesli, cornflakes, fruits, fruit salade, cheeses, cold meats, tomato, cucumber, marmalade, Dutch sweets and a selection for fresh bread and toast. Meet & greet the locals during our Nkosi FOundation township tour where we visit our cooking project. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lemon3Lodge Guesthouse

Address: R336 Main Road | Addo Elephant National Park, Kirkwood, Sundays River Valley 6120, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Kirkwood
Price Range: $71 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lemon3Lodge Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Each room (the owner gave us a tour) has its own design and charm - very relaxing so any will do. Oh, and they are freshly renovated so no worries there!”
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