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De Old Drift Guest Farm

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Hermanus
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Locely farm setting in citrus plantation away from the main road. Large pool and beautiful ülace for breakfast and dinner. Friendly staff, excellent breakfast with a good choice; I even had some perfectly cooked oates

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We stayed two nights, mainly to be close to Addo Elephant Park. De Old Drift is a very attractive site, and our unit was very comfortable and well kitted out. It was particularly lovely in the morning, when the varied birdsong was the only thing disturbing the stillness and peace.

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Lize K, Owner at De Old Drift Guest Farm, responded to this review

Good Morning!! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed all the birdsongs, that's is one of our privileges for living on a farm close to the Sunday river. We hope to see you again!!

Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A lovely setting near Addo elephant park main entrance. Very quiet and our cottage very private. Meals offered on site as there are very little options in the local area. Good breakfast. Nice swimming pool area. Take heed of the warning to bring whatever food you need with you, if you are self catering, as there is only a little...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We thoroughy enjoyed our stay, albeit too short. Accommodation and resturant was excellent. Staff were very friendly and most helpful. We should have planned to stay longer and fully explored the surrounding area. Addo is a beautiful part of the country. If my travels ever take me back to that part of the world again, I will definitely be staying...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 28 February 2017

My wife, son, and I had a great stay at De Olde Drift. The room was clean, spacious, and comfortable. The staff was very accommodating, and were happy to give us many tips about the area, especially the Addo Elephant park, which is near by. The breakfasts, lunches, and dinners were absolutely fantastic, as was the wine selection. Out "neighbors"...

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Lize K, Owner at De Old Drift Guest Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comment, this makes us so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time staying with us :) I think there is no better marketing than word of mouth... Our Guest farm are 10 years old and we are getting so many returning guests, or friends and family of previous guests. Its such a pleasure...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2017

What an amazing place to stay. The service was excellent and staff so friendly. Also the food was good and rooms clean and comfortable. We will definitely recommend your Farm to people and certainly will stay there again if in the area.

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Durban
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Very nice place! Stayed in one of the cottages, it was everything we could ask for. Spacious and clean. Breakfast and dinner was of a high standard! Very keen Chef! All in all a superb accommodation if you are planning on going to the Addo Park. Communications leading up to our stay were very efficient.

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at De Old Drift Guest Farm. It is a wonderful, lovely furnished place surrounded by nature. Cozy and clean rooms with own veranda. For breakfast we were offered a rich variety. For dinner, we had a very delicious three-course menu on the first evening and a diverse buffet on the second one. Thank you Nandipha...

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Kassel
Reviewed 18 February 2017

It's outstanding to drive with Lindo through the Addo, to learn about wildlife, to find and see animals of it's very best. This is not a hotel, its more or less to stay with friends or family at home, overall warm and friendly.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Close to Addo Elephant park ( 10 minutes drive ) this venue delivers both a great place to relax and a superb eating experience. The rooms are spacious and staff very good with no request too much trouble. We stayed in the B/Bay with breafast included, self catering is available. There are optional meals available in the evening which were...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
COME AND RELAX IN OUR TRANQUIL ENVIRONMENT, WITH ONLY SOUNDS OF NATURE AT YOUR DOORSTEP... De Old Drift Guest Farm, a short distance from the little village of Addo in South Africa’s malaria-free Eastern Cape province and only 15min drive from the renowned Addo Elephant National Park, with its big Seven, and numerous other species. De Old Drift is a working citrus farm, one of the smallest but most peaceful farms in the area. Take a tour through the orchards and venture down to The Sundays river, only a short 2km away, where Njala, Kudu’s and Rooibok can be seen on the ridge of the mountain. Relax around the pool after a long day at the Elephant Park, or take a walk through the garden and orchards, when the trees are in blossom, the smell of citrus permeates the air. Enjoy our refreshing breakfast in our thatched roof lapa overlooking the garden and swimming pool area. Adventure, fun and games await children, where Pumba (Labrador), Timone (Jack Russel) and Mufasa (Bullmastiff) love to make new friends and play... a little paradise for all children. Your hosts Neels, Juanita and Steffi, will make sure that your stay will be one to remember. ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Old Drift Guest Farm

Address: De Old Drift | R335, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: $111 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — De Old Drift Guest Farm 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Try to order one of the rooms away from the main entrance so you don't have to hear / see cars coming in and out”
brendanm173, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Double rooms at the back of the guest farm are more private and quiet.”
Cheryl968, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All accommodation looked great!”
433jeanb, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are in separate little outbuildings so you're not in a big, noisy hotel.”
Dancerpainter, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I love the Deluxe self-catering unit as it can sleep six people in total and have a fully equipped including a stove) kitchen.”
ZeldaBij, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
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