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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia 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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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tricky one to rate. The stable cottages are outstanding, spacious and clean with a beautiful private outdoor verandah complete with table and chairs and a comfortable lounging area. The gardens are vast and well tended with a sunny pool in the centre though some umbrellas would be welcome for shade. There is another pool you can use...

Thank Que
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent 4 wonderful days here. The accommodations are spacious and comfortable. The food is excellent. The atmosphere is such that we engaged with other guests and thus met many interesting folks. The staff are so helpful and kind. Charlene is everywhere and takes care of anything that comes up. Our first day there we went on...

2Thank Marsha F
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This B & B was situated just a few kilometres from the Addo National Park Main Gate I can sincerely say that we loved our stay here. Both inviting and really comfortable this well organised and efficient Bed & Breakfast gave us everything we could have wished for. Bedroom Accommodation was clean, tastefully furnished and well equipped. The lounges in...

2Thank sassiecat2015
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The Elephant House is place of pure tranquility and all the staff go out of their way to make sure your every need is met. It's our third visit there and every time I leave completely relaxed. Tasty meals are served at different locations around the hotel which makes each meal a unique experience. Expect open verandahs where u can...

1Thank Scamp1307
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A very warm welcome in the 'boeren' farmers house. Outside nice sitting rooms. The rooms are old fashioned. The beds perfect. The food is good and the dinner you have to order before. The swimmingpool is from a good quality.

1Thank Jan L
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights whilst we were attending the Kirkwood Festival. It was a real pleasure and so relaxing after a day at the festival. The decor and ambiance is beautiful, the staff friendly and the food great! Will recommend this to anyone , it is more than worth the price and located very centrally in the greater Addo...

1Thank Rudovh
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We have just stayed in the stable cottages at Elephant House and can't fault the experience. The character of the hotel is very warm and rustic. The staff are routinely attentive and pleasant. Charlene particularly went out of her way to accommodate us. Down to baking cupcakes at the last minute and the staff singing happy birthday in English and...

1Thank hasnoclue
Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We were already impressed from the very beginning our stays till the end. The hotel lobby or hall and lounge provide comfortable and soft sofas to chill and read. There are several pools in hotel with lying chairs. The bar offer a variety of choices of drinks. We joined the Safari in Addo Elephant Park on the first day in...

1Thank Tina791115

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Additional Information about The Elephant House

Address: P.O Box 82, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: $136 - $358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Elephant House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“the staff will give you what you require”
 of 5 bubbles JANEFLOWER11, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles AvrilFD, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If travelling with small children opt to stay in Elephant House instead of a family unit at The Stables.”
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 of 5 bubbles 185livyh, 9 May 2016 | Read review
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