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The Elephant House

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Breakfast included
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

We’ve got really mixed feelings about our stay at the Elephant House. Let’s start with the good bits - excellent location to explore Addo - the staff are lovely. So attentive. Big shout out to Noni who looked after us so well - we ate...More

Thank lindsey b
Response from caerleon2013, Owner at The Elephant HouseResponded January 21, 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We were very sad to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We apologize for the incident with the mark on your linen - we have called in Tembi, the house keeper who attended to...More

Reviewed December 22, 2017

Very spacious cottages, good food and very hospitable staff. The receptionists/cashier did not have her best day, a friendly smile would absolutely be nice now and then. Probably one of the best places to stay when visiting Addo Park.

Thank Digi-Dish
Response from caerleon2013, Reservationist at The Elephant HouseResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to your next visit. :)

Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the spacious family cottage and beautiful garden. Peacefull with no TV in the rooms. The staff was amazing always ready to serve.The kids enjoyed the pool area.The hotel is situated in a Addo village, not very far from the city. The citrus farms and...More

Thank Maphuti K
Response from caerleon2013, Reservationist at The Elephant HouseResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

The hotel -rather a private mansion turned into a hotel- is just perfect. Our room (Hamilton room) was like a private house. Tasteful, beautifully decorated. Beds are extremely comfortable. Poll and garden are quiet and relaxing. Personnel is friendly but professional. We have seen other...More

Thank Alain D
Response from caerleon2013, Reservationist at The Elephant HouseResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed December 17, 2017

Very relaxing. We had a Colonial room, very spacious and traditional, clean and comfortable.. Dinner was a 3 set course meal, served in the map room, and all guests ate together, which was nice. Staff were very friendly and helpful.The breakfast was a buffet on...More

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Response from caerleon2013, Reservationist at The Elephant HouseResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to your next visit.

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Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
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Outdoor pool
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US$117 - US$308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$117 - US$308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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I'm not Clive. We were in contact with Anne. TripAdvisor does not allow me to put in her email address. I don't know how to advise you about this. We never had a problem contacting her or other people on her staff. Anne... More
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Claire M
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Hi Claire...thanks for your message, no the emaiol hasnt come through...could you try again? look forward to hearing from you. All the best Clive
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Claire M
February 26, 2017|
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Hi Claire Thanks for your note - yes it is advisable to pre-book safaris. We can easily cater to your dietary requirements - our gardener grows amazing fresh organic veg! For some reason this site does not allow me to give... More
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