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Paris, France
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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I had a nice Hut close to the swimming pool and surrounded by the trees of the garden. As I had no car Madi organised my pick up and my tours very well. The only problem I encountered was that the driver asked me to pay more that it was agreed, which was unpleasant.The breakfast was great and the full... More 

Thank elfroazon
Shanghai, China
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106 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed two for nights. Easy to reach, signs starting at the street. Its in the middle of nowhere, and so nice and lively. Enough space in the huts, lovely and rustique interior, good beds, nice garden with pool, internet only in the pool area not on the rooms or the restaurant, good breakfast. The dinner... Fixed 3 course menue... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

It's an African Lodge, meaning the rooms have hay roofs and it is all a it smelly but cool at the same time. The garden is well kept and the people are all really friendly. I wouldn't suggest having dinner as we had better meals in SA, but there isn't a lot of choice around the lodge. Make sure to... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The African lodges has all the comfort that you want to relax. It is just 12 km from Addo National Park, so it is a perfect base to stay. It is a quite complex between the orange trees. The lodges are situated in a circle on a very big grass field with a swimming pool, playing facilities for children and... More 

Thank NandaH74
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We only stayed here for one night, but really enjoyed it. Because of the small number of units, it didn't feel over developed, but tranquil and relaxing. The traditionally constructed hut was a nice cool contrast to the heat of the day. Lovely pool area.

Thank Gary W
Overijse, Belgium
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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely spot to spend the night when in town to visit the nearby elephant park. Our hut was spacious and clean, as were the other facilities. Could do with a bit more of a touch on decorations, especially lightning (too strong, too white, taking away atmosphere unnecessarily). Staff is very friendly. We had braai for dinner which was ok. Liked... More 

Thank Maarten K
Hamburg, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Very friendly staff, Breakfast and 3course evening menu very good, Our cottage was cosy and clean, All over a very well maintained property! Our day tour to Addo Park with crisscross Adventures was fantastic! Thank you!!!!!!

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The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Chrislin for 2 nights, the lodges are roomy With a good shower. Breakfast was great and it is also possible to dine there witch is very pleasant because there is not realy restaurants in the area. Dinner are very good. The grounds are well maintained, there is a poolhouse witch has a wificonnection. Staf is very helpfull.... More 

Thank edith841961
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We arrived at about 5pm on Day 1 and wish we'd got there earlier! The setting was beautiful and we headed straight to the pool area to soak up the last of the sun. The rooms were large, very comfortable (with a big fan) and clean and the bathroom had a wonderful powerful shower. We booked a three course meal... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This property is absolutely beautiful. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, especially since we had to check-in later than expected. The food in the restaurant was great and the room was beautiful. This property was very close to Addo Elephant National Park, where we spent all our time.

Thank dmode4sm

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience true African accommodation when staying at Chrislin African Lodge in traditionally built mud huts located on an eco-friendly farm, just 12km from the main gate of the Addo Elephant National Park.The tranquil setting is described as paradise by nature and bird lovers. If not exploring one of the nearby game reserves, time can be spent relaxing along side the pool or in the lounging lapa. Being a family run lodge, emphasis is placed on friendly service, comfort and delicious South African food. Meals can be served on request during season. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chrislin African Lodge

Address: Off Valentine Road | Hermiston Farm, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: $111 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chrislin African Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“for the nominal cost, upgrading is definitely worth it.”
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