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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Modern, attractive, African style lodge in very close proximity to the park. Lovely rooms and communal areas. This is a very friendly lodge. The breakfast had a vast range of cold items with hot items freshly cooked to order. In the evening there is a buffet style dinner with excellent choices all beautifully cooked, and introduced by the chef. The...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern African style lodge in very close proximity to the southern entrance of Addo. Having also spent 4 nights in Addo on my next visit I will just stay here. Being able to have a substantial breakfast then be in the park in minutes was far superior than staying at the Addo end. An amazing buffet dinner awaits you on...

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where? Outside Addo Elephant Park, but very close by Ambiance: quiet place, nice and tasteful decorated very spacious rooms with outdoor showers (as well as bathroom inside) , high ceilings and a typical straw-roof create a nice atmosphere and help cooling the rooms down We felt very comfortable here! (only things which would have been even nicer: little private terrace/"garden"...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the most wonderful two nights at Elephants Footprint lodge- everything was absolutely first class, from the luxurious and very comfortable bedroom with the amazing outdoor rock shower to the most delicious meals freshly cooked and served by husband and wife team, John and Carin. Every little detail has been so well thought out and the whole place is...

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After an overnight flight from winter in Europe to summer in Africa and domestic hop and jump to PE first stay was booked at Elefant Footprint Lodge. I've been there 10 years ago and a kind of knew what to expect. Still the nice house and rooms with the famous outside showers awaited me. A nice welcome from John the...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are big, bed is comfortabele. To visit Addo National Park you only have to drive 5 minutes. The swimming pool is rather small. Unfortunately we could not eat from the card, because a buffet was organised since there was a group as well.

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect stay close to the Addo Elephant Park in a very nice lodge with very warm-hearted hosts. Rooms are spacious and have an outdoor shower. In the evening John prepared delicious dinners and the bar was well equiped.

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Yealmpton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

So much of this place was not as described the swimming pool was a plunge pool so tiny there is no way you could swim in it, the restaurant was closed and we had not been informed and the only two places they could suggest to eat were truly awful one I truck stop and the other a pub

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Büsum
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Worth each Rand! Friendly staff and great buffet in the evening. Everything was freshly prepared. The room we had was large and the linen were clean and comfortable. The mattress was great. We slept like home. Thank you very much for your hospitality!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Beautiful rooms, superb food, and an amazing location right at the entrance to the park. But our hosts Carin and her husband made Elephant's Footprint Lodge stand out. Short story: I left my smartphone at the lodge in the day we left, and then drove over 200km away. Carin found it for me, saw it safely delivered to our next...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elephants Footprint Lodge offers excellent accommodation with 12 en suite rooms under thatch room in a lapa style. Situated 2km from the Greater Addo Elephant National Park Southern Gate. This makes it the gateway to the Route of the Giants and the ideal getaway for an unique and unforgettable holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephants Footprint Lodge

Address: 1 Riverside Drive | Riverside Park, Colchester 6001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Colchester
Price Range: $103 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephants Footprint Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All the rooms are arranged around a seating area, it is in a quiet location and you will be delighted with any room”
 of 5 bubbles ZoomingOff, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not all rooms have a television. If you require a television, request before booking.”
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“Book well before your trip”
 of 5 bubbles carrenr2016, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the honeymoon suites...”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaRa, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms have an "outside shower" as part of the on-suite facilities. Quirky but lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles decdeasy, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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