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The Elephant House

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  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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See why so many travellers make The Elephant House their small hotel of choice when visiting Addo. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you. Rooms at The Elephant House include air conditioning and a safe offering exceptional comfort and convenience. A pool and free breakfast will also help to make your stay even more special. While at The Elephant House, guests can go online with free wifi, and if you are driving, free parking is available. While visiting Addo, you may want to try some ribs at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Africanos Country Estate Restaurant & Sushi Bar. At The Elephant House, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Addo.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
Romantic
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Port Elizabeth Airport33 mi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A very friendly place to stay. Very helpful staff who assisted and helped even when it was not their own particular job. Accommodation comfortable and clean, which was no mean feet considering the amount of dust in the air due to the drought. Lovely evening...More

Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights in a sweet cottage which was very comfortable. The grounds are beautiful and while it was too chilly for us to use the two pools, they looked lovely. The staff works hard to make everything comfortable. We did occasionally have some...More

Thank Banditsmom707
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location for the game drive. Fabulous staff, great breakfast, good tour of the Addo Elephant Park. Evening meal was delicious. Wonderful tranquil setting, very comfy room, nothing was too much trouble. Brilliant stay and would recommend and we'd definitely stay again.

Thank Finemaster
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful colonial style home that has inviting relaxing spots in abundance. The gardens, pools, and streams add to the tranquility. Attention to detail like a selection of sunblock next to the pool. Breakfast was delicious. All the staff were friendly , helpful and prepared to...More

Thank Janinevn
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We booked 2 cottages at The Stables and enjoyed breakfasts at The Elephant House. The property is an absolute gem, beautifully maintained pools and garden and a wonderful colonial ambiance. Charlene are her team provided us with friendly and efficient service. We hope to return...More

Thank KarenU254
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Claire M
7 March 2017|
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Response from Marsha F | Reviewed this property |
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
3 March 2017|
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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
26 February 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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Room Tips
"Take ear plugs - this is Africa and the birds on the tin roof can be very noisy!"
188gordonh
5 days ago
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"The cottages were amazing"
Finemaster
2 weeks ago
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"Stable cottages were excellent very peaceful"
Ashburnian
10 Apr 2018
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"The Stables are less expensive than the other accommodation on offer but the cottages are lovely."
janandtomc
7 Apr 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$141 - US$292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the elephant house hotel addo
LOCATION
South AfricaEastern CapeGreater AddoSundays River ValleyAddo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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