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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago 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...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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...

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Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...

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East Cape
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This 18-year establishment is managed by a delightful staff. Although we were the only South Africans over those two days, we felt just as home. The accommodation and surroundings (deep verandas with comfy chairs in a sort of "out of africa" style), two pools, two dining areas - one for breakfast and one for dinner - were attractive. The dancers...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

we were lucky to get the honeymoon sweet (room 1, harley) and really enjjoyed it. the room is very high and one can see the old roof which is really cool. the bathroom has a strange form but is fine ad well. the room and the entire hotel are very charming with thrir generous use of space the old furniture...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We fell in love with Elephant House the moment we arrived, with stunning views overlooking the pretty gardens, the verandas with beautiful furniture and furnishings, the entire decor of the Elephant House is gorgeous, loved the map room and the library with books and albums to peruse. Situated in a lovely area and so close to the Addo Elephant Park...

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Enormous luxurious room. (converted stables). Lush surroundings, with use of 2 pools. The main house has comfy chairs and verandas surrounded by beautiful plants. Fast internet. Really friendly people, who couldn’t do enough for us. The restaurant was slightly on the expensive side, but was lovely food, and quantities were good. It was a set menu though, and if there...

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

A magical place, other then the convenient position as its is very close to the addo park the place it self is so magical that you really just want to stay there! there is a dog, grace, and we adored her she just made our time there better gifting us of sincere smiles for everything she was doing. Not to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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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: £82 - £204 (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
“We loved the Stable Rooms in the garden with a generous swimming pool.”
 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.”
 of 5 bubbles AngieEllse, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles 185livyh, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“No obvious rooms to choose.”
 of 5 bubbles 327hughc, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
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