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    The Elephant House

    P.O Box 82, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
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    • Excellent61%
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    • Average9%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 210 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    The Elephant House is a lovely small hotel very conveniently located to Addo Elephant House. My wife and I traveled there the first week of December 2017 and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The grounds are beautiful and the staff were wonderful. We were surprised after...More

    Thank Doug P
    Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

    This is a South African B&B more like a small UK hotel. It is 10 minutes drive from Addo Elephant Park main entrance. There are a number of cottage rooms and some rooms in the main building. There are at least three swimming pools and...More

    Thank Drew F
    Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

    Better late than never: Wedding in January 2005 💏 Friendly professional staff, good food, beautify room and garden. You all made our special day perfect and the stay unforgettable. We loved every minute and wish/hope to come back❤

    Thank Cecila F
    Reviewed 30 September 2017

    We had limited expectations before our arrival in Addo and were struck by the beauty of Elephant House before we even parked. I was travelling with my 11 year old daughter on our annual road trip and Elephant House was the highlight of our 4...More

    Thank mikeratCapeTown
    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    We spent a weekend here while on a tour. I was actually blown away by the size, scenic setting and comfort levels of this place. Each cottage is superbly spacious and tastefully decorated. This is great value for money for those seeking a top class...More

    Thank Rob K
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$120 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Greater Addo >
    • Sundays River Valley >
    • Addo
    • Also Known As
    • The Elephant House Hotel Addo
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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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    Response from caerleon2013 |
    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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    26 February 2017|
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    Response from magyver_10 | Property representative |
    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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    "Rooms over the road have great verandas and are very spacious."
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