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Elephants Footprint Lodge

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were so lucky to find this Lodge at the last minute and it was just as we had hoped it would be. Small , luxurious, friendly and African in design and build , with a small plunge pool at the heart of the complex. Lovely bedrooms with an outside shower if you wanted to use it. Excellent food which...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A wonderful location with amazing rooms decorated to the finest detail. Great breakfast and a wonderful dinner as well with special african meats cooked to perfection. We were perfectly made to feel at home and could indeed have stayed longer if itinerary would have permitted. Thank you for a perfect stay.

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Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were personally met & welcomed by John & shown to our room, assisted with luggage. Shown to dining, lounge area & adequate explanation of times & facilities. We had 2 full breakfast which were excellent & individually prepared, compliments to the catering staff. We joined in 1 night for a buffet which included fresh salad, delicious home rolls, tasty...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely big room with all amenities needed. Only thing we didnt enjoy was that dinner wasnt being served the night we stayed amd not many other restaurants round the area of colchester, ended up travelling into PE for food. Very close to Addo south entrance , we left before breakfast started but host offered to make us a pack up...

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Canton of Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the Lodge, if you are visiting the Addo Elephant National park, is quite good, its not inside the park but its reasonably close to it. The rooms are big but in need of some reforms, the decor is a bit dated and everting looks a little bit used. There is a bath tube in the room but...

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1Thank miguelcordeiro279
Wellington, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent lodge ,Carin and Nick could not have been more helpful. Ideal location for Addo Elephant park plus other game parks Impressive food ,extremely well,presented . We highly recommend this lodge

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Jinan, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideally located a few minutes from the south gate of Addo Elephant Park, this place is the perfect getaway - very isolated, yet perfectly comfortable. The hosts love what they do and you can feel that in every little detail. Enjoyed breakfast, but dinner (both buffet and a la carte, depending on the number of guests) even more! Would come...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodge is 1 km away from the south entrance of the park and is reasonable priced. The rooms are big with a bath and a nice outside, but private, shower like a waterfall. Breakfast is in the restaurant and here they serv food at night as well. ( not every night). Very helpfull staff.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner here which was fantastic- we loved the honour bar (you served yourself and wrote down what you had). We would have stayed but they were booked out. The owner/ Chef, Spike showed us around, next time we will prebook so we can get to stay. It's worth going to see the outside/inside shower it has a...

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Bielefeld
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We loved staying at elephant's footprint lodge. Rooms are big and nice as well as very clean. We especially loved the outdoor shower and the big bath tub. The food was excellent and Karen and John, the hosts, gave us very helpful tips for activities in the area. Addo Elephant park is just around the corner, a 2-3 min drive...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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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: £54 - £72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephants Footprint Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“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
“outdoor showers fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles sharon071, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose one of the honeymoon rooms, they are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles HeikeSA, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are basically identical”
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 of 5 bubbles paulsM9788HF, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
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