Coming to Hitgeheim , the first thing that will impress you is the huge farmland it is surrounded by. From the gate to the guesthouse, we drove more than 2 kilometres through the citrus farm, meeting some ostrich and antilope. Once you are there, you are welcomed with warm friendliness before you start to explore the beautiful single house lodges. Amazing views, appealing furniture and a fantastic bathroom make you feel that you actually ARE in that holiday accomodation you always have dreamt of. Absence of TV and telephone contribute to the relaxation. Dinner and breakfast served will exceed your expectation and Archie, the owner, who, in his own words, sees the house more as a hobby than a business, together with his staff will help you with issues - from extensive information to sending you missed stuff back to your home address. All in all a must for anyone travelling the Addo area. I recommend to reserve 2 nights - otherwise you might regret it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hitgeheim Country Lodge and Eco Reserve is a 16 room owner managed, fully serviced, up market thatched lodge outside of Addo Elephant National Park. We pride ourselves in allowing our guests to enjoy the best elephant viewing and wildlife experience in the Malaria Free Eastern Cape, be spoiled with ultimate luxury, cuisine, wine and service. We are on a small eco-reserve and your drive to the lodge is like being on your own Safari. Spectacular views from the lodge and all the rooms with Addo Park in the distance. This lodge was built bit by bit as our home and form part of our lifestyle. Our rooms are 3 x Superior Rooms, 2 x Superior Family Rooms (each with a double size fold out leather couch, not good for adults, only for children up to the age of 14) 3 Luxury rooms, 4 x Family units each with two full in-suite rooms with an inter leading door. Three of the 4 family units can sleep 5, extra carry in bed in the twin bed side of the two rooms. We do safaris to Addo Elephant National Park in our own open and closed safari vehicles specially designed for your comfort. We also transfer you for your own safety to enjoy Schotia Private Game Reserve, their Tooth and Claw Safari, a perfect combination with Addo Elephant National Park. We arrange this for you. We have two pools, one on the family side for kids and one on the old side for seniors and couples only. We also do fetch and return you for a nominal fee from Port Elizabeth Airport or any nearby destination. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hitgeheim Country Hotel Addo