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De Old Drift Guest Farm

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Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
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All reviewsself cateringaddo elephant parkdelightful placerelaxed staythatched cottagefamily unitplace to stayenjoyed our staygame drivesvisiting addobreakfast and dinnershort drivelarge bathroomfood is excellentstayed for nightsmain entrancefriendly hosts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean, modern location, on the edge of Addo Elephant Park, embedded in orange and lemon groves. We enjoyed excellent service form a very friendly team and were given a personally escorted tour of the Elephant Park which was a memorable experience for us all.

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Response from Lize K, Owner at De Old Drift Guest FarmResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely comment, we hope to see you again soon!!

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We were so impressed with the staff at De Old Drift, and lovely accommodation. We arrived quite late on a Friday, beyond dinner hour, and were immediately offered dinner. Twenty minutes later, lovely steaks, grilled vegetables & wine appeared in our room. The chef at...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Response from Lize K, Owner at De Old Drift Guest FarmResponded 12 October 2017

Good Morning Elizabeth Thank you so much for this lovely comment, we always try our best to make sure that all our guests are looked after!! Wonder was very happy about your comment. We hope that you will return to our guest farm when you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time at this guesthouse. We had again the 6pp selfcatering unit at the front. Clean and sufficient. Only 10 to 15 min from man entrance Addo elephant park. One slight drawback, you have to travel though Addo and past the township...More

Thank Marije v
Response from Lize K, Owner at De Old Drift Guest FarmResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Marije Thank you so much for choosing De Old Drift again for you second visit. This makes us feel so proud of our guest farm. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. My parents has moved to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived we felt spoiled and right at home. We stayed in the Thatched Cottage(self catering),it was well equiped and beautifully(and private)set in the corner of property. We had breakfast and dinner at the lodge restaurant. The food was great and service...More

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Response from Lize K, Owner at De Old Drift Guest FarmResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Telana What a lovely review, thank you so much from everone at De Old Drift. We are looking forward to hosting your friends and family! Hope to see you back soon... Best Regards

Reviewed 12 July 2018

You will look far and wide for better, more affordable accommodation than what the Old Drift provide. Friendly and helpful staff. Clean and comfortable rooms. The best food and wine. They will go out of their way to make you at home. Well done!

Thank Liza H
Response from Lize K, Owner at De Old Drift Guest FarmResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Liza Thank you so much for staying with us, and we are looking forward to your next visit to Addo. Next time bring the kids with I am sure they will have a lovely time on our farm!

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$79 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$79 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from MoccaJava | Reviewed this property |
Hi, please can you check directly with the lodge, they have a contact email on their website. Yes, they run their own game drive schedule and their own vehicles. Not sure about the cot or special meals. Enjoy.
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"The staff is very helpful and assist you to choose the best room for your needs"
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"All cottages are in peaceful positions well spaced out. The thatched cottage has a sizeable BBQ and outside..."
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"Try to order one of the rooms away from the main entrance so you don't have to hear / see cars coming in..."
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"Double rooms at the back of the guest farm are more private and quiet."
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