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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 8 March 2015

i have stayed here twice now. Both times with overseas business guests and Archie and his team did not disappoint. They went out of their way to make sure everybody had a good stay. During one stay Archie organised an evening game drive in the Addo, which went down very well with the overseas visitors. The rooms are thatched lodge...

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Belgium
Reviewed 2 March 2015

The room we stayed in was very nice, luxurious, and African, The team was very helpfull to guide us towards the safaris. This was good fun. Relying on their services is more costly but gives you quicker access to things and brings you safely home in the dark.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our two-day stay at Hitgeheim and wished that it could have been longer. Our room was excellent with a beautiful view, dinner was delicious and the staff and the service which they provided were first class. The organisation for the excellent game drives worked very well.

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Thank Charles N
Netherlands
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We stayed for 2 nights to visit Addo Elephant park and Stochia game reserve. The drive to the lodge is over an unpaved road through the estate of the owner. The lodges are nice, big and clean. Very good bed, big bathroom with shower and bath and minibar. No TV or wifi. The chairs outside on the veranda were the...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 25 February 2015

The accomodation and location of Hitgeheim is top notch. We loved the room and the terrace and outdoor shower was a fantastic addition. The staff are really great and attentive and made us feel very at home. The luxury of the accomodation was unfortunately let down by the quality of the food at the restaurant. The evening meal was really...

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Thank Clare H
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We had the most excellent stay at Hitgeheim. The staff and Archie, the owner are very friendly. What we appreciated most was how welcome our kids were. We never felt as if they were not welcome and Archie especially aways tried to make them happy! The rooms are spectacular, the view is stunning, the food is great, what more can...

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Thank Itsme0001
Switzerland
Reviewed 22 February 2015

nice staff, beautiful view with sunset, near Addo Elephant Park, you can organise the safaris your self or with the hotel. there is nothing around the lodge so it's better to have dinner there, 2 menus to choose of.

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Köln
Reviewed 17 February 2015

We stayed at Hitgeheim Country Lodge for three nights and enjoyed our stay very much. Everybody was keen to help us wherever they could to make our stay comfortable and pleasant as possible. The rooms are clean and nice and we had a stunning view from our private terasse.

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Thank ilsecharlotte
Bristol
Reviewed 16 February 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights so we could go to ADDO elephant park. It took about an hour to drive here from PE airport and the lodge was easy to find. The lodge is on a ridge so that it gets fabulous views of the surrounding countryside (lots of fruit farms) and views to the mountains to the north....

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2015

We have visited Addo area quite often and normally do self catering. As this was a special birthday occasion we decided to book at Hitgeheim and be spoilt and we were! Hitgeheim has the most wonderful views of the Sundays Valley from the rooms and also from the lounge and dining area. The rooms are surrounded by the natural vegetation...

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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 

Additional Information about Hitgeheim Country Lodge

Address: off Route R336 Direction Addo Kirkwood 9 km | Outside the park, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6115, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: RM948 - RM1,296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hitgeheim Country Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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