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    The Elephant House

    P.O Box 82, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good25%
    • Average9%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    “valley tour” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 198 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Comfortable Hotel/Guest House, personal service and adequate meals. Close to Addo elephant Park, guided tours can be booked. Host is very knowledgable and has owned the hotel for many years. Would not hesitate to stay again

    Thank Martin G
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Friendly staff is definitely the highlight of this place, so willing to serve and to make our stay comfortable. Lovely lounge room with fireplace to relax and to enjoy a drink. We had a lovely room for our family of 5 : kids had their...More

    Thank Theresa E
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We just enjoyed a wonderful 2-night stay at the Stable Cottages at The Elephant House. Beautiful, luxurious, spacious and superb hospitality! We had a lovely dinner in the restaurant on our first night followed by a braai on our 2nd night which was arranged for...More

    Thank Melanie K
    Reviewed 26 May 2017

    From the warm welcome we received on arrival, to the time we left, the staff showed incredible care and attention. Nothing was too much trouble for Vuyo who ensured we felt comfortable and at home in this tranquil Elephant House setting. We had booked for...More

    Thank KTCapetown
    Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

    We received a warm welcome from the team at Elephant House. We arrived early due to our transportation but we were shown to a beautiful veranda and served coffee whilst we relaxed and waited for our room to become available. There are a number veranda's...More

    Thank hazelcowls
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$102 - US$281 (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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    Traveller (183)
    Room & Suite (44)
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    Claire M
    8 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
    4 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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    Claire M
    27 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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    "Recommend booking dinner at least one night"
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    "Choose a cottage near the pool, or rooms near pool very quiet at night time."
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    "Thatched lodge overlooking pool"
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