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The Elephant House

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Dry Cleaning
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Fitness centre
Golf Course
3 Star Hotel
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Main St, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
53.8 km to Port Elizabeth Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the warm welcome with tea and cake to the spacious comfortable rooms with good linen, we felt so at home here. The staff are really amazing going beyond what is expected with big friendly smiles. The verandas beg you to relax, chat or read...More

Thank dobz
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Excellent large bedroom & walk in shower bathroom with very comfortable lounge area's in beautiful setting; really lovely place to come back to after being on safari. The evening meals were of high standard & served in the atmospheric map room. Breakfast was served outside...More

Thank Brian230947
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Such a beautiful place to relax and enjoy open verandahs, books, National Geographic magazines with old photos of safaris on the walls. Wonderful food and such kind, helpful staff, who made us feel very welcome. Great base for getting to the Addo National Elephant Park...More

Thank Leah H
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We were in a stable cottage with B&B but choose to eat in the evenings as well. Staff (Charlene and her team) were amazing, friendly and attentive. Accommodation was very spacious and beds very comfortable. Good activities could be booked on site. Pools (all three)...More

Thank Ashburnian
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We stayed here for 3 days recently.We enjoyed it just as much as our first time 10 years ago on my visit back to SA after leaving permanently 34 years ago. Elephant House has a lovely ambiance to it. It feels and looks like an...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$108 - US$290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$108 - US$290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dining (9)
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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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