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The Elephant House

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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were spotless, with creature comforts and loads of space to spread out. Our first room was out at the back of the property, with private swimming pool area and a lovely verandah. We did find there was noise coming from the local establishment...More

Thank LikeTheFinerThings
Response from caerleon2013, Reservationist at The Elephant HouseResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are happy that you had a wonderful stay with us. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were incredibly welcoming and showed us around and took us to our cottage in the grounds which was huge but very well set up. We went in one of their game drives to the elephant park which was memorable but ruined by other people...More

Thank Papoulin1
Response from caerleon2013, Reservationist at The Elephant HouseResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are happy that you had a wonderful stay with us. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled here to visit Addo and where pleasantly surprised when we arrived. The setting is amazing, the staff are lovely and the rooms divine. This was one of my favourite places to stay during our trip and I would love to visit again.

Thank Ellen16_11
Response from caerleon2013, Reservationist at The Elephant HouseResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We’ve got really mixed feelings about our stay at the Elephant House. Let’s start with the good bits - excellent location to explore Addo - the staff are lovely. So attentive. Big shout out to Noni who looked after us so well - we ate...More

Thank Lindsey B
Response from caerleon2013, Owner at The Elephant HouseResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. We were very sad to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We apologize for the incident with the mark on your linen - we have called in Tembi, the house keeper who attended to...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Very spacious cottages, good food and very hospitable staff. The receptionists/cashier did not have her best day, a friendly smile would absolutely be nice now and then. Probably one of the best places to stay when visiting Addo Park.

Thank Digi-Dish
Response from caerleon2013, Reservationist at The Elephant HouseResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to your next visit. :)

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Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$128 - US$316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$128 - US$316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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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
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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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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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