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The Elephant House

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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We had a good time here. Clean room and a lovely breakfast. Nice pools. Good service. The arranged tours to the park and the river safari we had was very good. What could have been better: we found the price for dinner a bit pricy, there should have been a minibar at the room,
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We initially booked in for one night but changed our holiday plans to stay another night. Elephant House is a sprawling colonial-style house, with its ‘out-of-Africa’ furnishings and decorations all beautifully considered. Photos don’t do it justice. The mind boggles at the
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Pictures and words do not this place justice. Simply put it is beautiful. Driving through the arid roads on our way to the Elephant House it is hard to imagine that somewhere so green and pretty can exist. We felt like we had gone back in time to a colonial era. The main house
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My family (husband & 2 teen sons) spent 2 nights in a stable cottage at the Elephant House & it was perfect. There are plenty of chill out areas in the main house itself or our cottage was big enough for us all to relax without getting in each others way. There are also 3 pools
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We only were here for a night but this was wrong. Neext timewe stay at least 2 nights. This Guest House is GREAT. The people ar great, the service is great, the food is great and the place is just phenominal. This all ecase the management is personal and customer orianed.
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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 takes care of all emails.
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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 you our direct email address!!!..You'll find it on good old google!! We thoroughly look forward to meeting you in April. all best Clive Clive
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Hi there, thank you for your enquiry - we will be delighted to have you here on your honeymoon next year. The rate includes breakfast. We also serve light lunches and three course candlelit dinners in the evenings (set menu).There are several excellent activities available in the area, you can self drive into addo national Park, or go on a guided safari on open 4x4 which costs R850pp inclusive of park entry fees, other activities include visits to one of the nearby private reserves ( about R1000 incl a meal), a canoeing trip down the river as well as cultural and historical tours in the area. Let me know if you have any further queries. All the best Clive
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"Take ear plugs - this is Africa and the birds on the tin roof can be very noisy!"
"The cottages were amazing"
"Stable cottages were excellent very peaceful"
"The Stables are less expensive than the other accommodation on offer but the cottages are lovely."
"They all looked very nice and comfortable"
US$141 - US$309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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