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The Elephant House

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Wonderful stay, excellent hotel, great staff, good food, beautiful room. This is what you expect from a hotel in south africa. One tiny remark: the chairs in the restaurant are not very comfortable. Certainly a hotel that we can recommend.

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Reviewed 1 February 2016

This was an excellent place to stay to visit the addo national park and they arranged our visit to the national park including transport with guide and lunch and refreshments. We also did the Valley Tour with the owner who was very knowledgeable about the...More

1  Thank jannicholson
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We stayed three nights in a "colonial" room which we later found out was built by the owner along with the rest of the hotel. It looks as if it was used in colonial days so good job! Fantastic staff - friendly, efficient but not...More

1  Thank mandihorwood
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Of all the hotels we stayed in Elephant House was our favourite. its understated elegance, mixed with its wonderful happy staff, make it a lovely place to be. We were met on arrival and they greeted us by name, took us on a tour and...More

1  Thank Superstart
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We were 2 adults and 2 kids staying in one of the cottages. Very clean with large queen bed and two singles in a separate room with an open door to it. Has a fridge, kettle and basics which is all you need as the...More

1  Thank Simon C
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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$117 - US$307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$117 - US$307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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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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