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Elephants Footprint Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here last month on our way to a game reserve it was a lovely accommodation with a small swimming pool and deck area available to residents. We were allowed to leave our luggage even though we arrived very early and...More

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Response from EFLManager, Manager at Elephants Footprint LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the excellent review of your stay at our beautiful Lodge. We always strive to make every guest feel at home and are very happy to have made your stay with us memorable. We wish you and your husband...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for one night as part of a trip along the garden route. We would highly recommend it to anyone doing the same. Thatched roof individually locked rooms with a seating area & en suite bathroom. Although we arrived early...More

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Response from EFLManager, Manager at Elephants Footprint LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the great review. We wish you and your husband a memorable onward journey through our beautiful country and cannot wait to host you again on your next visit to South Africa. Warmest Regards Christo

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Problems with checking out and payment; credit card payment was at the moment of leaving not possible because of problems with the wifi connection and we were confronted with a dispropionial commission to change euro's of more then 25%More

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Response from EFLManager, Owner at Elephants Footprint LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time and writing your review. Our credit card machine was unfortunately down at the time. Please except our humble apologies for the incorrect calculation. Kindly please email us on info@elephantsfootprint.co.za to resolve the commission charge. Have a great...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a superb stay at Elephants Footprint. It surpassed my expectations. Wonderful staff / very comfy rooms and superb meals. I would highly recommend staying here as it is very close to the Addo lower gateMore

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Response from EFLManager, Manager at Elephants Footprint LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review – much appreciated! We thank you for your humble comments. We are a very busy Lodge, however – customer service excellence is a priority within our establishment! Have a pleasant onward...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We unfortunately didn’t have the best stay at the lodge. We stayed over for one night en route to Addo. We stayed in the honeymoon suite as it was the only room available. The room is very spacious, with clean linen, a lovely bathroom and...More

Thank Tarryn F
Response from EFLManager, Manager at Elephants Footprint LodgeResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to complete the review and rate your stay at our lodge. We have taken note of the issues you mentioned and are addressing them immediately. We do hope that you would visit again soon as we would like to...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Breakfast Available
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Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$90 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$90 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dear Mr/Ms Drawbell Thank you for the message. We have your booking confirmed. It is confirmed that the full amount for the accommodation has been paid. Looking forward to hosting you here at Elephants Footprint... More
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"All rooms are excellent a semi circle around the swimming pool and garden only 12 rooms in total."
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"all rooms (very spacious) are quiet, facing the pool. our room was 9"
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"All room face a central courtyard with a pool so each is as good as the other"
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"Honeymoon Suite doesn´t has a TV (why should it;-)"
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