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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with the Trek South Africa team as part of our project and we really enjoyed our stay. The game viewing in this area is incredible! There are so many elephants that come so close to the game vehicles, it's really mind blowing to get to experience them at such a close proximity. The accommodation units are neat... More 

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Cumbria, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Addo rest camp was the first camp that we stayed at in South Africa and we were impressed with the accommodation and the camp facilities. Our bungalow was very clean, it was well maintained and the kitchen was well equipped. Outside, there was a spacious balcony that had views of the park - Warthogs, Kudos wandered passed and lots of... More 

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Coventry
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived by plane in Port Elizabeth and drove to the Addo park. We had a Wild card costing 3050Rand for a year. Check in was easy and drove about 400 metres to our previous booked cabin. Wonderful accommodation. We booked a night drive and joined a group of about 10 people in a kind of lorry that had gradually... More 

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I did not expect huge comfort and we got what we expect, nice lodges and cottage houses,at a.good price vs value. Only negative aspect is booking procedure is quite complex, this could be enhanced. Area is nice, enjoy the view but be aware of apes.

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We camped for 2 nights in the camping area. This area is very small but adequate for camping as long as not use campers are trying to get into this area. Each camping site has got a braai and a table and benches and dustbin. Water close by. The ablution block was fine and kept clean. The bird life was... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed in one of the two guest houses (no 7) in the main camp. You pay a bit more, but you have a large lounge / dining area, a very well equipped kitchen (with full size fridge; good quality stove, microwave etc). 2 huge bedrooms are well furnished & lovely specious bathrooms. Good quality bed linen & towels. A... More 

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Wilderness, South Africa
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

we stayed in the park for the first time. quite difficult to get bookings here as it is booked up long in advance. stayed in a couples chalet. clean, neat and moderm. great views of waterhole. saw plenty of animals. great park. the onsite restaurant is very good, inexpensive with a good menu and wine list. always stay in the... More 

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Venlo, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Spacious quality cottage nearby the reception, gas station, restaurant and shop. You have your own kitchen including water heater, microwave, fridge and stove. Dishes, cuttlery and glasses are provided. Large shower and also towels are provided. The cottage has a porch and a bbq. 2 single beds. Good place to stay

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We loved it. Family of 5, adults have a room and ensuite to themselves and the kids do to. Very clean and comfortable with all the mod cons. Fully equipped kitchen, views were amazing from the large balcony. You can see the waterhole from here. We only stayed 1 night and wish we had more. Highly recommend it was worth... More 

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Bickley
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights on our family holiday touring SA. The park itself is a treat to visit, not in the same league as the Kruger, but still somewhere wonderful to be. The accommodation comprised wooden lodges sleeping 4, with a small toilet/shower room and outside fridge and sitting area (although a bit cold to use it in... More 

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Additional Information about Addo Rest Camp

Address: 36 km From Matyholweni Gate, Addo Elephant National Park 6105, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Addo Elephant National Park
Price Range: RM276 - RM436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Addo Rest Camp 2.5*
Number of rooms: 42
Also Known As:
Addo Park Rest Camp Hotel Addo Elephant National Park
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“Get a house closer to the restaurant because otherwise you'd need a car or just walk a lot, wifi available, good cellphone reception, pool”
  • Beautiful sunset (Photo by Drive South Africa #TrekSouthAfrica)
 of 5 bubbles DevonKrantz, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book as early as you can We wanted three nights and only got one. We booked 5 weeks before arrival.”
 of 5 bubbles Matt47Coventry, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“always stay in the park.”
 of 5 bubbles rrustler, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask reception for a chalet with a view on the water hole”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the cottages looked great.”
 of 5 bubbles Skipperstevem, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
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