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Durham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice drive up to the lodge and easy check in. The views were fantastic from the balcony and dining area. The lodge had a private pool and the room was very spacious with a large bed. Really liked the bathroom which was a wet room with a shower and large bath/shower- there was also an outdoor shower. Breakfast was very... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights and had a fabulous time. The breakfast was excellent with good quality coffee. The staff were attentive and the safaris offered were great. I also enjoyed the evening meals and the views of the Sundays river valley were stunning. The complimentary sherry was a nice touch. Will be back for sure.

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Thank Michael K
Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Levels of service very high despite a lot of trainees on duty. Fantastic views across valley and very private lodge accommodation. Owners son very helpful and ranger knew what he was doing in Addo Elephant Park. Park further away from Lodge than we had expected but not a problem. Decanter of sherry in room is a nice touch.

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Thank davidwendyg2016
Stellenbosch
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautifully designed lodge, very spaciious room with ensuite bathroom and even an extra outdoor shower, panoramic private balcony, great kingsize bed.because of the bad weather we could not sit comfortably outside which was a pity. Inside very cosy lounge with fireplace.

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Thank 7guy
London, England
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Used the lodge as a base for visiting Addo. Great lodge experience and excellent value for money. Great location. Excellent facilities. Very relaxing. Good food. Staff helpful. Would definitely recommmed.

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our family (two adults, plus kids aged 6 and 9) spent three nights here in late October 2016. We had two adjoining rooms in a detached lodge which was absolutely beautiful. Very tastefully and sumptuously decorated and a wonderfully comfortable bed. The host couple were warm and friendly and lots of staff always on hand to assist. Dinner was pretty... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great location - for Addo Elephant Park and surrounding area. Lodge we stayed in was spacious though we had not realised that access to the Lodge was a long unmade road - as there seemed to be for all properties in the area Owner very helpful in directions etc, service exceptional breakfast great.

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Thank Lynne T
Pretoria, South Africa
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36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The views from Hitgeheim overlooking Addo are truly breathtaking. This is what makes the lodge something very special. Our room was beautifully appointed and furnished. The service was excellent (special mention to Donald), although I would recommend having a few more staff on hand to offer drinks, for guidance on what to do in the area/general questions and for assistance... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed in some beautiful places during our 3 week trip to South Africa and we liked Hitgeheim Country Lodge the best! It felt authentically African! Superb view from our cottage, which was luxurious and in a traditional style. Excellent food, especially breakfast served on the wooden veranda overlooking the valley. When we came back late from a trip one... More 

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Thank Woodbine5849
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We arrived late and they made us some real nice snacks because we might still be hungry, we really appreciated that. Further more: great service, very polite personell, a great view from our room and the complementary sherry in our room tasted great! Too bad we stayed only one night. I would've wanted to enjoy the view, comfort and luxury... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Minibar
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hitgeheim Country Lodge and Eco Reserve is an owner managed, fully serviced up market thatched lodge outside of Addo Elephant National Park. We pride ourselves in allowing our guests to enjoy the best elephant viewing and wildlife experience in the Malaria Free Eastern Cape, be spoiled with ultimate luxury, cuisine, wine and service. We are on a small eco-reserve and your drive to the lodge is like being on your own Safari. Spectacular views from the lodge and all the rooms with Addo Park in the distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hitgeheim Country Lodge

Address: off Route R336 | Outside the park, Addo, Sundays River Valley, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: ₹ 13,669 - ₹ 18,031 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hitgeheim Country Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All rooms come in the form of individual bungalows - v quiet, v private”
 of 5 bubbles Joannanolan, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 is the last on the row and so no one walks past your balcony to get to their rooms which makes it more private.”
  • Private deck at Room 8
 of 5 bubbles Jbird1610, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 to 8 are the originals. Rooms 9 to 12 are new, a bit smaller, but ideal for couples travelling together or families.”
 of 5 bubbles colin-mckinnon, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Number 4 was good”
 of 5 bubbles Dany260185, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are furnished to very high standard with wonderful views”
 of 5 bubbles stillhil, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
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