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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving down a gravel raod you don't expect this wonderful oasis at the end of this Road. Beuatifully taken care of - Flowers everywhere! The staff is always helpful and so Sweet! Dinner at this place is a Must! It was a Perfect Stay!

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Good Morning! What a lovely review, thank you so much for staying with us and we hope to see you back soon....

Winnenden, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice Farm near Addo, warm and super friendly athmosphäre, best home made cooking we enjoy very much, very quiet, nice houses, nice dogs, also the reservation and the requests via mail and phone was very nice.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is place situated in the middle of no where and still very nice. It is a little nice place well situated when you want to visit Addo Elephant Park and also Scothia Game Safari. The hotel can help you with this arrangements. We just stayed for two nights and were really satisfied but we didn´t spend so much tima...

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Lize K, Owner at De Old Drift Guest Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comment, Addo is such a small little village with not much around, but also so nice to come and relax with the peacefulness of the farm and rich bird life.... So glad to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast and dinner with us!

Port Shepstone, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a lovely stay at the Guest Farm. Quiet and peaceful. Management and staff very helpful and friendly. Family Unit was clean and comfortable and we will certainly stay there again if we visit Addo

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful place... Beautiful gardens and accommodation... Lovely food and friendly staff... Took us a while to find as a bit off the beaten track.. But what a find... Truly unforgettable... Definitely recommend

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Lize K, Owner at De Old Drift Guest Farm, responded to this review

Wonder are very happy to hear that you enjoyed he's food. We are so sorry that you got lost a bit, and so glad that you arrived safely with us. It was a pleasure for us at De Old Drift to have you as our Guests. We hope that you had a lovely holiday and to see you again!

Bolney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the very spacious well-appointed two bedroomed air conditioned thatched cottage which had very good outside space including its own braii and garden with views. Ideally located for visiting the parks. We only stayed one night and wish it had been longer.

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Canterbury
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Happy to have stayed here. Friendly efficient staff, accommodation a little dated but all clean and fully functional. Surprised not to have found a safe in the room but perhaps I just never discovered it! There was a superb award winning chardonnay on the wine list!!

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Stockholm County, Sweden
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Perfect for fun times with the kids. Animals and water slides the highlights with friendly helpful hosts. Lieing outside looking up at the stars was great for the soul. Really good value. Don't miss out on the Karoo when in SA

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What a lovely fresh comment for us to read. We are so glad to hear that the kids enjoyed there time on our farm... when our kids are having fun, us as parents can then also relax and enjoy life!!

Hereford
Reviewed 8 March 2017

First class accomodation with excellent breakfast and dinner. Plenty of room in the self catering cottage - we chose to dine in the well appointed restaurant. Excellent swimming pool on site. Lovely gardens in this working lemon farm. All staff friendly and attentive.

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Hermanus
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Locely farm setting in citrus plantation away from the main road. Large pool and beautiful ülace for breakfast and dinner. Friendly staff, excellent breakfast with a good choice; I even had some perfectly cooked oates

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
COME AND RELAX IN OUR TRANQUIL ENVIRONMENT, WITH ONLY SOUNDS OF NATURE AT YOUR DOORSTEP... De Old Drift Guest Farm, a short distance from the little village of Addo in South Africa’s malaria-free Eastern Cape province and only 15min drive from the renowned Addo Elephant National Park, with its big Seven, and numerous other species. De Old Drift is a working citrus farm, one of the smallest but most peaceful farms in the area. Take a tour through the orchards and venture down to The Sundays river, only a short 2km away, where Njala, Kudu’s and Rooibok can be seen on the ridge of the mountain. Relax around the pool after a long day at the Elephant Park, or take a walk through the garden and orchards, when the trees are in blossom, the smell of citrus permeates the air. Enjoy our refreshing breakfast in our thatched roof lapa overlooking the garden and swimming pool area. Adventure, fun and games await children, where Pumba (Labrador), Timone (Jack Russel) and Mufasa (Bullmastiff) love to make new friends and play... a little paradise for all children. Your hosts Neels, Juanita and Steffi, will make sure that your stay will be one to remember. ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Old Drift Guest Farm

Address: De Old Drift | R335, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: $115 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — De Old Drift Guest Farm 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Try to order one of the rooms away from the main entrance so you don't have to hear / see cars coming in and out”
brendanm173, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Double rooms at the back of the guest farm are more private and quiet.”
Cheryl968, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All accommodation looked great!”
433jeanb, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are in separate little outbuildings so you're not in a big, noisy hotel.”
Dancerpainter, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I love the Deluxe self-catering unit as it can sleep six people in total and have a fully equipped including a stove) kitchen.”
ZeldaBij, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
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