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Hitgeheim Country Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Willich, Germany
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Service at Addo is excellent with a friendly staff inhouse and outhouse (Safari Guide); Breakfast and Dinner is great, however you don´t get any transparent information about the price for Dinner and wine... . Tipp: Go out through the Maint Entrance by foot for a 1 hour return walk to the "Airfield" to see Zebras, Gnu, Antilopes... . The...

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hitge60, Manager at Hitgeheim Country Lodge, responded to this review

This is the beauty of reviewing on TripAdvisor. You can write anything even if your facts are wrong. Allow me to correct the few very wrongs. All picture are taken from the lodge so i do not know how this can happen that the view does not justify the website. 90% of the feedback is the opposite way. Everyone envy...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We only stayed for one night but wish we booked for more. Excellent accommodation and very friendly staff. The view from our bedroom was excellent. The outdoor shower was a very much a favorite for me

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hitge60, Owner at Hitgeheim Country Lodge, responded to this review

We thank you. Archie

Fuzhou, China
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Could not fault rooms, staff, food or experience, all superior. The experience of wildlife parks nearby great with the lodge organisation and knowledge staff as guides. We went for a 7km walk around the lodge environs and airstrips Archie assured us we would not be eaten, and were lucky enough to see a small group of Zebra's face to face....

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hitge60, Owner at Hitgeheim Country Lodge, responded to this review

We thank you and are very happy you had an excellent experience We try our best and this is our passion to share this very special experience we created and cherish daily. We thank you again Archie

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The Hitgeheim resort left us with cherished memories because of the personal touch the resort provides thanks to owners Archie and Anntije. It's a small resort where you drive through local vegetation and see the odd zebra or eland wandering past some small planes on a rustic runway. Everything is taken care of from pickup from the airport, safaris, meals...

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hitge60, Owner at Hitgeheim Country Lodge, responded to this review

I thank you. We love caring for our guests. It is not just us, but also our staff that enjoy allowing good service to our guests. Our aim will always be that Hitgeheim, with what we can offer diferent to the others, will always be the better option in and around Addo. Just a small correction, Marietjie is the wife,...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Lodge is on the beautiful and quiet mountain area and it is very beautiful but we've seen many houses with less money and with very good services. I was impressed with amazing service that stuff were providing us more than the lodge. The only negative thing was that they don't have any insect net for bed. So I got many...

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hitge60, Owner at Hitgeheim Country Lodge, responded to this review

Yuka and all reading this. I thank you for all the compliments, Awesome place, magic service, great and very different dinner experience, only the mosquitos was a problem and then out of budget. We have a super product called "peacefull sleep" next to each bed, two to three sprays on your arms and legs and a mosquito will not come...

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This was one of the nicest places that I have ever stayed. I have read some of the previous reviews that complained about long bumpy access roads. Well you can't have seclusion without going a bit off the beaten track. The views from the rooms and the public areas were stunning. Large rooms with private decks and massive bathrooms, and...

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in a luxury room. The room was great; it was a detached thatched cottage with a balcony and outdoor shower. The bathroom inside was large and luxurious, and the bedroom was well equipped with a four poster bed and mosquito net. The staff here are incredibly friendly and welcoming...nothing is too much trouble. Especially...

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Oswestry
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The perfect start to African holiday. Hitgeheim is the place to unwind but,easy access to the "Africa Experience " We were made very welcome and the room with its views was second to none. The dining was of an exceptional standard accompanied by a superb wine cellar. A truly wonderful start to our holiday.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Really enjoyable Lodge close to Addo National Park, with excellent accommodation, food and service. Transfer to Scotia Tooth and Claw may be a bit expensive, but preferable to driving many gravel roads. Addo National Park tour from the Lodge is excellent, as the guide really knows the Park and where to find the elephants and other animals from haartbeest to...

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George, South Africa
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Thanyou Archie for an amazing stay . Our room was huge with a lovely bathroom and amazing view of the orchards . The staff where friendly and very helpful .Archies son Martin dropped and fetched us from the race ,which took alot of pressure off us . The bubbly cook had no problem making us a delicious lunch at 3.30...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hitgeheim Country Lodge and Eco Reserve is a 16 room 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. This lodge was built bit by bit as our home and form part of our lifestyle. Our rooms are 3 x Superior Rooms, 2 x Superior Family Rooms (each with a double size fold out leather couch, not good for adults, only for children up to the age of 14) 3 Luxury rooms, 4 x Family units each with two full in-suite rooms with an inter leading door. Three of the 4 family units can sleep 5, extra carry in bed in the twin bed side of the two rooms. We do safaris to Addo Elephant National Park in our own open and closed safari vehicles specially designed for your comfort. We also transfer you for your own safety to enjoy Schotia Private Game Reserve, their Tooth and Claw Safari, a perfect combination with Addo Elephant National Park. We arrange this for you. We have two pools, one on the family side for kids and one on the old side for seniors and couples only. We also do fetch and return you for a nominal fee from Port Elizabeth Airport or any nearby destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hitgeheim Country Lodge

Address: off Route R336 Direction Addo Kirkwood 9 km | Outside the park, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6115, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: $217 - $366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hitgeheim Country Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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