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Hitgeheim Country Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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North Yorkshire, England
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The level of accommodation was very good indeed. Not all swanky 5 star like Shamwari but a homely, comfortable setting. I liked the bathroom and the outside shower. I loved the bed with the mosquito nets.I liked how in the bedroom drawer there were insect sprays and a little mosquito light repellent machine for the still insect nervous people (me!...

Thank jean-s
Mashpee, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 March 2016

My husband, mother and I recently spent 3 nights at Hitgeheim Lodge. I agree with the reviewers who raved about the rooms, the view, the helpful staff, and the wonderful game drives through Addo Elephant Park and Schotia Game Preserve. There were a few problems - most could easily be fixed. The food was generally very good but there were...

Thank AlisonCapeCod
Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We have taken three of our grandchildren and their parents to this wonderful place. It sits atop the edge on escarpment and all the lodges have outstanding views. Accommodation is luxurious the food is excellent and the service is flawless. Archie the proprietor arranges the trip to Addo and one to Schotia, a nearby private game park and you would...

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We spotted Hitgeheim Country Lodge on the internet whilst looking for a place to stay during our visit to Addo Wildlife Park. The help and assistance in our planning that Archie gave us was immediate and second to none. Even down to The Room With WHAT A VIEW !!! The Rooms, Staff, and Service was second to none. We came...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2016

From beginning to end this was a tremendous experience. The food was excellent, the activities that were organised were unbelievable and the staff were outstanding. Could not have been more helpful and provided first class service.

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Thank Jim P
Leixlip, Ireland
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The whole experience of staying at Hitgeheim was very good. The food was perfect as was the accommodation. The lodges are perfect and were very cool in the high heat of the day even without using the a/c. The staff could not have been more helpful and pleasant, The views around are to die for, however it was spoiled somewhat...

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Thank Linda D
Cholmondley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Standard of accommodation is very good. Beware35 minutes drive from addo. Game drive very good but was the highest we paid during our 3week stay. Breakfast excellent, evenings meals random trying to be too authentic didn't work long delay in service for barbecue and the other meal was a bland and odd mix of maize and chicken and other unmemorable...

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Thank julieneilc
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 29 February 2016

The Lodge is located really beautifully in the forest of Addo. It is very calming and relaxing to sit at the terrace with no neighbors or lie down at the pool. After a swim in the pool, it was amazing to have a shower outside. This really makes you close to the surrounding and nature. The dinner we had here...

1Thank Marica N
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 25 February 2016

They say, in life, never to expect and you will never be disappointed. Well I never stay in 5 star accommodation and so I expected a little this time! It was the first stay of our honeymoon, which Higeheim knew about. I really only expected them to acknowledge our honeymoon and say congratulations or something on arrival. There was none...

Thank Jbird1610
Pforzheim, Germany
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We enjoyed some delightful days at Archie's lodge, away from it all, in splendid surroundings. Very good breakfasts and dinners, with Southafrican specialities. A highlight was our tour through the Addo Elephant National Park with Stephen, an absolute expert in African fauna and flora. A fantastic start of our first Southafrican adventure, despite the heavy rain on the day of...

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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: $216 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hitgeheim Country Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Choose a room overlooking the valley.”
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“All rooms have spectacular views.”
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“Some rooms have just been refurbished and are modern, in a lodge setting”
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“best views in rooms near the entrance”
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