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    The Elephant House

    P.O Box 82, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent61%
          • Very good24%
          • Average9%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible3%
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          “valley tour” (7 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          11 - 15 of 195 reviews

          Reviewed 13 March 2017

          Beautiful thatched guest house with rooms and separate bungalows in the grounds. An infinity pool plus two others. Excellent bedrooms. All very peaceful. Good breakfasts and evening meals. Has a very colonial feel to the place. All very relaxed and very welcoming.

          1  Thank Bluebell49
          Reviewed 11 March 2017

          We stayed at Hazelmere cottages which are part of the elephant house but just down the road. Beautiful big rooms, everything comfortable and spacious. Use of family pool an added bonus! The Elephant House itself has a wonderful old colonial feel and the staff are...More

          1  Thank KTK2323
          Reviewed 7 March 2017

          Stayed here for one night only , which was a grave shame. Part of a pretty full itinerary but what a find ! Welcome bottle of bubbly started a great experience. Elephant drive with fun, experienced guide, glorious evening meal outside (chef cooked an off...More

          2  Thank Buckstravellers
          Reviewed 4 March 2017

          This is the best place ever! From the moment you arrive, to the time of your reluctant departure you are looked after so well. Everything is beautifully appointed from your room to the beautifully furnished terraces. Anything you could need for a relaxing time is...More

          1  Thank Aud61
          Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

          Room was adequate & comfortable with air conditioning although the absence of a toilet door may disarm some travellers! Catering was a bit haphazard - we waited farcically long for a pretty basic set menu, as did the other 20 guests. Lovely open seating areas,...More

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          Woodall Country House and Spa
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
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          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Babysitting
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
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          • Price range
          • US$107 - US$286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • South Africa >
          • Eastern Cape >
          • Greater Addo >
          • Sundays River Valley >
          • Addo
          • Also Known As
          • The Elephant House Hotel Addo
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          Claire M
          Hi there Clive i have tried to email you again via the website but still nothing? Is there any easier way of contacting you? Many thanks. Claire
          8 March 2017|
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          Response from Marsha F | Reviewed this property |
          I'm not Clive. We were in contact with Anne. TripAdvisor does not allow me to put in her email address. I don't know how to advise you about this. We never had a problem contacting her or other people on her staff. Anne... More
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          Claire M
          Hi there i sent you a message on here last week mentioning that we are staying with you in April and asking about pre-booking safaris etc. I went onto your website to send a more detailed email about which safari we were interested in and about prices and have not yet received a reply. Did u get the email or shall i try again? Many thanks. Claire
          4 March 2017|
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          Response from caerleon2013 |
          Hi Claire...thanks for your message, no the emaiol hasnt come through...could you try again? look forward to hearing from you. All the best Clive
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          Claire M
          Hi there my partner and I are staying with you for a couple of nights in April and we were wondering if its best to pre-book any activities (i.e. Safari's )? If so, do we do that through you guys? Also wanted to pre-warn you that we are both vegan. Is this going to be a problem? Have you a direct email address we could contact you on? Many thanks. Claire.
          27 February 2017|
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          Response from magyver_10 | Property representative |
          Hi Claire Thanks for your note - yes it is advisable to pre-book safaris. We can easily cater to your dietary requirements - our gardener grows amazing fresh organic veg! For some reason this site does not allow me to give... More
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          "Recommend booking dinner at least one night"
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          "Choose a cottage near the pool, or rooms near pool very quiet at night time."
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          "Thatched lodge overlooking pool"
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          "All the rooms are great ! We stayed in Courtney room which has its own balcony - each room is different"
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