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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
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          Reviewed 11 November 2014

          During a recent three week holiday in South Africa, a trip highlight was a two night stay at the Elephant House (near Addo Elephant National Park). From the moment you enter the Elephant House, you feel transported to a more genteel world gone by. Its...More

          Thank SBTraveler101
          Reviewed 21 October 2014

          The welcoming was not very warm. When we arrived in the room the telephone and the safe weren't working.There was no internet in the room. The tap water was brown. There was one toilet paper roll, but no spare one. The towels were stained. The...More

          4  Thank Enar L
          Response from magyver_10, Owner at The Elephant HouseResponded 6 November 2014

          Thank you for your review - it was with great disappointment that we read about your unhappy stay at The Elephant House, we take all comments extremely seriously so we appreciate your feedback. We remember your stay clearly because it was with great excitement amongst...More

          Reviewed 1 October 2014

          We spent three nights in the the very comfortable and welcoming Elephant House. We chose to eat in each night and thoroughly enjoyed the fare on offer. Excellent value delivered by an owner and staff who care.

          1  Thank Philip W
          Reviewed 22 September 2014

          We decided at the last minute at 15:00 on Saturday to make a booking for that evening. From the minute you arrive you are met by the owner Clive Read who immediately made you feel welcome and at home. We relaxed in front of the...More

          Thank Jan B
          Reviewed 19 September 2014

          Visited towards the end of a Garden Route trip. Good property, very colonial in appearance. Enjoyed a Game Drive into Addo with their own driver. Had dinner here, and also breakfast, food was good, but no choice for dinner, only a set menu. When we...More

          Thank BrianL53
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          About
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          • Free Parking
          • Pool
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • Price range
          • US$108 - 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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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Eastern Cape >
          • Greater Addo >
          • Sundays River Valley >
          • Addo
          • Also Known As
          • The Elephant House Hotel Addo
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          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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          "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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