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Büsum
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Worth each Rand! Friendly staff and great buffet in the evening. Everything was freshly prepared. The room we had was large and the linen were clean and comfortable. The mattress was great. We slept like home. Thank you very much for your hospitality!

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1Thank hermannjosefw2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful rooms, superb food, and an amazing location right at the entrance to the park. But our hosts Carin and her husband made Elephant's Footprint Lodge stand out. Short story: I left my smartphone at the lodge in the day we left, and then drove over 200km away. Carin found it for me, saw it safely delivered to our next...

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1Thank 685matthijsv
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lodgerooms are great spacious with a cool outside shower. The place is beautiful with a small pool and a waterfall. The owners of the lodge were so nice and went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable and even made us lunch and drove us all the way to our next Lodge which was a long way to...

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1Thank cissilindberg
Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the unusual (yet very comfortable) design of the rooms, the tasty food and most - the friendly staff. Everything was perfect. Great location for visiting Addo National Park. Take the boat trip - will be surprised by the beautiful white dunes and the quiet places for swimming.

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Jeffreysbaai, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great stay. We were made welcome from the first time stepping into the premises by Spike. (Manager and excellent chef). We had the honeymoon suite. It was in great condition, neat, clean and stylish furnished. The outdoor waterfall shower was very refreshing and a treat after a goodnight's sleep. We had dinner and breakfast. Food was excelent from...

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1Thank Gilliam S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated 2 minutes from the southern entrance to Addo, the lodge is cheaper and offer more by way of amenities. Well run, clean, great food and service make it an obvious choice. With the little things making the difference

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1Thank craigwW8927ZL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful, nice little place stay. Rooms are very spacious, outdoor shower is great (everything is covered, no worries 😉). The dinner is great! The honesty bar is very handy and totally fair priced. We will stay there again.

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2Thank Michaela H
East London, South Africa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

A lovely place to getaway. John & Carin & the staff are fabulous. The B&B is so comfortable and gives you the Home Away From Home feel.The food is divine! We will definitely return to this little gem.

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2Thank 779cherit
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This B&B is superbly situated on the banks of the river and at the entrance of Addo Elephant Park, which you have to visit. The rooms are light, airy and very comfortable ... you will love the experience of the outside showers When you stay here, be sure to eat an evening meal in the restaurant where chef John (aka...

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1Thank richardnewman123
East London, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Comfortable, well appointed rooms. African décor throughout the lodge gives the establishment the ambiance of a real game lodge without the hefty price tag. Management and staff are professional and very helpful. Very close to Addo's south gate, so exceptionally convenient for those who want to visit the park. Full marks within it's price range!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elephants Footprint Lodge offers excellent accommodation with 12 en suite rooms under thatch room in a lapa style. Situated 2km from the Greater Addo Elephant National Park Southern Gate. This makes it the gateway to the Route of the Giants and the ideal getaway for an unique and unforgettable holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephants Footprint Lodge

Address: 1 Riverside Drive | Riverside Park, Colchester 6001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Colchester
Price Range: $104 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephants Footprint Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Not all rooms have a television. If you require a television, request before booking.”
 of 5 bubbles 779cherit, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book well before your trip”
 of 5 bubbles carrenr2016, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the honeymoon suites...”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaRa, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms have an "outside shower" as part of the on-suite facilities. Quirky but lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles decdeasy, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“outdoor showers fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles sharon071, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
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