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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Dear EFL team, Thank you guys so much for saving us that night in September when me and my girlfriend got stranded on your doorstep! We're more than grateful for what you guys did for us! Not forgetting to mention the superb steak I got served that night - I still dream about that marinade! ;) Kind Regards from Germany...

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Naas, Ireland
Reviewed 6 October 2016

★★★★★ Super find this place. Stayed last night. Lovely setting, real character establishment, rooms excellent , spotlessly clean, comfortable. Our host John showed us our room and then showed the rest of the establishment. Honesty bar in operation. Food for dinner & breakfast was first class. Absolutely recommend this place for dinner bed & breakfast. Rooms have an "outside shower"...

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Thank decdeasy
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I are well traveled and have never experienced such succulent venison ever, well presented and to die for, what an outstanding "chef". The Lodge is close to the entrance of the Addo Elephant park where we viewed a number of animals...most enjoyed you have the sea and the wild close.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have truly enjoyed our time in the Elephant Footprint lodge. Location is perfect for visiting Addo. The rooms are beautiful with big bad and an outside shower. And breakfast and dinner are very good. Besides all that, they are the child friendliest place we have seen while visiting SA!

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Minorca, Spain
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Gorgeous weekend. The place let you breathing the soul of Africa with a concealed luxury. Close to the Addoo Elephants National Park we started from there to visit our beloved wild animals. We have to add that the Owner is the finest chef we ever met. Delicious, tantalizing, dishes in the evening made us happy too. The place, not under...

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Thank riccardo580
North Holland Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The location of the hotel was superb, quite near the entrance of Addo Elephant Park. We enjoyed excellent breakfast and hot meals during our stay. Members of the staff were very helpful and friendly. Our room with indoor and outdoor showers was fantastic.

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Thank 864aadw
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I stayed for 2 nights and were joined by old friends while we visited the very- nearby Addo Elephant park. Our hosts were very friendly, accommodating and served delicious food. Our accommodation was comfortable, clean and ideal as it is only a few minutes from the Southern gate to Addo Park. Thank you for a wonderful stay,...

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Uithoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had a great time staying at the Footprint lodge. Very friendly managers and we liked the cosy admosphere. We just loved the diner we had ! One of the best we had during our South African trip. And the rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable. The lodge is very conveniently located literally just 5 minutes drive from the southern...

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Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We had a great time staying at the Footprint lodge. Very nice and helpful managers, great kitchen (be it breakfast or dinner ! ) and the rooms are excellent. Further, the lodge is very conveniently located literally just 4 minutes drive from the southern gate of the Addo Elephant National Park.

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Robertson, South Africa
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We had a great stay at Elephants Footprint on our way to the Eastern Cape. We would love to come back and use it as a staging point to visit the Addo National Park. The dinner and breakfast was out standing. The rooms perfect. Thanks very much.

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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: $98 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephants Footprint Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“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
“Choose one of the honeymoon rooms, they are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles HeikeSA, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are basically identical”
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 of 5 bubbles paulsM9788HF, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
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