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Stilbaai
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

just friendly and really great. Nice hosts, good food, nice talks and lovely surroundings. Close to the Addo Elephant Park but quite and unique. I will come again and again. At least in the next two month two or three times.

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

It was great hosting you and I believe that you have booked to come back shortly, we look forward to that and more fireside discussions. Kind regards, Brian Bowren Kudu Ridge Game Ranch

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience. Stayed there as a base for the Addo Elephant Park 50 mile trail race. Hosts Brian and Jenny were magnificent. Just so friendly and understanding. Brian or was it his son Andy had to open the Game Lodge gates at half two in the morning to give me time to get to the Addo Main Camp for...

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Mark, It was a pleasure hosting you and after that 50 mile trail run in the Zuurberg Mountains you definitely confirmed an opinion that I have long held of the Irish!!!! I hope that you will be back for the 100 miler next year. Listening to Sky TV rugby commentary will certainly take on a new meaning for us....

Leerdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights and really loved it. The accommodation is basic but very clean and everything you need is there. It is 10 minutes you are at Addo National Parc, which is very convenient. What made our stay truely wonderfull are the nice hosts. It is run by Andrew but his mother, father and...

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for that kind review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will return sometime in the future. Kind regards, Brian Kudu Ridge Game Ranch

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is fantastic, rustic, bush tents and chalets, Family run, safe, nearby safari's organized, good bar + food. Reasonable price. Roof top view of sunset is brilliant. Because of where you are you will meet other interesting people. Got engaged here and will have to come back now.

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It was great having you folk and I must say the engagement took us by surprise as it is a first for us!!!! Good luck and perhaps you can visit us for your honeymoon!!! Kind regards, Brian

Bath
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a luxury resort. The drive to the lodge from the main road is not one for timid drivers, but is easily accomplished with a foot on the gas pedal and a disregard for the suspension. The accommodation is slightly spartan but perfectly clean and comfortable. What makes this place special is the people who own and run...

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

I really appreciate you review. Our philosophy is to achieve exactly what you have described which possibly puts us in a niche market that may appeal to some guests and possibly not to others. Having said that we make a point of getting to know our guests as you never know who you are going to meet at Kudu Ridge,...

Ibimirim, PE
Reviewed 12 February 2017

There is only one thing really bad in Kudu Ridge: when the time to leave comes and you have to say goodbye to Pedro. It is the best place to stay and relax with your old friends and making a new one as Andrew and Alison.

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Your review is greatly appreciated. Pedro actually thinks that he is the reason for guests coming to Kudu Ridge!!!!!!

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is not a five star luxury resort, but a very intimate place where the owners are dedicated to make your stay as pleasant as possible. You can see and feel the personal commitment in everything. Jenny, Brian and Andrew are very interested in their guests and they know a lot about the area, so they can give you tips...

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for that kind review, it is always a pleasure to host guests like you. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in South Africa and leave with happy memories. Kind regards, Brian Kudu Ridge Game Ranch

Florianopolis, SC
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Booked the hotel because of the reviews, but getting there it was a whole different story. Hard to contact the reception. Only an intercom and no one answered. Had to drive 5k and ask for help in another Hotel. The lady called Kudu Ridge and they gave her the gate passcode. Drove all the way back and could then get...

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

You refer to many things here which I find confusing such as an intercom at the entrance which doesn't exist. I think suffice to say that not everyone enjoys a bush lodge and the bush experience, judging by all our ratings the vast majority of our guests do and I'm grateful to them. Kind regards, Brian Bowren Kudu Ridge Game...

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We visited Kudu Ridge for 3 days and really enjoyed the stay, it was as if you are amongst family members. All guest froms different countries (but as always vast majority Germans) sat together at the fire in the evening and enjoyed the home made SA Food which was served by the hosts, The food was really delicious (1st day:Kudu...

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Brian B, Owner at Kudu Ridge Game Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Leon, I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, we enjoyed hosting you and the chats that we had of an evening. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your holiday and will visit us again sometime in the future. Safe travels. Kind regards, Brian Bowren Kudu Ridge Game Ranch

Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were welcomed at the ranch by some happy barking dogs, a wonderfully friendly couple who were great hosts to us and had a delicious dinner during our stay while we we were going to Addo Elephant Park (about a 10 min drive away), lovely people and a great secluded property which was very relaxing! THANKS ANDREW AND ALLIE!

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Hi Julie, You were a pleasure to host and we hope that you will come back someday. Kind regards, Andrew. Kudu Ridge Game Ranch

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  • Breakfast included
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Kudu Ridge Game Ranch is a family-run private game reserve and lodge just 30 minutes from Port Elizabeth and 15 minutes from Addo Elephant National Park's main gate. An ideal base to explore all Addo attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kudu Ridge Game Ranch

Address: 335 Addo on the R, Addo, Sundays River Valley, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: $121 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kudu Ridge Game Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“The tents are definitely a MUST as well as Jenny's lemon pudding and the kudu wors.”
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