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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 September 2014

I recently stayed at Chrislin whilst attending a conference. the setting proved to be very quiet and peaceful whilst providing easy access to the Elephant Park. We were extremely well hosted and the food was plentiful and very tasty. The hut stayed in was extremely clean and well appointed.I was extremely well hosted..

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chrislinafricanlodge, Manager at Chrislin African Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted you felt well hosted, had tasty food and had a good conference - thank you for your great review! Chrislin is a convenient distance from the Addo Elephant Park too, a great benefit. If you're ever passing this way again, do come and stay again!

Province of Bergamo, Italy
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Very quite and well designed place. Perfect as starting point to visit Addo National Park and to relax after a full day of visit. The cottage in African style are wonderful and with a lot of space inside. The meals (we had breakfast and dinner for a couple of days) are very good and more than enough.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 August 2014

crislin lodge was great, lodges very nice, restaurant beautiful and food was very good, staff very friendly, nice garden. Our boy loved the dogs from crislin lodge. Very nearby main entrance from Addo park.

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We Stayed at Chrislin African Lodge on the weekend, and it was just lovely the staff are realy friendly and helpfull, the rooms are beautiful with the orange trees all around you, and the food is just delicious, thanks to the chef Jean, you def. know how to cook, Highly recommended.

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Helmond, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We stayed for only 2 nights... if we had known about the beautifull location and perfect lodges, we would have stayed for a longer periiod. Very friendly and helpfull staff, good food and....a nice dog.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Very friendly and helpful welcome. The family staff has a great service-oriented mindset, and went the extra mile to make our stay enjoyable. We had delicious dinner and very good breakfast in the on-site restaurant that beautifully combines modern and African styles. The room in a separate hut was adequate. We found the interior somewhat simplistic and the shower walls...

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 August 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights with our 20 months old son and we had a great time. It is close to Addo Elephant park (5 minutes drive), but it is absolutely not as packed as THE Addo lodge (which is a real tourist trap). It has large grounds and large huts. It is a little more expensive, but absolutely...

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chrislinafricanlodge, Manager at Chrislin African Lodge, responded to this review

What wonderful words...Thank you so much for your support of Langbos Creche, the children really are so appreciative of everything that is donated and the visits! We are delighted that you were personally catered for in every sphere and your child was happy wandering about! Nothing like some space and oranges off a tree (and fresh orange juice in the...

Naaldwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 July 2014

From the main road close to close to Addo village and the National Park you cross the railway and drive on a dirt road to a fence. Behind it is Chrislin African Lodge located, a nice and peaceful place. The rooms (Small cute huts) at the Lodge are individual cabins, located in an orchard. They are modestly furnished with bath...

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Reviewed 14 July 2014

We stayed at Chrislin for two nights at the end of our trip to South Africa. It's the quintessentially South African lodging experience: rondevals on a farm. It's located close to the Addo entrance gate, making it an easy day trip to Addo. The rondevals were spacious and cozy (and, impressively, were built by the owners themselves!). The staff were...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 July 2014

wonderful little mud huts, friendly staff and conveniently located. loved Jack the dog who would guard our mud hut! we were the only guests staying there and booked on the day of arrival with a late check-in but everything was handled smoothly.

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chrislinafricanlodge, Manager at Chrislin African Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, always great to receive feedback. Yes, Jack is a very special addition to the Pickels family and such a wonderful guard dog/ furry friend to all! We, at Chrislin African Lodge, loved having you to stay and hope that you may return one day for more Addo adventure and hospitality.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience true African accommodation when staying at Chrislin African Lodge in traditionally built mud huts located on an eco-friendly farm, just 12km from the main gate of the Addo Elephant National Park.The tranquil setting is described as paradise by nature and bird lovers. If not exploring one of the nearby game reserves, time can be spent relaxing along side the pool or in the lounging lapa. Being a family run lodge, emphasis is placed on friendly service, comfort and delicious South African food. Meals can be served on request during season. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chrislin African Lodge

Address: Off Valentine Road | Hermiston Farm, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: $115 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chrislin African Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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