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Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful place. Staff very welcoming and very informed. The room that we stayed in was excellent, neat and tidy. Had everything we needed. The food was of a very high quality. One can see they take pride in what they do, also they have an organic veggie garden......mmmmmm I can still taste the freshness. We will definitely be...

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3Thank Farah B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Do not let anything fool you, this is a surprisingly luxurious stay in lodges modelled after traditional African huts. The lodges are comfortable, but the real attraction is the large park in which these lodges are scattered. There are many, many orange trees, a pool, and a lounge area where you can sit and relax if you're not in the...

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1Thank marloes111
chrislinafricanlodge, Manager at Chrislin African Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, what a wonderful review. Thank you. David and his staff take great care of the estate and it's always lovely to hear it is appreciated and made your stay special. We are very fortunate to be able to host you in our little piece of Addo heaven!

Israel
Reviewed 9 September 2014

the whole place is a collection of mud walled buildings with thatch roofs...very pretty.....rooms are comfortable....coukld do with better outdoor lighting , and a door instead of a bead curtain to the shower and loo !!! The food looked delicious....we have strict dietry requirements and the staff bent over backwards to accomodate us in every way. Fun place to stay...

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2Thank hildadajos
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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Thank Jercky2006
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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1Thank Bart1309
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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $117 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chrislin African Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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