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The Colonial on Arundel

  • Excellent92%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
  • 25 Feb. 2017
    “A peacefull, heartfull et very well located Oasis.”
  • 25 Feb. 2017
    “Another great stay”
Arundel Farm, Rietfontein Road 12 kms from Addo Elephant Park, Sunland, Sundays River Valley 6105 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Thanks to Molly and Conor for the perfect experience in AENP and the surrounding. We couldn't have expected such a heartfull place. Every details were just perfect. The location is in the middle of Oranges trees and near the AENP. The surrounding has so much...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank florentbrosse
Response from coerney, Owner at The Colonial on ArundelResponded 27 February 2017

Hello Florent and Bernadett Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review of The Colonial on Arundel on Tripadvisor. We were so pleased to hear that you felt so at home in our home and that you so enjoyed your special...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Another wonderful stay - just seen the review from Wayne and agree with eveything he said. Had a wonderful game drive with Conor. Very sad to leave the tranquil surroundings of the Colonial and Molly, Conor and Marley.More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Marian86
Response from coerney, Owner at The Colonial on ArundelResponded 26 February 2017

Hello Marian and Brendan Lovely to see you both again and to have the chance to say "au revoir". We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that The Colonial will always bring back happy memories for you when you...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was our second visit, and as expected it just gets better each time. We had just travelled fron Natal where we had stayed at the Oyster Box, where every thing was superb. We met Moly and Connor on arrival, they really are remarkable hosts...More

Date of stay: January 2017
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

It's always the place we head to if we have visitors or family staying in SA, and plan a trip to Addo. It never disappoints - and if anything gets better every visit. Thanks to Molly and Connor. Great game drive as ever. Very good...More

Date of stay: January 2017
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Response from coerney, Owner at The Colonial on ArundelResponded 4 February 2017

Hello again Bridget and Ken ( and Sheila and David) It was so lovely to see you again and we really have appreciated your continued visits to us over the years. Thank you for your kind words. We have found your visits truly pleasurable ones....More

Reviewed 3 February 2017

Excellent accommodation - spacious, comfortable, with much attention to detail and every need catered for. Beautifully located in lovely grounds amidst lemon orchards. The hosts were most friendly and welcoming and provided valuable advice in advance on a range of safari trips, activities and restaurants...More

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Date of stay: January 2017
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Response from coerney, Owner at The Colonial on ArundelResponded 4 February 2017

Hello Marie and John from a really very HOT Addo!!!!! And still no rain! Thank you for your very kind review which you posted this week. We are so pleased that you found everything to your liking and enjoyed the peace and quiet of our...More

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As the name suggests, "Colonial Africa" is the theme in architecture, decor, setting and atmosphere of The Colonial on Arundel. Nestling in citrus orchards on a working farm, only 10 minutes from the malaria free More Addo Elephant National Park, this 4 star 2-suite facility offers understated luxury, coupled with relaxed, friendly attention, and is enhanced by highly acclaimed cuisine. Each suite has private entrance, its own private lounge and private swimming pool. Attention to detail in the suites is a trademark of Molly's personality...luxury guest amenities, toweling gowns, tea & coffee facilities, safes, swimming towels, coffee table books and magazines, alarm clock. In-house safaris with Conor, the owner and a registered guide, to the Addo Elephant National Park, will enhance your African adventure. These tours are undertaken in a air-conditioned vehicle and offer the visitor an experience in wildlife, culture and unforgettable scenery. Conor and Molly have created a truly special place that goes to the very heart of relaxation and comfort. Within easy reach are mountain walks, horse-riding, elephant back safaris, farm excursions, cheetah breeding farm tours and visits into nearby private reserves. The Colonial is truly a place where our guests leave as friends, to return time and time again. The warm welcome feeling extends right down to our Head of Public Relations, Marley the Labrador, who successfully creeps into everyone's heart. Within a 45-minute drive of Port Elizabeth Airport and the beaches, and also the gateway to the Karoo, as well as to the Garden Route to Cape Town, The Colonial on Arundel is truly the desirable Eastern Cape place to be in every respect. Welcome to the real Africa. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Sunland
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South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Sunland
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"Fitzpatrick has lovely views over the garden"
3 Feb. 2017
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"The Kirkwood with its own pool"
9 Nov. 2016
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"The Kirkwood and Fitzpatrick suites come highly recommended."
30 Aug. 2016
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"All rooms are different but exceptionally and individually characterful"
23 Apr. 2016
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