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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Comfortable, well appointed rooms. African décor throughout the lodge gives the establishment the ambiance of a real game lodge without the hefty price tag. Management and staff are professional and very helpful. Very close to Addo's south gate, so exceptionally convenient for those who want to visit the park. Full marks within it's price range!

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

"Spike" and Carin are absolute gems. Professional and eager to assist. Rooms and open areas were comfortable and surroundings scenic. Very convenient to Addo! They could re-look at the packed breakfast option for early morning visitors to Addo perhaps.

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Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Our experience at Elephants Footprint was great. The hospitality, food and accommodation were first class, making for a relaxed holiday. Access to the Addo park was close allowing sufficient time to complete a comfortable game drive. A lodge to be recommended.

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1Thank hackgh
Düsseldorf
Reviewed 1 January 2017

A perfect place to stay for visiting the Addo park. Stay for dinner! We got excellent food for a very good price. Drinks are on self service. We liked the open air shower outside of our room. This was the most authentic accommodation of our round trip.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Wonderful hosts, a lovely setting with spacious suites and outside showers make this lodge a treat. Fortunately we stayed 2 nights so were able to enjoy the lodge as well as the surrounding area. Food was good, staff friendly and very accommodating to special diets etc.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in Elephants Footprint Lodge and it was a wonderful stay. The rooms are very big and clean with a nice atmosphere and a private outdoor shower. The personnel is great and the food (especially dinner) is excellent!

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Greater Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2016

It is a lovely homely hotel. My husband and son stayed here when they went to attend a Quest graduation. They felt so welcome that they want us all to return and stay they found it an ideal resting place, and with the help of a Hire car explored Addo park which you need at least 2 days to be...

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 19 December 2016

A warm welcome from John and Carin and attentive service throughout our stay. Lovely, comfortable decor and accommodation. Could not be more convenient for visiting the Elephant National Park at Addo. Colchester itself was not appealing but would definitely choose to stay there again when visiting Addo.

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Talheim
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Elephant's Footprint Lodge very much. The owner and his wife are very nice people and we felt very comfortable; they gave us allround excellent service. The room was big and we liked the high reet roof and the outside shower. Breakfast was also very nice.

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were so lucky to find this Lodge at the last minute and it was just as we had hoped it would be. Small , luxurious, friendly and African in design and build , with a small plunge pool at the heart of the complex. Lovely bedrooms with an outside shower if you wanted to use it. Excellent food which...

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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: $96 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephants Footprint Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Not all rooms have a television. If you require a television, request before booking.”
 of 5 bubbles 779cherit, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book well before your trip”
 of 5 bubbles carrenr2016, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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