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Hitgeheim Country Lodge

off Route R336 Direction Addo Kirkwood 9 km Outside the park, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 21/10/05 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 21/10/05 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#2 of 5 hotels in Addo
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Addo Elephant Park Accommodation in an eco-reserve at the heart of the Addo area, Eastern Cape, South Africa, only minutes from the Addo Elephant National Park. The Eastern Cape is a sunny, mild and naturally malaria- free region, perfect for a Big 5 safari. Accommodation is provided in stylishly furnished chalets with luxurious bathrooms, and all include wooden decks with breathtaking views over citrus orchards and the sweeping countryside. Experience the serenity of waking up to the haunting cries of the fish-eagles, residents to the Sundays River below. Accompany our guide on an Addo Elephant National Park Safari for the best elephant viewing in the world. Afterwards, have a refreshing swim in our pool, or sun downers on the veranda before sitting down to dinner by candlelight. We encourage you to select your wine from our private collection from the walk-in cellar before your meal. We trust that here, you will experience true South African hospitality at its best!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Kids pool
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Secured parking
Public wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Shallow end in pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Mosquito net
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Xhosa
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Yolande B wrote a review 03 Oct
Sandton, South Africa14 contributions
Thank you to the Hitgeheim team for our wonderful 3night stay. Our accommodation was secluded and very luxurious and the meals were delicious and very tastefully presented. Chef's homemade ice cream was totally unforgettable. Special thanks to Christo for co-ordinating our stay, Edwin for serving each meal with a welcoming smile, George for keeping our car shiny and clean and to Steven for sharing your knowledge of the Addo Elephant National Park and for taking us to all the good viewing spots. We will carry these memories with us fondly. Vernon & Yolande Buziek
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Inezette🇿🇦 wrote a review Jul 2021
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Wow! Hitgeheim Country Lodge won me over with the amazing room and bathroom. With views of endless mountains visible from every part of this bungalow, you will definitely relax and become one with this beautiful country side. All the different plant and bird species are a must see. The Lodge also consists of little pathways to overlook the bountiful citrus farms as well as the famous Addo Elephant Park. The staff takes extra care to make sure you feel part of the Hitgeheim property I was really impressed by the friendly hospitality. Thank you!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Roland🇨🇦🇱🇧 wrote a review Jul 2021
Montreal, Canada8 contributions2 helpful votes
5+ stars accommodation, service, food, activities and location. It's around 25 mins far from Addo National Park but we took the excursion which was included in our package. The manager Christo, our ranger Aubrey during the safari, and Edwin our server provided an exceptional services. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Cobus C wrote a review Jun 2021
3 contributions
This is the best kept secret in South Africa. Stay for 3 nights and have enjoyed every minute . Accommodation world class. Food and service is outstanding. Service excellence form all the staff, from the top to the gentleman that wash your car before you leave on your day of your departure. Lets support these world class establishments
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Date of stay: June 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Rooms have amazing views and are private - can sleep with doors open
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Lynn G wrote a review Apr 2021
35 contributions46 helpful votes
We could not be more impressed. From the amazing staff to the phenomenal food.....wow they went far beyond the call.of duty. The chef is world class. The rooms were luxurious and very well thought through. Beds very comfortable. Nothing we wanted that was not there. We took the game drive options and saw 2 of the 9 lions in the addo and so many elephant 🐘. Came away from the drive very satisfied. Thanks hitegheim for thr perfect stay.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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US$169 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hitgeheim Country Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Hitgeheim Country Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre (6.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hitgeheim Country Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hitgeheim Country Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hitgeheim Country Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hitgeheim Country Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hitgeheim Country Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Africanos Country Estate Restaurant & Sushi Bar, Lenmore, and River Front Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hitgeheim Country Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hitgeheim Country Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hitgeheim Country Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hitgeheim Country Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Afrikaans, and Xhosa.
Does Hitgeheim Country Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.