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    Elephants Footprint Lodge

    1 Riverside Drive | Riverside Park, Colchester 6001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good25%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “outdoor shower” (14 reviews)
    “south entrance” (15 reviews)
    “honesty bar” (10 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 152 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We unfortunately didn’t have the best stay at the lodge. We stayed over for one night en route to Addo. We stayed in the honeymoon suite as it was the only room available. The room is very spacious, with clean linen, a lovely bathroom and...More

    Thank Tarryn F
    Response from EFLManager, Manager at Elephants Footprint LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to complete the review and rate your stay at our lodge. We have taken note of the issues you mentioned and are addressing them immediately. We do hope that you would visit again soon as we would like to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Two of us stayed here for two nights for visiting addo en route to safari. We arrived later than expected due to delays in our transfer flight, but the gentleman running the lodge kindly made sure we had dinner on arrival - babotie no less...More

    Thank HattyB
    Response from EFLManager, Manager at Elephants Footprint LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    All the staff at Elephants Footprint would like to thank you for the great review that you have given our lodge. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit to the lodge and the Addo Park. We cannot wait to host you again on your...More

    Reviewed 27 November 2017

    From spacious size of each room (ours even had a four poster bed) plus outside rock shower (which is a nice feature) to bottled water for each person and mugs to take along, staff went extra miles in making the stay in the lodge unforgettable.The...More

    Thank AnneNuemos
    Response from EFLManager, Manager at Elephants Footprint LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write the great review. We look forward to hosting you again and create more unforgettable memories for you. Warmest regards, Christo

    Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

    After two weeks in south africa i have had some really good meals. Mostly european, sadly. But not today! Today i finally had a real south african home cooked dinner & it was amazing! Room is superclean & very luxurious. To bad we can only...More

    Thank Christian F
    Response from EFLManager, Manager at Elephants Footprint LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to rate our lodge and service. We hope on your next visit to South Africa that you will book in over a longer period and experience more of what we have to over. I hope you received the recipe...More

    Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

    Stayed for 1 night. Rooms are huge and very comfortable with fridge and tv, lovely bath and outside shower. We ate dinner, which is a buffet style and very good, also good breakfast. Didn’t find the parking an issue at all, just parked around the...More

    Thank Diane D
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$87 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
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    • Eastern Cape >
    • Greater Addo >
    • Colchester
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    d_drawbell
    27 July 2017|
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    Dear Mr/Ms Drawbell Thank you for the message. We have your booking confirmed. It is confirmed that the full amount for the accommodation has been paid. Looking forward to hosting you here at Elephants Footprint... More
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    "all rooms (very spacious) are quiet, facing the pool. our room was 9"
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    "All room face a central courtyard with a pool so each is as good as the other"
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    "Honeymoon Suite doesn´t has a TV (why should it;-)"
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    "All the rooms are arranged around a seating area, it is in a quiet location and you will be delighted with..."
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