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1B Mountainvale Farm, R335 Zuurberg Mountains, Addo Elephant National Park 6015 South Africa
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#8 of 12 Speciality lodging in Addo Elephant National Park
Award-Winning Luxury Accommodation, Elephant Encounters & Game Drives in Addo, Eastern Cape. Situated in the Greater Addo region, an hours drive from the entrance to the National Park and two hours drive from Port Elizabeth, our fully fenced game reserve offers tranquility to those wanting the experience of an intimate, exclusive lodge. We promise a wonderful safari holiday for the whole family. Inspired by nature and an uncomplicated lifestyle, Til Schweiger has created a place of pure relaxation. Here, the return to the essentials of life is celebrated with so much genuine passion that creates an atmosphere that could hardly be more relaxed. With its soft colours the lodge breathes the nature-loving chic. White linen, coarse wood, a woven wicker basket characterise the rooms and give the lodge restrained charm and refreshing lightness at the same time. To feel completely relaxed is the top priority!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Canoeing offsite
Airport transportation
Gift shop
Secured parking
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Bar / lounge
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Shuttle bus service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Private check-in / check-out
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Electric blanket
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Whirlpool bathtub
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Xhosa


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1B Mountainvale Farm, R335 Zuurberg Mountains, Addo Elephant National Park 6015 South Africa
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Ericksons4 wrote a review 01 Mar
Summerstrand, South Africa109 contributions26 helpful votes
WOW! Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge is truly a memorable place. The accommodation is extremely comfortable with beautiful decor. The service is top class with staff who certianly go the extra mile to make you happy. The food was delicious and best of all, the elephant encounter was so very special. Nothing less than a 5 out of 5 stay. Thank you Tracey, Alta and your team and of course, the elephant handlers - particularly Mark and Chris you made our encounter so interesting.
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Date of stay: February 2021
Pravika Chetty wrote a review Feb 2021
Port Elizabeth, South Africa45 contributions4 helpful votes
Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge is extremely tranquil and peaceful. Its a great place to get away from the hussle and bustle of our busy lives. The rooms are spacious, neat,clean and very private and if lucky while having your morning coffee, you are able to see giraffes and elephants roaming around. The walk with elephants was phenomenal, the elephant care takers are very knowledgeable and informative which adds to the experience. The staff are very friendly and helpful. A special thanks to Tracey who looked after us from the day we got there, she gave us amazing service and added to our great experience, an amazing, friendly and nice person always willing to help make our stay better. The food was delicious and they were able to meet any dietary requirements we had. A truly great get away for families wanting to have a restful get away.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Cape Town Guests wrote a review Nov 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
we stayed a couple of nights at this lodge. The reception with dining room and lounge is beautiful, very stylishly furnished by Weylandts. Welcome nice, however not much information and no welcome drink. The tent/houses are parshly renovated, lacking of a concept and mixing styles. We were under the impression that the whole lodge/resort was completely renovated, which was definitely not the case. Beautiful verandah with great views, however just 2 not really comfy chairs, sunbeds wouldnt be a luxury. Pool is very small but nice. The dinner was a 3 course meal, really good and nicely presented. The breakfast was a complete letdown, very very basic, for a luxury lodge not acceptable, you have to pay extra for a cappuccino ! The real problem is the drive - dont take the 4x4 route, even guests with 4x4 struggled. If you want to drive to Addo Park it takes you an hour there and back, keep that in mind. All in all a nice lodge with loads of potential to improve in the competitive market
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: Wifi not active in room, you have to go down to reception
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Vacationer798133 wrote a review Apr 2019
Maidstone, United Kingdom39 contributions7 helpful votes
Only stayed one night but were very lucky to see lion and hyenas squabbling at the waterhole. Had an amazing steak in the restaurant. Morning safari - make sure you wrap up warm as it was freezing and sadly too early for elephants. Safari tent was adequate - should probably have stayed longer.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from BarefootAddo, Public Relations Manager at Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge
Responded 31 Oct 2019
Please note this review pertains to the Addo Elephant National Park and not to Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge
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BastiFricke wrote a review Mar 2019
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We spent 3 nights in this beautiful outback, but luxury place. You have absolute privacy and your own jacuzzi integrated in a wooden deck just next to your tent. There's not a sound of civilization to hear, so the 25km dirt road track was totally worth the drive. The 4x4 safaris were really interesting also. Be sure to hold tight, as the drive goes up very rocky little trails in to the wild. Aside different sorts of game, like giraffe or big bull elephants, you can experience a large diversity of birds and flora from a small spring valley up to different hill tops with nice flowering heather and so on. In the evenings we had nice barbecues and talks in the light of a big open fire place. Food is served in a main building where you can meet other guest, if you want. One morning we were surprised by the elephants who came just very close to our morning buffet:). If you love nature, elephants and luxury - This is the place to be!! ( And yes, the pool is refreshing and very clean!)
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Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: We were in the tent "Milkwood". Great accommodation!!Sü
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Response from BarefootAddo, Public Relations Manager at Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge
Responded 31 Oct 2019
Thank you for your positive feedback - we hope you'll visit our newly renovated lodge again soon.
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US$211 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Addo Elephant Lodge and Safaris
South AfricaEastern CapeGreater AddoAddo Elephant National Park
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Frequently Asked Questions about Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Afrikaans, and Xhosa.