Addo Accommodation at De Old Drift Guest Farm Accommodation in Eastern Cape
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  • Property TypeFarm Stay
  • Guests26
  • Rooms/Units9

About De Old Drift Guest Farm

Come and relax in our tranquil environment, with only sounds of nature at your doorstep...

De Old Drift Guest Farm is located a short distance from the little village of Addo in South Africa’s malaria-free Eastern Cape province and only 15 minutes drive from the renowned Addo Elephant National Park, with its big seven, and numerous other species.

De Old Drift is a working citrus farm, one of the smallest but most peaceful farms in the area. Take a slow stroll through the orchards when the trees are in blossom and the smell of citrus permeates the air, venture down to The Sundays River, only a short 200 metres walk away, where Njala, Kudu’s and Rooibok can be seen on the ridge of the mountain or relax around the pool after an exciting day of adventures and game viewing in the Elephant Park.

Start your day with a wholesome, revitalising breakfast in our thatched roof lapa, overlooking the garden and swimming pool area. Adventure, fun and games await children, with Pumba (Labrador), Timone (Jack Russel) and Mufasa (Bullmastiff) who love to make new friends and play... a farm-style wonderland for all children.

Your hosts Neels & Juanita will make sure that your stay will be one to remember.

Accommodation

De Old Drift offers a variety of comfortable and spacious furnished rooms, with the option of Self-Catering and Bed and Breakfast Accommodation. All our rooms are tastefully furnished with close attention to detail. Enjoy the peace and quiet on your patio overlooking the garden and mountains with only the sounds of nature at your doorstep.

The furniture in the rooms have all been crafted by hand and made from Oregon pine - wood that was salvaged from the original “Drifthouse Inn”. As you arrive, the welcoming aroma of lavender fills the air, and butterflies compliment your arrival

Bed & Breakfast Rooms (x4):
Our Bed and Breakfast Rooms are nestled amongst palm trees and lavender shrubs and each room has a private veranda with lovely views of the gardens. The rooms are individually decorated and styled and offer comfort and space. Our B&B rooms are situated near the dining area and swimming pool and have private undercover parking.

Facilities:
• Air conditioning (heat option)
• Mini Bar Fridge
• Tea & Coffee tray
• En-suite Bathroom (shower only)
• Alarm clock radio
• Hairdryer
• Private Veranda
• Wi-Fi access – enquire at reception
• Television with DStv

Deluxe Family Suite:
The Deluxe Family Suite is our newest accommodation addition and a fantastic option for groups of friends and families travelling together. With a full self-catering kitchen and BBQ facilities on private veranda, this suite can accommodate 6 people and has a lovely homely atmosphere. Cots and sleeper couches can also be arranged for children. There are 2 very spacious en-suite bedrooms one of which forms part of the open-plan lounge area.

Facilities:
• Air conditioning (heat option)
• Full self-catering kitchen
• Fridge, microwave, conventional oven
• Tea & Coffee tray
• En-suite Bathroom (shower only)
• Alarm clock radio
• Hairdryer
• Television with DStv
• Private Veranda with BBQ facilities
• Wi-Fi access – enquire at reception

Family Unit:
This Family Suite is ideal for smaller groups of 4 or 5 people with 2 separate bedrooms and a cosy lounge area with sleeper couch. There is a semi self-catering kitchenette with mini bar fridge and microwave. Enjoy the lovely private patio surrounded by a rose garden and trees, a stone-throw away from the swimming pool area.

Facilities:
• Air conditioning (heat option)
• Mini Bar Fridge
• Tea & Coffee tray
• Separate Bathroom (shower only)
• Alarm clock radio
• Hairdryer
• Private Veranda
• Wi-Fi access – enquire at reception
• Television with DStv

Self-Catering Cottage:
Our thatched roof self-catering cottage is comfortable and private with beautiful views of the mountain and citrus orchards from your patio! Listen to the birds in the big fig tree next to the cottage or wonder around the indigenous garden, while preparing dinner over a relaxing fire. This unit has 2 separate bedrooms with open plan living area and a separate bathroom (shower only). The kitchen is fully equipped, including a microwave and a conventional oven, as well as all the other necessities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. This unit sleeps 4 people.

Facilities:
• Air conditioning (heat option)
• Full self-catering kitchen
• Fridge, microwave, conventional oven
• Tea & Coffee tray
• Separate Bathroom (shower only)
• Alarm clock radio
• Hairdryer
• Private Veranda with BBQ facilities
• Wi-Fi access – enquire at reception
• Television with DStv

Self-Catering Unit:
Decorated in cosy colours and overlooking the lemon orchards and mountains, this open plan unit caters for all! This unit sleeps 2 people with sleeper couch for children. With a fully equipped kitchenette, separate bathroom with shower and complementing bath, as well as undercover BBQ area – makes this unit the perfect self-catering getaway!

Facilities:
• Air conditioning (heat option)
• Full self-catering kitchen
• Fridge, microwave, stove top
• Tea & Coffee tray
• En-suite Bathroom
• Alarm clock radio
• Hairdryer
• Private Veranda with BBQ facilities
• Wi-Fi access – enquire at reception
• Television with DStv

Dining

Join us in our thatched dining room for a scrumptious breakfast before your day’s adventures or enjoy a sun-downer with us before sitting down to a delicious homemade meal for dinner! For self-catering guests, breakfast is available at an additional cost. Please inform us upon arrival if you would like to join for dinner. We serve light lunches on request.

Activities and Attractions

De Old Drift is a Guest House situated in the heart of Addo, on a working citrus farm and not only does it boast a rich history in the area but it is in close proximity to many other attractions in the Sundays River Valley.

With the Addo Elephant National Park on our doorstep, home to 5 of the 7 plant biomes, the Big 7 and its pride in natural conservation efforts – this Park is a must see destination!

There a number of guided tour options in and around the Park as well as many Adventure activities such as birding, hiking, horse-riding and canoe safaris, elephant back safaris and crisscross adventures. Alternatively you can relax by the pool or at the Casa Mia Health Spa.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Tour assistance

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Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Family Bed & Breakfast Room

The Family unit is air conditioned and has 2 separate bedrooms, main bedroom with king bed, 2nd bedroom with twin beds. 1 bathroom with shower and small lounge area with microwave, bar fridge & tea/coffee. Private stoep area. Perfect for guests with children.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Bed & Breakfast Rooms

Spacious B&B unit, with twin beds. En-suite bathroom (shower only). Private entrance and patio. Airconditioning, tea/coffee tray and bar fridge.

Qty: 4
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: ; over 12 years treated as adults

Thatched Roof Cottage

The cottage is air conditioned & has 2 separate bedrooms, main bedroom with king bed & 2nd bedroom with twin beds. 1 bathroom (shower only) and small open plan living area with kitchenette, unit is fully equipped and has braai area.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Self Catering Unit

This air conditioned unit is open plan with 1 separate bathroom (shower & bath), the bedroom area and living area are all open plan. Bedroom area has king bed & sleeper couch for 1 child. Undercover patio with braai area.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Self Catering Deluxe Family Suite

This air conditioned unit consists of 2 rooms with inter leading door. 1 room has a King size bed & 2 twin beds with en-suite bathroom (shower only). The other room has an open plan living & sleeping area with twin beds & en-suite bathroom (shower only).

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Self Catering Garden Cottage

This air conditioned unit is open plan with 1 separate bathroom (shower only), the bedroom area and living area are all open plan. Undercover patio with braai area.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: ; over 12 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

11 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

This was the end of our holiday & the most relaxing.You are greated with a big smile from Delano & Lize & waging tails from the very friendly 3 dogs. The self contained unit was very clean & comfortable with everything you need. After having a Braai in the evening we then sat infront of the fire & watched the sun go down over the cliff, it was so relaxing. The Safari Drives with Delano are fantastic. He is very enthusiastic & passionate about the animals & has great knowledge of them, & Lize food hampers were very yummy too. We felt like family & would stay here again in a heart beat.

August 2017

Kerri & Graham (Australia)

Verified reviewexcellent

We enjoyed our stay in this nice place very,very much, especially our daughter. She doesnt want to leave because of the dogs. They were so cute and nice to play with. We loved the Game Drive and the pool and the warm hospitality. Thank you very much!!

March 2011

Family Sattler (Germany)

Need to Know

Response timeDe Old Drift Guest Farm typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)
Port Elizabeth Airport - 60km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyDiners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since April 2010

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