Addo Accommodation at Hitgeheim Country Lodge, Addo Elephant Park
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  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests20
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About Hitgeheim Country Lodge

Hitgeheim Country Lodge is an exclusive owner managed lodge situated in the malaria-free Sundays River Valley, only minutes from the world renowned Addo Elephant National Park. The quietness, stylishly appointed chalets with extra-length beds draped in romantic mosquito nets with crisp white percale linen, luxurious bathrooms with outdoor showers and private wooden decks with breathtaking views invites you to relax and unwind completely.

Explore the natural surroundings of this eco-reserve on foot, experience the citrus and ostrich farm and the excitement of feeding African Buffalo or relax in the tranquil environment teeming with birdlife, a birderís paradise. Fine dining by candlelight with award-winning wines from the walk-in wine cellar will ensure that dining is an unforgettable experience. Here you will experience true South African hospitality.

Accommodation

8 luxury and individually decorated thatched chalets with full en-suite bathrooms with an outdoor shower in selected rooms and secluded wooden decks offering sweeping views of the Valley and the Sundays River below.
Each room has air-conditioning, heating, coffee and tea facilities, well-stocked mini-bar, snack basket, electronic safe, electric blankets, hairdryer, bathrobes and bathroom amenities. Kindly note these rooms cannot accommodate children.

6 additional luxury family suites with inter-leading doors and 1 two bedroom chalet is the ideal option for families, couples and groups. The chalet and family suites have private decks to appreciate the beautiful natural scenery. The family suites and chalet above can accommodate children of all ages and an additional single bed can be arranged on request for children under the age of 14 years. The room facilities and amenities include air-conditioning, heating, coffee and tea facilities, well-stocked mini-bar, snack basket, electronic safe, electric blankets, hairdryer, bathrobes and bathroom amenities.

Cuisine

Hitgeheim Country Lodge has established a reputation for outstanding cuisine. All meals are lovingly planned and prepared by our resident chef. Special dietary requirements can be catered for by prior arrangement only - Vegetarian meals available on request.

Breakfast is served on the veranda or in the dining room and includes seasonal fresh fruits, stewed dried fruit, muesli and cereals, muffins, preserves and fresh fruit juices followed by a traditional cooked breakfast. A 6-course set menu is presented every evening and served in luxurious splendour. Light lunch is available on request and served in the shade of one of the many verandas.

Additional Facilities

Indigenous gardens with prolific birdlife, breathtaking views, saltwater swimming pool, communal lounge (in and outdoor), dining room, walk-in wine cellar,

Safaris & Activities

Our open-top safari vehicle departs daily to Addo Elephant National Park daily. Accompany our guide for a personal game experience where you will be treated to a picnic style in the morning or opt for the afternoon drive with snacks and drinks while observing the behaviour of the unique Addo Elephants.

Arrange an exhilarating Elephant Back Safari, a visit to the Cheetah Breeding Sanctuary, Schotia Private Game Reserve or a full day safari at the close-by Pumba Private Game Reserve. Take a guided farm tour where you will be introduced to the African Buffalo breeding project and the ostrich and citrus farming activities. Or simply stroll through the natural surroundings and experience the indigenous antelope species at close range.

Location

Hitgeheim Country Lodge is situated close to the Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape, South Africa and is approximately 60km from Port Elizabeth. It is the perfect country retreat as it is less than one hourís drive from Port Elizabeth. There is a landing strip and helicopter-pad situated on the property.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Concierge
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Restaurant / dining room

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

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Rooms & Rates

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

Luxury Room

Freestanding luxury thatched chalets with either a king-size or twin beds and full en-suite bathroom. The rooms offer panoramic views from private balconies and outdoor showers.

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Luxury Family Room

Inter-leading rooms (each booked separately) with a king size bed that can be converted into two single beds upon request. An additional single bed be can be added upon request. Rooms offer spectacular views, bathtub and outdoor shower.

Qty: 6
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed

Superior Deluxe Room

Individual free standing superior thatched chalet with king size bed and full en-suite bathroom. The room is slightly secluded for privacy, offering panoramic views from private balconies and outdoor showers.

Qty: 5
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Family Suite

Inter-leading two bedroom chalet, each room includes a king size bed that can be converted into two single beds upon request. An additional single bed be can be added upon request. Offering spectacular views, private balcony, bathtub and outdoor shower.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

1 Review from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

It was a wonderfully run and fitted lodge that offered everything we needed. The food was excellent and the service from David even better! Thank you all for making our weekend very special.

August 2016

Pieter & Tersha de Kock (Cradock)

Need to Know

Response timeHitgeheim Country Lodge 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 11h00

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

Listed on SA-Venues.com since December 2008

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