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    Orange Elephant Backpackers

    R335, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (30)
          Room & Suite (11)
          Hotel & Grounds (28)
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          Overview
          • Excellent40%
          • Very good32%
          • Average12%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible11%
          Travellers talk about
          “baz bus” (3 reviews)
          “addo tour” (3 reviews)
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Paid Wifi
          Pool
          Room Service
          Fitness centre
          Pets Allowed
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          Addo African Home
          149 reviews
          #4 of 11 Speciality lodging in Addo
           
          Homestead B&B
          108 reviews
          #10 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Addo
           
          Addo Dung Beetle Guest Farm
          232 reviews
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          344 reviews
          #1 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Addo
           
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          1 - 5 of 75 reviews

          Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

          Fantastic accomodation, great family run business. Beautiful little bar, cracking braai. Good times. Stayed here for two nights with a friend. Had a great time. Close to the Addo Elephant park. Good sleep, good food. Will definitely be back!

          Thank Caveman1801
          Response from OrangeEle, Owner at Orange Elephant BackpackersResponded 14 April 2017

          Hey Caveman. Thanks a million for the kind words Really looking forward to hosting you folk again

          Reviewed 14 January 2017

          We went on the cheetah tracking and addo elephant 3 night package trip which included tours, accommodation and food. We were completely looked after from pick-up to drop-off. John (the owner) restricts the cheetah tracking and addo tour to 2-4 people, and maximum of 6...More

          Thank globetrotter648
          Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

          Just don't spend your money at Orange Backpackers. I booked for 2 nights but left after one. This is why: - The entrance and the reception is disgusting. On the floor there is a carpet which is there for too many years without any cleaning....More

          Thank Guest2144
          Response from OrangeEle, Owner at Orange Elephant BackpackersResponded 27 January 2017

          I am sorry to hear that you do not like animals. I fail to see why you would visit a national park then..... I do not have the heart to break the swallows nest down as they have been coming back to us for around...More

          Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

          As many others here I can definitely say that the hostel is over its best times and not worth its money. Don't be fooled by the pictures, the outdoor areas and the community kitchen do not look like that anymore at all. First, note that...More

          Thank Julia K
          Response from OrangeEle, Owner at Orange Elephant BackpackersResponded 27 January 2017

          Firstly may I apologize for the misunderstanding regarding the "Free transport" We have never offered free transport to Scotia safaris as they are a private reserve around 60km from us. They do offer a shuttle one their 1/2 day tour @R500 per person. Strange you...More

          Reviewed 12 October 2016

          Within 4 minutes of Addo Elephant Park, this backpackers is ideally situated! I stayed in one of the double rooms, which was spacious, clean and quiet. It is a little bit dated, but it added to the rustic appeal of the place! The garden is...More

          2  Thank a3meyer
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          De Old Drift Guest Farm
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          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Restaurant
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Things to do
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Restaurant
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          • 13
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Eastern Cape >
          • Greater Addo >
          • Sundays River Valley >
          • Addo
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          Traveller (30)
          Room & Suite (11)
          Hotel & Grounds (28)
          Bathroom (1)
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          Room Tips
          "Double rooms are spacious, while the dorms are basic and slightly cramped."
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          "Try to avoid the room opposite Reception as it can be noisy, and the smoking area is close by with smoke..."
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          "Both private rooms and the dorm are really quiet and comfortable"
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          "Gordons room in the back is a little bit more quiet."
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