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South Orange, New Jersey
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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The first destination in our first trip to South Africa could not have been more wonderful. We stayed in a roomy cottage they called a hut on spacious grounds just several miles outside the park. There was a small pool plus a convenient wifi area and a restaurant that served wonderful fresh hot and cold breakfasts and even better dinners.... More 

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Margaret P, Owner at Chrislin African Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. It's really great to know that out efforts are appreciated. We hope to meet you again someday. More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

Imagine a place built like a hut as comfortable and sophisticated as a palace . You can hear birds and animals in the night. I got really impressed by the hospitality, food and comfort. You can really rest and enjoy a wonderful stay.

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East London, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2016

My wife, Pam and I enjoyed three days at Chrislin African Lodge in Addo between Christmas and New Year, 2015. After a hard year of work, the break was just what our tired bodies needed. We particularly enjoyed relaxing alongside the swimming pool, ordering drinks every so often, while in the evenings the dinners were excellent. The Sunday night we... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

My partner and I booked to stay at Chrislin lodge in order to do a safari in Addo Elephant Park, as part of our ten day holiday in the Western Cape and garden route of South Africa. We loved every minute of our stay. From Port Elizabeth airport we booked a transfer to Chrislin. Set in quiet Addo, in securely... More 

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Stuttgart
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

We spent Christmas there and overall two nights, and we were delighted. The location is very nice, and allows, if you have your own car, to go anywhere relatively quickly. The huts are beautiful and offer all the comfort one can expect. The pool offer some nice views. The food was excellent, and the quality and friendliness of the staff... More 

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Kungsbacka, Sweden
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

We loved the place from the very first moment. The staff, the huts, the food and the pool. Everything was perfect. Very well situated close to the Addo Elephant park. We enjoyed our stay very much. We also loved the dog Jack!

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Bargara, Australia
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

A delightful place to stay as a base to visit Addo Elephant Park. The location is pretty. The builidings have an African feel. The lounge and pool area had us wanting to relax rather than go to Addo. The food was good and the service fabulous. We first thought we might try some other local places for dinner, but after... More 

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Margaret P, Owner at Chrislin African Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Just to let you know, only 4 of our 18 rooms have got open bathrooms, the rest have proper doors leading into the bathroom. These 4 rooms are in the pipeline for renovations so that they will also have doors in... More 

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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Extremely impressed at the service I received. Particularly amazing food and really cool and comfy accommodations. Lovely facilities like the pool where a great help for the hot weather as well as fans. Big up from me on all the nature and natural beauty of the lodge! Loved it guys!

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Margaret P, Owner at Chrislin African Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us, More 

Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We stay here with six people so wherein two rooms. They were comfortable and the over head fan helped with the heat. The staff were cheerful and helpful and provided excellent assistance. Sandra our room maid was great. The only major criticism I have was that we stayed for a week and during this time we were not provided with... More 

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Margaret P, Owner at Chrislin African Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, on the whole. We are however really surprised to read your comment about the sheet and towel changes. We take our housekeeping extremely seriously, and our housekeeping department say that they are 100% certain, that your sheets were changed after your third night (during the... More 

Sliedrecht, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Wonderfull place to stay. Great food. Beauifull garden. A surprise when you arrive here. You Will feel at ease and want to stay A little longer. Your room is A real surprise. This is where simplicity and comfort go together.

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Your review has put us so at peace. We love your words 'This is where simplicity and comfort go together.' Thank you! We certainly hope your whole holiday has been wonderful and that we may see you back one day. Sunny greetings! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience true African accommodation when staying at Chrislin African Lodge in traditionally built mud huts located on an eco-friendly farm, just 12km from the main gate of the Addo Elephant National Park.The tranquil setting is described as paradise by nature and bird lovers. If not exploring one of the nearby game reserves, time can be spent relaxing along side the pool or in the lounging lapa. Being a family run lodge, emphasis is placed on friendly service, comfort and delicious South African food. Meals can be served on request during season. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chrislin African Lodge

Address: Off Valentine Road | Hermiston Farm, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Addo
Price Range: €78 - €109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chrislin African Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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