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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 18 November 2013

It was the advice of our friends:" you have to go to "The Colonial" to Molly and Conor"! And we had so wonderful days in the lovely garden between so much birds and walking through the citrus plantage. Molly and Conor has been very friendly and there hospitality was unbeatable. The game drive with Conor was the best we ever...

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Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 9 November 2013

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at the Colonial on Arundel! Molly and Conor are delightful. They gave us great tips on things to do and to see. The breakfast is superb and the room a joy! Don't miss the dinner cooked by Mooly and the game drive with Conor!

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 October 2013

it is tiny hotel, with only 3 rooms, 2 with personal tiny swimming pools. great hospitality, you really feel pampered at home. don't forget to try Hazel's kitchen (which was recommended to us by Molly and Conor) it has excellent game dishes.

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UK
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We returned to The Colonial in September to stay 4 nights after our first visit here 5 years ago. Its still absolutely amazing and such a lovely place to stay. We wish we hadn't left it 5 years before our second visit! Molly and Conor are excellent hosts and make you feel so at home and ensure you enjoy your...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 6 October 2013

We had a lovely 2 night stay at the Colonial on Arundel. The hosts, Connor and Molly, were fantastic! Our breakfasts were fresh and tasty and of a very high quality! Our suites (we had 2 interleading as we have 2 young children) were extremely spacious, clean and comfortable. Our suite had its own patio and private swimming pool -...

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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 19 August 2013

When making my booking I was immediatly contacted by the guest who offered activities for our stay. We chose to go with the host on a game drive in Addo, and we were not dissappointed. We got a very nice and personal welcome, and the hosts did their best to make our stay enjoyable. The bathroom looked new, and the...

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Kaarst, Germany
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Beautiful accommodation – we enjoyed the comfort of the 3-room-suite with the bedroom (electric blankets – cosy in winter), a lounge and a bathroom with a shower for at least two. The breakfast was excellent with fresh fruit, yoghurt and fresh orange juice from the fruits of the surrounding plantation. We really enjoyed the talks with Molly and Conor during...

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Zimbabwe
Reviewed 16 May 2013

We just spent three days in Addo and booked this amazing guest house. From the time we arrived to the time we left every thing was perfect! The room was Huge and spacious with its own lounge area and veranda over looking the most magnificent gardens and orange orchards in the distance. Molly and Connor are the owners and they...

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Almere, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 May 2013

What a wonderful place to stay!! Molly and Connor gave us a warm welcome and did all possible to make us feel at home. We had a place with excellent accommodation with own swimming pool and were served a bottle of nice South African wine on our own terrace. The first night Molly prepared a lovely dinner for us and...

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Woodchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2013

This lovely house and generous hosts have everything you need to enjoy any type of holiday. They are friendly, helpful and informative. Their accommodation is lovely and the gardens just beautiful. The food is delicious and so well presented.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As the name suggests, "Colonial Africa" is the theme in architecture, decor, setting and atmosphere of The Colonial on Arundel. Nestling in citrus orchards on a working farm, only 10 minutes from the malaria free Addo Elephant National Park, this 4 star 2-suite facility offers understated luxury, coupled with relaxed, friendly attention, and is enhanced by highly acclaimed cuisine. Each suite has private entrance, its own private lounge and private swimming pool. Attention to detail in the suites is a trademark of Molly's personality...luxury guest amenities, toweling gowns, tea & coffee facilities, safes, swimming towels, coffee table books and magazines, alarm clock. In-house safaris with Conor, the owner and a registered guide, to the Addo Elephant National Park, will enhance your African adventure. These tours are undertaken in a air-conditioned vehicle and offer the visitor an experience in wildlife, culture and unforgettable scenery. Conor and Molly have created a truly special place that goes to the very heart of relaxation and comfort. Within easy reach are mountain walks, horse-riding, elephant back safaris, farm excursions, cheetah breeding farm tours and visits into nearby private reserves. The Colonial is truly a place where our guests leave as friends, to return time and time again. The warm welcome feeling extends right down to our Head of Public Relations, Marley the Labrador, who successfully creeps into everyone's heart. Within a 45-minute drive of Port Elizabeth Airport and the beaches, and also the gateway to the Karoo, as well as to the Garden Route to Cape Town, The Colonial on Arundel is truly the desirable Eastern Cape place to be in every respect. Welcome to the real Africa. ... more   less 

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Address: Arundel Farm, Rietfontein Road | 12 kms from Addo Elephant Park, Sunland, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Sunland
Hotel Class:4 star — The Colonial on Arundel 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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