Addo Guest Accommodation close to the Main Gate of Addo Elephant National Park

Guesthouses and bed and breakfasts in or near Addo. South African National Parks week is always a cause for celebration. Free entry into our Addo Elephant National Park for South African citizens is set for November 2021 (dates to be confirmed). Yes, that’s free entry to one of the top national parks in the country and the only Big Seven national park in the world. We’re inviting you to stay in the Addo area to take advantage of this very special week celebrating our national park. Here are convenient guest accommodation options near the main gate of Addo Elephant National Park.


After an exciting day in the park, find tranquility and restoration at Casa Mia Health Spa & Guest House. Located among the citrus trees of a working farm, the guesthouse provides luxury, comfort and complete relaxation, and an award -winning wellness spa, just 15km from the Addo Elephant National Park.


Bydand is the perfect choice for a family stay close to Addo Elephant National Park. Located in quiet surroundings on a working citrus farm, visitors are encouraged to embrace the open space, explore the citrus orchards – and pick, in season – and enjoy the cool, sparkling pool. Catch and release fishing, and mountain biking can also be enjoyed. Family units sleep parents with up to three children, and all rooms open onto a deck overlooking the orchards.


Expect superb hospitality and exceptional finishing touches at Lupus Den Country House. Also located on a working citrus farm, Lupus Den offers guests the option of staying in garden cottages or the main homestead. Enjoy a tasty breakfast, light lunch, or set three-course dinner – or relax in the TV lounge – near the fireplace. For an extra romantic option, pick one of the garden cottages with an open-air shower and deck overlooking the orchards. The patio, comfortably furnished, and pool offer the opportunity to cool off and refresh in the garden after a day exploring Addo Elephant National Park. 


There’s lots to see and do at Addo Wildlife. This family-friendly venue has an on-site restaurant, kid’s play zone and luxury chalets conveniently located in the town of Addo, just minutes from the gate of the national park. Convenience, comfort, wildlife and family fun await!


Families will love the wide-open spaces and country setting at Chrislin African Lodge. All suites and huts have been designed for maximum comfort with both family and double options available. Tell tall tales around the fire-pit, enjoy a South African-inspired three-course meal at the in-house Sneezewoods Restaurant, or enjoy the birdlife from your patio – there’s plenty of space to do it all at Chrislin.


Spoil yourselves with the finer things in life at Gerald’s Gift Guest House – four-star accommodation on a boutique citrus farm in the Sundays River Valley. Rooms have been individually decorated and feature lovely Chrysalis linen and charming free-standing baths. The guesthouse has a beautiful expansive garden and a sparkling pool.


Just 9km from the main gate of Addo Elephant National Park, Orange Elephant Backpackers offers a welcoming and comfortable stay in the Addo region. The backpackers offers dorm, double, and double en-suite rooms and the best advice on safaris and other activities in the area. 


Addo African Home is the perfect gateway to Addo for eco-conscious travellers. This charming eco-friendly lodge is just a few kilometres from the main gate of Addo Elephant National Park. The original homestead has been repurposed as a lodge with the addition of rondavel chalets and the on-site restaurant is also a cooking school. Refresh in the natural swimming pool, take a sewing workshop, or browse the fresh produce in the organic veggie garden – it’s all good for you.


Expect outstanding accommodation and amenities at Africanos Country Estate. Open-air showers, room service, percale linen and duck down duvets ensure that guests feel that they’re properly on holiday and return to absolute comfort at the end of every day. The on-site restaurant is highly rated in the Addo region, and the estate is also proudly wheelchair friendly.


Enjoy spectacular views over the Sundays River Valley from the slightly elevated Hopefield Country House. Guests visiting during one of Hopefield’s frequent classical music soirees can expect to be enchanted by the beautiful music performed in a magical setting by local and visiting musicians. Birders will find endless delights and rose-lovers can meander through more than 50 species in the rose garden. Take some time to appreciate all of your senses at Hopefield.

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