Elephants Footprint Lodge

4.0 star property
4-star guesthouse in Colchester with outdoor pool and restaurant

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Elephants Footprint Lodge

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Property entrance
Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
Breakfast and dinner served

Overview of Elephants Footprint Lodge



Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
1 Riverside Drive Riverside Park, Colchester, Eastern Cape, 6175
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Front-desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

Superior Twin Room

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds, 1 Twin Trundle Bed and 1 Large Twin Trundle Bed

Honeymoon Suite

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Twin Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Twin Beds

Family Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Twin Trundle Bed and 1 Large Twin Trundle Bed

Deluxe Double Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Getting around

  • Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 29 min drive


  • A Taste of Africa Restaurant & Coffee Shop - 4 min drive
  • Grunters - 3 min drive
  • Debonairs Pizza - 3 min drive

About this property

Elephants Footprint Lodge

Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at Elephants Footprint Lodge. Guests indulge in massages, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. An outdoor pool, a bar/lounge, and a terrace are other highlights at this upscale guest house.


Afrikaans, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 4 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 15
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 15


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

What to do

  • Safari nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool
  • 24-hour pool access


  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Plasma television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool open 24-hours

Hygiene & cleanliness

Social distancing measures are in place.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have elevators.
This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Elephants Footprint Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Elephants Footprint Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Elephants Footprint Lodge?
This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Elephants Footprint Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have 24-hour pool access.
Are pets allowed at Elephants Footprint Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Elephants Footprint Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Elephants Footprint Lodge?
You can check in from 2:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at Elephants Footprint Lodge?
No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but The Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment World (29-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Elephants Footprint Lodge and nearby?
Elephants Footprint Lodge has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Elephants Footprint Lodge?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
Does Elephants Footprint Lodge have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.







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10/10 Exceptional

Always amazing...
Always amazing. The best place to stay near the South gate of Addo!
Jeffery, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful place to stay and explore Addo!
We spent 2 lovely nights here, in a gorgeous suite with very comfy furniture and anything one could need. Ceiling fan works really well! The private rustic outdoor shower was a highlight! Very good dinner and breakfast.The boat trip on the Sundays River is also a great experience which Christo the manager organised for us. We would definitely recommend and hope to come again!
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Thomas, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay
Great stay with friendly staff.
Hendrik, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Krazy American amazed in ZA
The Lodge is beautifully built-designed and maintained. to see such a massive Thatched hut look so perfect is amazing. there was no chipped paint, cracked items etc. the staff is always smiling and eager to please. the meals ( buffet style )are very good and plenty to go around. I was not sharing the rolls, they were to good to let go of. the honor bar is a great advantage as we made good use of its good selection. we were there after a cold front moved in, but the rooms were warm and beds even had e-blankets. there are no side noises from roads or neighbors, and the landscaping and fountain-pool attract a lot of beautiful birds. they are trying very hard to win your approval here. also it should be noted that they have contacts with all the best tours in the area and we got an award winning guide all to ourselves for 4 hrs. ADDo was great.I highly recommend this area in the winter. the animals are of better nature and seen easier against al the greenery that the rains bring. it was very lush looking and made the photography of everywhere just more stunning. also with current world financial forces we got a hotel, food and tours for 3days and two nights for what we would spend on dinner and a show in Chicago. There will always be another show, but living a few days here n SA will change your perspective forever. I have one negative, that was not of the resorts doing. the Internet is a gov agency and like all things, its a mess, but you will be to tired to use it
John, 2-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Das Essen war nichts besonderes, dafür zu teuer. Zimmer modrig. Toilette hat durch aseptischen Abwasserrank gestunken.
Anton, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Top! Aanrader!
Mooie, schone, ruime kamers met heerlijke, warme douche! Super vriendelijk personeel en heerlijk eten! Perfecte locatie om het Addo Elephant parc in te gaan!
Patricia, 2-night family trip
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