Addo De Old Drift Guest Farm B & B

A short distance from the little village of Addo in South Africa's malaria-free Eastern Cape and only a 20 minute's drive from the renowned Addo Elephant National Park with its Big 5 and numerous other species, is found a variety of lovely accommodation at De Old Drift Guest Farm.

You are cordially invited to come and enjoy the tranquil environment at De Old Drift Guest Farm either as a break on your travels or as a base for your holiday. We are situated next to the Sunday River, which is convenient for guests who enjoy fishing.

You can sit on your private patio and experience the tranquility of nature. Sometimes Kudu, Nyala and Rooibok come down from the hills to drink at the river.

Short walking trails and a rich birdlife can be enjoyed. As mentioned, we are only 10 minutes drive from the Addo Elephant National Park. Game drives can be organized for you.

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Reviews

  • "3 night stay"

    23 July 2014

    "Accommodation, food and location in Addo was great. We will definitely use De Old Drift again."

    Jimmy Catsavis, South Africa
  • "Excellent"

    18 January 2014

    "It was excellent!!!!"

    Karoline Borsch, South Africa
  • "Beautiful!"

    13 January 2014

    "What a superb place to stay, the staff were so helpful, the self catering cottages were delightful set in a beautiful garden - only wish we could've stayed for longer!"

    amanda boocock, South Africa
  • "Very enjoyable"

    24 September 2013

    "We really enjoyed our stay. Friendly hosts, very spacious rooms and child friendly"

    Liska Visser, South Africa
  • "Great stay"

    22 September 2013

    "De Old Drift is the best accommodation when you long for a cosy, tranquil day to chill or when youre looking for a good starting point to Addo. Its just 15 minutes to drive to the main gate. We stayed in a self-catering cottage with our three-year old son. The facilities are really perfect. The surrounding is more than beautiful. We will come back for sure."

    Lisa Hollstegge, South Africa
  • "Comfortable and welcoming"

    13 July 2013

    "Lovely place, warm and friendly welcome. great dinner recommendation and excellent advice for our trip onward. Juanita went out of her way to pack a lovely breakfast/brunch because we had to leave early. Thanks for all the effort."

    Len Schaller, South Africa
  • "Well maintained"

    23 March 2013

    "Very well maintained by hands-on owners & staff."

    Connie Marais, South Africa
  • "Great!"

    17 February 2013

    "Great place! Lovely breakfast and close to park. Loved the garden and friendly people"

    Erna Holland, South Africa
  • "Terrific"

    13 November 2012

    "The room was beautiful and so were all the facilities such as the swimming pool, garden and breakfast area. The hosts were excellent and very helpful. We enjoyed our stay immensely and would recommend this place to everyone visiting this area."

    Cindy De Wit, Netherlands
  • "Great two days"

    13 April 2012

    "This is our second time round and everthing was just right. The price, the rooms, the breakfast, the braai, the trip to Addo Park - that was a bonus. You ask for something extra and they will try to accommodate you."

    Eric Buysse, Belgium
  • "Thoroughly enjoyed"

    08 March 2012

    "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The accommodation was comfortable and thoughtfully decorated and nothing was too much trouble for our hosts Delano and Lisa. Food was also delicious. The all day safari organised and lead by Delano was an absolute highlight; exciting, informative and fun. We would highly recommend this B and B."

    christine wilmshurst, United Kingdom
  • "Amazing stay"

    13 April 2011

    "It was an amazing stay. Delano and Liz were such friendly hosts. One day was just too short!"

    Gabriele W├╝rger, Austria
  • "A unique place!"

    28 March 2011

    "We felt quite pampered here. We had a beautiful, large room with a nice patio. The whole setting was tranquil and the hosts Lize and Delano were very welcoming and friendly. Wish we could have stayed longer!"

    Jean-Paul Schuller, Canada
  • "Homey atmosphere"

    19 December 2010

    "Very pleasant stay, delightful hospitality with a homey atmosphere. Thank you."

    Anonymous,South Africa
  • "Addo De Old Drift"

    26 November 2010

    "Our stay was memorable. The accommodation is a must and Delano is a great guide. A great location."

    Gerard Bruijstens,Netherlands
  • "Extremely lovely"

    31 August 2010

    "We had a wonderful stay on our way to Addo. Enjoyed every moment. Hope to come back one day."

    Britta Schuhmacher,Egypt
  • "Addo De Old Drift Guest Farm B & B!"

    18 July 2010

    "The Guest Farm and location are very nice. People extremely friendly"

    Gianluca Bonanno,Italy
  • "Our stay at Old Drift Guest Farm B & B Addo"

    06 April 2010

    "We enjoyed our stay. Old Drift is very well situated if you are visiting Addo National Elephant Park."

    Rudolf Buys,South Africa
  • "Baie lekker gebly"

    07 February 2010

    "Ons het weereens baie lekker gebly.Alles heerlik skoon en gerieflik.Gasvryheid wonderlik.Ontby baie lekker.Lugversorging in kamers 'n wenner."

    Alida Jacobsz,South Africa
  • "Very nice place. "

    15 January 2010

    " Had a very good new year breakfast.Very clean.Enjoyed the stay there.Will go again."

    Anonymous,South Africa
  • "It was a wonderful stay,"

    11 January 2010

    " We enjoyed it and the area it's nice and quite special for a couple. I certainly go back for our next holiday in Easters."

    thandiswa Msila,South Africa
  • "Good place to rest"

    10 August 2009

    "We had a good stay in the Old Firm Guest House,and the people were friendly.It is very quiet and a good place to rest. "

    Bert Groen,Netherlands
  • "Fantastic place!"

    22 April 2009

    " Nice, clean,friendly and cosy. Excellent breakfast."

    Monica Pettersson,South Africa
  • "Great Place"

    08 March 2009

    "I stayed at the Addo De Old Drift Guest Farm with two friends of mine at end Feb 09. I was a great place to stay and very close to Addo Park. Only, that we missed an A/C in our little cottage (but: such A/C was available in other rooms)."

    Detlef stober,South Africa
  • "Wonderful"

    02 March 2009

    "The Weather was terrible , the whole town's electricity fell out , but it was still a wonderful but short stay.the farm , the ( what I call ) bird village over the water.This makes for wonderful memories."

    Eric Buysse,Belgium
  • "The most beautiful farm so far!"

    10 January 2009

    "Lovely picturesque farm, complete with a short explanation of historic events of the farm. Lovely staff who made us feel at home! Lots of activities to do, all can be arranged from within the farm."

    Maarten Brussen,Netherlands
  • "Excellent. "

    15 October 2008

    "Lovely people who made us feel welcome and nothing was too much trouble for them. Fresh lemons from the trees whenever we wanted. Lovely weather so we sunbathed in August!Only one restaurant in Addo, but it was good. Good though few other local attraction - crocs and baby lions, elephant park and the 3 hour horse ride was brilliant. Lovely thatched cottage set away from the main house was delightful. Own BBQ area. Two lovely dogs welcomed us every arrival, but they were very safe, obedient and well behaved."

    Paul Ribchester,United Kingdom
  • "FANTASTIC!"

    14 April 2008

    "FANTASTIC in every way. The accommodation was perfect, facilities brilliant,Liza and her husband were so accommodating and friendly, nothing was too much bother. Homemade breakfast muffins were particularly delicious. For their first year in business this couple have excelled themselves. As a family we holiday around the world 3-4 times a year and Olde Drifte has made it into our top 5 places where we have stayed. Excellent value for money. Very close to Addo Elephant reserve. Our 2 children, aged 3 and 7 loved the farm, they were able to roam round with freedom, enjoyed fishing and quad biking. We originally only booked 2 nights but extended our stay because it was such a perfect start to our holiday. We would definitely recommend to friends and can't wait to return. Excursions to Scotia safari, Daniels Cheetah Centre and Reptile Centre in Addo were FABULOUS.Our children and ourselves did not want to leave.Thank you so much"

    sara doherty,United Kingdom
  • "Fantastic"

    26 March 2008

    "The website probably does this place a disservice as it is a lovely establishment.It really is idyllic but a possible downside for some may be a lack of TV-which when the weather is poor - is something nice to fallback on.BUT-that probably does not suit the general selling point of the establishment!"

    Anonymous,South Africa
  • "Great value for money"

    10 March 2008

    "The farm was great, so peaceful with lovely modern pool area and restaurant with Lizl's great home cooking. The owners could not have been more friendly or helpful and our self catering cottage was very well equipped and great value for money.We even had our own 'bodyguards' in Timon and Pumba, the resident dogs who were a very cute pair!It only took about 20 mins to Addo park entrance from here. NOTE: If you are self catering drive to Lenmore Deli shop - just before the Addo park entrance, it's well stocked with fresh food and much nicer than the supermarket in the small town."

    Karen Earnshaw,United Kingdom
  • "Perfect"

    10 February 2008

    "What a lovely peaceful setting, the perfect place to get away from it all! Will definitely recommend it to anybody!"

    Janelle Stokker, South Africa
  • "Very good"

    10 February 2008

    "I enjoyed it, neat and clean, very friendly.If Im ever in the area Id gladly come by again."

    Niels Blankenburg,United States of America
  • "Perfect"

    10 February 2008

    "What a lovely peaceful setting, the perfect place to get away from it all!Will definitely recommend it to anybody!"

    Janelle Stokker,South Africa
  • "Lekker gekuier"

    02 July 2007

    "Baie dankie, ons het baie lekker gebly. die plek is baie netjies en skoon. Lekker om so privaat te kon bly."

    hannes cilliers, South Africa
  • "Lekker gekuier"

    02 July 2007

    "Baie dankie, ons het baie lekker gebly. die plek is baie netjies en skoon. Lekker om so privaat te kon bly."

    hannes cilliers,South Africa
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