"We enjoyed our stay. Comfortable, clean accommodation - great service especially from Nandipa. But not sure it is really the 4 star accommodation it is listed as.Being billed as such sets one up for initial disappointment. I'd rate it as perfectly adequate 3 star accommodation."
"Accommodation, food and location in Addo was great. We will definitely use De Old Drift again."
"It was excellent!!!!"
"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!"
"We really enjoyed our stay. Friendly hosts, very spacious rooms and child friendly"
"De Old Drift is the best accommodation when you long for a cosy, tranquil day to chill or when you«re looking for a good starting point to Addo. It«s 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 su..."more
"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."
"Very well maintained by hands-on owners & staff."
"Great place! Lovely breakfast and close to park. Loved the garden and friendly people"
"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."
"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."
"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..."more
"It was an amazing stay. Delano and Liz were such friendly hosts. One day was just too short!"
"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!"
"The stay was lovely and peaceful. We especially liked our animal company!"
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms were lovely and the hosts were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble. We definitely recommend you to take a game drive with Delano. It was excellent!"
"De Old Drift Guest Farm Self Catering unit was fabulous. Clean and bright bedrooms, very well equipped kitchen and a shower with power! However, it was the views and gardens that we most enjoyed. If we visit Addo again, we shall certainly stay at the De Old Drift Guest Farm."
"Very pleasant stay, delightful hospitality with a homey atmosphere. Thank you."
"Our stay was memorable. The accommodation is a must and Delano is a great guide. A great location."
"We had a wonderful stay on our way to Addo. Enjoyed every moment. Hope to come back one day."
"The Guest Farm and location are very nice. People extremely friendly"
"We enjoyed our stay. Old Drift is very well situated if you are visiting Addo National Elephant Park."
"Ons het weereens baie lekker gebly.
Alles heerlik skoon en gerieflik.
Ontby baie lekker.
Lugversorging in kamers 'n wenner."
" Had a very good new year breakfast. Very clean. Enjoyed the stay there. Will go again."
" 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."
"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.
" Nice, clean,friendly and cosy. Excellent breakfast."
"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)."
"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."
"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."
"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 ..."more
"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 fami..."more
"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 fall back on.
BUT-that probably does not suit the general selling point of the e..."
"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 Pum..."
"I enjoyed it, neat and clean, very friendly.
If Im ever in the area Id gladly come by again.
"What a lovely peaceful setting, the perfect place to get away from it all! Will definitely recommend it to anybody!"
"Baie dankie, ons het baie lekker gebly. die plek is baie netjies en skoon. Lekker om so privaat te kon bly."
"Loved our stay, staff were helpful and friendly - the kids loved swimming every day in the bright pool! Highly recommend staying there - grounds are beautiful and so peaceful."
"The great team of staff at the guest house were fantastic with their pre-trip planning and ensuring our trip exceeded our expectations.
"Beautiful citrus farm location, with updated, spacious room, great country location near Addo, 25 minutes from the park. We thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality. "
"Unsere Tage auf der De Old Drift Guest Farm werden uns noch lange in Erinnerung bleiben: Die wirklich schöne Unterkunft, das liebevoll zubereitete Abendessen, die Addo-Safari mit Delano - da blieben kein Wunsch offen, außer irgendwann mal wieder dorthin zu kommen.
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! The accommodations were very comfortable and Delano is a superb game driver! His enthusiasm is contagious. Thanks for a fantastic stay."
"A lovely place to stay, would highly recommend. The rooms are big and very clean, Lize's home cooked food is wonderful, Delano tour of the park was full of information with a very up close and personal encounter with the elephants. This is a home away from home and excellent value for money. Thank y..."more
"We enjoyed our stay. The accommodation was spotless and comfortable. It was quite satisfactory."
"It was an excellent guestfarm with nice owners. We could walk through the orchard with lemon trees. The rooms were beautiful and the swimming pool was very good.
The dinner was also very good and Lize baked her own cake.
Delano was also our game driver and he was very enthusiast about ..."
"Delano and Liza are the young hosts at De old drift guest farm. Delano is a very enthusiastic guide in the Addo Elephant park and runs a citrus farm, all on the estate. Breakfast is very good and is served in the cosy dining room/house. Sometimes it is possible to have dinner too, but that is to be ..."more
"What a pleasant stay at De Old Drift Guest Farm. The surroundings are beautiful and peaceful on a working citrus farm. The rooms are spacious and have everything that you need. We woke up to the birds and farm noises after a wonderfully comfortable night. The breakfast was delicious and served by fr..."more
"We spent 2 very enjoyable nights at De Old Drift. The hosts were lovely. Our morning out with host Delano in the game reserve was wonderful. He was entertaining and very informative. I would not hesitate to recommend De Old Drift."
"De Old Drift Guest Farm was the relaxing part of our holiday. But don't get me wrong it was also extremely exciting and fun also. We went on two Safari Drives with Delano (The Host) were we seen heaps of animals, including the major ones, and we had the best time. He is very enthusiastic and passion..."more
"What a great place the owners of this B&B have made! Nice apartment, beautiful garden, lovely breakfast and a very hospitable owners couple. Recommended!"
"What a great welcome and hospitality you receive at De Old Drift B&B. The facilities are spotless and well maintained. The hosts, Delano and Lize have made the place very attractive with modern facilities in a tranquil setting.
Delano took us for an early morning start in his new game viewing v..."
"We had a very pleasant stay at De Old Drift Guest Farm. The rooms are nicely furnished and properly cleaned. Breakfast was nicely presented, the selection very good. The location is beautiful and quiet. Lize is a very friendly and helpful host. We wish you all the best!"
"The bedroom and bathroom (i.e. linen, lighting presentation) was spacious and welcoming. The gardens are pleasing to the eye and conducive to relaxing and slow walking around to enjoy the water features and abundance of plants. The breakfast - well presented, plentiful and tasty. The service is ef..."more
"We stayed overnight at De Old Drift Guest Farm after being in the Addo Elephant Park, and we loved the accommodation, and the hosts really made the stay. You could see that Lize and Delano are well trained in the art of hospitality. It certainly went a long way to making our stay special. Well done..."more
"The atmosphere is very peaceful on the farm and the host very accommodating! We enjoyed being so close to the Addo Elephant Park. Our kids really enjoyed Pumba and Timone!"
"Had a great stay in the self catering unit, with view of the orchards. Nice braai on patio and everything inside is new and modern. Bath is big enough for two and the breakfast was good."
"We were very impressed with the room and the friendly service. It’s a beautiful place and we will definitely stay there again the next time we go to Addo. My son especially enjoyed Pumba and Damone! He still misses them!"