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Shamwari Lobengula - All Inclusive
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1.74 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Fantastic hotel

"Every minute we stayed at Lobengula was wonderful. Everything is perfect. The BBK nights, the game drives, the staff, specially our ranger Sithle e Suzette, the waitress. The saddest part was leave."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2019

Shamwari Lobengula - All Inclusive
Quatermain's 1920's Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve
3 out of 5
Follow the N2 from Port Elizabeth, 68 km turn left at Carnovon Dale, Paterson, Eastern Cape
The price is £318 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
6.25 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)

"Wonderful location, superb service; unforgettable safari."…"

Reviewed on 19 Dec 2019

Quatermain's 1920's Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve
 Elephants Lodge - Bellevue Forest Reserve
3.5 out of 5
C\O N10 and Alicedale Turnoff, Paterson, Eastern Cape
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8.1 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (10 reviews)

"Was left stranded outside the gate with no access no instructions. Gate would not open even though wr drove up to it. Phone lines dead. Had no option but to drive away feeling very sad and extremely dissapointed. Drove off into the dark desert looking for a last minute booking which ended up being ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Elephants Lodge - Bellevue Forest Reserve
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Leeuwenbosch Shearers Lodge
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £94 per night from 17 Jan to 18 Jan
6.2 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
moscitos found me at night

"the Sharer building I was in is slated for upgrades. I hope they will include screens in front of windows, lockable rooms, and a back-up power generator and wifi. wifi is limited to the office building and newer rooms. lovely place, otherwise"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Leeuwenbosch Shearers Lodge
Shamwari Bayethe
5 out of 5
Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Paterson, Eastern Cape
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1.74 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
A short but special safari at Shamwari

"I really loved staying at shamwari safari at the bayethe lodge. The food was amazing and the in room amenities were amazing! We loved the plunge pool and the views of the balcony. Would highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Shamwari Bayethe
Hlosi Game Lodge-Amakhala Game Reserve
The price is £355 per night from 17 Jan to 18 Jan
8.86 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
one night was enough

"not a four star operation. asked for wake-up call. did not get one. Asked for ice. zero. The waitresses were excellent. the ranger was top. but the welcome person not. and some staff not. the cooking was mediocre. the hut spacious, but unspectacular."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Hlosi Game Lodge-Amakhala Game Reserve
Camp Figtree
4 out of 5
Zuurberg Pass, Addo, Eastern Cape
The price is £125 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
19.3 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)

"Beautiful setting and wonderful staff who could not have been more accommodating for our 9 month old baby. We just wish we stayed longer than 2 nights!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

Camp Figtree
Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge
4 out of 5
1B Mountainvale Farm, Addo, Eastern Cape
The price is £192 per night from 20 Jan to 21 Jan
19.53 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)

"From the very first moment and the warm welcome this was an unforgettable experience. The lodges, the setting (even the amazing 28km gravel track to get in!), the staff & the food were first class. Top all of that off with an elephant encounter and you have memories that will last a lifetime! The ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb 2020

Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge
Addo African Home
2 out of 5
Caesar Avenue, Addo, Eastern Cape
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £58 per night from 17 Jan to 18 Jan
19.47 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (75 reviews)
Charming country escape

"Being out in the South African countryside was never going to be a 5 star experience but Addo African Home had its charms. Great people with excellent service, beautiful grounds. The rooms were decent but could have been cleaner and more updated. They provide water and tea daily for free. The restaurant ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Feb 2020

Addo African Home
Shamwari Sarili
5 out of 5
Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Paterson, Eastern Cape
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3.63 mi from city centre
Shamwari Sarili
Tygerfontein Safari Villa
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5.93 mi from city centre
Tygerfontein Safari Villa
Shamwari Riverdene
5 out of 5
Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Paterson, Eastern Cape
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1.74 mi from city centre
Shamwari Riverdene
Shamwari Explorer Camp
3 out of 5
Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Paterson, Eastern Cape
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3.49 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Luxus in der Wildnis! Voll eingerichtetes, modernes Camp mit Rundumversorgung von klasse Köchen. Die erfahrenen Ranger machen jede der vielen Pirschfahrten zum einzigartigen Erlebnis."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2020

Shamwari Explorer Camp
Bush Lodge
3.5 out of 5
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7.6 mi from city centre
Bush Lodge
Woodall Country House & Spa
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19.94 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (32 reviews)

"We only stayed for one night. However the room was good, service was friendly and dinner was nice. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Woodall Country House & Spa
HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve
4 out of 5
Amakhala Game Reserve, Addo, Sidbury, Eastern Cape
The price is £545 per night from 17 Jan to 18 Jan
9.72 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (18 reviews)

"Beautiful luxury lodge, fantastic staff, great hospitality and an amazing overall experience. Highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2019

HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve
Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £444 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
9.96 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (10 reviews)
Excellent game drives and good accommodation

"Main reason to visit is the game drives and these were excellent. Lucky, our guide, was fun and informative. The tent was amazing and comfortable. The staff,with one exception, were very welcoming and eager to see were pleased. Minor blemishes, evening meals disappointing and minibar items used were ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Nov 2019

Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve
Shamwari Sindile - All Inclusive
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1.74 mi from city centre
Shamwari Sindile - All Inclusive
Amakhala Safari Lodge-Amakhala Game Reserve
5 out of 5
N2 about 70km from Port Elizbaeth, on the way to Grahamstown, Paterson, Eastern Cape
The price is £376 per night from 17 Jan to 18 Jan
3.36 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Rustic luxury

"Gorgeous rooms with private splash pools, delicious food, fabulous staff. Water hole at the lodge. The game drives are nicely timed and there is a good variety of animals. Easy to reach from PE or EL airport."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Amakhala Safari Lodge-Amakhala Game Reserve
Gorah Elephant Camp
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £1,164 per night from 17 Jan to 18 Jan
13.21 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)

"This was an amazing experience. We saw many elephants, zebra, buffalo and other animals. The lodge is beautiful."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2019

Gorah Elephant Camp
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Pocket Guide: Paterson

Visiting Paterson

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy a visit to Paterson, but all guests will undoubtedly appreciate the restaurants and parks. This city also attracts visitors with its welcoming ambiance.

  • There are 7 Paterson hotels
  • December is the most expensive month to travel here, whereas April is the most economical
  • Closest major airport is in Port Elizabeth (PLZ), 43.4 mi (69.9 km) from the city centre

Staying in Paterson

With 10 hotels and other accommodation options in Paterson, you'll find holiday getaways at affordable rates. There are 7 lodges ranging from GBP 247 to GBP 686 per night.

Searching for a boutique hotel or cosy spot? You may enjoy these highly rated, smaller hotels and specialty properties:
  • Hlosi Game Lodge
  • Bukela Game Lodge

A favourite with Expedia travellers is Bukela Game Lodge with a 5 out of 5 user rating, whereas Hlosi Game Lodge has a 5 rating by guests.

Dressing for Paterson

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 26°C during the day and 15°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 24°C, while the average at night is 9°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 21°C with night-time averages of 9°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 25°C and nighttime averages of 13°C
  • Paterson gets about 17 millimetres of rain per year

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Paterson?
Pure Nature Familodge is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star lodge offers an outdoor pool and free parking. Shamwari Long Lee Manor is another favourite option for your trip based on traveller reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Paterson, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best options available in Paterson.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Paterson?
Based on reviews, Shamwari Long Lee Manor is a popular lodge for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Paterson?
Pure Nature Familodge is a top 3-star lodge on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens. Other choices for your family trip include Leeuwenbosch Shearers Lodge and Shamwari Long Lee Manor.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday in Paterson?
Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve is a favourite 5-star lodge for couples, and features private hot tubs and rainfall showerheads.
What's the best accommodation for an all-inclusive stay in Paterson?
Elephants Lodge - Bellevue Forest Reserve is a 3.5-star lodge featuring 2 bars and a restaurant, and a favourite with Expedia travellers. Other good options for your holiday include Mantis Founders Lodge and Shamwari Long Lee Manor.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Paterson?
Pure Nature Familodge is a top lodge for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a library for its human guests.
What's the best high-end hotel in Paterson?
Shamwari Long Lee Manor is a 5-star lodge with a restaurant and spa services, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Mantis Founders Lodge and Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Paterson?
Shamwari Long Lee Manor is a favourite 5-star lodge with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 18 guestrooms, a restaurant and a bar. Hlosi Game Lodge-Amakhala Game Reserve and Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve are other choices for a boutique stay.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Paterson?
Leeuwenbosch Shearers Lodge is a popular 3-star lodge featuring an outdoor pool, free breakfast and a restaurant. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include Shamwari Long Lee Manor and Hlosi Game Lodge-Amakhala Game Reserve.

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