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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent85%
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    “sabi sands” (84 reviews)
    “watering hole” (58 reviews)
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 655 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Stayed for 4 nights in the luxury suite Buffalo. My husband and I really enjoyed the large room and all the amenities, AC, fridge, all the usual. They also provided thick bath robes and slippers and bed turn down service every night with a cute...More

    Thank Jennifer W
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    There are so many wonderful qualities of Elephant Plains that it's hard to know where to begin. The staff is superb! Sadly, I arrived 1 week out of surgery for a fractured collarbone. The entire staff was caring, gentle, and made sure I didn't miss...More

    Thank Nursejudy3
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded yesterday

    Thank you very much for your kind review and all the lovely compliments. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am glad that you found the staff caring and gentle, the food amazing and that you loved your room....More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We recently returned from a three night stay in the Family Rondavel (Room 1) at EP. Our two bedroom rondavel was beautifully appointed. The staff at EP made everyone feel welcome, particularly our twin 11 year olds. We had one of the newer Guides, Gerritt...More

    Thank leonab209
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you very much for your kind review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It's great that the twins also had a wonderful time! Thank you for all the kind compliments on your room, the staff, the food as well as...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Having stayed here before I love returning here. The staff make you feel so welcome and go out of their way to see that you are happy. The rooms are perfect ,the setting waterhole in front of your room with elephants to welcome you! The...More

    1  Thank krugerandmore
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Dave Thank you for the very kind review and compliments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us once again. We are looking forward to welcoming you back for another return visit. Kind regards, Marlet Swart

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here for 4 nights in two luxury suites and the Honeymoon suite. The rooms were perfect and private having great facilities and photos on websites are a true reflection of what's on offer. The food was lovely and our main server Ishmael was...More

    Thank ord
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for your kind review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for all the kind compliments on the rooms, the food as well as our cheerful, helpful staff. I am glad that you enjoyed the...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 489 - US$ 900 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Elephant Plains Game Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve ,
    • Elephant Plains Game Nelspruit ,
    • Elephant Plains Game Lodge Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Traveller (1118)
    Room & Suite (176)
    Dining (52)
    Pool & Beach (26)
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    Bathroom (36)
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    CoralReef
    14 July 2017|
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    Response from onthewing | Reviewed this property |
    We always had our own table, whether we ate outside or inside the dining room. The dining room and outdoor dining is absolutely stellar. Beautiful.
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    27 June 2017|
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    Response from onthewing | Reviewed this property |
    I am pretty sure Rondavel #5 faces down to the water hole, it had the most fabulous views and was possibly the most privately situated rondavel. We had 4 which was also very private and had a great view. We loved it, but... More
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    Deborah P
    18 May 2017|
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    Response from Arild R H | Reviewed this property |
    We flew from Joburg to Hoedspreut Eastgate Airport and picked up a rental car from there. It takes two hours on terrible dust roads to get to the lodge.
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    "stay in the luxury suites for the best animal viewing"
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    "Manyeleti suite offers un obstructed views for seeing animals. It is the furthest from the main lodge and is..."
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    "Don't shy away from the rondavels, they are luxurious in their own right - the outdoor shower was..."
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    "There are regular rooms and luxury suites - it is a small lodge so reserve rooms early."
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