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    Elephant Springs Hotel & Cabanas

    31 Sutter Road | PO Box 94, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent27%
          • Very good11%
          • Average10%
          • Poor10%
          • Terrible42%
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          Free Parking
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Breakfast included
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

          Introduced to it by default all areas were fully booked but walking in there I got the best reception ever. my conferencing was arranged in exellence in a very short period of time . The area is very clean there is instant help in all...More

          Thank Mpho S
          Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Springs Hotel & CabanasResponded 3 October 2016

          Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Elephant Springs.

          Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

          The place is horrible. The kitchen is falling apart stove not working ironing facilities not provided smells urine especially the bedroom and shower. Reception not helpful and unfriendly. The sofa is sinking and torn. Only one shower in a six sleeper. Terrible terrible experience Will...More

          Thank Pilannesburg
          Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Springs Hotel & CabanasResponded 2 September 2016

          We are sorry to hear about your experience at our establishment. Please note that our six-sleeper units have 2 bathrooms, one which has a shower, the other which has a bath. This is advertised as such on our website and marketing material. We take note...More

          Reviewed 1 September 2016

          The furniture is old old old. They have a box tv! One dstv channel! The service is bad! too many stairs in the self catering chalet, not safe for kids! Our fridge was not working, which was also very old. We couldn't wait to leave....More

          Thank beeiona
          Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Springs Hotel & CabanasResponded 2 September 2016

          Thank you for your review. As advertised on our website, we have select DSTV channels. We are sorry that you did not approve of the type of televisions that we have. We also inform guests of the steep stairs we have in our self-catering units....More

          Reviewed 20 August 2016

          Mo, Dee and I checked into a family room but it was beyond bad, the tv is those old ones with a box at the back. The TV made background noise you couldn't even watch it, the picture was also not clear it was dark....More

          1  Thank LataniFi
          Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Springs Hotel & CabanasResponded 2 September 2016

          We thank you for sharing your experience with us on Trip Advisor. Your feedback will be investigated and attended to. We apologize that you did not enjoy your stay with us and that the rooms did not meet your expectations.

          Reviewed 10 August 2016

          From the moment we made bookings, to the moment we arrived we felt so welcomed. Mpho, Lerato, Mina, John were helpful, friendly, willing to go extra miles in order to make sure our stay was wonderful. in fact the whole staff struck the perfect balance...More

          Thank Shibu B
          Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Springs Hotel & CabanasResponded 22 December 2016

          It's always a thrill to read when our guests enjoy the events we host at Elephant Springs. We appreciate the time you took to review your stay and can't wait to have you visit us again.

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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
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          • Free Parking
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Things to do
          • Pool
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          • Price range
          • US$ 25 - US$ 132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 65
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          • South Africa >
          • Limpopo Province >
          • Bela Bela
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