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Elephant Lake Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   McKenzie Street, Saint Lucia 3936, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Saint Lucia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stayed for 4 days from 31 Dec '13 - 3 Jan '14. We were in room 2 and 3. The rooms were airy and clean, however the rooms are not cleaned properly on a daily basis nor restocked correctly. Don't stay in the ground floor rooms closest to the reception/restaurant area as it is extremely noisy and we were... More

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123 reviews 123 reviews
76 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This lovely 3 star hotel in convenient for town but still has an "out of town " feel to it. Rooms on the ground floor have large patio windows opening on to the gardens or pool and estuary. It's a short walk in to town for shops and restaurants, and craft market . We ate one night at the Ocean... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We had to move room twice, the fist because of the stench of chlorine room 2 and then because we were given an inferior room 14, eventually we settled in 34. We had to request that water be included and more toiletries (the smallest tubes we have ever seen). The bed was comfortable and clean though we did remove the... More

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Huntersville, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

where else can you have a glass of wine by the pool & watch the hippos nibble on the bushes? The hotel sits by the World Heritage estuary and is spotless, comfortable & well-run by innkeepers Deon & Bernadette Steyn. Tell them I sent you!

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Durban
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Poor service, Very over priced. The toilet leaked. Shower door needed 2 hands to close. The staff didn't seem to care at all. Very Noisy. I left to drive home 3 hours rather then sleep there... I the best part was this was my 1 year get away anniversary celebration. Basically ruined over such a horrid over priced hotel. Serious... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a good well appointed hotel. The food is a high average. Rooms are clean but if you want to lie in a bit in the morning cleaning staff going about their business can be noisy in the tiled hall ways. It is not unusual for Hippos to wander up from the river to have a drink from the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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48 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Spent a couple of night here in May 2013. The rooms are good size and clean. Some of the furniture is a bit tired other than hotel its a nice place. Dinner and breakfast is very good. We were with larger group and the hotel spit roasted a warthog for us one evening. Hippos show up occasionally in the garden,... More

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We've been taking our tour guests to the Elephant Lake Hotel for quite a few years and the friendliness and good service have always been exceptional. The rooms are 'airy', clean and spacious, with large en suite shower / toilet. They have a super dining room, with excellent meals and a really nice bar that overlooks the pool area and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

As part of our tour we stayed 2 nights at this hotel. It had the lowest star rating of all our 9 hotels we were to stay in, but for me I would give it 5 stars on friendliness alone. Good sized room with nice big shower. All rooms are on the ground floor with sliding glass doors out to... More

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Durban, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We only spent one night at this hotel on our way through St Lucia but it was quite a pleasant stay. Rooms: spacious and clean with a large modern bathroom - large shower - no bath. The ground floor rooms all have a sliding glass door which opens out onto the garden which overlooks the estuary. Dining: A full selection... More

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Address: McKenzie Street, Saint Lucia 3936, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Saint Lucia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Saint Lucia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Elephant Lake Hotel 3*
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