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Elephant Lake Hotel

McKenzie Street, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was booked at another lodge in St Lucia, we were not satisfied with and finding this hotel when we were looking at Hotel.com. Booked the last 2 nights here and we were very happy with it. The rooms and bathroom good good. The garden and pool were good. However, one would expect that the leaves and sand could be removed... More 

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ElephantLake, General Manager at Elephant Lake Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Great that you enjoyed St Lucia. Deon Steyn More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Lovely Hotel, somewhat dated but well maintained. Excellent position alongside the lagoon. Hippos visited the garden in the evening during our stay. Fairly central to the town for access to shops, bars & restaurants. A must is a trip on the lagoon to seen the plethora of wildlife. Crocodiles, hippos (+++) bison, pelicans, flamingos etc... Unfortunately there had been a... More 

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ElephantLake, General Manager at Elephant Lake Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We had some nice rain over the last few days so water levels are up slightly! Hopefully we will have more rain soon. Deon Steyn More 

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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Spacious rooms with a decent size bathroom with bath and shower. It has aircon, TV, tea and coffee and a small buikt in safe. Our room overlooked the pool. Hippos come to drink from the pool at night before they take to the streets of St Lucia. Breakfast is suffiecient. The hotel also overlooks the Estuary however the view is... More 

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ElephantLake, General Manager at Elephant Lake Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Your feedback is truly appreciated. Deon Steyn More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Nice 3 Star Hotel with Beautiful View from the Room Balcony in 60-80 US $ Range. Also Quite Near to the Main Market and Famous Restaurant's. Delicious Breakfast but less items for vegetarian people. Internet was not working while we were there. Friendly staff

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ElephantLake, General Manager at Elephant Lake Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your feedback is valued. Deon Steyn More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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140 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

This hotel have very nice rooms and most have a great view of the lake or the pool area. Excellent service from the staff and good food. Look at he photos in reception of the hippos next to the pool. Be careful of the hippos at night when you walk outside.

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Thank ben g
ElephantLake, General Manager at Elephant Lake Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Your input is greatly appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Bicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

A very nice hotel with good food from the self service buffet. Nice and clean with big rooms. Wifi only seems to work occasionally near reception, but hey you are on holiday to get away from it all! Pleasant staff and located near to the town/village centre. Close (walking distance) to the river cruise start point. The highlight of the... More 

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ElephantLake, General Manager at Elephant Lake Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Yes we are blessed to live in such a wonderful area and honored to share the experience in a pleasurable manner with our guests. Deon Steyn More 

Gorinchem
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27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights. The rooms are clean en the beds are good. The staff was very helpfull and friendly. In the restaurant we enjoyed the buffet whit nice food and lots of choices. Breakfast was also nice. The location is perfect and there is enough (free) parking space. Watch out for the hippo's when it gets dark.... More 

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ElephantLake, General Manager at Elephant Lake Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback and value all input. Deon Steyn More 

Chaldon
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for a couple of days. Room was good, breakfast was OK but a bit of a scrum withe the large groups. Staff were very helpful if a little wayward in there directions. We would probably stay here again as its a safe option.

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ElephantLake, General Manager at Elephant Lake Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review posted. Your input is appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you again. Deon Steyn More 

Fleet, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We stayed in this hotel on our travels around South Africa. We found the hotel to have lots of atmosphere, especially round the restaurant area. It was quite common to see a bush baby in the trees above the tables. However, the highlight was one hippo we viewed through our bedroom window, not fazed at all by being seen and... More 

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ElephantLake, General Manager at Elephant Lake Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Yes we are truly blessed to live in such a beautiful environment and its our pleasure and honor to share it with you. Deon Steyn More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

A reasonable hotel, could do with a bit of modernisation or tender care. Food was good but nothing spectacular. Rooms tidy, french windows onto lawns. Views of lagoon very good and handy for the centre of town, where if you go walking at night you have a good chance of bumping into Hippo's on the main street as we did.True... More 

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ElephantLake, General Manager at Elephant Lake Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your input is valued. I am delighted to share with you that our refurbishment program has started. Deon Steyn More 

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