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Elephant Plains Game Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Beveren, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arrival, staff from the recetion were waiting for us, we got coctails and a great explanation on how things work in the lodge ans aubout the game drives. We got the honeymoon suite, whitch is absolutely stunning! very large room, large terras an a private swimming pool build into the terras. The vieuw was magnificent! Game drives: perfect arranged... More

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Guy! Thank you for your very kind feedback and all the compliments. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and will pass your compliments to the staff. Please do visit us again and stay for longer next time! Kind regards, Marlet Swart More

Nelspruit, South Africa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well words can not say how happy we were staying here,from the great welcome to all the wonderful animal sightings.I have stayed here before and I am always happy returning.The rooms are great with great views,staff are very helpful and friendly.rangers go out of there way showing and explaining big and small animals to you,we were lucky enough to see... More

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. I am glad to read that you enjoyed yet another stay with us. Thank you for all the compliments on the staff, lodge, rooms, sightings and food. We would love to welcome you back again soon! Kind regards, Marlet Swart More

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at Elephant Plains Game Lodge for 4 nights and had the best time! Elephant Plains provides a wonderful safari experience and we had a “lekker” .(South African for “awesome”) time. From the moment we arrived until the time we sadly had to leave we found all the staff exceptionally friendly and approachable. This included those staff we... More

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Terry Thank you for your kind and thorough feedback. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay so much. Thank you also for the compliments on our friendly staff, the rooms, the quality and choice of food as well as the game drives. I will pass your comments to our staff. We would love to welcome you... More

Sydney Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the time we made the booking, through to our arrival, stay and departure we could not ask for a more wonderful experience. Elephant plains game lodge offers value luxury with very friendly staff, excellent trackers and drivers. We were spoilt for choice with Linda's (and her team's) excellent cooking, and she even on request made a tasty burger and... More

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. Thank you also for pointing out that we offer luxurious value and that we have very friendly members of staff. I am glad to read that you enjoyed the meals that our chefs provided - even the burger and fries you ordered, when you felt like having that for lunch! I will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at EP for 4 nights in August and had the most fabulous time! The staff deserve the first mention. Our ranger Dawie was brilliant. We had 4 young people (8,10 & 13) in our party, and they had such a fabulous education from the staff! Especially Dawie, tuhli, and Andrew! Not forgetting Walter in the bar! We were... More

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ellie, thank you very much for your kind feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for the special mention of our friendly staff, the informative game drives, great service and food, as well as the rooms and spa treatment. Indeed, you should visit gain soon to come and see the lions... Kind regards,... More

Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first safari. The luxury room was gorgeous. Gazelle were walking around the Lodge. There's a nice view where lots of gazelle and sometimes zebra and giraffe were grazing. The good was delicious and offered lots of salads and fruits. The bush walks were exciting and informative. The game drives were great. We saw everything but a cheetah... More

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for the compliments on your room, the food, bush walks as well as game drives. Sorry you did not get to see any lions - but that is a sure reason to visit us again some day! Kind regards, Marlet... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We are repeat visitors to this great lodge and the sightings and service are always of high standards. The staff generally go out of their way to make your stay as pleasant as possible and you always get the feeling that nothing is too much of an effort for them. The food was delicious with a great variety to choose... More

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rya-Mari, thank you very much for your kind and detailed feedback. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed yet another stay with us. Thank you also for your compliments on the staff members, food and game drives. We would love to welcome you back once again. Kind regards, Marlet Swart More

White Plains, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Elephant Plains Game Lodge for 3 nights and had a wonderful time overall. We were able to go on 6 game drives and 2 bush walks. The afternoon we arrived we were able to join the afternoon game drive which was great. We saw 4 of the 5 Big 5 on our game drives... More

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Logan, thank you very much for your kind and thorough review. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for all the compliments, including the room, game drives, meals etc. The fact that you mention that the reception staff were not as friendly as the rest of the staff members is very... More

Houston, Texas
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for the first part of our safari tour. This lodge is exceptional, and the service is great! We had great game drives, and saw everything but lions in the two days. Our ranger Louis was really good, but tracker was ok. We realized this more, when we stayed at the second lodge/reserve. We saw... More

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review and the compliments on our lodge, services and game drives. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay and found us luxurious. I take your comment on the standard of the tracker very seriously. Thomas started training as a tracker in 1998 and therefore has 16 years experience in the... More

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I stayed in Elephant Plains lodge for 2 nights at the end of July 2014 before moving to Nkorho and then Nottens Bush Camp. In my opinion Elephant Plains has got the top spot for "best value for money". Excellent game drives, very good accommodations and general settings of the lodge. Friendly and helpful staff. Food is adequate to the... More

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Andre, thank you for your kind feedback and compliments. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay! Thanks for awarding us top spot for value for money! I am glad that you got nice photos. Please do visit us again some day! Kind regards, Marlet Swart More

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Address: Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephant Plains Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Elephant Plains Game Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Elephant Plains Game Nelspruit
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