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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 October 6, 2014
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Dallas, TX
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I am so excited to write this review on Elephant Plains Game Lodge! My husband and I stayed here in mid-September and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We stayed in the leopard room and it is so rustic, cozy and romantic and the beds are very comfortable. I must admit that we did not know what to expect as this was... 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 that you enjoyed your stay and also that you plan on returning with some friends. Thank you also for your compliments on the room, the food as well as our staff members. I will make sure that the message is passed on to Dawie, Thully and Sam. We are... More 

Hanoi, Vietnam
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Everything was perfect on our visit to Elephant Plains. Service, food, rooms (we were upgraded when we arrived) and especially the safari. The guide and the tracker were fabulous. On the first evening we had an extended encounter with a leopard and her 5 month-old cub and later parked next to a pride of lions. Only 2 other vehicles were... More 

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

Thank you for your very kind feedback and for mentioning that your stay was perfect - including the service, food, room, as well as the safari experience. I must say it sounds like you had some amazing sightings. Thank you also for mentioning the professional nature of our guides and that the staff was always very friendly and helpful. We... More 

Beveren, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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 September 11, 2014

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

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 September 2, 2014 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 August 29, 2014

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 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
27 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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 

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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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