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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent86%
    • Very good10%
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    “honeymoon suite” (53 reviews)
    “watering hole” (64 reviews)
    “sabi sands” (86 reviews)
    Public Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed October 29, 2017

    We spent 3 nights here in September 2017 and our expectations were very high due to previous reviews and the price. We had the Buffalo room which was very large with a great balcony giving us views of the watering hole and river bed. The...More

    Thank DamonandMichelle
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded November 7, 2017

    Thank you very much for your kind review and compliments. It is a wonderful compliment that we deserve a 5* rating! I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you back one day! Kind regards, Marlet Swart

    Reviewed October 26, 2017

    Our stay at Elephant Plains lodge and the drives with Dawie Jacobs and Life was undoubtedly the highlight of our South African vacation. The other places we visited paled in comparison. Combined with good food and overall excellent service beyond our expectations, this place is...More

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    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded November 7, 2017

    Thank you very much for your kind review and for calling us the highlight of your South African vacation! What a lovely compliment. I am glad that you found the good food and overall excellent service beyond your expectations! Please do visit us again one...More

    Reviewed October 20, 2017

    Me and my wife visited this place for our honeymoon and stayed 4 nights. We flew from Cape Town to Hoedspruit via JNB. We were collected by a transfer company and it took around an hour and a half to get from the airport to...More

    3  Thank Josh H
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded November 7, 2017

    Thank you very much for your kind and thoroughly detailed review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your honeymoon with us. Please do visit again one day, maybe for an anniversary! Kind regards, Marlet Swart

    Reviewed October 18, 2017

    Many thanks to all the staff if the elephant plains lodge. We enjoy ou stay completely. Great accomodation, delicious food, great service and successful game drives. The rangers and trackers did a real good job during our tour. A lot information about the animals and...More

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    Thank olafh918
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded November 7, 2017

    Thank you very much for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed the time you spend with us! Thank you for all the kind compliments regarding the accommodation, delicious food, the great service and of course, the game drives! Please do visit us...More

    Reviewed October 12, 2017

    We stayed here last year and booked it again for this year. It doesn't disappoint. Some of the staff were still there - Anel, Ishmael, Remember, Happy, Dion. The place has such a homely vibe. Thanks to all the great staff! We stayed in a...More

    1  Thank NicoleBrisbane
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded October 18, 2017

    Thank you for your very kind and detailed review and all the wonderful compliments. It is always so heartwarming to read a review like yours. I am delighted that you enjoyed your second stay with us. Maybe there's a third in there somewhere in the...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • $511 - $859 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Elephant Plains Game Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve ,
    • Elephant Plains Game Nelspruit ,
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    Claudia R
    October 20, 2017|
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    Response from EP2 | Property representative |
    Hi Claudia We have had a number of solo travelers before.
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    July 13, 2017|
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    Response from onthewing | Reviewed this property |
    We always had our own table, whether we ate outside or inside the dining room. The dining room and outdoor dining is absolutely stellar. Beautiful.
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    June 26, 2017|
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    Response from onthewing | Reviewed this property |
    I am pretty sure Rondavel #5 faces down to the water hole, it had the most fabulous views and was possibly the most privately situated rondavel. We had 4 which was also very private and had a great view. We loved it, but... More
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    "Luxury Rondavels were great -- just like the pictures"
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    "the nearest room to the boma is the best, when it is really hot"
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    "Get a suite as they have great views of watering hole, most of the rondavels don't have views"
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    "Room No. 5 or any suite"
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