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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    7/30/2017 7/31/2017
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    • Excellent85%
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed November 8, 2013

    We stayed two nights at the Manyeleti suite for our honeymoon and had a wonderful time! Elephant Plains is a cosy, family-owned private lodge with friendly and attentive service. The suite was large, clean and beautiful, overlooking the private reserve. All the Elephant Plains staff...More

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    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded November 10, 2013

    Thank you very much for your kind feedback and for calling us a cozy, family-owned lodge! Thank you also for complimenting our friendly and attentive staff and for calling our rooms large, clean and beautiful. Thank you for pointing out Dawie's love for the wildlife...More

    Reviewed November 7, 2013

    We stayed at EP for 4 nights in October 2013 with our 2 kids aged 14 and 12. Having been on safari several times myself all over kruger and Sabi I was worried that 4 nights might be too long for teenagers to endure......how wrong...More

    1  Thank chops2010
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded November 8, 2013

    Thank you so much for your glowing review! It is heart-warming to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad that the kids also enjoyed their stay - as you mention, they can be a hard lot to please at that...More

    Reviewed November 2, 2013

    This was our third time at Elephant Plains and it was a very good idea to return. The lodge was renovated since our last visit and we believe it lost a bit of authenticity. We stay in the same rondavel where we were last time....More

    2  Thank Zsolt M
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded November 3, 2013

    Thank you very much for your kind review. It was nice to welcome you back to the lodge and I am glad to read that you enjoyed your third visit with us. Thank you for the compliments on our rooms, food, affordability and for mentioning...More

    Reviewed October 30, 2013

    My husband and I spent three nights of our honeymoon at Elephant Plains and really enjoyed our stay. We splurged and stayed in the Manyeleti House, a private house with a large deck and a plunge pool. We absolutely loved it! The facilities at the...More

    1  Thank Mary V
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded November 1, 2013

    Hi Mary, thank you very much for your kind feedback. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your honeymoon. Thank you also for the nice compliments on our facilities, the food and our friendly staff. Concerning the fact that you did not see as...More

    Reviewed October 30, 2013

    I have been on safari to six countries in Africa many times over the last 20 years or so with four trips to this area. This lodge was recommended by an agent at Krugerpark.com. I was reluctant to try this lodge because the price was...More

    2  Thank tom r
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded October 31, 2013

    Hi Tom, thank you for your kind and thorough feedback. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you decided to give us a try, even though our rates are lower than the other surrounding lodges. We try to...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Price range
    • $513 - $848 (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 ,
    • Elephant Plains Game Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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    July 13, 2017|
    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.
    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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    May 18, 2017|
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    Response from Arild R H | Reviewed this property |
    We flew from Joburg to Hoedspreut Eastgate Airport and picked up a rental car from there. It takes two hours on terrible dust roads to get to the lodge.
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    "There are regular rooms and luxury suites - it is a small lodge so reserve rooms early."
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    "Luxury Rooms such as Zebra have the most breathtaking views!"
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