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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent85%
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    Reviewed June 9, 2013

    A wonderful 4-day safari! We saw the big five multiple times. And the best part of seeing the many different animals is that the didn't just view the animals, we sat and watched the animals. Our guide and tracker were quite knowledgeable and enthusiastically shared...More

    2  Thank Adelestotler
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded June 11, 2013

    Hi Adele, thank you so much for your kind feedback. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for complimenting our attentive staff and for also mentioning how good and interesting the meals were. I'm glad that you felt...More

    Reviewed June 8, 2013

    My boyfriend and I had the best three days at Elephant Plains. The lodge was beautiful, the staff were so friendly and helpful, the food (including dinner) was fab and the game drives were out of this world. We got lost driving up from Pretoria...More

    1  Thank Kimmyleo
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded June 10, 2013

    Thank you so much for your kind feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure rescueing you in the dark! I am also glad that you enjoyed all our meals and felt that your dietary requirements were catered...More

    Reviewed June 5, 2013

    We visited Elephant Plains at the end of May and can't say enough great things about this place. Right away you notice all the small details that go into making your stay memorable and keep you from ever needing anything. We stayed on Rondavel 5,...More

    Thank AshleyW834
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded June 13, 2013

    Hi Ashley, thank you very much for your kind review and all the nice compliments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! Concerning the things you mentioned in your feedback I would like to address a few things: You are more than...More

    Reviewed June 2, 2013

    Sadly we only stayed here one night. I have spent a lot of time in private game lodges bordering the Kruger Park and this ranks among the best. Standard of accommodation was high and we managed to see lots of game during the morning and...More

    Thank Peter D
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded June 2, 2013

    Hi Peter, thank you very much for your feedback and ranking us amongst the best game lodges bordering Kruger. We are delighted that you found the standard of our accommodation and game drives high. Concerning your remark about dinner: I am sorry that you found...More

    Reviewed May 30, 2013

    This lodge is a great value for being in the Sabi Sand portion. The staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating. In fact, while I was in Johannesburg, I wanted to find the pillows that the lodge had in my room. I e-mailed them and they...More

    Thank gotaclou
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded June 2, 2013

    Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us! I hope you came right with purchasing the pillows that we use at the lodge. Then, everytime you go to sleep at night, you can think of...More

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    About
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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
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • $509 - $883 (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 ,
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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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    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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    "Keep the door closed, there are naughty monkeys about"
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