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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent85%
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    “honeymoon suite” (51 reviews)
    “watering hole” (64 reviews)
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    Reviewed 14 January 2015

    What a fantastic way to finish off the holiday! We drove from Nelspruit, approx 3 hours, to get to Elephant Plains. The roads leading there can be quite dangerous so it may be worth opting for the lodge to pick you up from nearby towns....More

    Thank Bverstak
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 21 January 2015

    Thank you very much for your kind review and all the compliments on the lodge, friendliness of the staff, the rooms as well as the food. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am sorry that the WiFi was off during...More

    Reviewed 13 January 2015

    We stayed at Elephant Plains during our honeymoon for three nights in early October, 2014. Elephant Plains is a luxury game lodge located within the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. We chose Elephant Plains for its position within the Sabi Sands Reserve (known for its high...More

    2  Thank Win S
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 21 January 2015

    Thank you very much for your kind and thorough review, as well as the numerous compliments on the lodge, food, staff, game drives etc. I m delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I agree with you, the gravel road outside the...More

    Reviewed 11 January 2015

    Dear Elephant Plains, Our family just completed a safari last July and it was the best vacation we ever had. The staff, especially Remember and Walter, were professional, friendly, smiling, courteous, welcoming, and just plain awesome. Thanks to Louis and Thomas, we were able to...More

    1  Thank Melvin T
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 13 January 2015

    Thank you very much for your kind review and for pointing out how awesome our staff is! I am also glad to read that you enjoyed the safari, as well as our food and general service. It's great that your kids enjoyed the mini bush...More

    Reviewed 7 January 2015

    Stayed here with friends for 4 nights. The lodge is good, very good breakfast and lunch. Rooms are spacious with the beds are very good. The wildlife viewings were execellent (leopards every day, three days with lions, wild dogs on 3 days). The only disadvantage...More

    1  Thank JeroenandNancy
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 21 January 2015

    Dear Jeroen, thank you for your kind feedback and all the compliments on the food, rooms and game viewing. I have to apologize for the guide, as I am unsure what he was thinking. Did you at any stage request that he prepare you for...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2015

    We were at Elephant Plains in december for two night and we add the honeymoon suite. Its super clean both room and public area. Staff is amazing and the food is awesome. Louis, our ranger, was nice and Thomas, our tracker, was outstanding with his...More

    Thank TonyTiger19
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 6 January 2015

    Hi Tony, thanks for your kind review. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay! Kind regards, Marlet Swart

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$468 - US$797 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • 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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    Claudia R
    21 October 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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    14 July 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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    27 June 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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    "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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    "stay in the luxury suites for the best animal viewing"
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