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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    “sabi sands” (84 reviews)
    “watering hole” (58 reviews)
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    Reviewed 28 June 2014

    We just came back from a glorious trip to South Africa- one of our stays was at the Elephant plains lodge. From the moment we got there, with the warm welcome from the friendly staff, we knew we picked a great place for our African...More

    2  Thank ourkidstravel
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 4 July 2014

    Thank you very much for your kind review and for calling us the best place ever! Thank you also for mentioning our friendly staff, the wonderful game drives you had and also that the rooms were beautiful. I will be sure to let the staff...More

    Reviewed 27 June 2014

    My family stayed at Elephant Plains for 2 nights in June 2014. Pros: 1. Fantastic game viewing. We saw all the Big 5 except rhino, plus African Wild Dog. 2. Lovely landscaping and many comforts (gym, spa, multiple pools) that other lodges didn't have. Cons:...More

    2  Thank BARNETTL1984
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 28 June 2014

    Thank you for your review and the compliments on our game drives as well as the lodge and facilities. I would like to address the cons you mentioned: I am sorry that you did not enjoy the food - we try to accommodate a wide...More

    Reviewed 25 June 2014

    This was our first and maybe last trip to the continent of Africa and we so wanted to see the Magnificent 7. Well the wonderful rangers - Morne and Louie made it happen with their trackers. Thanks to both we came home with some awesome...More

    Thank DTWtraveler2014
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 28 June 2014

    Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for all the compliments and suggestions - we will look into this. You are welcome to e-mail our chef at kitchen@elephantplains.co.za to request any recipies you might like - she...More

    Reviewed 25 June 2014

    We selected Elephant Plains (EP) as our Game Lodge of choice, based on the value and location in Sabi Sand. We were impressed beyond words. The best part of our trip was our guide/ranger - Dawie. He was exceptional. He truely loves his job and...More

    Thank Babynole80
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 28 June 2014

    Thank you very much for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed the stay with us. Thank you also for all the compliments, including the game drives, bush walks, staff, service and food. I will make sure that Dawie reads your review. Thank...More

    Reviewed 23 June 2014

    Waking up at 5:30 am and going for meals when the drum sounds, you cant really beat the experience you get here. Your tracker and your guide become your best friends and the more you talk to them, the more you realize that this entire...More

    1  Thank varun22
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 28 June 2014

    Thank you for your kind review and all your compliments on the staff, amenities, our passion, the quality of the game drives and the lodge. We would love to welcome you back one day! Kind regards, Marlet Swart

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • US$513 - US$847 (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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    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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    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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