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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    “watering hole” (64 reviews)
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    Reviewed 27 February 2015

    I was truly amazed how fantastic lodge Elephant Plains is. I think it's one of the best in Africa when it comes to price-quality-ratio. Few things that you'll respect: - You'll have better photographing opportunities there than in the Eastern Africa because of the great...More

    2  Thank Tuomo_Bjorksten
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 3 March 2015

    Hi there Tuomo, I am glad that you decided to also review EP here. Thank you for all the compliments on the photography opportunities, our superb food, our very friendly staff who always do their best, as well as the Spa treatment you had. Thank...More

    Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

    I rarely write hotel reviews. But Elephant Plains was simply my favourite 3 days ever. We had Rhino and Wild Dog lodges. They are HUGE. Showers you can take in or outdoors. Lovely bath in Rhino. High ceilings. Fully netted COMFY beds. Built around 2002...More

    Thank MardleyMassif
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 3 March 2015

    Hi Mardley, thank you very much for your kind review. It is a compliment in itself that you rarely write hotel reviews, but felt that you wanted to write one for us! The rooms you stayed in was built in 2003 and although we do...More

    Reviewed 21 February 2015

    You can imagine how much we must have loved this place first time around to come back for a second visit, but in all honesty we were a little disappointed this time. Last time there was a wonderfully friendly, attentive atmosphere as the owners were...More

    2  Thank Amazonian
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 3 March 2015

    Thank you very much for your feedback. It is interesting that you mention that you experienced our general ambiance as less welcoming than the previous visit. The six other reviews that I replied to today all mentioned how friendly, attentive and welcoming our staff members...More

    Reviewed 21 February 2015

    I apologise that this has taken so long to write. I'm not sure I can be positive enough about. We had very poor direction to the lodge from our travel company and it took us 7 hours to get there arriving in the dark. When...More

    1  Thank LisaJGr
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 3 March 2015

    Hi Lisa, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, even if you struggled with the directions from your agent. We try our best to make sure that all the agents have our standard directions, which are also on our website,...More

    Reviewed 21 February 2015

    I cannot express how enjoyable our safari experience was at Elephant Plains. The price was so reasonable and the staff make this such a great experience. The main reason we came on safari in the sabi sands was for the game viewing and this did...More

    1  Thank mcc42
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 3 March 2015

    Thank you very much for your kind review and for mentioning that we are reasonably priced and that our excellent staff makes staying here such a great experience. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your game drives and that Dawie's knowledge and enthusiasm...More

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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$471 - US$765 (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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    Room & Suite (180)
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    Claudia R
    20 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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    ATL495
    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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