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Elandela Private Game Reserve

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We couldn't have picked a better lodge for our first safari. The staff are amazing and made us feel like part of their family, from the minute we arrived to the minute we left. Our party consisted of ten family and friends ranging from 14...More

Thank Selina M
Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 12 April 2017

Your detailed review is appreciated in the extreme - not only for the high marks but more so because it really contains the entire Elandela experience summed up in words. We really try our utmost to make sure all Elandela details are correct and we...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

My review wasn´t really very good as i put it here, because as the Elandela can have many details that can add to an average or poor stay, the people that works here really can make it up to you!... I understand that sometimes it´s...More

Thank Pauline C
Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for the best recommendation for families one can give! Families mainly visit to offer the children special and lasting memories with their family. If the children want to bring their children back to Elandela - well, then the parents and Elandela succeeded in...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Staff is amazing. Food is really good. From breakfast to dinner to game pick up time they were very pontural. The reserve itself is great, we saw lions, leopards, bufalos, hippopotamus, zebras, giraffes, porcupines, impallas... Special thanks to Beauty who was always ready to assist...More

Thank Bruna S
Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 24 March 2017

Thanks! This is not only a great review but also helpful to readers because of the opportunity to reconfirm that we invested heavily in a new Wi-Fi Network with great reception in our rooms! Best is that since last month Wi-Fi is FREE!! Free open...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Everything worked perfectly. Leonardo picked us up at the airport and helped with our luggage. We were very well welcomed by the staff. Every one of them was presented and explained his/her role in the lodge. We got all the informations about Elandela reserve and...More

Thank leandrofguerra
Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you very much for putting facts straight about our staff and services! This forum - in our opinion - is a website where visitors describe their experiences and good memories so that like minded prospective guests can recognise a photo safari destination perfect for...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

I have stayed a quite a lot of game reserves as I have been travelling to S.A. Every year For the past 12 years .. This place is honestly the worst reserve I have stayed at. It is not a natural game reserve but more...More

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Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 22 March 2017

Most blatant lies are the comments that the food "is frozen", "the staff phoney and false", "tea, coffee, soap etc. are not replenished" and that our guests "are on package holidays". All these are untruths! How does the 4000 hectare reserve fit into the definition...More

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US$628 - US$918 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$628 - US$918 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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hstubbs
9 October 2017|
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Response from ElandelaManagement | Property representative |
Each season is different because so much depends on the rains but as a rule our winter months has less foliage and therefore better visibility.
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Judy B
24 September 2017|
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Response from Linconshire couple | Reviewed this property |
All food is included.... and theres lots of it!! Our whole experience was amazing, hope you enjoy.
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Eliza H
3 September 2017|
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Response from ElandelaManagement | Property representative |
Thank you - we have acknowledged your confirmed booking and e mailed upon charging your credit card a booking confirmation also describing all the included and excluded services you will receive with us. Thank you for the... More
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"Ask for a room exactly as you need... otherwise they will accomodate you as they want."
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"Rooms on the lake view are amazing - you can see the hypos in the water"
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"The large detached room at the end of the Lakeside lodge is great for privacy and seeing the animals"
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"Lake view rooms are quieter and have a good view of the Lake."
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