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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 649 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This was our third safari and hands down the best. We stayed at Elephant Plains for 4 nights. We had beautiful accommodations that overlooked the wooded plains behind the lodge where we often saw elephants grazing. The food and service was amazing, especially the evening...More

    Thank Calabash_Wanderer
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded yesterday

    Thank you very much for your kind review. Thank you also for all the lovely compliments on the accommodation, food as well as the game viewing. I am truly glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please do return again one day fro some...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We have just returned from a 4 night stay at Elephant Plains and couldn't have wished for a more amazing visit. It was our first safari and it exceeded any of our expectations. All of the staff were so helpful and genuinely seemed to enjoy...More

    Thank phil1765
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your very kind review and compliments. Especially mentioning the helpful staff who enjoy their jobs, the incredible food as well as the amazing accommodation. I am delighted that you found the game drives to be outstanding. Just to correct you - game...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    On our arrival, we were met by two ladies who really didn't seem like they wanted to be there, they did not smile when they greeted us and just rushed us through the lodge routine and ushered us to our room, and left, they offered...More

    Thank dzack179
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded yesterday

    Thank you very much for your review. As always we value any and all feedback on the lodge. Firstly I would like to thank you for all the kind compliments on the lodge, the rooms, the food that was incredible, as well as the game...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The route from the Hoedspruit airport to the lodge was really terrible.There are two routes to get there via Acornhoek or the shortcut via villages,both have bad road conditions.The meals are average and the staff service was really poor.Also you have to expect twice to...More

    Thank Kvolkova
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate any and all feedback that could help us better our services. I am sorry that you found the road outside the reserve in a poor condition - it is the municipality's responsibility to maintain the roads and we...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Elephant Plains is situated in the northern area of the Sabi Sands Private Game reserve. A quaint lodge accommodating a maximum of 24 guests in generous sized rooms with indoor and outdoor shower, bath, lounge area and large outdoor deck with views of the Savanna...More

    1  Thank PaulStickland
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for your kind and detailed feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the compliments on the rooms, the meals, as well as the game viewing. It sounds like you had some truly amazing sightings....More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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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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    • Price range
    • US$507 - US$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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    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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