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Elephant Plains Game Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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This was one of the best places we have been. We stayed in a luxury room, which was lovely. It had a lounge area, bedroom, separate Bathroom and an outside shower. The food was very good, the staff were wonderful The game drives were magnificent Louis was very good, we saw lions with Cubs, leopards, hippos,rhinos, water buffalo, hyenas, elephants...

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Mevagissey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I, plus my aged parents stayed 2 nights and had a really great time. We went on game drives early morning and afternoon and saw so much game, including a leopard that brushed by our vehicle, lions, buffalo, rhino and many more. The lodge is very beautiful and the rooms are spacious and bathrooms huge including both...

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. I am delighted to read that both you and your parents enjoyed your stay with us. It sounds like you had some amazing sightings. Thank you also for the compliments on the rooms, as well as our boma dinners. I am glad that you enjoyed the toasted marshmallows after dinner. Please do...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a boys trip here every year, usually myself, my grandfather and a mixture of my brothers and cousins. Simply put, it's the best place on the planet. We look forward to our trip all year round and they never disappoint. All the staff are excellent, the food is superb and the surroundings are breath taking. Book early!

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. What a lovely compliment to say that we are the best place on the planet. I am glad that you enjoy our excellent staff, superb food and breathtaking surroundings. Looking forward to hosting you for another boys trip. Kind regards, Marlet Swart

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes it could - phew! Another 3 night stay after a fabulous time last year and once again EP did us proud. We requested having Morne as our ranger again and not only was this request met but Morne was supported again by Dion, giving us the best imaginable safari team. The result? Six amazing drives during which we saw...

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much fro your kind feedback. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your second stay with us. It sounds like you had some amazing sightings. Thank you for the kind compliment that everything about EP aims to give guests an incredible and memorable experience. Please do visit us again soon. Kind regards, Marlet Swart

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here twice now, and on both occasions it was great. The location is good, we great sighting during both stays, mix of luck and the quality of the trackers/ guides. Service is good, rooms are nice, stayed in both a rondel and the honeymoon suite. Would recommend, have stayed in other accommodation in the area and this...

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much fro your kind review and compliments. It is always one of the best compliments to receive return guests. Thank you for calling us your favourite so far. We are looking forward to welcoming you back for a third visit. Kind regards, Marlet Swart

Kearney, Nebraska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

loved the lodge, loved the staff, and really really had a great time on the safari's with Derrick and Neal!! Thanks for the wonderful time!! will always remember this place!! You are staying in individual "huts" that have great bathrooms, and plenty of room. The staff is great, two swimming pools, and great views to see the wildlife. A little...

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review and compliments. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for complimenting your room, the game drives, the staff as well as our fantastic food. We would love to welcome you back one day. Kind regards, Marlet Swart

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing hotel - my husband booked the honeymoon suite. Word to the wise book normal rooms at least 6-12 months in advance because it gets so booked up! Food is very good - dinner is bomb dining style so very romantic and authentic. Food was some of the best we'd had during our stay in South Africa. As for the...

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review and compliments. I am glad that you found us to be amazing and that you thought that the food was some of the best you've had during your trip to SA. It sounds like you had some amazing sightings - what a pity about the lions, but now you definitely have a...

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Elephant plain is a lodge to the luxury side, situated high above a riverbed ( dry).The luxury suites are excellent, and the rondavells are cosy. The staff are really friendly and do all their best to make you feel welcome and at home. The food is also good and the bomb gives you a really cozy experience. The game drive...

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and compliments on the lodge, the staff, the food, as well as the game drives. I am sorry that you felt that the tracker did not use the spotlight correctly. They are all very well trained at this. The only reason I could think of as to why you were not offered coffee during...

Windermere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you are planning a trip to S.A. And want to spend time in the bush, then Sabi Sands is a must. We have been travelling to to South Africa every year for the past 12 years and stayed at many game reserves including the Krugar many times. This year we saved up hard and achieved our dream, to stay...

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. I am delighted to read that you chose us as a safari destination, after travelling to South Africa for the past 12 years. Thank you also for the compliments on our fantastic food, the brilliant staff members and well as our first class service. It is incredible that you saw the Big...

Reviewed 19 March 2017

My wife and I spent a few nights at Elephant Plains in early March to celebrate our anniversary. We were blown away by absolutely everything - it was incredible. The lodge itself is gorgeous. The infinity pool overlooking the bush was stunning and we spent the hours between game drives basking in the sun by the pool watching monkeys play....

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EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and detailed review. I am glad that you were blown away about absolutely everything and that you found the experience incredible. Thank you also for the compliments on the lodge itself, as well as your room. I am sorry that you found our staff members overly attentive, but I can assure you that...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elephant Plains Game Lodge is situated in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. This owner-run lodge caters for the discerning traveller, with a variety of accommodation options including 5 Rondavels, 6 Luxury Suites and a Honeymoon Suite. Activities include two daily game drives and a bush walk. The lodge also offers a spa, gym, conference facility / TV room, games room, small library and two swimming pools. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Address: Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: $680 - $1,089 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephant Plains Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Elephant Plains Game Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Elephant Plains Game Nelspruit
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“Keep the door closed, there are naughty monkeys about”
Clever-Mermaid, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Suites have a good view”
Gavinbrz, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“you are in your own place, great for families, in amongst the animals too!! great!!”
WayneBarbHusker, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“We paid extra for the honeymoon suit, but not really worth the extra. Just book an upstandeard room.”
angiep389, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any suite is a great suite!”
, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
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