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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent85%
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    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    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 15 August 2017

    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 21 July 2017

    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 27 July 2017

    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

    Reviewed 20 July 2017

    We spent three nights at Elephant Plains and were thrilled with our experience. We saw an insane amount of animals and had a wonderful, relaxing time at the lodge. We were made to feel right at home from the moment we arrived at the lodge...More

    1  Thank Tiffany303
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 20 July 2017

    Thank you very much for the kind review and compliments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and that you felt at home from the moment you arrived. It's great to read that you learned a lot during game drives. What a nice compliment to...More

    Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

    Thanks to Africa Travel Resource (ATR) we couldn't have picked a better Game Lodge for our honeymoon, EPL knocked it out of the park! From the moment we entered the lodge (Giraffe sighting upon arrival!) and met 'Remember' we knew we were in great hands....More

    2  Thank cmsellars
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 20 July 2017

    Thank you very much for your kind review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your honeymoon with us. I will be sure to pass your compliments to Remember, as well as Morne and Dion. It's great that you had such a lovely time with us....More

    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    Elephant Plains is an amazing lodge in Sabi Sand ! You are very well treated, the food is excellent and the game drive are amazing thanks to our ranger & tracker we have seen in 4 days almost every animals (except cheetah which are not...More

    2  Thank Benjamin M
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 20 July 2017

    Thank you very much for your kind review and mentioning that you were very well treated, that the food was excellent and that the game drives were amazing. Please do visit us again one day! Kind regards, Marlet Swart

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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
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • US$489 - US$897 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Elephant Plains Game Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve ,
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    CoralReef
    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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    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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