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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Reviewed 9 February 2015

    Incredibly knowledgeable staff, top-tier trackers, accommodations that offer phenomenal quality at an approachable price, etc. This place could easily increase their rates by 15%-- and it wouldn't be unjust on their part. Not to mention, we hit the jackpot in terms of seeing the Big...More

    1  Thank bjornon
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 14 February 2015

    Thank you very much fro your kind review. It is a wonderful compliment that you signed up on TripAdvisor, just to post how incredible we are. Thank you also for mentioning the staff, rooms and game drives. Please do return for another visit someday. Kind...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

    My husband and I travel a lot and this experience was by far our favorite vacation EVER. We treated ourselves for our 5th anniversary and stayed in the honeymoon sweet . Best decision . You won't regret doing the upgrade at all . Having our...More

    1  Thank Carolinagirlno
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 14 February 2015

    Thank you so much for your kind review! I am delighted to read that you call us your best vacation EVER and that you are glad that you chose us as your destination for your 5th anniversary. Thank you also for the kind compliments on...More

    Reviewed 18 January 2015

    Where to begin. This was an incredible place to begin our safari holiday and our ONLY complaint is that we didn't stay longer! From the moment you check in the staff is wonderful and at your service, always with a smile and greeting you by...More

    2  Thank Brianna K
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 21 January 2015

    Dear Brianna, thank you very much for your kind review and for saying that your only complaint was that you did not stay longer. What a nice compliment! Please remember to recommend us to your family and friends. We would love to welcome you back...More

    Reviewed 15 January 2015

    After days of self-driving at Kruger, we decided to try relaxing by staying at a private game lodge. EP is one of the most recommended yet affordable luxury game lodge suggested in TA. so we decided to give it a shot. Location/ Transportation Don't be...More

    1  Thank Wanson
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 21 January 2015

    Thank you very much for your kind and detailed review and for calling us a spoiled stay. I m glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for calling us the most recommended, yet affordable luxury game lodge suggested on...More

    Reviewed 14 January 2015

    What a fantastic way to finish off the holiday! We drove from Nelspruit, approx 3 hours, to get to Elephant Plains. The roads leading there can be quite dangerous so it may be worth opting for the lodge to pick you up from nearby towns....More

    Thank Bverstak
    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded 21 January 2015

    Thank you very much for your kind review and all the compliments on the lodge, friendliness of the staff, the rooms as well as the food. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am sorry that the WiFi was off during...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
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    • Price range
    • US$482 - US$835 (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 ,
    • Elephant Plains Game Nelspruit
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    Response from Nursejudy3 | Reviewed this property |
    I'm sorry, I really don't know that. I know there was a single woman on our vehicle. But I wouldn't hesitate to go to this very caring lodge
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    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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