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Elandela Private Game Reserve

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very uneasy about booking this trip. But Elandela Lodge has been great. The guides are all very knowledgeable (amazing itself how just learn to navigate through all those unmarked dirt roads) and hospitable. The room as great, food was great, and all employees...More

Thank kkrock1
Response from ElandelaManagement, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

We are fully aware of the huge responsibility resting on our shoulders namely to take away the "unease" of every guest that books with Elandela Lodge. What complicates matters for us is the fact that different personalities have different expectations. Here at Elandela we go...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to go to South Africa in just one week. We bought the pass and chose the Elandela Private Game Reserve due to Tripadvisor reviews. At the arrival of the lodge, we have already seen giraffes and the "pumba". It was really sweet. There...More

Thank Laiane F
Response from ElandelaManagement, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for a perfect description of Elandela River View Lodge! What you described is exactly what you will get if you book at River View Lodge. River View Lodge is our lodge with the design, layout and atmosphere necessary for families or...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in early June to a very warm welcome at the airport by Mornay one of the rangers. When we got to Elandela a smiling Mother Tenby and staff were there to meet us and at once we felt at home. It is winter...More

Thank juliemilton22
Response from ElandelaManagement, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing a heartfelt special birthday experience with us on the internet! Believe me, it is us here at Elandela who feel privileged to be able to share our home with visitors as special as you guys!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mother thembie all your staff plus the white lions were incredible thankyou excellent stay and the Rangers were brilliant what a place you have it was paradise I was in heavan I definitely recommend it

Thank markyboyrelax03
Response from ElandelaManagement, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

Yes we do live in paradise but thanks to pleasant souls such as yourselves we can equate it to heaven - what a fantastic powerful review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Elandela for 3 nights recently as part of our honeymoon. We were treated to an incredible experience from start to finish. Mama Thembe made us feel instantly part of her family and all the staff were amazing. The food was incredible (although...More

Thank Karen J
Response from ElandelaManagement, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

It is indeed a tremendous responsibility to host guests for such an important occasion as a Honeymoon and it is fantastic to read that Elandela will always be part of your fond memories as clearly your high expectations were met! Thank you very much for...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$553 - US$924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$553 - US$924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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carolyn1901
April 15, 2018|
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Response from ElandelaManagement | Property representative |
August is our windy month - dry and interspersed with a week or two of the last cold fronts of the year which can be very cold indeed on the back of an open game viewer!
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Clashfern
March 6, 2018|
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Response from ElandelaManagement | Property representative |
No, every room is equipped with all amenities including an electric hairdryer.
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Clashfern
March 6, 2018|
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Response from Judy B |
They provide hairdryers, soaps, shampoos, etc.
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"Email Yvonne. She answers all emails, even one about adapters for electricty, very quickly."
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"The rooms at the lodge are brilliant"
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"Lake view for couples, river view for families"
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"nice place but carry all you bags with you"
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