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Elandela Private Game Reserve

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Our experience was spoilt by the owner, Rocco and to some what his rude wife Yvonne. This review has been written because on pointing out the issue we had to Rocco at the time and on departing he has since denied any knowledge of it...More

3  Thank Chodecki
Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 10 August 2017

From management side we can reconfirm to you that we fully understand that lost luggage can ruin a holiday and therefore not only did we follow up telephonically but also personally went to the airport to enquire for you about your luggage. The cellphone charger...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at the amazing Elandela reserve. The hospitality was great, very welcoming. The food and the accommodation were also top draw. We went on all of the game drives and were fortunate to see the white lions and rhino. Great place...More

Thank Neil S
Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 7 August 2017

Short and sweet but painting the bigger picture - thank you!

Reviewed 2 August 2017

My rating and review is primarily based on the value for the price paid, which was quite hefty (~$700 per night) even by American standards. We stayed in Lakeview Honeymoon suites. Pre-check in experience - Good The owners were accommodating with our room request and...More

Thank rk19842015
Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for your time spent on a good review. It is not uncommon to read in reviews that a minor complaint, such as your "sink" or basin complaint - mar a good rating. Sir, what we explained every time you complained about your clogged...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Elandela is a beautiful setting, lake with hippos, gardens etc and the food was generally of a very high standard but unfortunately let down by a few aspects which were definitely not 4star. It is a long time since we have been offered powdered milk...More

1  Thank MarkFM60
Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you for a great review! The researching potential guest want to read "Elandela is a beautiful setting, lake with hippos, gardens etc and the food was generally of a very high standard" and "The game viewing was good and trip to Kruger good value"....More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We travelled to SA to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary in June. Elandela Lodge was part of the holiday and we have to say the absolute highlight. We were treated like royalty with our room decorated and sparkling wine and a romantic dinner for two....More

Thank lesley s
Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 13 July 2017

We do understand that the majority of our guests make their visit to us because of a special occasion. We realise the huge responsibility we undertake trying to make each safari a success and it means a lot to hear you enjoyed your trip so...More

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US$652 - US$940 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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No, every room is equipped with all amenities including an electric hairdryer.
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They provide hairdryers, soaps, shampoos, etc.
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