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Overview
Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
Reviews (1,025)
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Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Would normally rate this experience as a good one, however, I realized as I was waiting to board my plane home that I had left some items behind In the bedside table. We immediately called and left a message. I KNEW exactly where I had...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2016

We came to EP with no bigger expectations as we have done a couple of self driving safaris before. After a very warm welcome and our first game drive with Ranger Darwi we immediately realized that we will never forget our stay. at our game...More

Thank Ingo L
Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded February 4, 2016

Thank you very much for your kind review and compliments. It is kind that you pointed out that the animals you view are not disturbed in their natural environment. Thank you also for the compliments on our excellent food, service and atmosphere. It's great to...More

Reviewed January 20, 2016

This was truly an experience of a lifetime! We where fortunate to have Dawie Jacobs as our ranger/guide who did an outstanding job! We saw all of the big 5, including four different Leopards, Wild Dogs, a Black Mamba (from a save distance) and heaps...More

Thank NicoWittenberg
Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded February 4, 2016

Thank you for your kind review and for calling us an experience of a lifetime! What a wonderful compliment. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. It sounds like you had some amazing sightings! Thank you for your compliments on the food...More

Reviewed January 15, 2016

Having never experienced safari before we were blown away by the game drives. We saw 4 of th big 5 on the first drive including a leopard up a tree with a kill and a cub nearby. December is a great time to go as...More

Thank LyndaLou7
Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded February 4, 2016

Thank you very much for your kind and detailed review and for calling us just awesome! I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. It sounds like you had some amazing sightings. Please do visit us again one day. Kind regards, Marlet Swart

Reviewed January 15, 2016

We stayed at Elephant Plains for 4 nights and the experience was amazing. As far as safaris were concerned no two days were the same. We saw SO MUCH action and so many animals on the 8 game drives that we had. A big thank...More

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Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded February 4, 2016

Thank you very much for your kind review. It sounds like you had some amazing sightings! Thank you for complementing our staff and their service. I am delighted that you enjoyed your private dinner. Please do recommend us to your friends and family. We would...More

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Situated in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park, Elephant Plains Game Lodge offers excellent Big 5 game viewing, luxurious accommodation and sumptuous cuisine. The lodge caters ...More for the discerning traveller, offering a variety of accommodation options, varying from rondavels and luxury suites to the Manyeleti honeymoon suite. Elephant Plains Game Lodge is world renowned for excellent Big 5 game viewing and guests can enjoy two game drives and a bush walk per day. Facilities include two swimming pools, a gym, conference centre, small library and games room. We also cater for small, intimate weddings. The lodge is owner run and can accommodate a maximum of 24 guests. This guarantees personal service and attention to detail. Our unpretentious style ensures that guests regrettably leave the warm and friendly atmosphere of our little piece of Africa... Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$521 - US$847 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Elephant Plains Game Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Elephant Plains Game Nelspruit
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Elephant Plains Game Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Just use the Elephant Plains website that has co.za at the end. I've been there several times, if you have any other questions.
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"If you are traveling with young kids, ask for the family rondavel, the rooms are connected. Otherwise, choose..."
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"upgrade to a Suite with a viewing deck"
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"1 night was enough to see great game in the reserve"
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"Wild dogs was great"
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