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Elephant Valley Lodge

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  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We were here for 2 nights just after Thanksgiving. The place was fantastic and the staff were very accommodating and friendly. The food was some of the best I had on my trip. Our last full day there we had the entire resort to ourselves....More

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We travelled with Lion World Travel, our wonderful agent was Cheryl Gould. We were there from November 27 – 29th, 2017. On driving from the airport to the Lodge we saw sable and warthogs. Our tent/room was beautiful with a view of the watering hole....More

1  Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We only had 1 night at the EV lodge. We requested a tent facing the waterhole. We had Tent 19 which was about as far as the end. I question the logic of providing a tent furthest away for a person with visual impairment. There...More

1  Thank Love_Life_Sydney
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Travelling with a tour group of 29. The tented accommodation was great a real African experience. The common areas are lovely, Meals great. Staff very attentive and helpful. Small gift shop for bits to take home. Two swimming pools for guests, lovely grassed grounds with...More

Thank jackie629
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Kristen & staff were wonderful, meals delicious. Loved my private tent. Being a woman, traveling alone I felt safe. Simon, my safari guide was very informative. Just loved this experience & hope to be able to return someday.

Thank Candy N
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Pool
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Pool
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USD 614 - USD 1,195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 614 - USD 1,195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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cjohnson22
2 September 2017|
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Response from manager309 | Property representative |
Good day. The past month of November has been great. It is a hot month still but as it is the start of the rainy season, it has cooled down a bit. I personally love November as everything comes to life after the dry season.
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andreg0uws
20 May 2016|
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Response from SusannaOfRespontour | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I recommend SAA from Joburg to VicFalls; Zimbabwe-visa has gone cheaper and now costs 30 USD (cash!) instead of 50. Don't let others tell you the falls are in Zambia, as the best view (and the park to walk... More
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27 April 2016|
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Response from aliverocklolly | Reviewed this property |
We found that if you leave a tip at the reception, this will be split between all the staff at the lodge, which is great for people working behind the scenes. If you want to tip an individual guide who has taken you on a... More
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"A room with a view of the watering hole is amazing."
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"Tents 13-16 faces the waterhole, best views for elephant sighting"
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"tent on the waterhole side if possible"
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"This accommodation is luxury tents not a hotel"
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