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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent85%
    • Very good11%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “watering hole” (58 reviews)
    “game drives” (223 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Spa
    Free Internet
    4 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Amazing hotel - my husband booked the honeymoon suite. Word to the wise book normal rooms at least 6-12 months in advance because it gets so booked up! Food is very good - dinner is bomb dining style so very romantic and authentic. Food was...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Elephant plain is a lodge to the luxury side, situated high above a riverbed ( dry).The luxury suites are excellent, and the rondavells are cosy. The staff are really friendly and do all their best to make you feel welcome and at home. The food...More

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    Reviewed 20 March 2017

    If you are planning a trip to S.A. And want to spend time in the bush, then Sabi Sands is a must. We have been travelling to to South Africa every year for the past 12 years and stayed at many game reserves including the...More

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    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Thank you very much for your kind review. I am delighted to read that you chose us as a safari destination, after travelling to South Africa for the past 12 years. Thank you also for the compliments on our fantastic food, the brilliant staff members...More

    Reviewed 19 March 2017

    My wife and I spent a few nights at Elephant Plains in early March to celebrate our anniversary. We were blown away by absolutely everything - it was incredible. The lodge itself is gorgeous. The infinity pool overlooking the bush was stunning and we spent...More

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    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Thank you very much for your kind and detailed review. I am glad that you were blown away about absolutely everything and that you found the experience incredible. Thank you also for the compliments on the lodge itself, as well as your room. I am...More

    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    The rooms were very spacious with great view of the plains. The food was excellent and staff second to none. We were there 3 nights which I feel was a really good time to get 5 game drives which allowed us to see everything that...More

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    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Thank you very much for your kind review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your rooms, the food, our excellent staff and that you also got to see every animal that you wanted to see. Please do visit us again one day. Kind...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Internet
    • 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
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 486 - USD 781 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    Past guests - is typhoid really necessary if traveling only from Johannesburg to the lodge (nowhere else in SA)? Hep A is set and will get the malaria script. Trying to weigh cost against the risk based on the area for typhoid. Thanks in advance!
    28 March 2017|
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    Response from onthewing | Reviewed this property |
    We researched this exhaustively. We ended up just getting malaria pills and took half of them then blew it off - my legs and ankles started to swell from the Malarone and we heard from locals that they don't take anything at... More
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    Hi Great review, thanks! We're doing our research for next February, we stayed in Arathusa but have had elephant plains recommended, so was interested in your comments about flying into Arathusa. Did you book this yourself, or through an agent?any info would be much appreciated - we had a transfer from the airport & wished we'd looked into flying! Many Thanks Jan
    28 March 2017|
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    Hi Great review, thanks! We're doing our research for next February, we stayed in Arathusa but have had elephant plains recommended, so was interested in your comments about flying into Arathusa. Did you book this yourself, or through an agent?any info would be much appreciated - we had a transfer from the airport & wished we'd looked into flying! Many Thanks Jan
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    Response from onthewing | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Jan, we didn't fly directly into the game reserve - we flew South African Airways into Hoedspruit, one of the few tiny local airports adjacent to Kruger. Then we hired a transport car to drive us the hour and a half or so... More
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    "We paid extra for the honeymoon suit, but not really worth the extra. Just book an upstandeard room."
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    "Any suite is a great suite!"
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    "Manyeleti honeymoon suite has private plunge pool and perfect privacy!"
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    "Luxury suites have the best view."
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