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Elandela Private Game Reserve

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

We spent 4 nights with 5 persons in 3 rooms. All rooms were tastefully furnished, spacious and very clean. The surroundings are beautiful! The staff is very kind and helpful. We enjoyed the two daily game-drives with John or Denise!!! Every day a new adventure...More

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Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a concise but wonderful summary of your visit to Elandela Lodge!

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Our family spent a very enjoyable and relaxing 5 nights at Elandela. This was our fifth time on safari, but first visit to this area and we couldn't recommend more highly. The lodge is just 10 minutes from Hoedspruit airport, with daily flights to Cape...More

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Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 26 April 2017

Management appreciates this accurate description from a seasoned photo safari traveler and appreciate you putting our services in objective perspective based on your 5 photo safaris, which are substantial. Can't wait for your return visit!

Reviewed 13 April 2017

What an amazing place to visit, the people, food and location are out of this world. When we arrived we had an extremely warm welcome from all of the staff who treated us as part of their family for our entire stay. We were then...More

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Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for a glowing review - but - the last sentence says it all! That is what we are about - having our guests leave as friends! So, this is the place to book if you want to stay in Africa on a private...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Top class individual treatment, great food and really informative rangers on the drives in the private reserve. They also organise trips into Kruger (½ day complimentary) and trips to the Blyde River Canyon (spectacular). We did three nights which is bare minimum to appreciate the...More

Thank Christopher S
Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you very much for the review which states clearly that our recommended length of stay, namely 4 days, is the pefect duration for a visit to Elandela Lodge and Private Game Reserve!

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We couldn't have picked a better lodge for our first safari. The staff are amazing and made us feel like part of their family, from the minute we arrived to the minute we left. Our party consisted of ten family and friends ranging from 14...More

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Response from YvonneGioia, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 12 April 2017

Your detailed review is appreciated in the extreme - not only for the high marks but more so because it really contains the entire Elandela experience summed up in words. We really try our utmost to make sure all Elandela details are correct and we...More

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carolyn1901
15 April 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
6 March 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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6 March 2018|
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They provide hairdryers, soaps, shampoos, etc.
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