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About Elephant Lake Hotel

The upper three star hotel is well located on the shores of the St Lucia Estuary and is surrounded by iSimangaliso Wetland Park.. The Hotel offer 56 comfortable rooms, all with its own private patio / balcony, en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, 9 channel DSTV, tea / coffee making facilities, wall safes and bathroom amenities.

Rooms are complimented with lounge-bar, viewing deck, iNdlovu conference room and the Hippo Steakhouse, famous for its great food and views of the hotel garden and pool that are frequently visited by Hippo providing a unforgettable dining experience.

Guests may enjoy eco-activities at preferential rates conducted by the resident Elephant Lake Safarism legal concession holder for BIG 5 Safaris in the Hluhluwe / iMfolozi Game Reserve, day and night open vehicle game drives into the eastern shores of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, beach and snorkelling excursions to Cape Vidal and also offer walking trails, crocodile centre, Zulu cultural experience and more.

The perfect location from where to explore the region and iSimangaliso Wetland Park.

Safari: Elephant Lake is a concession holder for BIG 5 Safaris in Hluhluwe Game Reserve, day/night safaris in iSimangaliso Wetland Park, beach, snorkelling trips and walking trails. Other activities include crocodile centre,Zulu cultural village etc.

Conference Venues: 100 seater iNdlovu Conference Room equipped with standard conference equipment.

Family friendly: The ideal base from where to explore the region and iSimangaliso Wetland Park. The inter-leading rooms provide parents with access control with privacy still in place. The destination offer many activities that may be enjoyed by the whole family

Romantic: For a romantic getaway, the Hotel cater for special requests. Romantic sunset boat cruise, dinner on the deck, game drives, all available for that special romantic moment

  • Response Rate: 89%
  • Response Time: 23 hours
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 128
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Superior
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Bookings will be confirmed only after receipt of required deposit.
Bookings will be automatically released should payment not have been received by due date

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Elephant Lake Hotel Map

Elephant Lake Hotel is 0.4km from the centre of St Lucia , the nearest airport 109.5km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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