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Elephant Country Guest House

Monkeyland Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602 South Africa
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#8 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in The Crags
ELEPHANT COUNTRY GUEST HOUSE: Just outside Plettenberg Bay, in the world-renowned Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa, you will find the impressive Elephant Country Guest House, nestled on a natural vista encircled by rolling hills, indigenous forest and fynbos. The French Victorian décor with its rich colours offers the discerning guest a sophisticated vintage/modern ambience with breathtaking views over local vineyards and the majestic Tsitsikamma mountain range in the distance. Elephant Country Guest House offers various lounge areas and a lush garden where you can escape to with a book, or just your thoughts. From the garden you can also view the giants of the forest, the 5 resident elephants of the Elephant Sanctuary, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, an experience unique to The Elephant Country Guest House . Monkeyland and Birds of Eden is also close by to the property. This luxurious Guest House is perfect for a quiet and tranquil stay, with a focus on the outdoors.
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Sam F wrote a review Feb 2020
Brighton, United Kingdom39 contributions5 helpful votes
We booked to stay at the guest house having booked an all day keepers event at the sanctuary so this review is about both elements. I can't recommend high enough for people to repeat our experience. Our guide for the day was Dumasini who was Fabulous. He was so passionate about the wonderful elephants as were all the keepers and carers. Thank you guys for an unforgettable day. Then we were greeted by Landi who showed us to our wonderful room after breakfast. It was our 10th night and by far the best night's sleep. Again greeted by Landi the following morning who couldn't do enough for us. Thank you ALL for a fabulous experience.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Nancy wrote a review Nov 2019
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Fantastic to be able to stay right next door to the elephant sanctuary, perfect views, rooms very comfortable and clean, what made our visit so special was the staff, welcoming, polite, nothing was too much of a problem, always smiling.. The staff at the elephant sanctuary itself were fantastic and I have reviewed them separately but we would also like to say a big thank you to the girl who checked us in, cleaned our room, cooked our breakfast, what a lovely girl and so helpful.. We will be sad to leave such a great place.. Keep up the fantastic work guys.. Karen and Mark 😘
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Country Guest House
Responded 18 Nov 2019
Hi Karen and Mark. Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to know that you had such a great stay here with us. At least now you know where to find us for your next stay. We look forward welcoming you back in the near future. Regards
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Dorian wrote a review Oct 2019
Cape Town Central, South Africa36 contributions49 helpful votes
The Elephant Country Guest House is awesomely situated between rolling beautiful green hills, in the mid of nature. Everyone and the ambiance of the place is most welcoming, relaxing, clean just beautiful. The breakfast was good, staff extremely knowledgeable of the surrounding area and most informative about the elephants. Pretty close by is the Mohair factory shop with its goats and other craft shops + restaurant with a good vibe, unfortunately it all closes by 5pm. There ar no other restaurants close by for evening dinner, but if you would like to order the staff will do that for you. We took a drive to Plettenberg Bay for the evening dinner. Totally enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Country Guest House
Responded 13 Oct 2019
Good day Truworths. Thank you very kindly for your great and detailed review. We are pleased to know that our staff went out of their way to make sure you had such a great stay with us. We look forward having you over again in the near future. Kindest Regards
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US$105 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapePlettenberg BayThe Crags
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Frequently Asked Questions about Elephant Country Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Elephant Country Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary (0.7 km), Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre (0.7 km), and Birds of Eden (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Elephant Country Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Elephant Country Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Elephant Country Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Elephant Country Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Peppermill Cafe, Bramon Boutique Wine Estate, and Ristorante Enrico.
Is Elephant Country Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of The Crags.
Are there any historical sites close to Elephant Country Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Timber Shed (14.4 km) and Van Plettenberg Beacon (14.4 km).