The Elephant Lake Hotel

Nestled in St Lucia Estuary, South Africa is the grand hotel called the Elephant Lake Hotel, which is 1 of 2 only hotels in St Lucia, South Africa. The area in which the hotel was chosen to be built was carefully selected as this offered the best possible view of a jewel that is the St Lucia Estuary, built-in 2002 to accommodate 28 rooms and then further expanded upon in 2008 to accommodate 56 rooms & a conference centre. 

A grand garden surrounds the area of the Elephant Lake Hotel with more than 50 species of flora & a natural walkway from the St Lucia Estuary for wildlife such as the celebrity hippo that visits the hotel on a regular basis and occasionally a Leopard.

The hotel boasts the best viewing deck in St Lucia, South Africa as this attracts visitors from all the area to witness a true Africa sunset as the sky is painted colours of orange and purple.

The Resturant

The famous restaurant called the Hippo Steakhouse resides in the grand Elephant Lake Hotel, Attracting international visitors from North America to Europe like the United States of  America, Netherlands, Sweden, Austria, Australia & New Zealand to experience a taste sensation of Africa.


The magnificence of the Elephant Lake Hotel makes it one of the treasures of St Lucia, South Africa and is known for its exceptional service, friendly staff & devotion to preserving the ecological state of the many attractions in the area. 

Hotel Facilities 

Sunset Viewing Deck

Elephant Lake Clubhouse

Bar Services

Wifi Lounge


On-Site Security

Private Terrace Per Room

Conference Centre


Swimming pool

Kids Entertainment Area

Grand Garden

Free Guest Parking

In-house Restaurant 

Breakfast Service 

Tour Bookings

Disabled Amenities

Resident Hippo Included

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