St Lucia

The hotel offers 56 spacious rooms, all en-suite, air-conditioned and with a private balcony or patio. Facilities include a sparkling pool, comfy lounge and equipped bar area – there’s also an estuary viewing deck, large garden and an inviting restaurant to enjoy. The restaurant provides service over all meal times, and the estuary viewing deck is the perfect venue to enjoy a sundowner while observing regular garden visits from a favourite aquatic resident – the hippo.


There are 56 rooms in total, all spacious and come standard with an air-conditioning unit, a wall safe, tea and coffee station, TV with DSTV package, and en-suite bathroom with shower.

The 25 rooms on the ground floor each enjoy a private patio leading out onto the gardens and pool area. The ground floor also hosts the reception, WIFI lounge, and the Hippo Steakhouse restaurant.

With the 31 rooms on the first floor – 26 of them have a private balcony facing the estuary, with a further five rooms that offer a courtyard view. There is a spacious lounge bar that leads out onto the hotel’s Estuary Viewing Deck – both offering Wi-Fi. The hotel offers these room types: King, Triple, Twin and Interleading Family-rooms.


Conveniently situated in the town of St Lucia, you have all the offerings of the town, wetland park, and nearby national park close by – but if its relaxation and comfort you’re looking for – the hotel also has a full range of facilities right on site. We even have secure boat parking if you wish to enjoy some water sports at your own leisure.







While within walking distance to the array of restaurants that St Lucia has to offer – Elephant Lake hotel has its own on-location restaurant for your ultimate comfort and convenience. The restaurant is open to both hotel guests and non-resident visitors.

  • Full English buffet breakfasts are served from 07:00 to 09:30
  • An a-la-carte lunch menu is served from 12:00 to 15:00
  • An a-la-carte dinner menu is served from 18:00 to 21:00

For group lunches – a pre-selection may be made from a variety of set- or a-la-carte menus. Bookings are essential for group lunches.

Buffet or set menu dinners are available subject to prior arrangement and advanced booking.


The Elephant Lake Hotel boasts an on-location conferencing facility to host corporate events and team-building sessions, with a capacity of up to 100 seats. The Indlovu conference room is perfectly situated for you to enjoy a balance between business and beauty with the town’s scenic location and close proximity to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park.

The Hotel offers a vast range of group activities to be enjoyed amongst team members and company groups. Tailor-made packages and team building programmes can be designed by prior arrangement. Renowned for service excellence, the Elephant Lake Hotel is the ideal venue for conferencing, company functions, workshops and teambuilding. You can choose from one of the following conference floor plans: Boardroom Floor Plan, Cinema Floor Plan, Gala Floor Plan, Herring Bone Floor Plan, School Room Floor Plan, U-shape Floor Plan.