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Hippo Hollow Country Estate

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R40, Hazyview 1242 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

we enjoyed a 3 nights stay in hippo hollow country estate. it is a beautiful estate and very clean , we love ist , the rooms are very comfortable and with excellent bathrooms. very good breakfast before we drive into the kruger park .More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Dean-Janet-Sydney
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded today

Dear Dean-Janet-Sydney, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review on our TripAdvisor page. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us as much as we enjoyed hosting you. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your room and the breakfast....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to stay close to Kruger gate and it was a great choice. The staff are friendly and well trained. The chalets are comfortable and clean. The gardens are well maintained and we could not use facilities ie swimming pool due to short stay....More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank GSAUNDERS1958
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 1 week ago

Dear GSAUNDERS Thank you for taking time to write us this beautiful review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you got to experience the hospitality of our team and also that we were able to contribute to the memories...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hippo Hollow for 4 nights while we were in town to visit Kruger National Park. The rooms were very nice and were cleaned daily. They provided a breakfast basket for us in the morning before we left on our Safari since we...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 1 week ago

Dear sashahobson Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us along with your room, your dinner, the grounds and our animals. It was an absolute pleasure having you with us and it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed three nights on a tour with Riviera very happy with the hotel its self,only minus point was a bad buffet meal on the first evening.There was just not enough food cooked to feed us all.The meat at the carvery station was raw, I like...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank jo_kent1
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 1 week ago

Dear kent1, Thank you for providing us with your valued feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed the lunches, your room, the pool , the service and lastly our lovely hippos. We would like to apologise with the situation with the meat and buffet ,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in November for 3 nights while we visited Kruger National Park. The staff were very good, one morning while at breakfast i mentioned is there any fishing here, by that afternoon I was fishing in one of there lakes supplied with a...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Vanessa P
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 1 week ago

Dear Vanessa P, Thank you for taking the time to review us on our TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us along with your fishing. We take feedback very seriously and we would like to sincerely apologise for the inconvenience with...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
91
Price range
US$140 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hippo Hollow Country Estate Hotel Hazyview
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Hippo Hollow Country Estate Hazyview
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Hazyview
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
91
Price range
US$140 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hippo Hollow Country Estate Hotel Hazyview
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Hippo Hollow Country Estate Hazyview
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Hazyview
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Dining (136)
Pool & Beach (51)
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Anthony J
22 July 2018|
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Response from KJames29 | Reviewed this property |
All separate but I would imagine you could arrange one via hotel. Also there are various safari offers early morning start for full or half day. Then evening safari and night ones using spot lights. Private guides and groups... More
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overend94
5 December 2017|
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Response from Naima M | Reviewed this property |
We were there the end of July. There were no nets and we didn’t need any anti- malaria meds. However it was winter. So I’m not 100% sure about the summer months.
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Anit Y
16 November 2017|
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Response from Naima M | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so. I didn’t see any area that would allow for this.
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Room Tips
"Ground Floor near the pool or overlooking the water hole"
Cotonboy
4 weeks ago
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"room with view of sabie river..."
horsts638
5 weeks ago
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"All rooms would be good here."
trek4cs
6 Oct 2018
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"Chalets looked awesome, but standard rooms also good"
TravellersAuz
31 Aug 2018
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