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Hippo Hollow Country Estate

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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stayed three nights as part of a tour - what a fabulous place! The staff, accommodation, facilities all excellent. Close to Kruger so lots of game drives on offer from hotel, we saw the 'big 5' and more on our first drive. The restaurant has...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Outstanding setting. Beautiful gardens, with interesting wild life from hippos to crocs!! Very special having an evening meal with a hippo on the lawn. Very peaceful area. The room was very large and clean. The bathroom was huge and well equipped. The buffet and al...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was one of 23 solo travellers touring South Africa, from Johannesburg to Cape Town, with a tour company. We stayed at Hippo Hollow for 3 nights to allow us to visit the Kruger Game Park, the elephant sanctuary at Hazyview, experience flying in a...More

Thank IJM999
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 4 days ago

Dear IJM999, Thank you for taking your time in reviewing us on TripAdvisor. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and could experience all the Kruger -Lowveld area has to offer. I am happy that you found the staff welcoming and helpful....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel, with a beautiful garden and 2 swimming pools. The staff are very charming and kind, always there to help. The manager and the reception team were very nice and available to answer to all our questions. The rooms are big are clean....More

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Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 1 week ago

Dear catiamneto, Thank you for your beautiful review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us along the staff, the gardens, the pool and also the rooms. We are looking forward in welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good location. Adventure pure, Hippos in near river, Animals in garden. All in all a very good stay in the hotel and for sure we come back in October. Best holiday ever. My wife did not want to go.

3  Thank guidogeldrie
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guidogeldrie, Thank you for the beautiful tripadvisor that you wrote on our page. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us were able to see our lovely hippos and our other animals. We are looking forward in welcoming you back in October.

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
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Laundry Service
Concierge
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Multilingual Staff
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Outdoor pool
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US$116 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
#3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$116 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
#3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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Jane W
24 August 2017|
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Response from morrison5 | Reviewed this property |
With Riviera you have 1 morning game drive included which you leave at 05:30 and your back between 14:30 and 15:00. You are offered an afternoon game drive the following day which starts at 14:00 and you have dinner in... More
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