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Reviewed 5 September 2018

We stopped at the Hippo Hollow for lunch and were made welcome and treated to some top-class service. The decor is typically "African" and sitting along the banks of the Sabie River is mesmerising. Food was excellent and reasonably priced. I highly recommend stopping here if you are in the Hazyview area.

Date of stay: September 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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1  Thank anitar978
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Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear anitar978,

Thank you for reviewing Hippo Hollow Restaurant on our TripAdvisor page.
We are delighted that you were happy with the service along with our décor and location and the food.

We hope you return to us again soon.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

15 minutes driving just outside the kruger park you find a piece of heaven in earth. This resort is simply fantastic with very good restaurant having bónus as almost Every night you can see hippos and crocs meanwhile dinning .
Highly recommended

Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
1  Thank Martinho A
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Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Martinho A,

Thank you for taking the time to review us.
We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Hippo Hollow and that you were able to see our lovely hippos every night with your dinner. We are happy that you enjoyed your meals with us.

We are looking forward in welcoming you back in the near future.

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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I very much enjoyed my stay at Hippo Hollow as part of a tour group and for a few extra days independently with my family. The staff were very friendly and helpful and their customer service was excellent. I loved the garden layout of the hotel which included seeing hippos there in the evening with a great view of them from the restaurant. The quality of the food was very good, it was reasonably priced and there was a good enough choice available that we didn't have to leave the hotel in search of a restaurant. The rooms were comfortable and I had a lovely balcony overlooking the pool and a garden area. The location was great for getting to Kruger Park which is only about 20 mins away. The only negative thing I could say was there were power cuts on our first night but there were candles and matches in the room which I thought was quite amusing. I genuinely don't have a bad word to say about Hippo Hollow and would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone looking for accommodation in Hazyview.

Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
1  Thank Judith129
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Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Judith129,

Thank you for your valued feedback on our TripAdvisor page.
We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us along with the service, the food, your room, and our location. We are glad that you were able to visit the Kruger National Park while staying with us. We apologise for the power cut as our power sometimes get cut off due to a storm or wind without any notice.

We hope you return to us again soon.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

What an amazing experience. The setting on the bridge is amazing with hippo's below, super friendly staff serving all needs. The meal was a feast with various starters amoungst others Crocodile kebabs, the main was a unique self braai on a mini cooker with ostrich fillet, springbok potjie, Kingklip and veg, rounded off with a platter of deserts to die for, if you still had space.
An absolute must do.

Date of stay: September 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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3  Thank ElephantHerd2013
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Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear ElephantHerd2013,

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valued feedback.
We are delighted that you enjoyed your Sunset Bridge Dinner experience with us along with all the Bridge Dinner has to offer, namely hippos, friendly service, unique serving method, and good food. It was an absolute pleasure to have you with us.

We hope you join us again for dinner in the very near future.

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Hotel was Clean, inviting, staff were great, overall had an awesome stay just too short, stayed in the Standard rooms was a bit concerned at first when we originally booked, although fairy basic awesome views and comfort , The food was also exceptional, staff extremely helpful and friendly. high recommend this lodge.

Room tip: Chalets looked awesome, but standard rooms also good
Date of stay: August 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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1  Thank TravellersAuz
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Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear TravellersAuz,

Thank you for taking the time to review us on our TripAdvisor page.
We are happy that we exceeded your expectation of Hippo Hollow. And that you enjoyed your stay with us, along with the staff and the food.

We hope that you return to us again in the near future.

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