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Hippo Hollow Country Estate

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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average11%
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  • Terrible1%
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The hotel has a magical setting beside the river and next To Kruger safari park. We saw a hippo in the river. Amazing. Lovely staff. Amazing food. Lovely room. Pool in lovely setting. I would love to go back

Thank 503Sandy
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our favourite hotel of our South Africa tour. We were lucky enough to see the hippo and her baby on the lawn, elephants bathing in the river (got some great photos) and on a rafting tour on the river we spotted a crocodile...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Friendly and welcoming staff and a nice and clean room The breakfast was also very nice. You can speak directly to the cook preparing the eggs. We had the luck to see a hippo mum with her kid during our dinner. The food from the...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice hotel. Rooms good. Watching hippos on the lawn was great. Buffet for over 200 people very poor. A La Carter menu ok but lots of room for improvement. Staff very helpful and considerat. Lovely place strongly recommend

Thank johnburtenshaw
Reviewed 4 days ago

So enjoyed our stay - spacious rooms, small but clean and cool pools - saw hippos at night and elephants across the river during the day - idyllic - great safari to Kruger National Park and did a rafting excursion which was great fun, if...More

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Pool
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Free Internet
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US$130 - US$498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
#3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$130 - US$498 (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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5 December 2017|
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Response from Kevskiknbak | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay we didn’t need any nets or malaria tablets at all
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16 November 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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"All options are calm and peaceful and beautifully sited."
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"Rooms near the poo also have a decent wi - fi access ."
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"Had dinner at the restaurant."
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"Views over river are awesome with private outside deck. not all rooms are air conditioned."
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