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Hluhluwe Umfolozi Hilltop Camp

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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“hilltop camp”(40 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My lasting memory of the Hilltop Restaurant is that I can't decide which was worse, the food or the service? The buffet was characterised by empty bain-marie trays that only gets refilled if asked - made me wonder whether staff is stockpiling, for whatever reason....More

Thank BoereBrit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awesome game reserve to view lots of animals closely. Stayed here for four days and managed to see the lion on all 4 days. Drove like crazy and couldn’t get enough. Went on three game drives one morning and two evening ones and got...More

1  Thank niruDurbs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived into the Park via Merchant Gate, even at the entry car park we could see a family of Warthogs and some little deer. First impressions of the reception area were good, there are absolutely beautiful views over some of the hills and valleys...More

1  Thank Alison S
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

From entering the reserve we experienced Africa at its best. The oldest game reserve in Africa didn’t fail to deliver with a huge troop of more than 30 elephants, buffalo wallowing in the mud pools, probably in excess of 50. We experienced both white and...More

Thank Goodfoodknight
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The camp is in a stunning setting on a hilltop with views right across Hluhluwe game reserve. The best views are from the restaurant area and most of the lodges simply look directly into woodland, but they're cleverly designed to give privacy and a rustic...More

Thank Dave B
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carl941
13 April 2017|
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Response from Anette M | Reviewed this property |
yes it was included for us staying in rondavels.
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Karenherts
19 September 2016|
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Response from JayAimDee | Reviewed this property |
Nothing looks renovated sadly. Hype more than reality
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Megmeg9
5 August 2016|
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Response from JayAimDee | Reviewed this property |
We went on the afternoon game drive which started at 5pm until 8pm. I think the cost was about R375 (from memory) the advantage of this drive is the fact that it is an evening one when animals are looking to feed
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"take some stuff to make tea/coffee basic unit."
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"chalets numbers 47-49 would provide a good view, not sure if they have been refurbished or not yet"
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"Stay outside the park"
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