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HillsNek Safari Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve

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N2 Greater Addo, Eastern Cape, Amakhala Game Reserve 6011 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A group of five of us had a fantastic three nights at Hillsnek in November. The accommodation was stunning, with views over the reserve from our beds, and certainly luxurious. The food was consistently outstanding, including making a special effort to cater for the one...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the most stunning and exciting parts of our holiday to South Africa. The location was out of this world, only 8 people in the lodge and all looked after by kind and very approachable staff. The morning and afternoon safari's were...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank JohnC00704
Response from Bushbaby99, Manager at HillsNek Safari Camp, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Dear John, Thank-you very much for the Review. It is heartwarming to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. our location is indeed out of this world. Your safari experiences stay with you forever. What wonderful memories! We hope to welcome you back one...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from 3 fabulous days at Hilsnek. It truly was a once in a life time experience. From the time we arrived, the service and atmosphere was top notch. Arriving back after a safari and being provided with warm towels and a...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank grifmag
Response from Bushbaby99, Manager at HillsNek Safari Camp, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for the lovely review, it is much appreciated. I am pleased that you had a wonderful stay. Providing our Guests with a memorable experience is what we strive for, here at HillsNek Safari Camp. Many thanks for the recommendation and hope to see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hillsnek safari Lodge for 3 nights. It was the most amazing experience from start to finish. We were met by our guide, Byron, and from thereon in we knew we were in for a fantastic time. Bryon has a passion for all...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank sue p
Response from Bushbaby99, Manager at HillsNek Safari Camp, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sue, Wow, a truly amazing review, thank-you so much. Byron is very passionate about his work and loves to impart his knowledge to his Guests. I shall pass your thanks on to him. Wonderful to hear that your Safari Experience was never to be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at the Hillsnek Safari Camp and every minute was simply stunning. The lodge has only a capacity for about 8-10 people, that makes your stay at this lodge very exclusive. The staff is very friendly. They really understand their business and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank andrissimo85
Response from Bushbaby99, Manager at HillsNek Safari Camp, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andre, What a wonderful review, thank-you so much. Three nights is the perfect stay at HillsNek and am pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. The view from the tents is indeed a sight to behold. your Safari experience is something that you...More

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Description
HillsNek Safaris is an intimate, luxury tented camp positioned on the banks of the Bushmans River. Situated in a tucked away corner of the Amakhala Big 5 Game Reserve, the lodge is 70km's from Port Elizabeth More in the malaria-free Eastern Cape. An abundant variety of wildlife includes lion,rhino, elephant, giraffe, cheetah, buffalo, zebra and a myriad of plains game. The stone, canvas and thatched main lodge is at the heart of the camp, with four private safari tents elevated on wooden decks that enhance the spectacular views of surrounding plains and bush. All tents have panoramic views of the African plains, and game viewing can often be enjoyed from the comfort of your bed. Personalized service and outstanding hospitality is the hallmark of every stay. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$647 - US$1 019 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Amakhala Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$647 - US$1 019 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Amakhala Game Reserve
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Samantha Q
22 October 2018|
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Response from Bushbaby99 | Property representative |
Hi Samantha, While it is during our summer months, our weather can be quite varied. December usually is quite warm but we suggest some warmer items as the evenings can be a bit cooler on the game drives. Kind Regards Megan
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celia591
3 September 2017|
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Response from BrightcutOne | Reviewed this property |
We were there in first few days of April this year and it was never too hot. They provide a large fan in the room which i think we used once during our visit during the day. Its certainly cool in the early morning and... More
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Angel2707
18 March 2017|
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Response from tcgw | Reviewed this property |
There is usually 2 choices for the main meal at lunch and dinner. However at lunch they always made me up a cheese board and I am sure they would make a salad if you want something lighter. Food is fantastic
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"They only have excellent rooms and all of them are almost identical"
andrissimo85
2 weeks ago
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"The accomodation is in Tents but not your typical ones"
Meshell68
3 weeks ago
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"All of the tents are fantastic"
reklawenaj
31 Oct 2018
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"Only 4 of them, all wonderful"
75AndyB75
10 Oct 2018
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