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Hippo Pools Resort

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Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (18)
Pool & Beach (3)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
25 Apr 2017
“Great place to visit! ”
1 Jan 2017
“Stop Over”
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Business Centre
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
3 Star Hotel
Magnificent Olifants river property is ideal for a weekend breakaway where you can even fly in and land on the tarred landing strip located on the Estate. A Must stay property for the bush lover that have a large family and friends that enjoy each others company, African sunsets...
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Location and contact
On the R40, 22km North of Hoedspruit, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
21,5 km to Hoedspruit Airport
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We met some friends here that had a time share and we had a great time. The rooms were large and spacious. All round great stay. We went fishing and spotted some hippos was a fantastic experience seeing them there in the water just lazing...More

Thank Johnathan P
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This resort, it seems, has a long history. It has been through several incarnations and as it stands at the moment made for a pleasant place for our one night stop over. The place is in the process of being upgraded from being let go...More

Thank Ivan L
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Run-down, ramshackle kind of place. The "restaurant" had nothing other than a very poor quality salad to offer, as everything else on the menu wasn't available. Swimming pool was green.The tariff we originally were quoted wasn't correct so we ended up spending more money than...More

5  Thank Gill R
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed here three nights and loved it. The host was very lovely and was so willing to help with any questions we had. We had problems with our rental car and she even called Avis to put us in the right direction. We had...More

Thank christinaarmstrong2
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I was happy to find Hippo pools had Accom as the whole of Hoedspruit was booked out! I kinda know why. The place needs a lot of maintenance, rooms are ok, but certainly not 3 star! Most positive thing I can say was my bed...More

Thank de_chalain
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Magnificent Olifants river property is ideal for a weekend breakaway where you can even fly in and land on the tarred landing strip located on the Estate. A Must stay property for the bush lover that have a ...More large family and friends that enjoy each others company, African sunsets, birdlife and the luxury of a fully equipped house. Less
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Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (18)
Pool & Beach (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Ask for anything with AIR CON, if you can get it, hurray!!!"
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"Out buildings have the best views."
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"They rooms by the pool. It was very quiet"
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"Unit next to the river to view the hippo's"
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