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Hippo Pools Resort

On the R40, 22km North of Hoedspruit, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“self catering” (4 reviews)
“great stay” (2 reviews)
“hippos” (24 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
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Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Pets Allowed
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Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
3.5 Star Hotel
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1 - 5 of 32 reviews

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

3  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
Kapama Karula
451 reviews
#1 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
 
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363 reviews
#1 of 2 hotels in Balule Nature Reserve
 
Kapama Buffalo Camp
415 reviews
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Garonga Safari Camp
375 reviews
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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room amenities
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Details
  • Price range
  • US$0 - US$4 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Hotel class
  • Room types
  • Suites ,
  • Kitchenette ,
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 14
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  • Location
  • South Africa >
  • Limpopo Province >
  • Hoedspruit
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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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