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AMENITIES
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Safari Camp is located about a 15 minute drive away from the park entrance and lies completely secluded in the African bush. This means that your chances of seeing wild animals from the exquisite pool deck are really great. Johan and Ronell have created...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank JCFernandez
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of spending three nights at Ximongwe River Camp which were delightful! Ronelle's cooking is excellent and we were able to enjoy family meals for breakfast and dinner with a beautiful table set for all meals. Johan is a passionate guide and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Curiosity603115
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really had an amazing stay at Ximongwe! The hosts taking care of everything and make you feel like at home in the Bush. Ronell is an amazing cook. She peepers great breakfast and lovely dinners. Her husband Johan is taking care of the game...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Escape31845890322
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ximongwe Safari's - Hippo Cottage A beautiful 5 bedroom home on the banks of the Oliphants River located on the Balule Reserve with Hoedspruit being the nearest town is where we found ourselves for a six night stay in January 2018. The location is superb...More

Date of stay: January 2019
2  Thank SharonP3031
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw game the minute we entered the park, and once we arrived at the river camp an elephant was having lunch right outside our window. Later a couple of warthogs stopped by, and the baboons were all over. The hippo cottage was right for...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Nestled on the banks of the mighty Olifants River you will find a piece of heaven where elephant is but one of the regular visitors to its grassy planes. A haven for both human and animals alike where the tranquility More and the magic of the African bush will embrace you. The main unit comprises of five bedrooms, two bathrooms with shower and bath. A spacious kitchen fully equipped with gas/electric combination stove fridge/freezer and deepfreeze. The large communal area consist of a dining room and lounge. The unit is serviced daily . The large viewing deck, overlooking the Olifants River offers a variety of sightings daily from the fish eagle catching its daily food to the gentle giants of the bush grazing quietly on the banks of the river. Welcome relief from the summer heat can be enjoyed in the splash pool while gripping sounds can be heard around the boma at night when the wood owl is calling its mate. For the adventurous spirits, game drive and bush walks are offered daily. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Microwave
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$85 - US$216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$85 - US$216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
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Room & Suite (16)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Maca D
6 May 2018|
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Response from Ximongwe_River_Camp | Property representative |
Hi Macareena, unfortunately not vegan but vegetarian.
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judithlorraine123
12 March 2018|
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Response from Ximongwe_River_Camp | Property representative |
Hi Lorraine, I apologise for only answering now. The cottages are approximately 5 m apart. If you have more enquiries about Ximongwe, please d not hesitate to contact me. Kind Regards Ronell
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ashdoc
12 September 2016|
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Response from Ximongwe_River_Camp | Property representative |
Hi, thank you very much for the great review. The kids are more than welcome at Ximongwe River Camp and we can take them on a lot of activities which they will enjoy, Moholoholo and the Wildlife Endangered Species Centre... More
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"The rooms are all the same. Tent on top and shower room below. Toilets are shared- but not to worry- you..."
JCFernandez
5 days ago
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"Best view / big 5 area / 4 wheelers are best to access"
G2386AUclairem
19 Sep 2018
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"The Hippo Cottage has excellent views. The nests at the Bush Camp are REALLY nice :)"
192jaded
03 Jul 2018
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"All the rooms are lovely but the ones facing the river are lovely."
kerryc706
12 Mar 2018
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