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Hippo Hollow Country Estate

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay - the rooms, facilities, meals and staff all excellent!!!! Sitting on the deck watching the elephants pass by, seeing a Hippo swim past early morning wow. Sipping cocktails after a great safari in Kruger.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing disappointed us at the Hippo Hollow. The river and garden view chalets are more than adequate; clean, comfortable and well appointed. The location is excellent for day-trips in and around Hazyview, the gardens are glorious and the resident animals are a proper treat to...More

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Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 1 week ago

Dear PaulaZ7, Thanks very much for sharing on tripadvisor. We hope to see you I the near future,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming facility with a pure african stile, in the terrace you can enjoy a tasty meal with some good drinks next to a small river in which wild crocodiles, hippos and sometimes elephants take a bath. The decoration and architecture in this facility bring you...More

1  Thank Pau F
Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pau, Thank you very much for sharing your beautiful experience on trip advisor. We are delighted to hear that you had a pure African experience , and enjoyed all our facilities. It was a great pleasure to have you as one of our guest,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three nights in this lovely hotel. At night whilst eating dinner on the terrace you could see the hippo come down stream and go up onto the bank. In the day you could see people having elephant rides come down the hillside. It...More

1  Thank dawnohm
Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dawnohm, thank you for the review on the three nights that you spend with us here at the hotel. We are also happy to hear you had a peaceful stay with us and enjoyed the scenery from the terrace over looking the Sabie River....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this Hotel it is difficult to add additional comments to those already posted here, All I can say is if you have the opportunity to visit this area choose this hotel you will not be disappointed. We were also fortunate to see a Hippo...More

1  Thank Len T
Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Len, thank you for taking time to write this beautiful review regarding your stay, whilst you stayed with us here at Hippo Hollow. It is always such a great honour to get such beautiful feedback from our guests. Glad to hear that your overall...More

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US$150 - US$299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
#3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
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US$150 - US$299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
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overend94
5 December 2017|
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Response from Naima M | Reviewed this property |
We were there the end of July. There were no nets and we didn’t need any anti- malaria meds. However it was winter. So I’m not 100% sure about the summer months.
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Anit Y
16 November 2017|
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Response from Naima M | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so. I didn’t see any area that would allow for this.
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Jane W
24 August 2017|
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Response from morrison5 | Reviewed this property |
With Riviera you have 1 morning game drive included which you leave at 05:30 and your back between 14:30 and 15:00. You are offered an afternoon game drive the following day which starts at 14:00 and you have dinner in... More
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"The river chalets offer views onto the Sabie river and its resident Hippos."
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"In the courtyard by one of the pools is best"
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"All options are calm and peaceful and beautifully sited."
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"Rooms near the poo also have a decent wi - fi access ."
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