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Hippo Hollow Country Estate

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“the river”(236 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
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Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Conference Facilities
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R40, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
40,1 km to Kruger Mpumalanga Intl Airport
13 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the most delightful place to spend a few days. The staff are all so helpful and good at what they do. The rooms are large and airy with very comfortable beds, plentiful hot water, good quality bedding and towels changed every day. Food...More

Thank pdodsworth82
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week at Hippo Hollow with our family, and loved every minute. The Hippos visited us often, and seeing the elephants across the river at Elephant Whisperers was so special. The location is great, being so close to The Kruger Park. The service...More

Thank Joanne B
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 1 week ago

Dear Joanne B , Thank you for the beautiful review that you wrote to us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to experience our wildlife namely hippos and elephants. We are happy that you enjoyed our service and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hotel next to kruger parc and elephant whispers, very good food and kind people ! Climatisation too noisy in the room and wifi weak but overall very good adress for a family and for unforgettable safari, hippo in the garden of the hotelMore

Thank lesfillesdulundi
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 1 week ago

Dear lesfillesdulundi, Thank you for taking the time to review us on our TripAdvisor page. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to experience Elephant Whispers and the Kruger park. We are happy that you enjoyed the staff and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can highly recommend this hotel everything about it was good. Excellent staff, wonderful food, the best fish curry. i have ever had and comfortable room. All this and Hippo. The down side was i was given a room over looking the car park. which...More

Thank baggyweights
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 1 week ago

Dear baggyweights, Thank you for taking the time to review us on our TripAdvisor page. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us along with the food and your room. We do apologise for the inconvience that was caused by other guest that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in mid-June 2018. Arrival and check-in were smooth. Staff was waiting to greet us and had all of our paperwork ready. Very quick and efficient check-in. Grounds: Really lovely to walk around, relax in different areas (there are two pools,...More

Thank katgreen
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 1 week ago

Dear katgreen, Thank you for taking the time in writing us your feedback, as feedback is extremely important to us as it assist us with keeping our standard high. I am happy that you found check in to be smooth and efficient and that you...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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US$117 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
#3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$117 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
#3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Pool & Beach (45)
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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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"Ask for a river view room."
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"Don't take a room over looking the car park."
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