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Hippo Hollow Country Estate

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Wheelchair Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
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Location and contact
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 21 May 2018

The hotel is very well located right next to the Kruger Park and offers one of the best Price-Performance ratios of the area. The accomodation itself offers a good standards. The Bungalows have good BBQ-facilities integrated where one Can enjoy great BBQ while watching the...More

Thank Seppaetoeni
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 22 May 2018

Dear Seppaetoeni, Thank you so much for providing feedback on our TripAdvisor page. We are delighted that you enjoyed our accommodation with us. However I would love to get more information in regard to the disappointing service as we always strive to provide all our...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

Stayed three nights as part of a tour - what a fabulous place! The staff, accommodation, facilities all excellent. Close to Kruger so lots of game drives on offer from hotel, we saw the 'big 5' and more on our first drive. The restaurant has...More

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Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 22 May 2018

Dear SuffolkCarol, Thank you for your beautiful review that you wrote on our TripAdvisor Page. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad that you got the time to experience Kruger's "Big Five" and Elephant Whispers and the surrounds. We...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

Outstanding setting. Beautiful gardens, with interesting wild life from hippos to crocs!! Very special having an evening meal with a hippo on the lawn. Very peaceful area. The room was very large and clean. The bathroom was huge and well equipped. The buffet and al...More

Thank y_monaghan
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 22 May 2018

Dear y_monaghan, Thank you for taking the time to review us on our TripAdvisor page. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our gardens, our wildlife, your room, the food and wines and the staff's service along with what the area had to offer. We hope...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

I was one of 23 solo travellers touring South Africa, from Johannesburg to Cape Town, with a tour company. We stayed at Hippo Hollow for 3 nights to allow us to visit the Kruger Game Park, the elephant sanctuary at Hazyview, experience flying in a...More

Thank IJM999
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 17 May 2018

Dear IJM999, Thank you for taking your time in reviewing us on TripAdvisor. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and could experience all the Kruger -Lowveld area has to offer. I am happy that you found the staff welcoming and helpful....More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

Very nice hotel, with a beautiful garden and 2 swimming pools. The staff are very charming and kind, always there to help. The manager and the reception team were very nice and available to answer to all our questions. The rooms are big are clean....More

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Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 8 May 2018

Dear catiamneto, Thank you for your beautiful review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us along the staff, the gardens, the pool and also the rooms. We are looking forward in welcoming you back in the near future.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
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
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$122 - US$329 (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
Details
Price range
US$122 - US$329 (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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Anthony J
22 July 2018|
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Response from Pamela P | Reviewed this property |
We travelled with Thompsons Tours, ours were all prepaid. I'm sure you can pay at the entry to the Parks.
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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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"Ask for a river view room."
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