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    Hippo Hollow Country Estate

    R40, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
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    • Excellent47%
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    • Average11%
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    21 - 25 of 794 reviews

    Reviewed 8 October 2017

    Stayed here mid September part of our tour with Riviera holidays, loved the position, the rooms and the evening entertainment. Good proximity to the Elephant whispers next door just walking distance. Saw a huge monitor lizard on the bank of the river.The only down side,...More

    Thank Pam W
    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    We stayed here for two nights and really enjoyed it. We stayed in one of the main rooms near the pool (not one of the cottages) and it was spacious and comfy. The bed was ginormous... (we're both little!) I loved walking around the property,...More

    Thank Danielle C
    Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 16 October 2017

    Dear Danielle. Thanks you very much for taking your time to share the lovely and peaceful experience on your recent stay at Hippo Hollow. Its exciting always to hear when we exceed guests expectations.

    Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

    Loved staying here, clean rooms, beautiful deck for drinks and meals. Hippos appeared at night. Special mention of the chef. Husband is coeliac and he talked him through the buffet and prepared gluten free food for him. Makes travelling so much easier. Definite recommendation.

    Thank Mazzag53
    Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 4 October 2017

    Dear Mazzag, Thank you very much for sharing your experience on trip advisor. We are so glad that you came to stay with us, and that your husband dietary requirements were well catered for, which made your stay at the Great Hippo Hollow much easier.

    Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

    It is a good place to relax and chill out with your better half. Though we couldn't spot any hippo's but the place is beautiful just to sink in. The elephant whispers is just next so I had elephants view as well. They have this...More

    Thank Apurva B
    Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 4 October 2017

    Dear Apurva, Thank you so much for your kind words and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. It would be a great pleasure to welcome you back on your next trip to South Africa.

    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    Excellent location to relax overlooking the river away from all noise and dust. Friendly staff very obliging. Great meals and well priced. Strongly recommend to any body looking for a great holiday location. Capt. Shanti Jayamanne

    Thank Shanti J
    Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 4 October 2017

    Dear Shanti, Wow, Thank you very much for sharing . We are thrilled to hear that your expectations were exceeded. It was a great please having you at Hippo Hollow as one of our guest.

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$88 - US$475 (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
    • Number of rooms
    • 91
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    • Hazyview
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    overend94
    5 December 2017|
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    Response from goodguyjas | Reviewed this property |
    Didn’t see any and didn’t need any. I was on a course of tablets but a number of our group never bothered including an ex GP! I focussed on using the spray when I was out. Spray on your ankles, exposed areas. I always wore... More
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    16 November 2017|
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    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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