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Mbali Farm, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best lodges in South Africa. If you are looking for a private high end lodge this is your spot. Jimmy is a zen master guide who seems to effortlessly know where the animals are, how to interpret what the animals are saying...More

Thank Courtney M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Simbavarti river lodge one night and the hilltop lodge 2 nts. I cannot speak highly enough of the happy helpful staff of both lodges they went all out to make our stay a memorable, comfotrtable one. The surprise private dinner in...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

We had a fantastic experience over our three days at Hilltop. From the moment we stepped out of our airport transfer vehicle, we were made to feel so welcome. Every staff member was engaged, friendly and approachable. Nothing was ever too much trouble. The tented...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice, top-end lodge. If you like the best choose HillTop. The setting is marvellous, overlooking a lake. Good guides en nice safaris. Do not like tripadvisor to force me to make a review at least 200.

Thank Endtz
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Our group consisted of 2 couples and we stayed 3 nights. Top notch accommodations in deluxe tented rooms. Yes, the bathroom and tub is outside of the air conditioned bedroom but it is completely accessible and safe. We really enjoyed the outdoor shower. Each room...More

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Simbavati Hilltop Lodge is situated in Timbavati Game Reserve on a beautiful small koppie, an ideal vantage point for stunning views of the Nhlaralumi River and the distant foothills of the Drakensberg Mountain ...More Range. A pure authentic, tranquil safari experience in pavilion-style luxury tents. The Simbavati Hilltop Lodge boasts breathtaking views from eight individual luxurious tents, specifically arranged to create a unique village feel. Privacy is guaranteed thanks to the careful placement of the tented-suites, ensuring an intimate and unforgettable stay. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$844 - US$1 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$844 - US$1 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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Traveller (475)
Room & Suite (95)
Dining (22)
Pool & Beach (18)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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EuropeTravelMom
14 February 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the responses above...you won't feel you have lots of spare time time. We were there last September - so can't comment on wildlife in March. Even the rangers and guides said how lucky we were to see so... More
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John B
27 August 2017|
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Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
Here are our game drive times: September to April: Morning drive: 05h45 - 09h00 Afternoon/evening drive: 16h00 - 19h00 May to August: Morning drive: 06h00 - 09h00 Afternoon/evening drive: 15h00 - 19h00 I would advise... More
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John B
25 August 2017|
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Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
When staying at Hilltop Lodge we include selected drinks (selected spirits, house wines, local beers and soft drinks) in your rate so you can enjoy your drink at the pool and not worry about the cost.
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"Luxury Safari Tents are out of this world !!!"
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"all rooms are great"
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"All perfect, some with some more stairs"
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