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    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

    Mbali Farm, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          This place is amazing, the hilltop tents are so well appointed, they are luxurious, comfortable and well appointed. The staff were courteous and friendly. Food delicious and most important the game drive were super fun and we saw the big 5. Our drivers and trackers...More

          Thank cooks4
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          The eight rooms at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge are amazing and located right on the river. We had hippos and elephants outside our terrace and it was gorgeous. The staff was above and beyond our expectations. They were helpful and great and anticipated anything we needed....More

          1  Thank Erin D
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          You know you're in a magical place, great view from the Room, bar & also by the boma coupled by the sound of Hippos right in front of the Lodge. Dam restoration increased the pleasure of our stay What else other that seating by your...More

          Thank africanwhispers01
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          A great bush experience with my husband! Delicious food and great sightings - saw my first leopard kill!! The staff are extremely friendly and always around to help! Only downfall is that when the lodge is full there are 8 people in the vehicles which...More

          Thank danielafB3292WF
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

          Dear danielafB3292WF Wow! A leopard kill, how exciting. I wish I was there! I really hope that the day you got to see the leopard kill that the other guests were with you other wise I am sure they are green with envy. We are...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          The location is perfect, with stunning views across the river and beyond. We watched the elephants bathe in the water right in front of us! The rooms were of excellent quality, with comfortable beds, air conditioning, complimentary mini-bar (on a drinks inclusive basis) and a...More

          Thank Charlotte P
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

          Dear Charlotte P Thank you so much for the lovely detailed review and the recommendation, it is greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge and that you got to experience our spa treatments. Your game drive sound...More

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          • US$812 - US$1 140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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          johnniebdover
          I am planning a trip in September i hear room 7 & 8 were the best . Does that mean that they are at the top? Are they close to the restaurant and bar are?
          25 May 2017|
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          Response from ChicagoTravelGuy9 | Reviewed this property |
          Hi Johnnie, I stayed there in January and I believe 7 and 8 are the two tents furthest away from the restaurant/bar. However, they are probably the most secluded. I believe we stayed in #2 and that was the closest to the... More
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          valDubai
          Can you advise whether the dam works will be complete by mid January ?
          11 December 2016|
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          Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
          Hi There The dam has been completed. Regards Nadine
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          johnpickering2016
          Hi I have just been contacted about some work going on on the Dam very close to the lodge, was this an impact on your holiday? Was it noisy?
          20 September 2016|
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          Response from SydneyBirdie | Reviewed this property |
          We were there recently during the work. It was not an issue and caused no concern
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          "I would suggest the rooms furthest from the lodge you have to walk but they have the view of the watering..."
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          "Room 5 to 8 "Best view of a New Dam with lots of Game"
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          "Rooms 7 and 8 have superb views over the river and are the most secluded."
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          "rooms 6 to 8 had the best views of the river"
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