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    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

    Mbali Farm, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Reviewed yesterday

    My husband and I booked Simbavati Hilltop Lodge for our first safari experience after comparing many, many different options and we were not disappointed! The lodge coordinated our transportation to/from the airport- they were easy to find at the very small airport and the transport...More

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    Reviewed yesterday

    We had asked for a room close to amenities due to an injury and we got just what we asked for . The accommodations were excellent very unique , and we are well traveled. The outdoor double shower was really nice and looking straight toward...More

    Thank johnniebdover
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Simbawati is the place to immerse yourself in the wild animal world while also enjoying 5-star homely comfort in luxurious air-con lodge. Thanks to the welcoming and efficient management and staff, our group of 10 from Australia had a great time for 3 days. Plenty...More

    1  Thank caleblims
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed at Simbavati Hilltop for four days, the very beginning of September. The staff, food, room and view of the lake were very nice. Hippos, and elephants frolicking were a daily occurrence. It was very exciting seeing an entire herd of elephants walking in front...More

    Thank gramma-Jill-S
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had a beautiful view overlooking the dam with hippos and crocs. We had a ball of a time and even celebrated the birthday with a singing group and a cake. What a memory. We didn't see any cats but saw lovely wild dogs. Was...More

    Thank Karicks
    Kapama River Lodge
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    • Pool
    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$1 056 - US$1 177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    johnniebdover
    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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    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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    15 August 2017|
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    Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
    Hi Johnniebd We are in a Malaria Free Area. We do however supply our guests with a moisture lotion in the tents to help protect you from the mosquitoes and we recommend that you put this on during game drives and at night... More
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    "All rooms looked to have a similar view"
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    "All lodges have good view of river and have excellent privacy."
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    "Room 5 has a good view of the lake."
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    "Ask for room 4, this has a stunning view"
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