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    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

    Mbali Farm, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

          Great experience!!!!! The room is amazing!!! The swimming pool is awesome with a stunning view. The food was great. The staff are very friendly and the game drive were outstanding! The guides have a huge knowledge about the reserve! I totally recommend

          Thank lucasvandesande
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 28 March 2017

          Dear lucasvandesande Thank you for the review and the recommendation, it is greatly appreciated. We hope you will come back and visit again. Regards Nadine

          Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

          My partner and I visited Simbavati for 3 nights and what an experience!!! The staff were so helpful, food was spectacular (we even got pancakes on Shrove Tuesday!) and the game drives were all very special. Big thanks to Colin, Andrew, Joe & Derick who...More

          Thank Sami_B23
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 March 2017

          Dear Sami_B23 Thank you for the lovely review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your pancakes and the other food that we had on offer of course :) It was our pleasure to provide you with an amazing safari experience and we look...More

          Reviewed 1 March 2017

          Put "safari" on your bucket list, and go to Simbavati to do it. It is really the wildlife that makes the experience, and that is somewhat a matter of luck. We saw elephants, lions, buffalo, zebra, impala, water bucks and other antelope, and giraffes and...More

          Thank Samuel C
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 March 2017

          Dear sambea Thank you for the detailed review we really do appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Our thought behind the 98 steps is so that guests can work off all of our delicious food so that they can make space for...More

          Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

          Did not know what to expect as this was our first time in Africa and on safari, however everything was beyond what we could have ever imagined. Our room was nice and large and had adequate air conditioning as it was 38 degrees C. We...More

          Thank Babysitter28
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 March 2017

          Dear Babysitter28 Thank you so much for the lovely review, it is greatly appreciated. It was our pleasure to spoil you and provide you with an amazing safari filled with memories that will last you a lifetime. We will pass on your thanks to the...More

          Reviewed 17 February 2017

          recently we had two night stay ,first time on safari,excellent place to stay good accommodation ,outstanding service from all areas of the lodge,the African staff incredibly obliging from the butler Aubrey,to the guides and trackers who take us out at dawn and dusk ,that is...More

          Thank davidd125
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 21 February 2017

          Dear davidd125 Thank you for the detailed review it is greatly appreciated. We are thrilled to hear that you got to see the "Big 5" what an experience for your 1st safari. It was our pleasure to be able to spoil you and treat you...More

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          • US$796 - US$1 182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          johnniebdover
          How far is the hilltop from the river lodge Thanks
          21 June 2017|
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          Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
          They are only a couple of km away, however they are not walking distance away and you are not able to see one lodge from the other because of the trees, grass and bushes. On your game drive your guide might take you past... More
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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 Simbavati | Property representative |
          Hi Johnnie Room 7 and 8 are furthest from the main lodge and they have a better view because they are closer to the new dam (that is my opinion) Regards Nadine
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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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          "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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