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    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

    Mbali Farm, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

    We could have not been more impressed with the staff and accommodations of Simbavati! If you want to be a hermit the entire time, this is probably not the place for you... but if you want to build relationships with your passionate guide and tracker,...More

    Thank Jennifer S
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 21 June 2017

    Dear Jennifer Thank you so much for the lovely review it is greatly appreciated. We have a solution to your shortage of time wish. Plan to visit us again and stay longer this time :) We are thrilled you had a great stay with us...More

    Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

    Me and the wife had an awesome time in the simbavati hilltop lodge staying 5d4n and doing 8 game drives in total. It was truly an amazing experience but that was spoilt by one guy (airport transfer person) But lets start with the positives. Which...More

    Thank Markie17
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 21 June 2017

    Dear Markie17 Thank you for the review, we appreciate all your feedback the positives and the negatives. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the service from the staff at the lodge and that you got to experience the "Big 5". Our tent accommodation...More

    Reviewed 27 May 2017

    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 Alan T
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 June 2017

    Dear cooks4 Thank you so much for the lovely review. It was our pleasure making sure that you all had a memorable safari experience. We are glad that you got to see the "Big 5" and that you enjoyed your time on the game drives...More

    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    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
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 June 2017

    Dear Erin D We are just as excited to welcome you back to our lodge. It was lovely having you at our lodge and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the review. See you soon, regards Nadine

    Reviewed 11 May 2017

    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
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 June 2017

    Dear africanwhispers01 We are so happy to hear that you loved your stay at our lodge. It was our pleasure to make it magical and memorable. We will pass on your compliments to all staff involved. We hope that you will come back and visit...More

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    • US$1 024 - US$1 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    johnniebdover
    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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    gramma-Jill-S
    23 July 2017|
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    Response from Anya778 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. There is a small pool.
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    johnniebdover
    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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    "rooms 4-7 give you an unobstructed view of the Hippos!"
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    "Excellent Views in all rooms-beware of the loud hippos!"
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    "We had room 1. A lot of the game that traveled through the camp walks in front of this tent."
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    "All rooms offer great luxury and views"
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