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Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Simbavati Hilltop is fairly new, about 1,5 years old. The situation is overlooking a river bed and the accommodation is luxury tents. The tents are really beautiful with double bed, writing desk, beautiful bathroom with a bath overlooking the river bed and an outdoor shower...More

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Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 28 September 2015

Dear mandygCapeT Thank you so much for the detailed review it is greatly appreciated. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our daybeds and that you had a really relaxing holiday. How many birds did you see on your game drive? We hope you...More

Reviewed 22 August 2015

We - family of four - spend a little more than a week in and around Krugers and stayed at 3 lodges. This is the absolute top of all. No question. If there would be a sixth start they would have earned it. For everything...More

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Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 31 August 2015

Dear Michael Wow! Thank you for the detailed review and for voting us as a 6-star lodge. We are thrilled! We are glad that we made your safari experience extra special and that you loved your stay with us. We will pass on your compliments...More

Reviewed 21 July 2015

We celebrated our honeymoon here for two nights and it was incredible. It is one of the best experiences we have ever had and have to thank all the staff for making it so wonderful. Why should you book? - Staff are great and our...More

1  Thank Sarah-in-the-world
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 30 July 2015

Dear Sarah-in-the-w Congratulations on your wedding. We would like to wish you both many happy years together filled with lots of love and laughter. Thank you for spending such a memorable occasion at Simbavati. We are thrilled to hear you had an amazing honeymoon safari...More

Reviewed 15 July 2015

What an amazing experience! I took my husband for a weekend to celebrate his birthday and the staff went above and beyond to make us feel welcome as well as in celebrating my husband's birthday! The trackers and guides are superb. The accommodation is beautiful...More

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Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 22 July 2015

Dear Laukeena Thank you for choosing to celebrate your husbands birthday with us. We are thrilled that we could be part of this memorable occasion and that you enjoyed every minute of his birthday weekend with us. Thank you for the lovely review and all...More

Reviewed 12 July 2015

The lodge is beautiful, both the main public areas and the individual suites. I had a great view of the waterhole from my deck and the day bed got well used. The rooms are spacious and there are plenty of power sockets for charging batteries/phones...More

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Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 13 July 2015

Dear bushmaniac We are happy to hear that you found our lodge beautiful and that you enjoyed our new day beds. We would also like to let you know that we take our service very seriously and we are disappointed to hear that we let...More

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US$536 - US$1 298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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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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johnniebdover
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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"all house-tents are equally beautiful - you cannot go worng"
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