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    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

    Mbali Farm, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge~ Where to begin? So many breathless moments... From the first sight from travelling on the gravel road to Simbavati passing the mopani trees you know you are entering a magical place. Elephants and even leopard greet you before entering the seclusive Simbavati...More

    1  Thank MRehwinkel
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 20 April 2015

    Dear MRehwinkel Congratulations on your engagement. That is so exciting! We wish you both many happy month's of planning your big day and then we wish you many happy years filled with lots of love and happiness after your special wedding day. We would love...More

    Reviewed 5 April 2015

    This year, being a 'landmark' birthday, I wanted to have an extra-special holiday, so accompanied by my wife we were recommended Simbavati Hill Top by my travel agent. We were not disappointed! We were greated at the airport and taken to the lodge, then after...More

    Thank charlesms2015
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 20 April 2015

    Dear Charlesms2015 Thank you for choosing to spend your birthday with us. We are glad that we were able to be a part of it, making it a memorable occasion for you and your wife. We wish you a very happy birthday. We hope that...More

    Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

    We had an amazing 3 nights at simbavati hilltop lodge. Saw 4 of the big five. Aubrey our dedicated waiter was amazing. Our guide and tracker were fantastic, trying to track the elusive leopard to complete our big five experience. One of the most relaxing...More

    2  Thank Bhavna G
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 April 2015

    Der Bhavna G Thank you for the review it is greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear that you had an amazing, relaxing 3 night stay. We will pass on your compliments to Aubrey and our field guide and tracker. They will be thrilled to...More

    Reviewed 3 April 2015

    We have just spent four wonderful nights at this luxurious lodge. The facilities are super, with no sense of roughing it. Our 'tent' was air conditioned, with a huge bed, deep pillows, plenty of supplies and fluffy towels, with a huge and powerful outdoor shower,...More

    Thank Wendy M
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 April 2015

    Dear Wendy M Thank you for the recommendation and for the lovely review. It is greatly appreciated. We are thrilled to hear that we exceeded your expectations and that you enjoyed your game drives, the lodge and our staff. We hope that you can come...More

    Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

    We loved the 2nights we spent at Simbavati.The staff is divine..they really make you feel at home and pamper you all the way.Lovely food.The tour guides are knowledgeable,friendly and they went out of their way to ensure we saw the big 5!!I would go back...More

    Thank Joyce Z
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 1 April 2015

    Dear Joyce Z Thank you for the review we really do appreciate it. We are thrilled to hear that you got to see the Big 5 and that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge. We will pass your compliments onto our staff, they really...More

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    • Breakfast included
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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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    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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    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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