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    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

    Mbali Farm, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Reviewed 5 March 2015

    We had a wonderful time at Simbavati celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary. Unfortunately game was scarce but being in the bush was great. The staff were attentive, efficient and very friendly. The guide (Nelson) and tracker (Abel) were knowledgeable and entertaining. The barman (Bishop), night-guard...More

    Thank JanineBou
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 9 March 2015

    Dear JanineBou Congratulations and best wishes on your 25th wedding anniversary! Thank you for spending such a memorable occasion with us. Apologies for the animals not coming out to celebrate with you. We are however glad that our staff ensured that you had a great...More

    Reviewed 16 February 2015

    We visited Simbavati Hilltop Lodge for our 2nd wedding anniversary and stayed for 2 days over the Valentines weekend. We absolutely loved it! the views are spectacular, the lodge is stunning, and our room was tasteful and secluded. We were very sad to leave, and...More

    Thank cherene2015
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 20 February 2015

    Dear Cherene Thank you for choosing to spend your 2nd wedding anniversary with us. We were glad that we could be a part of it and that we could make it a memorable occasion. Also thank you for the great review. We love it! We...More

    Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

    Experience superb game viewing, excellent guiding, saw the Big 5 on drive. The showers are awesome. Dinner in the boma was special. New kid on the block with huge potential. Good luck and keep up your standards.More

    Thank Braamdeacon
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 20 February 2015

    Dear Braamdeacon Thank you for the great review and words of encouragement. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, the game drives (seeing the big 5 is always a double bonus!) and enjoying our Boma dinner. We hope you can come back and visit us...More

    Reviewed 4 February 2015

    I stayed at Simbavati Hilltop lodge for 2 nights and was delighted at the style of the place and facilities! It is the perfect combination of luxury and African Safari! The bedroom has a brilliant aircon, is kept neat and clean and very comfortable, with...More

    Thank Jessica N
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 12 February 2015

    Dear Jessica N Thank you for the stunning review it is greatly appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and our outside shower :) We will pass on your compliments to the chefs and to our field guides and trackers. We would live for...More

    Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

    What an amazing experience. Thank you Carolyne and team. We had the most amazing 3 days at Hill Top. The lodge is exquisite. Spacious, modern with an earthy feel. The tents are well hiden amongst the marula trees. The rooms are spacious with a big...More

    Thank wschoeman
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 6 February 2015

    Dear wschoeman Thank you for the lovely review. Our staff will be thrilled to hear that you had a good time! We will definitely pass on your compliments. We are so glad that you also got to experience our spa in the bush. We look...More

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    • US$1 017 - US$1 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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    johnniebdover
    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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    Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
    Hi There The dam has been completed. Regards Nadine
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "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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