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    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

    Mbali Farm, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    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

    Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

    Stayed for 3 nights at this lovely spot. The accommodation is very nice with great views. Only downside is the separate tent for the bathroom. It was too hot, despite the overhead fan, to enjoy the beautiful bath with spectacular views. Also going to the...More

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

    Dear valDubai We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge and especially our "Boma" dinner. It is also awesome that you got to see the "Big 5" what an amazing experience! Thank you for taking the time to write a...More

    Reviewed 16 January 2017

    This was our first stop on our Honeymoon and it set the bar very high for the rest of the vacation. Stating with the room, we stayed at tent #6. This is far beyond what we expected. Because this resort only have 8 luxury tents...More

    Thank MarissaX618
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 25 January 2017

    Dear MarissaX618 Congratulations on your wedding. We would like to wish you a lifetime of happy, loving years together filled with unbelievable getaways, endless laughter and treasured moments. Thank you for choosing to spend the 1st stop of your honeymoon with us. We are happy...More

    Reviewed 14 January 2017

    As this was our first time on safari we really didn't know what to expect. Let me just say that we were already planning a return visit before we checked out! Viewing the "big five" and other large animals roam freely in their native habitat...More

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    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 25 January 2017

    Dear ChicagoTravelGuy9 Thank you for the detailed review we really do appreciate it. Wow, it sounds like you had an amazing stay at our lodge. I am thrilled to hear that you got to see the "Big 5". We actually planned it, the leopard was...More

    Reviewed 4 January 2017

    Service is beyond expectations, great safari drives, opulent african dishes. The lodges are nicely decorated, some even have good wifi. Our butler/ waiter Andrew was so nice, you would have taken him with you, if given the chance. Game keeper Joe went out of his...More

    Thank Lehuster
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 25 January 2017

    Dear Lehuster Thank you for the lovely words in your review they mean so much to us. It makes us so happy to hear that we exceed our guests expectations. We work hard to provide our guests with a memorable safari experience and that is...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$1 017 - US$1 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 8
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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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    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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    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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    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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