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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Our first safari and it was just perfect...something I have never said of hotel and experience before! Positives: only 8 'rooms' so very intimate but each room very private. Small number if staff were do very helpful and friendly. Excellent food, well presented. Large bedroom,...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We have just completed a 3 night stay and have to say it exceeded our high expectations. Unfortunately we arrived quite late on our flight from Zimbabwe, so we were unable to partake in that afternoons game drive. Instead we arrived just in time for...More

Thank Russell2374
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Fantastic remote location within the Timbavati Game Reserve. I was travelling along after a work trip to Johannesburg and the staff made me feel very welcome, even joining me for dinner (thank you Tiani and Colin!) so I wasn't eating alone! The lunchtime flight from...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 21 September 2017

My husband and I booked Simbavati Hilltop Lodge for our first safari experience after comparing many, many different options and we were not disappointed! The lodge coordinated our transportation to/from the airport- they were easy to find at the very small airport and the transport...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We had asked for a room close to amenities due to an injury and we got just what we asked for . The accommodations were excellent very unique , and we are well traveled. The outdoor double shower was really nice and looking straight toward...More

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Spa
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US$846 - US$1 266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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EuropeTravelMom
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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