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Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

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“day bed”(10 reviews)
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

You know you're in a magical place, great view from the Room, bar & also by the boma coupled by the sound of Hippos right in front of the Lodge. Dam restoration increased the pleasure of our stay What else other that seating by your...More

Thank africanwhispers01
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 June 2017

Dear africanwhispers01 We are so happy to hear that you loved your stay at our lodge. It was our pleasure to make it magical and memorable. We will pass on your compliments to all staff involved. We hope that you will come back and visit...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

A great bush experience with my husband! Delicious food and great sightings - saw my first leopard kill!! The staff are extremely friendly and always around to help! Only downfall is that when the lodge is full there are 8 people in the vehicles which...More

Thank danielafB3292WF
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

Dear danielafB3292WF Wow! A leopard kill, how exciting. I wish I was there! I really hope that the day you got to see the leopard kill that the other guests were with you other wise I am sure they are green with envy. We are...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

The location is perfect, with stunning views across the river and beyond. We watched the elephants bathe in the water right in front of us! The rooms were of excellent quality, with comfortable beds, air conditioning, complimentary mini-bar (on a drinks inclusive basis) and a...More

Thank Charlotte P
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

Dear Charlotte P Thank you so much for the lovely detailed review and the recommendation, it is greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge and that you got to experience our spa treatments. Your game drive sound...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Overall I was very happy. The safari vehicles are comfortable, tracker and guide were knowledgeable and friendly, and we saw a lot of animals. The food was fine, nothing great but i certainly didn't go hungry. we are in the middle of a national park...More

Thank DBJ2012
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

Dear DBJ2012 Thank you for the review it is greatly appreciated. We appreciate the feedback and we will definitely look into the areas where our service was lacking to make sure it is rectified. Thank you for being so patient and understanding with regards to...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Game viewing can be a hit-or-miss experience where ever you go because it's impossible to make the animals come to you. However, our driver and guides were experienced and knowledgeable, which can greatly enhance the chances of seeing animals. At camp, we enjoyed great food,...More

Thank Christopher D
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Christopher D We are happy to hear that you enjoyed all that our lodge had to offer. It was lovely having you stay at our lodge and we hope you will come back and visit us again. Keep well, regards Nadine

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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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US$422 - US$1 328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$422 - US$1 328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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"No bad rooms"
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"All tents seemed to have a great view and lots of privacy. 3-4 and 5-6 are closest to the main pavilion."
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"All rooms looked to have a similar view"
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"All lodges have good view of river and have excellent privacy."
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