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Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

My wife and I stayed for 5 nights at the Hilltop lodge and it far exceeded our expectations, this property is fantastic. We went for the game viewing, and we saw animals in abundance. Not only did we find the big 5, which were amazing...More

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Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manger at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 10 July 2017

Dear Matt G Thank you so much for the lovely detailed review, it is greatly appreciated. It was our pleasure to be part of your safari experience and we are glad we managed to exceed your expectations. Thanks for the tips for our future guests....More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at this lodge. From our butler, Aubrey to out guide, Colbert na d tracker, Derek, each person on the staff was fantastic. Tiani at the front desk welcomed us every time we came back from a drive with hot towels....More

Thank Anya778
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 10 July 2017

Dear Anya778 Thank you for the lovely review we really do appreciate it. It was our treat to provide you with an unforgettable experience, we will pass on your compliments to all staff involved. We hope you will come back and visit us again. Regards...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

I have been to a fair amount of game lodges, and the Hilltop Lodge is one that really stands out. I did not spend a lot of time there, but, the time that I did spend there was luxurious, fun and eventful. Timbavati Reserve never...More

Thank monlikes2travel
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 10 July 2017

Dear monlikes2travel Thank you so much for the stunning review. We are thrilled to hear that you had an amazing stay at our lodge and that you enjoyed all that we had on offer. I'm glad you also experienced our room spa treatment and that...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Simbavati is a beautiful boutique hotel with breathtaking views of a lagoon (including from all the rooms). The food is really good and the service excellent. We saw the big 5, with one day seeing 3 leopards during the same drive. Very highly recommend it.

Thank OscarTdB
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 10 July 2017

Dear OscarTdB Thank you for the review and the recommendation we highly appreciate it. We are so glad that you got to see the Big 5, that is very exciting! Please come back and visit us again. Keep well, regards Nadine

Reviewed 29 June 2017

We are a family of six, and spent three nights at Simbavati Hilltop. We loved every minute of it. From our amazing butler, Aubrey, to our brilliant and kind guide, Colbert, and tracker, Nhamulo, we were so well taken care of. The food was delicious,...More

Thank donnakZ9244WO
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 10 July 2017

Dear donnakZ9244WO We are so excited to hear that you had such a wonderful stay at our lodge. It was our pleasure to treat you to an unforgettable safari. You know that you have to come back again so that we can spoil you some...More

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Breakfast included
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US$515 - US$1 296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$515 - US$1 296 (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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"Luxury Safari Tents are out of this world !!!"
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"all rooms are great"
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"All perfect, some with some more stairs"
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"all house-tents are equally beautiful - you cannot go worng"
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