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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Me and the wife had an awesome time in the simbavati hilltop lodge staying 5d4n and doing 8 game drives in total. It was truly an amazing experience but that was spoilt by one guy (airport transfer person) But lets start with the positives. Which...More

Thank Markie17
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 21 June 2017

Dear Markie17 Thank you for the review, we appreciate all your feedback the positives and the negatives. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the service from the staff at the lodge and that you got to experience the "Big 5". Our tent accommodation...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

This place is amazing, the hilltop tents are so well appointed, they are luxurious, comfortable and well appointed. The staff were courteous and friendly. Food delicious and most important the game drive were super fun and we saw the big 5. Our drivers and trackers...More

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

Dear cooks4 Thank you so much for the lovely review. It was our pleasure making sure that you all had a memorable safari experience. We are glad that you got to see the "Big 5" and that you enjoyed your time on the game drives...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

The eight rooms at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge are amazing and located right on the river. We had hippos and elephants outside our terrace and it was gorgeous. The staff was above and beyond our expectations. They were helpful and great and anticipated anything we needed....More

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

Dear Erin D We are just as excited to welcome you back to our lodge. It was lovely having you at our lodge and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the review. See you soon, regards Nadine

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

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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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