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    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

    Mbali Farm, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Reviewed 12 September 2016

    Thank you very much to the people of Simbavati Hilltop: Jimmy (Guide, he really loves his job and knows as much as a lexicon), Elvis (Tracker), Daniel (Butler) and all the others who made our time at Hilltop unforgettable. Their service was great. Each of...More

    Thank Marrie_2000
    Response from Simbavati, OnlineMarketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 26 September 2016

    Dear Marrie_2000 It was our pleasure to treat you to an unforgettable safari experience. We are glad that you chose to stay at our lodge and that we could be part of your memorable stay. Thank you for the lovely review we really appreciate it...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2016

    The staff is ready for you when you arrive and their service doesn't stop until the door to the vehicle of departure closes. Beautifully situated on a hilltop, this hotel blends into the surroundings and there is a sense of unity with nature that pervades...More

    Thank Mark W P
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 26 September 2016

    Dear Mark W P Thank you for the lovely detailed review. We are thrilled to hear that you had an amazing stay with us, that you loved our lodge and that you got to experience and learn about the bush that we love so much....More

    Reviewed 4 September 2016

    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge is a dream. I've seen wonderful pictures online but what makes it even more special are the warm, friendly and genuinely caring people/staff. Not to mention their fresh, yummy food! The room is cozy too, the lounge and pool areas are breathtaking!...More

    Thank Cyril S
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 6 September 2016

    Dear Cyril S Thank you for the lovely review. It was our pleasure to provide you with an unforgettable safari experience. We will pass on your compliments to the staff as they really take pride in their service. They love to hear that they exceeded...More

    Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge exceeded every place we stayed at during our two-week trip to Southern Africa. The accommodations were inviting, comfortable, clean and stylish. The outdoor showers were awesome! The food was always top-notch. Best of all, the staff's warmth and hospitality really stood out....More

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    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 6 September 2016

    Dear Rita A It was our pleasure that we could make your stay at our lodge memorable and exceptional. Our team was thrilled to hear that they exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back at our lodge and thank you for the...More

    Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

    I can only recommend visiting this lodge. It was my first safari and it was one like "once in a lifetime experience". All the staff was outstanding and the guide and spotter where just phenomenal. I could make the BIG 5 in just 4 game...More

    Thank sradspie
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 6 September 2016

    Dear sradspie It was our pleasure to give you the "once in a lifetime experience". We were thrilled that we could be part of your first safari. I still remember my 1st trip to Simbavati and nothing else can compare to the experience, so I...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$1 017 - US$1 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 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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