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Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

recently we had two night stay ,first time on safari,excellent place to stay good accommodation ,outstanding service from all areas of the lodge,the African staff incredibly obliging from the butler Aubrey,to the guides and trackers who take us out at dawn and dusk ,that is...More

Thank davidd125
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 21 February 2017

Dear davidd125 Thank you for the detailed review it is greatly appreciated. We are thrilled to hear that you got to see the "Big 5" what an experience for your 1st safari. It was our pleasure to be able to spoil you and treat you...More

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights at this lovely spot. The accommodation is very nice with great views. Only downside is the separate tent for the bathroom. It was too hot, despite the overhead fan, to enjoy the beautiful bath with spectacular views. Also going to the...More

Thank valDubai
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 21 February 2017

Dear valDubai We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge and especially our "Boma" dinner. It is also awesome that you got to see the "Big 5" what an amazing experience! Thank you for taking the time to write a...More

Reviewed 16 January 2017

This was our first stop on our Honeymoon and it set the bar very high for the rest of the vacation. Stating with the room, we stayed at tent #6. This is far beyond what we expected. Because this resort only have 8 luxury tents...More

Thank MarissaX618
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 25 January 2017

Dear MarissaX618 Congratulations on your wedding. We would like to wish you a lifetime of happy, loving years together filled with unbelievable getaways, endless laughter and treasured moments. Thank you for choosing to spend the 1st stop of your honeymoon with us. We are happy...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017

As this was our first time on safari we really didn't know what to expect. Let me just say that we were already planning a return visit before we checked out! Viewing the "big five" and other large animals roam freely in their native habitat...More

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Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 25 January 2017

Dear ChicagoTravelGuy9 Thank you for the detailed review we really do appreciate it. Wow, it sounds like you had an amazing stay at our lodge. I am thrilled to hear that you got to see the "Big 5". We actually planned it, the leopard was...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Service is beyond expectations, great safari drives, opulent african dishes. The lodges are nicely decorated, some even have good wifi. Our butler/ waiter Andrew was so nice, you would have taken him with you, if given the chance. Game keeper Joe went out of his...More

Thank Lehuster
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 25 January 2017

Dear Lehuster Thank you for the lovely words in your review they mean so much to us. It makes us so happy to hear that we exceed our guests expectations. We work hard to provide our guests with a memorable safari experience and that is...More

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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$487 - 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$487 - 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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