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    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

    Mbali Farm, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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          Reviewed 11 July 2016

          My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights during our honeymoon in the beginning of July. Our luggage did not arrive until the next day due to flight problems and the staff drove to the main town (which I'm guessing was an hour+ away)...More

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          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

          Dear Megan S Congratulations on your wedding. We wish you both many years of love, happiness and lots of anniversary visits to our lodge :) Thank you for choosing to spend your honeymoon at our lodge. We were delighted to be part of this memorable...More

          Reviewed 4 July 2016

          Beautifully situated camp/lodge. Lovely tents and amazing outdoor views. Highlights of our visit were our guide and tracker: Clement and Humphrey, and the amazing chef who made us some of the best meals we had during our whole stay in South Africa.

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          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

          Dear caseyweeks Thank you for the review it is greatly appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, meals and game drives at our lodge. We will pass on your compliments to all our staff. Regard Nadine

          Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

          The most amazing stay I ever had! Loved the genuine personnel and the how we got treated like royals with so much kindness!The whole experience of the game drives and the amazing rooms, in the middle of the bush was overwhelming and a memory I'll...More

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          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

          Dear elinelfwering Thank you for staying at our lodge and allowing us to be part of your memorable experience and for this lovely review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, we will pass on your review to the staff as they will...More

          Reviewed 27 June 2016

          Extremely comfortable tented accommodation, air conditioned and very spacious. Separate tent for the bathroom with a deck and outside shower in between the two. One can see that the environment is really important to the owners, there are no permanent structures, so if needs be...More

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          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

          Dear Chas P Thank you for the lovely review. We love that you appreciate our lodge and all we do to conserve the environment. Your game drives sound amazing, it is a pity that you did not see the Big 5, however now you have...More

          Reviewed 25 June 2016

          Our air-conditioned tent was extremely comfortable. The large washroom was across the deck. This made leaving the room a bit of an adventure with baboons on deck one day. The large bath was big enough for the two of us to enjoy sea salt &...More

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          Response from Simbavati, Online Marrketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

          Dear SCenturion We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed "glamping" with us. The baboons always add an interesting touch and experience :) Wow, your game drives sound amazing, wish I was with you, your photos must be lovely. Thank you for staying at our...More

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          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
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          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • US$808 - US$1 142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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          johnniebdover
          I am planning a trip in September i hear room 7 & 8 were the best . Does that mean that they are at the top? Are they close to the restaurant and bar are?
          25 May 2017|
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          Response from ChicagoTravelGuy9 | Reviewed this property |
          Hi Johnnie, I stayed there in January and I believe 7 and 8 are the two tents furthest away from the restaurant/bar. However, they are probably the most secluded. I believe we stayed in #2 and that was the closest to the... More
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          valDubai
          Can you advise whether the dam works will be complete by mid January ?
          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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          johnpickering2016
          Hi I have just been contacted about some work going on on the Dam very close to the lodge, was this an impact on your holiday? Was it noisy?
          20 September 2016|
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          Response from SydneyBirdie | Reviewed this property |
          We were there recently during the work. It was not an issue and caused no concern
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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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          "Room 5 to 8 "Best view of a New Dam with lots of Game"
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          "Rooms 7 and 8 have superb views over the river and are the most secluded."
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          "rooms 6 to 8 had the best views of the river"
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