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    Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

    Mbali Farm, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Reviewed 3 August 2016

    Simply perfect from the GORGEOUS accommodations to the delicious food to the incredible game drives! Absolutely the most wonderful experience for my husband and I and our 18 year old daughter. Our guide Nelson and tracker Shaddy were fun and extremely knowledgeable and our butler...More

    Thank Beth L
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 11 August 2016

    Dear Beth L Thank you for the lovely review. We are thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed their stay at our lodge. Thank you for the best compliment ever where you say you will come back to our lodge again. That means...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

    My wife and I spent 2 nights at Simbavati Hilltop lodge. It is easily the most open hearted, warm and welcoming lodge we ever visited. The Lowveld bush views from the lodge lounge and rooms are breathtaking and the hospitality excellent. Well worth the drive...More

    Thank DeanSir
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 11 August 2016

    Dear DeanSir Thank you for the review it is greatly appreciated. We are happy to hear that we are worth the drive and we hope you will take the drive again and come back and visit us. Keep well, regards Nadine

    Reviewed 30 July 2016

    Had an incredible trip! We had an absolutely amazing safari with Colbert our guide and Derek our tracker - they were so knowledgeable and made it such a fun and interesting time and making a huge effort to make sure we saw everything we wanted...More

    Thank CaitlinPaige95
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 11 August 2016

    Dear CaitlinPaige95 We are thrilled to hear that you had an amazing safari with us. Thank you for recommending our lodge and for writing a stunning review for us we really do appreciate it. We work hard to provide the most memorable experience for our...More

    Reviewed 28 July 2016

    My wife booked this holiday and so must take all the credit for finding this amazing place. We were met from Hoedspruit Airport by Daniel in an air-conditioned 4wheel drive and whisked away to our luxury tented accommodation of Simbavati Hill Top, over looking the...More

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    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 11 August 2016

    Dear thommo34 Thank you so much for the detailed review we loved it and we really do appreciate it. We are also grateful that your wife found our lodge and that you got to experience an amazing holiday with us. We will pass on your...More

    Reviewed 25 July 2016

    My husband and I stayed at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge and had a life-enriching 4 days. The Luxury tents offer the true "Glamping" experience, including the invigorating outdoor shower and the sensational day bed overlooking the valley. The staff were all friendly and welcoming. The food...More

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    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati Hilltop LodgeResponded 27 July 2016

    Dear Carolyn and John Your review was stunning. Thank you for taking the time to share your stay will us. We are thrilled that we could be part of your unforgettable experience. We will pass on your lovely review to our staff so that they...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$1 017 - US$1 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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    Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
    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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    valDubai
    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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