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Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

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“horse riding”(71 reviews)
“non riders”(19 reviews)
Free Internet
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was nervous about booking this holiday as although I travel a lot to the USA had not been to Africa and was also worried about the riding as had had a hip problem. Turned out really well and am really pleased that Idid go. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have never experienced a place quite like Ant’s Nest. They have perfected a ‘personalised’ experience in the proper sense of the word. Everyone working there seems to be on a mission to give the guests their own mix of rest and adventure, learning and...More

Thank Mel E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most amazing holiday at Ant's Nest. We celebrated Christmas with the whole Ant's Nest team - by the end of the week they were like family. Ant's Nest is a really special place. Riding and walking safari's as well as the incredible...More

Thank EvelienYorick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and myself have been on many safari's. This year however, was the first time experiencing a safari with our 7 month old daughter Ella. Upon arrival at Ants (an easy drive from Johannesburg - but a high clearance vehicle is well recommended!!) we...More

1  Thank Evie-Amsterdam
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The riding and hospitality were 2nd to none. This was my 1st solo holiday and I loved every moment. Definitely coming back soon. The accommodation was very spacious and I was upgraded. The food was without exception wonderful and the atmosphere was always welcoming. We...More

1  Thank Catherine S
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Room Service
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Pool
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Price range
US$573 - US$1 049 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$573 - US$1 049 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Gillian M
10 March 2017|
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Response from Antslodges | Property representative |
May i ask that you perhaps send us an email with your proposed dates so we can check what is still available and can also advise how many kids are in camp at the time
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Pia R
20 February 2017|
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Response from madRower | Reviewed this property |
Ant's Nest would be a better option of the two (because of the drop-offs reference above) but the pool does not have a fence around it. I found the staff to be very family friendly - we had a 3 and an 8 year old with us... More
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Les D
19 December 2016|
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Response from James K | Reviewed this property |
I would also say that some places recommendations on tips are quite high, others less so. Ants is on the high side, but that said we tipped on the high side here as they are so lovely. However, I wouldn't go too high on the... More
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"Nest site feels more together and you have rhino. Hill site feels more separate but long range views"
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"Stay at Ant's Nest when you are traveling with young children. If you are traveling as a couple..."
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"My favorite room is the Rondavel, but they are all good in their own way."
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