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    Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

    Gunfontein, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
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    “horse riding” (62 reviews)
    “non riders” (15 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 399 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My husband and I just spend 6 nights at Ant's Nest. He's a complete beginner rider and I've been taking lessons for a few years (but am still novice / beginner). Was amazing. Terrific people -- friendly, generous, patient, and fun. From guides to housekeeping...More

    Thank ann s
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Ants Nest is the most amazing place with fabulous staff, who can't do enough for you. They are extremely friendly and care and love Ants Nest so much that it is truly infectious and it isn't just a couple of them - it is absolutely...More

    Thank Rebecca B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our third time here. 1st week. Great family holiday. The staff looked after our 11 year old perfectly. She worked out her itinerary with the staff with little input from us. Had great fast rides with other experienced riders as well as lovely quiet rides...More

    Thank justinbarkham
    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    There is a reason I just returned to Ant's Nest for the 3rd time and it won't be my last, it is without doubt one of the few places around the world I feel completely at home. I've travelled extensively, to all manner of 'high...More

    Thank soniaekelund
    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    We simply loved loved loved our stay at Ants Nest! Everything everyone else has said in reviewing Ant's is completely true. Ultimately I think it's the staff that make it, they are all very down to earth and make you feel like you've always known...More

    Thank Becky W
    Kololo Game Reserve
    392 reviews
    #2 of 37 Speciality lodging in Vaalwater
     
    Waterberg Game Park
    29 reviews
    #14 of 37 Speciality lodging in Vaalwater
     
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Babysitting
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$139 - US$1 854 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Waterberg >
    • Vaalwater
    • Also Known As
    • Ant`s Hill & Ant`s Nest Hotel Vaalwater ,
    • Ant`s Hill And Ant`s Nest
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    Room & Suite (46)
    Dining (16)
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    Hotel & Grounds (330)
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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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    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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    "All rooms fabulous! Website photos and descriptions are accurate. Horses available for all ability of rider."
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    "If your budget stretches to it, go for one of the two deluxe suites at Ant's Nest - to die for!"
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    "Ant's Nest for families"
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    "Our room, HideAway was just the perfect retreat, your own private villa facing the bush."
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