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    Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

    Gunfontein, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
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    2017/09/03 2017/09/04
    Traveller (368)
    Room & Suite (48)
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    • Excellent98%
    • Very good1%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
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    “horse riding” (62 reviews)
    “non riders” (16 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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        Reviewed 17 April 2017

        Return trip with extended family this time, 10 of us ranging from my 9yr old competant little rider to his mid 80's grandfather. had an amazing trip last year and rebooked within weeks of our return and hoped we would be not disappointed as it...More

        Thank katieg36
        Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

        My wife and I visited Ant's Hill for 3 nights. The service was exceptional and all activities were tailored to our needs - choosing each subsequent activity as we went along. All staff members were welcoming and helpful (particularly Abby and our guides, Cry and...More

        Thank Nunnster97
        Reviewed 23 March 2017

        Ros and I spent a week at Ants Hill Lodge with her riding every day and me game viewing by jeep and on foot with wonderfully well informed friendly guides. The welcome on arrival was outstanding, our accommodation beautifully designed and furnished, food and drink...More

        Thank _canongordon_oliver
        Reviewed 21 March 2017

        My daughter and I stayed at Ants Hill for 4 nights. The pictures on TA do not do it justice! Much prettier in reality. Plenty of rustic African ambience. The Eagles Nest room was quite large and well stocked for 2 persons. Taking a hot...More

        Thank Autoperk
        Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

        My husbond and I spent three wonderful nights at Ant's Nest at the end of february together with our kids aged 5 and 7. The place itself is just fantastic with great acommodations, and beautiful surroundings with lots of animallife just outside your window. We...More

        Thank Vinbi_85
        Legend Golf and Safari Resort
        256 reviews
        #1 of 1 hotels in Entabeni Game Reserve
        Zulu Camp
        15 reviews
        #1 of 2 hotels in Vaalwater
        Shakati Private Game Reserve
        3 reviews
        #2 of 2 hotels in Vaalwater
        Matamba Bush Campsite
        7 reviews
        #3 of 4 hotels in Waterberg
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        • 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
        • Things to do
        • Pool
        • Bar/Lounge
        • Price range
        • US$113 - US$1 541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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        • Suites ,
        • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
        • Family Rooms
        • Number of rooms
        • 11
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        • Location
        • South Africa >
        • Limpopo Province >
        • Waterberg >
        • Vaalwater
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        • Ant`s Hill & Ant`s Nest Hotel Vaalwater ,
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        Traveller (368)
        Room & Suite (48)
        Dining (16)
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        Hotel & Grounds (337)
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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
        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
        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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        "Bring a range of clothes for safari - it's all very casual - and also lip balm is handy for when on..."
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        "all pretty splendid"
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        "All rooms have wonderful views"
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