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    Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

    Gunfontein, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
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          Overview
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          • Very good1%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
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          Travellers talk about
          “horse riding” (62 reviews)
          “horses” (249 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Airport Transportation
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          Multilingual Staff
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Kololo Game Reserve
          382 reviews
          #2 of 36 Speciality lodging in Vaalwater
           
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          25 reviews
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          Ama Amanzi Bush Lodge
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          Reviewed 27 December 2010

          This structure is exactly as presented by catalogs. Very stylish, good food, horses are very well trained and good with all the guests (experts and beginners). Riding out with the giraffes was a beautiful dream that I was able to achieve. Thanks to the guides...More

          Thank nigliobattelezampe
          Reviewed 17 July 2010

          Amazing food, booze, room. Can't say enough positive things. Nicest place I have ever stayed in my life. Staff are friendly, location is beautiful. Seeing safari on horseback is an experience of a lifetime. And we got to ride African Elephants

          Thank mark_p_bury
          Reviewed 3 June 2010

          We wholeheartedly recommend this lodge as an experience rather than just a holiday. My husband and I stayed at Ant’s Nest for nine nights and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The lodge caters mainly to horse riders and families but managed with ease to please a...More

          Thank Happytraveller12397
          Reviewed 20 May 2010

          We stayed at Ant's Hill with our 2 kids (aged 6 and 7) in the family chalet. We do not typically stay in game lodges as I usually find them rather inflexible when it comes to the activity-programme and having kids around. At Ant's Hill...More

          1  Thank ycew
          Reviewed 22 February 2010

          An ideal place for a very relaxing holiday. I went for one week with my husband, a non-rider. I love horse-riding, and the horse-riding in the reserve was really great!!!, but ... I came back with nasty flea bites all over my legs (especially around...More

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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
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          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$141 - US$1 600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 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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          Traveller (356)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Gillian M
          Please may I ask, I'm a single female 38 years old looking to do sth exciting for my mid life crisis birthday. I've already decided on Wait a Little for one week and in second week thinking of Ant's lodges. Do you think the riding and lodges would suit me? I'm concerned it may not be exciting enough for me? Also the week I'm looking at is half term so risk I'd be lumped in with children? Any guidance gratefully received!
          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
          Can a 2 year old be safe here? Where could we book a room? Is it full board prices?
          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
          Just we before we set off I have a question for all of you who appear to have made Ant's Hill and Nest your second home - how much cash is necessary for two weeks and where to get it and a little guidance on tips...all help welcome..
          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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          Room Tips
          "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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          "Go the Hideaway room - it was amazing and the pool is perfect."
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