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    Hippo Pools Resort

    On the R40, 22km North of Hoedspruit, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent44%
    • Very good26%
    • Average19%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible4%
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    “self catering” (4 reviews)
    “great stay” (2 reviews)
    “hippos” (24 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 32 reviews

    Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

    We met some friends here that had a time share and we had a great time. The rooms were large and spacious. All round great stay. We went fishing and spotted some hippos was a fantastic experience seeing them there in the water just lazing...More

    Thank Johnathan P
    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    This resort, it seems, has a long history. It has been through several incarnations and as it stands at the moment made for a pleasant place for our one night stop over. The place is in the process of being upgraded from being let go...More

    Thank Ivan L
    Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

    Run-down, ramshackle kind of place. The "restaurant" had nothing other than a very poor quality salad to offer, as everything else on the menu wasn't available. Swimming pool was green.The tariff we originally were quoted wasn't correct so we ended up spending more money than...More

    3  Thank Gill R
    Reviewed 24 August 2016

    We stayed here three nights and loved it. The host was very lovely and was so willing to help with any questions we had. We had problems with our rental car and she even called Avis to put us in the right direction. We had...More

    Thank christinaarmstrong2
    Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

    I was happy to find Hippo pools had Accom as the whole of Hoedspruit was booked out! I kinda know why. The place needs a lot of maintenance, rooms are ok, but certainly not 3 star! Most positive thing I can say was my bed...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$0 - US$4 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Hoedspruit
    • Also Known As
    • Hippo Pools Resort Hoedspruit, Limpopo
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    "Ask for anything with AIR CON, if you can get it, hurray!!!"
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    "Out buildings have the best views."
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    "They rooms by the pool. It was very quiet"
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    "Unit next to the river to view the hippo's"
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