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Hippo Hollow Country Estate

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  • Average11%
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love the hotel and area. Always happy in Hazyview area. Hotel has great staff great food and love the access to Kruger National Park (10 mins). Visited elephant whisper across the bridge at discounted price always good. Local shopping centre safe and good as is...More

Thank Freya2007
Reviewed 4 days ago

We only stayed one night,5th April 2018, as this was part of an organised tour. The accommodation was just right. The location was quiet, except for the sound of the weir outside, and the chalet was well equipped. There was a small kitchen area with...More

Thank Griff390
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stayed here for two nights, room adequate but smelled of drains at night. Beds comfortable, some toiletries. Food plain on buffet menu, on last day no electricity but they managed very well to cook the breakfast. Hippos did appear on the lawn below restaurant. Outside...More

Thank MJV_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay - the rooms, facilities, meals and staff all excellent!!!! Sitting on the deck watching the elephants pass by, seeing a Hippo swim past early morning wow. Sipping cocktails after a great safari in Kruger.

Thank BakerSD14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing disappointed us at the Hippo Hollow. The river and garden view chalets are more than adequate; clean, comfortable and well appointed. The location is excellent for day-trips in and around Hazyview, the gardens are glorious and the resident animals are a proper treat to...More

Thank PaulaZ7
Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 1 week ago

Dear PaulaZ7, Thanks very much for sharing on tripadvisor. We hope to see you I the near future,

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US$152 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
#3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$152 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
#3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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overend94
5 December 2017|
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Response from Naima M | Reviewed this property |
We were there the end of July. There were no nets and we didn’t need any anti- malaria meds. However it was winter. So I’m not 100% sure about the summer months.
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Anit Y
16 November 2017|
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Response from Naima M | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so. I didn’t see any area that would allow for this.
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Jane W
24 August 2017|
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Response from morrison5 | Reviewed this property |
With Riviera you have 1 morning game drive included which you leave at 05:30 and your back between 14:30 and 15:00. You are offered an afternoon game drive the following day which starts at 14:00 and you have dinner in... More
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"We had an end chalet which was great as there was no passing traffic late at night."
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"The river chalets offer views onto the Sabie river and its resident Hippos."
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"In the courtyard by one of the pools is best"
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"All options are calm and peaceful and beautifully sited."
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