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    Hippo Hollow Country Estate

    R40, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
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    Reviewed 26 July 2016

    Hippo Hollow is located just outside Hazyview in a lovely garden surrounded by a river. In the evenings, just after 6 pm, you can see hippos strolling through the river looking for food. Not to end up as hippo food you should obey the warning...More

    1  Thank StefanMR
    Response from Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 6 August 2016

    We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback. Knowing that you found the room and the location to your satisfaction brings us great joy. We take great pride in our products and we have a committed team who ensures that it,...More

    Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

    What a beautiful, charming place!Our room was down by the river and that's just the place to be because the hippos come out of the river there and graze on the grass. Also, this location is within walking distance of the Elephant Sanctuary. Another must...More

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    Response from Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 6 August 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to write to us. Our philosophy is to ensure that our guests are taken care of and that they build up irreplaceable memories that they can take back home with them to cherish for a very long time. We...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2016

    the lodge is geared to accommodate guests for no more than 2 nights - everything is good to very good but not outstanding. the great thing was that everything works or was resolved if mentioned. Rooms are equipped but standard of TV are poor. Having...More

    1  Thank Christian T
    Reviewed 22 July 2016

    This was my first time using a travel agent.The agent name is Natalie Benson and she is with Perfect Africa. She recommended Hippo Hollow to us because we were traveling with 2 children age 7 and 4. This location was perfect and a walking distance...More

    1  Thank 808wendy
    Response from Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 24 July 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are glad that you were happy with the location and the recommendation from your travel agent. It is always comforting to know that you have someone to rely on when in a...More

    Reviewed 21 July 2016

    Stayed here for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed every moment on property. The staff was so friendly and everything was well organized. I would also recommend doing the traditional Shangaan dinner which is right next door on site- fun experience and the food was authentic...More

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    Response from Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 24 July 2016

    We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. It brings us great joy knowing that you found the Shangaan River Club, the staff and all we had to offer to your satisfaction. Our Shangaan River Club offers a true traditional...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$149 - US$538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
    • #3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 91
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    5 December 2017|
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    Response from 650GsGuy | Reviewed this property |
    We were there at the beginning of November. We saw a travel doc in Pretoria who said that the risk of malaria was almost nil. However as prevention he gave us malaria meds. His advice was that malaria carrying mosquitos... More
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    16 November 2017|
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    Response from pfd104 | Reviewed this property |
    I would say no too
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    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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    "Rooms near the poo also have a decent wi - fi access ."
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    "Had dinner at the restaurant."
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    "Views over river are awesome with private outside deck. not all rooms are air conditioned."
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    "we liked the rooms around the pool. the other choice would be those overlooking the river."
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