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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came to Hoyo Hoyo for 3 nights on the first stop of our tour of South Africa and we were not disappointed. The staff greeted you a friendly 'Hoyo Hoyo' welcome which resonated throughout your stay. The room was traditional and luxurious allowing you the experience of an outside shower (only during the day though!). It allowed you to...

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Dear TheBestChapter - Thank you for taking the time to write your detailed review of your mind-blowing experience at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and we very much look forward to welcoming you back to Hoyo Hoyo the next time you visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most wonderful time at HOYO HOYO . We stayed for 4 nights in an amazing room. We were in lodge 1 which was immaculate comfortable and had everything needed even an outside shower . Even an Elephant came to visit one afternoon. The morning and afternoon/evening Safari with NIcholas " Big Man" were brilliant full of amazing...

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Dear Joanna P - Thank you for sharing your impressions of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and we very much hope that you will visit South Africa - and Hoyo Hoyo - again soon.

St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great and relaxing time at a stunning venue. Staff was great, food very good and always something in-between to snack and on game drives. Guide knows his stuff and we so nice amount of animals. The knowledge shared was amazing and informative! 3 days was the perfect time for us. More than that it just becomes more of...

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Dear krugers282 - Thank you for posting your review of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hoyo Hoyo was better than the pictures show and did not disappoint. Our guide, Victor, added a lot to our trip as he worked so hard to make sure our safari experience exposed us to the Big 5. Food and service at the lodge was wonderful. Our safari group of 6 was especially fun.

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Dear judumm - Thank you for sharing your Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge experience. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay, and we hope you will visit again soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 nights as Hoyo-Hoyo. The staff were friendly and attentive and did all they could to make the experience enjoyable. The individual huts are comfortable, well appointed and quiet, and with only 12 guests in total we felt as though we were in our own private haven.

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Dear John O - Thank you posting your review of your perfect safari experience at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Hoyo Hoyo again soon.

Billingshurst
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Wow! Having read some of the reviews prior to arrival I was hopeful of a memorable experience and Hoyo Hoyo didn't disappoint!! The lodge is fantastic and given the maximum occupancy is only 12 people the setting and service is simply fantastic; the staff were extremely attentive, very hospitable and friendly!! Nothing was too much trouble! At the rear of...

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Dear scurran - Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review of your birthday trip to Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much, and that the game drives were so rewarding. We're humbled that you would recommend Hoyo Hoyo so enthusiastically - thank you.

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Such sweet and helpful staff! Me and my friend loved the whole experience here. We got to see the big five and much more with the help of the best and sweetest guide Andrew. And the accomodation, the food everything was excellent! Can't wait to come back here!!!

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Dear Lina M - Thank you for taking the time to write your review of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and we hope that you'll both visit Hoyo Hoyo again soon.

Washington DC
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were supposed to stay at a different lodge and the transfer company brought us to Hoyo Hoyo by mistake - and it turned out to be a gift! Hoyo Hoyo agreed to host us for the evening and a morning game drive before transferring us to their sister property for our original reservation. It is such a charming lodge....

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Dear vacagirl - Thanks for sharing your thoughts on your "accidental" stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and that the Hoyo Hoyo team took such good care of you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Really loved my stay at Hoyo Hoyo, staff are amazing, food delicious and beautiful, quiet accommodation, with occasional wild animals stopping by. Rooms are super spacious with nice outside showers. Definitely worth to visit, especially for 2-3 nights, as the resort is very small and you might find yourself get a bit bored after longer period.

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Dear 940mon - Thank you for sharing your impressions of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and we appreciate your recommendation and advice to future travellers - thank you. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hoyo Hoyo soon.

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This i by far the most beautiful lodge we've stayed in. It's aesthetically marvelous with its traditional African hut rooms, the staff was just so cheerful, friendly and helpful without going over the top, the food was made to order for every meal and the vegetarian dishes were terrific too. The watering hole was a wonderful bonus - we spent...

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Dear shashibaliga - Thank you for sharing your impressions of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, especially the wildlife experience. We're especially happy to hear that you plan to return - we look forward to welcoming you to Hoyo Hoyo again.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the banks of the Mluwati River, in the Kruger National Park, this unique lodge boasts a breath-taking blend of ethnic luxury, encompassing both warmth and style. Hoyo Yoyo Safari Lodge offers an intimate atmosphere with only six luxury African suites, each with king sized bed, en-suite stone bathrooms, outdoor shower and private game viewing decks.All 6 traditional African suites are air-conditioned and have en-suite bathrooms with antique baths and outside shower. Children over the age of 8 years are welcome and are accommodated in their own room.Welcome drinks on arrival, butler service, spa treatments in the privacy of your room, safaris in 4x4 vehicles, bird watching, self drive in the Kruger National Park, guided safari walks by prior arrangement.The Lodge is situated in a malaria area. Gate entry fees are applicable and are charged per person per stay.Rates indicated are per person sharing per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge

Address: PO Box 196, Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: ₹ 26,319 - ₹ 46,870 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Hoyo-Hoyo Tsonga Hotel Kruger National Park
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“ANy one of the 6 lodges on site as all as good as each other”
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“This lodge only accommodates 12 so book early and enjoy!”
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“all rooms are great!!”
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“Close to the waterhole”
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“there are only six huts at the lodge and all are secluded.”
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