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Hippo Hollow Country Estate

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Hippo Hollow is nestled amongst lush indigenous gardens on the outskirts of Hazyview, and is only a 10 minute drive from the world famous Kruger National Park, making it the ideal destination from which to access the reserves of the Lowveld and the sights of...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I wished we would have stayed for more than one night. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The breakfast buffet was great. We enjoyed the Shangaan dinner show. The show was very entertaining. The room was very comfortable and the double shower was a...More

Thank byuaceman
Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 4 days ago

Dear Byuaceman Thank you for giving us feedback on our TripAdvisor page We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing stay here with us even thou it was just for one night, but luckily you got see the elephants and also enjoy a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the banks of the River. Beautiful open air dining area and bar. Hippos can be seen grazing on the grass in the afternoon. Food was excellent. Close to National Park. Can book ride on elephants. great service.More

Thank TMK1950
Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 4 days ago

Dear Tmk Thank you for giving us feedback on your stay on our TripAdvisor page We are glad to hear that you had the most memorable time whilst staying with us here at Hippo Hollow. And that everything from the service to the location was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

near Krüger Park; with Good success für Safari Tours (Game Drives) Top Lokation near Elefant Ressort we saw a Hippo in the Garden.... Top Service and some more... every time a goog tip to make experience and holidayMore

Thank V6908UJtw
Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 4 days ago

Dear Jtw Thank you for giving us feedback on our TripAdvisor page. We are glad to hear that your time here with us was of high standards and also that you had a memorable time staying with us here at Hippo Hollow. And also we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are large and comfortable surrounding a pool in a beautiful setting. Clean and well maintained. Friendly and helpful staff. The location is park like and very relaxing. The restaurant served excellent meals as well as a very good buffet. The evening visit of...More

Thank brianmcwilliam
Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 4 days ago

Dear Brian Thank you for giving us feedback on our TripAdvisor page. We are happy to hear that you were able to enjoy your time here with us and that you were able to engage in a few activities and that they were also satisfactory....More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Air Conditioning
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Outdoor pool
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US$ 110 - US$ 287 (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
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Price range
US$ 110 - US$ 287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
#3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
Room types
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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