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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We have over the years stayed at both of the sister lodges to Hoyo Hoyo so this weekend (one night) away completed the hat trick. I would say that Hoyo Hoyo is definitely geared up for the overseas tourists rather than the local market. The accommodation is nice and undoubtedly quaint and the staff excellent, but of all three of... More 

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inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Katherine K - Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review of your stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed your game drive experience and the Hoyo Hoyo team, and at the same time we appreciate your constructive comments which we will share with the onsite maintenance team -... More 

Newark, Delaware
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I'd like to thank the entire team of Hoyo Hoyo for such a warm and friendly behavior while I stayed there for 2 nights. The place is awesome at the middle of the nature and wildlife. Independent huts are the best addition to the feel and thrill of living deep inside an African forest. Foods were too good and I... More 

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Dear PratapPal - Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review of your stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and honoured that you would recommend Hoyo Hoyo to future travelers. More 

hong kong
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Very Nice place All the staf is perfect The Rangers with the game car very competent The safari is really professional you see the big five The diner outside with the view with elephant just amazing Congratulation all is perfect Thank you for my stay

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Dear BRI1412 - Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and we very much hope you will visit again in the future. More 

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7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

What A great unfenced lodge in the krugerpark. Absolute wonderfull rooms all standing as separate houses. Because of the drinking place in front of the terrasse you can eat together with eliphants, lions or what so ever. The game drives are excellent.

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Dear Jeroen E - Thank you for sharing your exciting Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge experience with us. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, especially the safaris. More 

Marlborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Here is my note to the management after our stay: Hello, We stayed with you at Hoyo Hoyo from the 13th of July to the 15th of July. On the 14th, at about 3pm, we were asked to order from the menu for dinner, so that dinner would be ready when we arrived back from the evening Safari. We made... More 

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inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear FlyingBiggels – Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review of your stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We are very disappointed to learn that you did not enjoy your experience there, and that you are unhappy with our response. First and foremost, we would like to take this opportunity to apologise to you for not... More 

Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I went on a safari with my family and it was wonderful. The safari was a once in a life time experience. We were lucky enough to see lots of different animals and our guide (Ralf) was awesome. All the staff were great all very friendly and helpful. All food and drink was inclusive which was all very delicious (especially... More 

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Dear Brooke_ro - Thank you for sharing your Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge experience. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and honoured that you would recommend Hoyo Hoyo to future travelers. More 

Skukuza
1 review
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We had a very good stay at Hoyo Hoyo, the safari experience has been amazing, the staff friendly and the food was very good. we absolutely loved to stay there, in the middle of the kruger park and really close to animals.

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Dear Guest G - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to see how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and we hope you will visit again. More 

Skukuza
1 review
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The staff is friendly and helpful. The dining is a bit strange because there isn't enough tables to suite every couple or group, some people had to share a table with other visitors they did not know and that isn't personal as I would prefer to have diner with my partner or group only. The flies where all over the... More 

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inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 101guests - Thank you for posting your review of your stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We appreciate your your comments with regard to private dining. Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge is happy to advise that the lodge is currently extending its decks and building three more private dining salas on the deck, which will ensure that all our guests... More 

Skukuza
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 June 2016

A very friendly, efficient and creative staff. A typical African decor in the natural environment of the savanna, with a nice balcony from where we could watch wild animals drinking water from a hole. Independent nice round rooms with no place to put the clothes. No internet in the lodge. Very good safaries. I would recommend it!

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Dear jaque271 - Thank you for posting your review of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate the constructive feedback. Lastly, we're honoured that you would recommend Hoyo Hoyo to future travelers. More 

London, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Excellent Value for money, Spent a wonderful evening at Hoyo Hoyo with some friends during our 4 week trip through southern Africa. The Lodge is charming, rooms are gorgeous, beautifully decorated, inside and outside showers, Huge bath tub, large comfortable bed. Each room has it's own private veranda overlooking the dry river bed, some have better views then others with... More 

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Dear rhonda p - Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and we appreciate your thoughts on the dinner arrangements - certainly something for us to bear in mind going forwards. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: RM1,607 - RM3,054 (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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“Best location & view”
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