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Idle & Wild

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Idle and Wild on a few occasions as a couple and stayed in the Honeymoon Suite. On this trip we brought along our family from the U.K. What a fabulous time we all had. Christie and Darryl could not have made us feel more welcome. The accommodation is superb, the grounds are beautiful and we had a...

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Münster, Deutschland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my girlfriend stayed at this place for one night before we went to the Kruger National Park. The bungalows are awesome and you can relax in the beautiful garden, or just hang around at the pool. Also the staff were very nice and helpful! So if you are planning to do some safari trips into the Kruger, I...

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Terheijden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice surroundings, magnificent garden and very pleasant to be. You have the imagine that you be somewere else. Nice restaurants in the neighbourhood. Everything in a good distance. Near to Kruger National Park.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it here. Gorgeous accommodation quirky. Shame we only got one night here! Would of loved to stay longer. Lovely breakfast spread with hot options. Helpful with advising on local activities and restaurants. Nothing missing.

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Polokwane, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not stay here. We came here just for the quad bikes and swimming pool. My 3 year old son enjoyed playing in the pool with some of the guests who stays there. We played there while waiting for my brother who went to do quad bikes. He came back raving about the exciting ride they d just had....

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was so peaceful. The place was so clean. The staff was so friendly. I recommend it to everyone who needs a relaxing weekend. I definitely will be coming back with a bigger group. My friends and family will definitely love it.

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We (2 adults and 1 child) stayed at the Idle & Wild for two nights in a small cottage with two bedrooms. We had a great time.The place has a wonderful garden with a great pool and Sauna and a small lake.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had a lovely 2 nights at Idle & Wild. Our accomodation was spacious and very well equipped, the garden is simply beautifull and the owners are helpfull and approachable. We could easily drive the panorama route from there and it's also very convenient for Kruger National Park

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Molnbo, Sweden
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Perfect place to relax after beeing out on the road for exploring. A nice swimmingpool to relax. A shopping mall nearby there you can eat and shop before you enter Kruger Park. Safe parking area just outside your bungalow.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Friendly welcome ! Nice and clean room - a bit strange to have the bath in the bedroom ! Breakfast is served on the terrace and the table is dressed the way to be able to talk to the other guests of the lodge.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Listen to the fish eagles calling as you unwind in secluded and spacious African thatched Rondavels. Soak up the warmth of the sun around the pool or pamper yourself in the sauna. Idle & Wild is on a working macadamia farm. The Sabie River runs through our property and peaceful walks can be taken. Each Rondavel is privately set in a sub-tropical garden. With own Kitchenette, air-conditioning, verandah and braai (BBQ) area. Honeymoon Rondavels have private spa-bath, with views over the garden, mountain and dam. The Honeymoon Rondavels is ideal for romantic getaways. The Cottage is ideal for 4 people travelling together, with 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms, and a private veranda overlooking the valley The rooms adjoin the main house, each with a lounge area with TV within the room, bathroom en suite, air-conditioning and a kitchenette. Private courtyard with an outside shower & braai (BBQ) facilities. A full English breakfast is served on the verandah of the main house, or should you wish to make an early start to the Kruger National Park, a packed breakfast will be provided. IDLE & WILD is ideally situated for a rejuvenating break in the heart of nature, or exploring the surrounding areas such as Kruger National Park, God's Window, Bourke's Luck Potholes, Pilgrims Rest and the many waterfalls. Hot air ballooning, game drives, horse riding, aerial cable trail, hikes, bass fishing & cycling are just some of the activities in the area. Restaurants nearby. German and Afrikaans spoken. Wi-Fi. We offer Quad Bike Trails & River Rafting on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Idle & Wild

Address: S26 On R536 Towards Sabie | P.O. Box 159, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Hazyview
Price Range: RM277 - RM436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Idle & Wild 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The familyroom attached to the main house is perfect for a family! It has a sperate room for 2 kids and a separate toilet!”
Ladymorpheus13, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had been in Kruger the car was dirty and we were returning our car and they washed it for us.”
951cherylm, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“I've said no the TV but if you have your own SA card or rent one the answer is yes.”
IanT229, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Great for Quad biking along the Sabie River!”
andreasc904, 1 Aug 2015 | Read review
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IkariaCapeTown, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
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