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Hippo Hollow Country Estate

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Breakfast Buffet
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great scenic view to sleep overnight. Close to Hazyview CBD but still feeling of being in the bush. Rooms are acceptable. Room look and feel old but clean neat and tidy. I would sleep here again. The wifi is easy to connect with which is...More

Thank juliano279
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The room was clean, but food very poor quality, the staff does not know anything, they suggest a safari and it was not really safari it was just a guy driving around Kruger park, the staff needs training, and thye need to improve the presentation...More

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Our room overlooked the pool.It was spacious and well appointed.The pool is always available and the staff take drinks orders and diver to rebounding area. The staff are attentive but not overpowering ly so. A great stay.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I Highly recommend Hippo Hollow.... as it was a very pleasant and tranquil stay. The staff were so nice and food was excellent. Much Worthed and when I visit South Africa again I will definetely visit again !!! Well Done and keep up your good...More

1  Thank Kevin C
Response from Zandile-HH, Front Office Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 15 September 2016

Dear Kevin, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Hippo Hollow Hotel. We are so glad that you enjoyed, and all your expectations were met. It was great pleasure to have you as one of our guest at Hippo Hollow.

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Large, clean room and lovely grounds both during the day and at night. Breakfast packs were more than adequate. We had a la carte dinner the first night then buffet the other two nights, plenty of choices. Offered elephant visit and ride, we don't ride...More

Thank LinsMorley
Response from Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 15 September 2016

Dear Linsey Thank you so much for your kind words and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay , and all our facilities at Hippo Hollow It would be a great pleasure to welcome you back on your next tri to our are

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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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Pool
Restaurant
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Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$114 - US$280 (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
Details
Price range
US$114 - US$280 (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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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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"All rooms were in good positions and quiet"
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"Any room overlooking the pool, which allows you wi-fi access from your room as it uses the pool area's..."
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"We stay in standar rooms and lasts night in the river view cottage! Incredible view and if your lucky you can..."
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"Rooms on the south side are quieter" "Corner suites are large and sunny" "Higher floors..."
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