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Reilly's Rock Hilltop Lodge

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Mlilwane Reserve,, Mbabane, Swaziland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Huarez, peru
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The accommodations are spectacular as is the surrounding environment. The food was scrumptious and the staff were so attentive and accommodating to our needs and comfort. Ted Reilly is a visionary and his conservation efforts are to be admired and applauded. So much to do, but unfortunately there was not enough time to do it all; so we will be... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We have stayed at Reilly's Rock several times and it never disappoints. The history, the legacy and the passion of conservation is tangible. We envy the love of wildlife, the willingness to please. Spending time with Ted Reilly is a national treasure. If you want to experience Swaziland at its best, this is the place to be.

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111 reviews 111 reviews
60 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Our two nights at Reilly’s Rock were fantastic. The staff, Lizzie and Ruth in particular, was very friendly. The setting at Mlilwane was lovely – spending time on the terrace overlooking the reserve and seeing the occasional visiting animal was great. We had dinner both evenings outside around the fire and the food was both hearty and delicious. Would definitely... More

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Konigstein, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We have stayed at Reilly's Rock twice now and have fallen in love with this beautiful place. The location is great - perched on a hilltop in the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary with magnificent views over Swaziland and its mountains. The panorama is breathtaking. The feel of the lodge is like being a guest in someone's private home - no locked... More

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Lahti, Finland
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The property is sort of cure and charming, yes the rooms need work but the staff go out of their way to see that you are happy. The dinner was nice around a fire and the breakfast with a superb view. Our kids had a few hundred bees in their room so on that basis they didnt enjoy it but... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This lovely Colonial home has been in the same family since it was built and staying there you feel part of the family too. The staff are friendly, rooms very comfortable and the view is beautiful. Everything about it was good and it was really good value for money when compared with other places we stayed.

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Clearwater Beach, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

A wonderful old lodge set in a game preserve. The staff is outstanding and our meals were very good. The bedroom was average, but the sitting room and dining area had a large comfortable feeling. The grounds around the lodge had numerous animals and the view from the terrace was beautiful. Getting up to the lodge on a dirt road... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I have stayed at Reilly's Rock hilltop lodge 7 or 8 times over the last 14 years and absolutely love it, but have never reviewed it. It is peaceful, quaint and in a stunning setting. It is wonderfull to be able to hike there amongst the zebra/various bucks/hippos and crocs (!) and I have in the past been on a... More

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Washington, DC
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Africa has many one-of-a-kind lodges with breathtaking scenery and an opportunity to view wildlife. Reilly's Rock provides an intimate experience in a lodge setting that transported us to another era. Hospitality was warm and we felt welcome from the time we drove up. Bike rental was arranged for us at Mlilwane camp and we went for a ride amongst the... More

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5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

If you like birds and/or Cycads, this is a must to visit. It is situated in a game reserve. There are short paths around the lodge through well established trees and natural vegetation with name plaques on a lot of the plants for identification. Unfortunately also a lot of invader trees. The history of the hotel is also fascinating to... More

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Address: Mlilwane Reserve,, Mbabane, Swaziland
Location: Swaziland > Hhohho District > Mbabane
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Reilly's Rock Hilltop Lodge Swaziland/Mbabane

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