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Reilly's Rock Hilltop Lodge

Mlilwane Reserve,, Mbabane, Swaziland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Malmo, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Sydney
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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267 reviews 267 reviews
192 hotel reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
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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Komatipoort
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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
20 helpful votes 20 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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Badplaas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Great Ayton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

When you decide to return somewhere there is always the concern that it might spoil the memory of the first experience. Not the case here at all. I couldn't imagine coming to Swaziland and not staying here. By Swazi standards this accommodation is expensive but in my opinion worth every penny. Do not expect polished luxury (a previous reviewer mentions... More

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Victoria, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

It felt as if we had stepped back in time and were guests of the Reilly family rather than in an inn in the former family house. There were so many places to sit -- inside the sitting room, the main lodge, on the verandas and in the gardens -- that we kept on moving places. The gardens are lovely... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Beautiful colonial house with firmly staff, pleasant food and an overall good experience, but the letdown was the huge amount of lights in the distance that distracted from the bush experience. The gardens are stunning and take a lot of work to maintain. It was amazing to be part of ths African history

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Lyon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We spent only one night in this lovely property full of historical and family memories. Yes, it is a bit old fashioned, but this is part of the charm! We shared with another couple, which we did not know before, a separate 2 bed-room cottage (each bedroom had it's own bathroom!) with a common living room in between which we... More

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

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