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Reillys Rock Hilltop Lodge

, Mbabane, Swaziland
Reillys Rock Hilltop Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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austin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We were overwhelmed by the hospitality and the magical feel of this old historic place. My husband and I were met at the gate by Ruth and Connie who helped us with our luggage and gave us a tour of the rambling house and grounds. The estate contains the Royal Botanic gardens and is home to many small animals and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

A great place to spend one night and learn about the history. We were comfortable but not wowed by the accomodations. Meals were okay. Best part was feeding the bush babies, bananas as nightfall approached. Roads are rough getting there. Once was good and enough for us.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We stopped off here on our way from KZN to the Kruger Park and chose the hotel as the previous TripAdvisor comments indicated that it was just what we were looking for. I wont bore all with the history of the place, which is quite amazing, as you can find it on their website and by visiting them. The layout... More 

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Van
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a real pearl! One can feel the history in every detail of the lodge. Extremely friendly service, nice evening braai. Nice hiking around the Mlilwane park with a lot of wildlife. Actually WWF's first ever project?

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Situated in the middle of the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, based on the people we met there the lodge seems to be largely used as a stop-over between Kruger & St. Lucia. We stayed away from the main building in the bungalow where two (small) bedrooms share a lounge with an open fire. All the rooms are beautifully decorated in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

in reilly's rock hilltop lodge, you stay in the middle of nature, the hotel is actually located inside a nature park, the rooms are very classic, but this gives you an authentic feeling. The hotel empoyees give you the feeling they are family. every night there's a barbecue for dinner, and also make sure you try some fruit out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This lodge is located in a beutiful reserve with lots of flowers and trees. The room is spacious and colonially furnitured. Very romantic. Food was very tasting. People are very welcoming and helpful.

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Zurich
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Spend 1 night in December 2013. Location is nice, service very friendly, had a good dinner & breakfast here. You can do easy hikes in the surroundings and you can go around on your own w/o needing a guide or car, the bar in the nearby basic camp has a very nice view over a little lake where you could... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

The location is very nice but for the price you're paying you would expect much more. The rooms are very dated and you cant lock them when you leave the room. Dinner was nice but just a simple bbq. Breakfast was good but when I accidentally spilled most of the pepper on my plate I wasn't even asked if I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Travel back in time, and check in to the genuine and one of a kind hotel at the natural reserve in swaziland. This is breathtaking and the surroundings likewise beautiful. Also the owner is a very interesting and heartwarming man that fights the battle of endangered species in africa ( mostly rhinos) many of those species has found a safe... More 

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