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Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge

5.0 of 5
PO Box 196, Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cape Town, the safari and the vacation were 10+. Hoyo Hoyo was an experience none of us will ever forget - not just because the game drives exceeded our expectations and the accommodations were authentic and lovely but because of the people. In every story we share with friends about our trip we share stories about the people who worked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived at Hoyo Hoyo we were treated like long lost friends. This was our first safari experience and it exceeded every expectation, from our lovely comfortable private lodge, to fabulous food and drinks. The staff at Hoyo Hoyo are amazing. Andrew our guide ensured that we saw the big 5 and he pasted on local knowledge, fulfilling all... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jane C, This was an absolute pleasure to read. Thank you for your friendly and constructive feedback. We are delighted to know that your stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge was memorable. Your comments will be conveyed to Andrew and the rest of the team as it is a great inspiration for all our staff. We hope you return... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lovely lodge has only 6 rooms. The distinctive tribal architecture may not appeal to everyone, so if you are looking for a traditional safari lodge, I would look somewhere else. Having said that, the rooms are big and clean and the beds very comfortable. The food is average, but the service and the guides are great and very friendly... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ex-palmsprings, Thank you for your constructive comments, we have advised the lodge management of your concerns and we will monitor the situation to ensure that there is improvement. We hope to see you return to Hoyo-Hoyo in the near future, Kind regards Dionne Collett More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a wonderful 4 days at Hoyo Hoyo. The accommodation was wonderful with beautiful thatched roofs, decorated and furnished in tradition African style. It was fabulous having an outside shower where the sounds of the bush could be clearly heard! A small sitting area outside gave the opportunity to watch the baboons leaping around the trees, impala wondering... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dot T, We are pleased to hear that your stay at Hoyo Hoyo was a memorable one. Thank you for your considerate and constructive comments. We hope you return to Hoyo Hoyo in the near future, Kind regards, Dionne Collett More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice traditional art and decor. Loved our hut, big bath, big comfy bed, nice soft sheets and duvet, fluffy pillows, towels and robes. Shower was a highlight as outside and very good pressure and hot water. Charlotte Rhys products a nice touch. Staff were charming, welcoming and amusing but when asked questions they looked slightly bewildered. Food was very... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Laura A We appreciate your constructive comments and glad that you were able to enjoy your stay at Hoyo-Hoyo. Your comments are noted and have been passed onto the respective staff members. Management will monitor these issues to ensure that is an improvement. We hope to see you again in the future Kind regards Dionne Collett More 

New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The good: The atmosphere, the greetings and the hotel staff are very charming and kind. The food was very good, although the service could be slow The rooms are quite lovely and are nicely decorated. There are radios that connect the room to management, should you need something The staff was very helpful when our AC went out on one... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your constructive comments, we have advised the lodge management of the shortcomings and we will monitor the situation to ensure that there is improvement. More 

Muhlacker, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We visited Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge in February 2015 and stayed for 4 nights. It was wonderful. Everything met or even exceeded our expectations. The hotel and beds are great. The food really good. There is something to eat and drink all day. Impossible not to gain weight. The people absolutely lovely and the game drive an experience for life.... More 

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Karina1106, Thank you for your review, we are thrilled that you had such a great time with us at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge! We hope to welcome you back again on your next trip to South Africa. Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

this lodge is a long drive to get too, but well worth the drive ,staff are brilliant the food was also amazing ,the drivers of the trucks are brilliant making sure you get the most out of the safari, stunning views.

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear wardy1052, Thank you for your review of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you enjoyed the food and safaris. We hope to welcome you back to Hoyo Hoyo again soon. Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed in Hoyo Hoyo three weeks ago for the first leg of our honeymoon, having stayed in private game reserves in the Eastern Cape previously we were keen to head to Kruger for a proper safari experience. Hoyo Hoyo was perfect for us, intimate with only six rooms, but the service and accommodation was to a very high standard.... More 

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ara02jcd, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your honeymoon with us at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We hope to welcome you back to the lodge soon... perhaps for your first anniversary! Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More 

pretoria
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Our experience at Hoyo Hoyo is a big disapointment. The lodge is run down and in need of a big revamp. The lodge looks "tired". The staff was friendly and helpfull. The room is cleaned but need a revamp. Our shower didnt work for the duration of our stay after reporting it several times. Game drive was good as what... More 

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear wschoeman, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. Please rest assured that your comments are sincerely appreciated, and we will address each of your concerns. We hope to be able to welcome you back to Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge again soon. Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More 

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