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Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   PO Box 196, Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Okayama, Japan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its not that luxury but stuffs are very kind and importantly, you can see all different kind of animals from hotel's deck. You don't even need to go for a drive. Room is also beautiful but we didn't have enough hot water in the evening and heating system is very poor. I had to spend a freezing night.

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

Dear pinopatrick, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you had good wildlife sightings. Our general manager is looking into the problem with the hot water so that it doesn't happen again. We hope to welcome you back to Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge again soon. Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More

Turin, Italy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here twice already and are looking forward to going back. The lodge itself is stunning the food is excellent and the game drives are wonderful with expertise game rangers. The staff are superb, friendly, professional and always happy. When not on a game drive or not sitting at a table eating, it is so relaxing to just... More

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

Dear Gina D, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed another stay with us, and the team is looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More

Switzerland
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138 reviews 138 reviews
50 hotel reviews
403 helpful votes 403 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We booked the entire Lodge for a night and I must say, the lodge is beautiful! However, the totally untrained staff let it down. They had absolutely no idea. For dinner they offered us pork or beef fillet. Nobody asked how we would like it cooked and it turned out to be a disaster. Several times during dinner I had... More

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

Dear Frequenttraveler031, Thank you for your review. We are distressed to read of your disappointing experience with us. We would like to assure you that this is not our standard level of service, and we apologize for any inconvenience it has caused you. We make every effort to ensure that all of our guests have great experiences with us. We... More

Ladysmith, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Six couples from our family had booked the entire lodge. The friendly staff were there to welcome us with drinks and a dance. They got to know us personally and remembered our names. The rooms were beautifuly furnished with a viewing deck. The only problem was the outdoor shower which is really cold to use in winter. Hearing the wild... More

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

Dear Myt786, Thank you for your review... we are thrilled that you had such a good stay with us! We hope to see you again soon at Hoyo Hoyo. Regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed in hoyo hoyo in early may 2014. My first experience is how friendly and welcoming the staff are. After a very long car ride, skipping breakfast and lunch, we arrived in hoyo hoyo 3pm in the afternoon. We arrived tired and super hungry. We were greeted with warm towel to wash away the tiredness, we asked for some... More

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

Dear Jack Z, Thank you for your lovely review on Tripadvisor! We are delighted that you had such a good time with us at Hoyo Hoyo, and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More

The Hague, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stayed at Hoyo Hoyo in may 2014. Topnotch. In the middle of a private game reserve. It certainly isn't the cheapest lodge but we found it to be worth every rand. The pleasure of not having to worry about your meals, two game drives a day and an excellent and friendly staff made it a perfect three days. We... More

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

Dear dhrk, Thank you for your lovely review on Tripadvisor. We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful safari holiday with us, and we hope to be able to welcome you back again soon. Warmest regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More

Beuningen, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

We had a fabulous stay at Hoyo Hoyo! The staff is excellent and friendly. In addition, the food was better than expected. Hoyo Hoyo gives us an unforgettable honeymoon in the most beautiful surroundings you can ask! Thank you!

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

Dear Reijs, Thank you for your lovely review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you had a wonderful honeymoon with us, and we hope to welcome you back for your first anniversary! Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More

Berlin, Germany
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Stayed for three nights at the Hoyo Hoyo Lodge. The staff is wonderful, caring and professional. Food and service where great. Special thanks to Giveandtake and Suitboy. We had two safaris each day and saw elephants, lions, rhinos, giraffes and may more anímals. We will come back.

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

Dear MattiasBieder, Thank you for your lovely review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you had a good time, and that you had memorable safari experiences. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge soon. Regards, The Hoyo Hoyo Team More

Conway, Arkansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We spent one month in South Africa, and BY FAR Hoyo Hoyo is the most memorable lodge we stayed at. The atmosphere was amazing, relaxing, hospitable. Our kids had the time of their lives seeing the big 5 (yes, all of them), dancing and singing with the staff, and enjoying the wonderful food. There is really no time to rest--the... More

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

Dear Stephanie H, Thank you for your lovely review. We are thrilled that you had such a lovely stay with us, and we hope to welcome you and your family back to Hoyo Hoyo soon. Best regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More

Paris
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We looked for the perfect lodge (full board) for more than a month and we fouuund it. We stayed 3 nights at the hoyo hoyo safari lodge and we seriously over liked it. 6 game drives with amazing ranger were we saw a lot of animals ( a lion from 2 metres) and as its a concession the drivers can... More

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

Dear Gjerri, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are thrilled that you had such a fantastic holiday. We really enjoyed having you there, and hope to welcome you back to Hoyo Hoyo again soon. Regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More

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Address: PO Box 196, Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge 5*
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Set on the banks of the Mluwati River, in the Kruger National Park, this unique lodge boasts a breath-taking blend of ethnic luxury, encompassing both warmth and style. Hoyo Yoyo Safari Lodge offers an intimate atmosphere with only six luxury African suites, each with king sized bed, en-suite stone bathrooms, outdoor shower and private game viewing decks.All 6 traditional African suites are air-conditioned and have en-suite bathrooms with antique baths and outside shower. Children over the age of 8 years are welcome and are accommodated in their own room.Welcome drinks on arrival, butler service, spa treatments in the privacy of your room, safaris in 4x4 vehicles, bird watching, self drive in the Kruger National Park, guided safari walks by prior arrangement.The Lodge is situated in a malaria area. Gate entry fees are applicable and are charged per person per stay.Rates indicated are per person sharing per night. ... more   less 
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