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Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge

PO Box 196, Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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CAIRNS
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great lodge with delightful staff, excellent game drives, delicious food, lovely accommodation and oh such wonderful wildlife. Highly recommended. Recommend flying to Kruger...Lodge is two hours drive from airport...and so much wildlife en route

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

Dear MargrettaCairns Thank you for your wonderful comments and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again!! The Hoya Hoya Team More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent two nights at Hoyo and can now confidently say that you are in capable hands at any one of the three lodges( Hamiltons,Imbali and Hoyo Hoyo). The lodge itself is architecturally unique, and lends itself well to an intimate atmosphere. The rooms are beautifully clean and well maintained, not to mention totally private. We spoiled ourselves with a... More 

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

Dear andries49 Thank you for your constructive and positive comments. We look forward to seeing yo again! The Hoya Hoya Team. More 

Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Beautiful place in central Kruger national Park, warm hospitality from the manager greeting you upon arrival up to the last friendly waves as you leave, friendly staff always smiling and very helpful, most fantastic game drive taking you deep into the heart of the African bush, good food presented in a very interesting way, friendly service

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

Dear Ulrike M Your wonderful comments regarding your stay at Hoyo Hoyo are appreciated. I will ensure that the staff receive your positive feedback. Thank you Dionne Collett More 

Chennai, India
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had the most amazing 3 days at Hoyo Hoyo...a luxurious stay smack in the middle of the jungle, watching the wild up close, food that was lipsmackingly good and staff so friendly and attentive. Despite the best efforts of our forest ranger Julie... we still missed catching up with the big 5... a wee bit disappointed but the stay... More 

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

Dear Priyasdomain The staff at Hoyo Hoyo will be delighted to hear that your stay at the lodge was a memorable one. We would love to welcome you back at some time in the future, perhaps this tome there will be greater success with the Big 5. Thank you Dionne More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This was one of three reserves I visited in South Africa. This place is exquisite with a watering hole right across from the property so the wild life comes right to you! The staff was amazing and took care of our every need. Loved the whole experience!

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

Dear catherinejane_2014 Your wonderful comments are appreciated and these will be passed on to the staff and management at the lodge. Thank you Dionne Collett More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Friendly people, very comfortable rooms, good food, nice pool and beautifull view on a waterpool opposit the terrace where many animals can be spotted. Excellent ranger, fantastic gamedrives. Big 5 was spotted in 2 days

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

Dear Pim S We appreciate your positive comments. Please visit again soon. Thank you Dionne Collett More 

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

As a travel agent owner, I love to travel and find great locations for my clients. Hoyo Hoyo is one of those gems I can't wait to share. The lodge staff are extremely friendly, they go above and beyond to make sure you are happy. The lodge is very clean, and the food was delicious. I did not have a... More 

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

Dear Kerri L What a wonderful review from an experienced traveler. Your comments are appreciated and I will be sure to pass these on to the management and staff who all play such an important role in making our guests stay memorable. We look forward to your return. Thank you Dionne Collett More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

So many safari accommodation reviews are based around what people experience whilst out on safari and whilst that is the primary reason to go on this kind of trip, it is really down to luck. We were exceptionally lucky to see all of the Big 5 and many more beautiful animals during our 3 day stay at Hoyo Hoyo but... More 

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

Dear lshephard84, Thank you for this incredibly detailed and thoughtful review of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. It brings us great pleasure to know that you had both a memorable and enjoyable experience with us. We will be sure to convey your compliments to the Hoyo Hoyo team and commend them for their services. We are looking forward to your return... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

On arrival at Skukuza Airport i was greeted by my host from Hoyo Hoyo for the 2hr drive through the Kruger to the lodge, the beginning of my safari which left me speechless from beginning to end. Every element of experience was exquisite. After 20min on route, my eager host pointed out a Leopard in the brush with further sightings... More 

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

Dear Tracey R, Thank you for taking the time to write such an in depth review of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. Your kind comments will most definitely be conveyed to the Hoyo Hoyo team as they are a great inspiration for the staff. We hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back on your next visit to the Kruger.... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The lodges are lovely, bed's comfy, food hit and miss depending who's cooking, staff friendly (and hilarious) and the pool is a great relaxing spot with a view of the watering hole. The possible negative is that Kruger Park is such a massive space and even though the private reserve rules (going off road / tracking animals into bushes etc)... More 

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

Dear MalibuEssex, Thank you for your productive review with regards to Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. It is rewarding to know that you had an enjoyable experience, despite the scarcity of game. We hope that on your next visit you are able to see more of the wildlife we have to offer. Kind regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team. More 

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