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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our third safari but our first in South Africa. Given we were lucky enough to have experienced fantastic safaris in Zambia and Botswana, our South African Safari experience had a lot to live up to, even more so because we would be there over Christmas from 22-26 December. I am so pleased to say that we could not... More 

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

Dear April K, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that you had such a fantastic Christmas holiday with us at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We are especially glad that you enjoyed the intimacy of the lodge, as well as the exclusivity of the concession. We have asked the chef for the soup recipe and will send it... More 

The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ha've stayed in this hotel in November and we had high expectations. Due to the weather our stay was not what we thought it would be. But the staff members are very nice! It was great to have diner with the other guests. There were living some mices in our room, that was a pity.

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

Dear ReizigerJ, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are sorry that you had bad weather, but are glad that you still enjoyed the hospitality from our wonderful staff at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We have discovered that the lodge is situated in the habitat of the dormouse, and they do occasionally venture into the suites. As we value... More 

paris, france
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

when we arrived at Hoyo, Hoyo, we were told it mean welcome in their native language & we felt more than welcome the whole two days we were at the lodge. It started with our driver picking us up at the airport and while taking us to the lodge, turned it into a game drive, stopping to let us see... More 

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

Dear ipreferparis, Thank you for your wonderful review of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful stay with us, and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More 

Bucharest, Romania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a wonderful lodge and safari experience. There was friendly and helpfull personnel, good food, nice lodges and exelent views to the pond and animals just in front of the main lodge. We had excellent safaries with the big five package having the leopard as far as few meters in front of us... More 

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

Dear Adrian G, Thank you for your lovely review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your safari holiday with us. We are glad that you had such amazing wildlife sightings, and we hope to welcome you back to Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge for another visit soon. Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Staff: They were incredibly friendly, very concerned for our safety/wellbeing/happiness, and always willing to assist with anything with a smile. I can’t say enough about them – everyone was truly wonderful. They made us feel so comfortable upon arrival and throughout our stay. Grounds: The outside eating and dining area are very nice. The best part of this hotel, and... More 

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

Dear Nickis124, Thank you for your lovely and thoughtful review! We are delighted that you had such a wonderful experience with us at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We are so glad that you enjoyed the accommodation, food and safaris, and that the staff made your stay so special. We hope to welcome you back to Hoyo Hoyo again on your... More 

Horsham, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My 20 year old daughter and I very much enjoyed our time at Hoyo Hoyo. After an over eight hour trip from Johannesburg because of a significant detour, the sight of elephants at the waterhole on arrival was enough to refresh our spirits and prepare us for the first of our three wonderful game drives. We loved our room and... More 

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

Dear Jules876, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you and your daughter had such a great stay with us! We hope to welcome you back to Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge on your next visit to South Africa. Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We went the last week of August 2014, and the trip was awesome. To start, we had the experience of seeing all big 5 in our first 2 hours at the camp! Cannot be beat. The staff was great, funny with the kids and the food was a treat every night. Note that there are no fences around this camp,... More 

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

Dear greeneggsandham9901, Thank you for your lovely review of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We are delighted that you had a good stay with us, and we hope to welcome you and your family back again soon. Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Hoyo Hoyo is located right in the Kruger national, so the location is amazing, also it is open so you can view animals around the hotel at any time. The staff was beyond amazing, very friendly, extra helpful, I would say the hotels greatest asset is their staff. We had dinner and breakfast included, the food was out of this... More 

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

Dear Rainflake2000, Thank you for your review of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to welcome you back to the lodge soon for another safari holiday. Warm regards, The Hoyo Hoyo team More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Hoyo-Hoyo was the 2nd stop on our trip to Kruger and following on from Hamilton's (which we loved) it was always going to be a tough act to follow, and so it proved. Hoyo-Hoyo is a basic lodge with perfectly acceptable accommodation and food. The staff were lovely and very helpful. The experience was let down by our guide for... More 

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

Dear ElsH711, Thank you for your review of Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We pride ourselves on providing all of our guests with outstanding safari experiences. We would like to reassure you that your feedback is sincerely appreciated, and all of your concerns have been addressed. We hope to be in a position to welcome you back to our lodges in... More 

Okayama, Japan
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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 

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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*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Hoyo-Hoyo Tsonga Hotel Kruger National Park

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