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Hoyo-Hoyo Safari Lodge

PO Box 196, Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
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seattle
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This safari trip was the highlight of our South Africa trip! Wonderful accommodations, great staff that provided excellent personalized service, and guides on 2 daily safari drives were awesome. Guides Andrew and Ralph could not have fit our group better, with Andrew driving the vehicle of 6 parents, and Ralph with the 6 teenagers! We saw all big 5 plus... More 

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

Dear spgpoints - Thank you for sharing your Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge experience. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, especially the Christmas dinner under the stars, and the game drives. We very much hope you will visit again on your next trip to South Africa. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Lodge itself is very nice, and the staff are also excellent, helpful and professional, it just seems that management is unfortunately not too good! We booked this lodge for it's privacy, only 6 little huts seemed very intimate allowing for only 12 guests... yet the first evening dinner was served at the much larger Imbaly Lodge (with out anybody... More 

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

Dear Richard O - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. While we're happy to hear that you greatly enjoyed the wildlife experience and meeting the Hoyo Hoyo team, we're naturally disappointed to learn that the dining experience fell short of your expectations. Regarding dinner on your first... More 

Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 3 families so we took up all of the space of this small lodge for 5 days. The lodge staff was outstanding -- very welcoming, in great spirits, and frequently made us laugh. We could not imagine there being better guides. A little biased because we saw the Big Five a few times over including... More 

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

Dear Brett A - Thank you for sharing your Hoyo Hoyo experience and apologies for the delay in responding. We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, including your "Big Cat Christmas"! And of course we're honoured that you would recommend Hoyo Hoyo to future travelers. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful three days we have just spent at this lodge. TK and her staff were attentive to detail and our experience there was without a doubt exceptional. The butlers Nicholas and Given were on call every second of the day delivering faultless meals. We were constantly being fed or offered something to drink. Our field/ game guide Suiteboy... More 

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

Dear Stuart D - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your bush break at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much and we are honoured that you would recommend Hoyo Hoyo to future travelers. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at Hoyo Hoyo and really enjoyed our stay. The staff was excellent and the food was pretty good. Our room was cozy and provided a good place to recharge after being out on the game drive. Only complaint we had, and no fault to Hoyo Hoyo was that we didn't see as much wildlife during some... More 

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

Dear Derek-Sylvia - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge and we're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. We do hope you'll visit again in the future when hopefully some of the wildlife will be a little less elusive! More 

Switzerland
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We spent a couple of nights there, and we were amazed by the wildlife around the lodge. The facilities have a water hole very close by, which allows you to spot many animal (elephants, hyenas, warthogs, buffalos and event leopard and rhinos if you're lucky) while having your breakfast, lunch or diner. The game drives were excellent and we saw... More 

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

Dear gege77coventry - Thank you for posting your review of your stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you has such excellent game viewing. More 

Vantaa, Finland
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Service was excellent by all the hosts all personal was very very friendly . Place was excellent you can watch elephants drinking Water at same time you are sitting in Hoyo Hoyo terass. Our guide was Ralph big guy. He was excellent really he found all the animals And more than expected .we had excellent birthday party to my wife... More 

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

Dear Kari1961 - Thank you for posting your review and we are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with the wildlife and people of Hoyo Hoyo. We hope you will visit again in the future and we look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Sugar Land, Texas
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

While this was our first visit to South Africa and our first safari, we have traveled all over the world and I have to say that the service here rates in the top 5 on my list. We had an absolutely fantastic time. All the staff, to name a few Ralph, Nicholas, Henry were just amazing and took great care... More 

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

Dear vnileshwar - Many thanks for your review of your safari experience at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at Hoyo Hoyo, and humbled that you would recommend us to fellow travelers. More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Did not know what to expect before arrival. This was a packaged small group tour so we relied on our tour operator heavily. Found ourselves in a wonderful natural environment although the outdoor and open shower unit was initially daunting (but thrilling at the same time). The staff and safari guide were excellent and catered for all needs. A small... More 

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

Dear rickandval2015 Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Hoyo Hoyo. We're really pleased to hear that you greatly enjoyed your African adventure and that you had such good wildlife viewing from the lodge. More 

Boston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

we had a great, comfortable and all round exceptional time at the lodge. And our amazing game driver THEMBA exceeded all expectations and managed to get us a sight of all the animals we wanted to and more.

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

Hi santfamily, Thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Hoyo Hoyo. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time and our ranger Themba was on fire in terms of finding wildlife for you. Hopefully he’s kept a few animals in reserve for your next visit. More 

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