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Hippo Hollow Country Estate

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Po Box 2304, Hazyview, | Mpumalanga Kruger Area, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 12 hotels in Hazyview
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
JohnBlack6688 Johannesberg, Germany
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Johannesberg, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you enjoy the peace and serenity of the low veld, Hippo Hollow provides the perfect location to take a break from the busy urban life. Great true bush veld accommodation, untainted surroundings and friendly helpful staff make it a true Hazyview gem. Two hippos just in front of your personal wooden deck as the sun sets just adds to... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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25 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed 1 night on our way from Nelspruit to Ohrígstad. Unfortunately we did not see any hippos. Room was OK and clean, however a bit old. We had an excellent dinner in the restaurant, Springbok and Sabie Trout. Wonderful terrace for outdoor breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights and were greatly impressed. From the tea greeting, awesome shower, loft beds overlooking the river, great food and seeing hippos and monkeys we were not disappointed in our stay! We had excellent service at all meals. Our room was clean. Hippo security was awesome when the hippo was roaming the pool grounds.

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this in desperation for a couple of nights in the school holidays when our other accommodation fell through at the last minute Rooms were pretty good and of a decent size - we had a river front chalet, and by far the best feature was its lovely deck which we sat on in the afternoon and morning and... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is well recommended the staff is friendly, helpful and the food 5star quality. They have gone out of there way to make our stay comfortable and luxurious. All my added request was also attended too as arranged. Thank you so much we will definitely be back.

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Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this review

Having had the opportunity to making your trip a memorable one, brings us great joy. Thank you for providing us with your valuable feedback. We are so happy that you found your room and all the restaurant has to offer to your satisfaction. The staff would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your motivating words. We look... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent two nights at this fantastic hotel in the main rooms. Staff were incredibly friendly and sincere with great advice on what to do in the local area. This place is perfectly located for all activities in the hazyview area and there's no shortage of great things to see and do. Kruger is close by as well as the spectacular... More

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Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write to us. It brings us great joy knowing that the products and services that we offer suited all your needs. We are very privileged to be surrounded by these extraordinary wildlife and would like to thank you for your kind words. We wish to welcome you back to Hippo Hollow in the... More

Sydney
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed for three nights in July. We had hut #1 which had the best view (in my opinion) of the river and the hippos (at night). Very friendly staff, any request was completed with a smile. The food was good and the night of the African experience (dinner and a show) was really good the dancers... More

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Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this review

Knowing we were part in bringing a true African experience to your trip brings us great joy. Thank you for providing us with your valuable feedback. The staff would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your kind words. it what motivates us to upkeep and improve on the products & services which we offer at our establishment.... More

Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the 2-storey building while some other people from our tour group stayed at the villas. The room is spacious with good AC and a ceiling fan. The TV is old and small, and only a few English speaking channels available. The restaurant offered our tour group a discount so we ate there. We had dinner buffets for... More

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Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this review

We strive to improve on the products & services that we offer at our establishment through guest feedback and would like to thank you for providing us with yours. It is very unfortunate that your experience in our dining room was not to your utter satisfaction. Our kitchen staff recently went through re-training on all our menus and can assure... More

Billericay
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87 reviews 87 reviews
71 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here 3 nights as part of a Riviera Tour. Our room was basic but clean and adequately met our needs. We stayed in the thatched rooms in the quadrant next to the swimming pool. We were very fortunate to see Hippo's grazing on the hotel lawns. We had a couple of meals at the hotel which were buffet and... More

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Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with your valuable feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that the rooms, the staff and all we had to offer satisfied your needs. We look forward to welcoming you back. More

Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at Hippo Hollow for 3 days earlier this month--June of 2014. It was fantastic! The facility is amazing--a nice lodge with restaurant on a beautiful river and then many detached/separate 'huts'--our 3 kids (ages 12 through 14) stayed in one hut and my wife and I in another. The 'huts' are really nice--good beds, nice bathroom with hot... More

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Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this review

It brings us great joy knowing that we were part of making your trip a memorable one. Thank you for taking the time to share it with us. We are very privileged to be located next to the river and to be surrounded by such beautiful nature and wildlife and we are extremely glad that you were able to see... More

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Address: Po Box 2304, Hazyview, | Mpumalanga Kruger Area, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Hazyview
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hippo Hollow Country Estate 3*
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Hippo Hollow Country Estate Hazyview, South Africa - Mpumalanga

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#4 Family Hotel in Hazyview
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