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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 #3 of 12 Hotels in Hazyview
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am glad we only stayed here one night, although it was worth it to get to do the “Elephant Whispers” activity, which is right next door. The hotel seemed to be set up for locals – each cabin had an almost full kitchen and parking spaces in front. Positives included really good food, a nice pool area, and a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Hippo Hollow for 4 nights in August. The staff were friendly, and the food was good. Our room was comfortable and the grounds were very attractive. We toured Kruger Park each day. It was only 10 minutes away. After a busy day we just wanted somewhere to return to somewhere that was pleasant and relaxing. Hippo Hollow... More

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Barendrecht, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed unfortunately only for one night at this wonderful location. Friendly people and good food. Unfortunately we did not see the hippo's, but the stay was great. The barman made us some real good cocktails and Lindiwe looked after us during dinner. Absolutely recommendable. Also attractive region.

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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. We are extremely privileged to have a team who is passionate about what they do and are very luck in particular to have Lindiwe as part of the team. She would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back... More

Sydney
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large room although the decor was a bit tired. Great comfy bed and large bathroom. Treat yourself to the Zulu dance troupe and South African BBQ. We had a ground floor room opposite the pool and had excellent wi fi reception in the room. Make sure you visit Elephant Whispers - just across the suspension bridge - one of the... More

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning hotel with magnificent surroundings. The breakfast spread is a treat. The view over the river is very tranquil. Close to town and the Cosmopolitan Restaurant are of town. Close to the Kruger National Park.

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

Having had the opportunity to being part of making your trip a memorable one brings us great joy. Thank you for sharing it with us. We are very lucky to be located in a area where we are surrounded by true nature and even more so to have a team who dedicate themselves to maintaining this beauty. Knowing that you... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a neat hotel that has large rooms. The food is very good and staff is friendly. They don't encourage you to walk off of the property and do have many guards to protect the guests. The best thing is the hippos. It may take s few days but you will eventually see them. It took us 2 or... More

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

We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. Yes, we are very close to the Kruger park and depending on which gate you enter it can only take you 10 minutes to the nearest gate. Our guests safety come first and we are happy that you felt safe and comfortable. The staff would like to... More

Sandwich, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful setting, very spacious rooms stylishly decorated. Only problem was that hotel was completely full, which led to some problems in the restaurant and bar, especially as it was wet and the terrace tables could not be used. However, the staff did a good job, even if some of the food ran out. We enjoyed the Zulu evening entertainment and... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It does happen that unforeseen circumstances (like the weather) can cause a few hiccups, however I am pleased that you found the staff to handle the situation accordingly. Knowing that you found the Shangaan River Club and all it has to offer to your satisfaction, brings us great... More

UK countryside
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here as part of a tour and initial, favourable impression was very 'Africa'. Rooms were basic but ok although ours was very dark. Biggest problem was that all the coaches park just outside the wing our room was situated in and the noise was enough to wake you up constantly from 4.30am (for those departing on safari at 5am).... More

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

Here at Hippo Hollow we strive to upkeep and improve on the products and services that offer through guest feedback and would like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with yours. We have informed all coached to use the parking allocated to them when starting up in the mornings. It is very disappointing that you found... More

Essex, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
46 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed 2 nights en-route to the Kruger in October 2014 in a Riverside chalet. Accommodation was very clean, comfortable and quiet with a spacious outdoor terrace area complete with braii facilities and large double shower with plenty of pressure and hot water. Ate in the restaurant both evenings and were treated to some excellent service and very tasty well priced... More

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

Having had the opportunity to be part in making your trip a memorable one brings us great joy. Thank you for taking the time to write to us. Knowing that you found our establishment and all we have to offer to your satisfaction, makes us proud. It’s what motivates us to upkeep and improve. The staff at Hippo Hollow would... More

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This week a group of about 20 of us from all across the country, ascended on Hippo Hollow Country Estate for a very high-level, critical, business meeting and - although we only approached Hippo Hollow less than a week before the event - they rose to the occasion with grace and ease. The venue is a true hidden gem in... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. It brings us great joy knowing that you found the products and services that we offer to your satisfaction. The staff at Hippo Hollow take great pride in their work and your kind words certainly is what motivates them. They would like to take this opportunity to thank... 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*
Number of rooms: 91
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