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Hilltop Camp

Hluhluwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Hilltop Camp
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Underberg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived at Hilltop to very clean and attractive units. The restaurant serves shocking food that continually ran out .The staff are extremely unfriendly , unhelpful and rude.Hluhluwe is such a special place but your restaurant needs to be put under new management.

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Benoni, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hilltop Camp is well equipped and the staff polite and helpful. The meals were OK but we checked out a day early because we could not drive on the ghastly potholed tarred road that is the main game viewing route between Hilltop and Imfolozi game reserve. Game viewing for the driver is impossible as there is absolutely no respite for... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we took a self-drive 4x4 tour of the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve. We saw lots of animals, everywhere. It was magnificent. The northern part of the park peaks at the top with the Hilltop Lodge. It has a beautiful 160 degree view, and a pleasant little restaurant that served great food. Great experience.

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Bilthoven
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The parc is fantastic, lots of wildlife in beautifull surroundig. But compared to other parcs outside Kwazulu Natal, the accomodation and service seems to stay behind. Where other parcs have mate a supprisingly modernisation in accomodation aswell as the restaurants, Hilltop seems to suffer from its success! It is in a stand still. The restaurant still only serves a buffet... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The dinners are quite pricey, so on our first night we thought we would treat ourselves. The food was average. We didn’t have dinner there for the remainder of the stay. We paid for breakfast to be included, but we didn't count on the times it was being offered to be so limiting. It started at 7.30 and concluded at... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Lovely place to have lunch whilst visiting the Park. The food was fresh and nicely presented and the service excellent. We opted for the Hamburger and a Game Curry both were extremely nice. And what a view from the Terrace!! I can highly recommend this to anyone visiting the Park.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Not expecting anything out of the ordinary in the only restaurant on the Hluhluwe side of the reserve, I was positvely surprised. I stopped for lunch between game drives. Whilst the restaurant does a buffet for groups, there is also a la carte on the terrace under the trees. My venison curry was excellent in both, presentation and quality of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stayed in one of the standard chalets - the chalet was very spacious but it clearly hadn't been decorated since the 80's. Everything looked a bit tired, dirty (from age) and various things were in a state of disrepair. There was also a musty smell. The kitchen didn't have much in the way of appliances and when I ran... More 

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Mandurah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stayed in a small rondavel for two people within Hluhluwe Reserve. The rondavel was very clean, comfortable and well equipped - all the crockery, cutlery etc you need. There is a large, very clean kitchen for use, or you can buy charcoal for a braai right outside your hut. Impala, kudu and other antelope graze right outside. The bathrooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I have stayed at Hilltop two different years while game viewing in HluHluwe. The chalets are well designed, clean, and comfortable for families. The restaurant evening buffet is tops with lots of different meats (some game), stews, and vegetables. We were even serenaded by the staff who performed in "Lady Smith Black Mambazo" style. The only drawback is that it... More 

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