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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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Bucharest, Romania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent nice time at Hilltop looking for Rhinos (we saw a lot ...). The chalets were good with nice views from the terrace. The food was average and it was nice having lunch outside. There is a good big shop with handicrafts and other tourist staff you can buy.

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Durban, South Africa
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We spent a single night at Hilltop Camp in a rondavel before moving elsewhere in the park. The value-for-money offered by the rondavels is amazing. I'm not someone who particularly likes communal bathroom facilities - but they're good. Nothing wrong with them. The rooms are really comfortable. We had dinner in the restaurant - and I have to say I... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Whenever we are in SA we spend time at Hilltop in order to enjoy the wildlife. This year it was very dry but that is no fault of the reserve. The Restaurant is still good value for money but does not offer the variety it used to and the chef needs a few lessons in cooking tender meat including the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
17 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The camp itself was great. We stayed in a rondavel which was nice and the shared bathroom was fine. The restaurant was reasonably priced and there were plenty of tours available. I'd recommend you skip the night drive and prioritize the morning one. The morning walk was nice even although don't forget to bring a warm jumper as well as... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Lovely quiet cabin far enough from neighbours to enjoy the silence. It has a nice view with a very nice deck to sit back and relax. The shower was a let down. Vusi took us on a nice game drive. Staff were helpful and the food was great. Will be back for sure (if Mpila is full)

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

we went to Hilltop Camp last weekend. Our son is four in a few months and we thought we'd give it a try. We stayed in Chalet 47 right at the edge of the camp. Two bedrooms, big lounge and kitchen and a great verandah with a wonderful view. Nyala and other buck were grazing underneath us and a horn... More 

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Storrington, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We booked Hilltop as a family for the beautiful views and the game viewing. We drove in through the northern or Memorial Gate and were stunned to see mile after mile of burnt park land. In fact for the whole drive from the gate to Hilltop the vegetation on either one or both sides of the road was completely burnt... More 

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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129 reviews 129 reviews
29 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The only real place to stop in the camp . Expect rest rooms a gas station a shop with disinterested staff and limited supplies . There is a resturant and a bar again staff not really interested in being there a service borders on non existent . The views make up for the rest .

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Rochester, New York, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My group of travelers have returned to Hluhluwe year after year. We have stayed in the "bush camps" where we cooked our own food, and we have enjoyed staying at Hilltop Camp, where there are more comforts and amenities. The game drives NEVER disappoint, although the cats are harder to find. Elephants are my favorite of the Big 5 and... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed here after spending three days at the more basic Mpila camp in the same park. The pace is well run and it was nice to have a restaurant after having to cook all the meals at the Mpila camp. The food was good and as a vegan had no problems with the meals since there was always at... More 

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Address: Hluhluwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Hluhluwe Game Reserve
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Hilltop Camp Hotel Hluhluwe Game Reserve

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