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Hluhluwe Umfolozi Hilltop Camp

Hluhluwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Hluhluwe Umfolozi 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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    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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Warrnambool, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed in a 2 bed chalet as part of a tour and were very impressed with the location and facilities. While there were some plumbing issues, the chalet was very comfortable with plenty of space. We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Our car broke down at the Hilltop Camp. I got roadside assist to come tow my car, then with the help of Matt at the camp we arranged for a hire car. Only one problem Avis wanted R1000 to deliver the car. Matt was so upset that Avis wanted so much that he drove me all the way to St... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Parks board needs to do some upgrades,thatch roof need work,roads very bad potholes keep to dirt roads better.staff need to appreciate tourists and guests ,especially reception,blast good shop food basis ,bring what you need

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guildford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Only spent 1 night there but it was an amazing experience. We stayed in a rondavel, which was spacious, clean and cool, even at the height of summer. The entire area was well kept and gorgeous. The shower, toilet and kitchen facilities were clean and never too busy. The main buildings, restaurant, bar and shop were only a short walk... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I am not usually one to write reviews but I thought this necessary due to the seriousness of the issue. We stayed at Hilltop camp the weekend before Christmas in 2014. On arrival I unexpectedly got very ill and when asking the reception staff to call the doctor I was informed that he was on holiday in Cape Town and... More 

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Durban
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This trip we booked the Mthwazi Lodge. While this is part of Hilltop camp it is isolated and private. It is an old homestead built of stone and brick. The walls are covered with black and white photographs of its history and history of the park. The house sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms all en suite. There is a large... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I truly enjoyed my stay here. I picked a 2 bed Rondavel, which was more than enough for our need. Clean and comfortable. The restaurant is awesome and with an amazing view. Great place to stay for a wildlife experience without having to spend a bundle of money. The park itself I enjoyed equally as much. I have not been... More 

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Backpacker83
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you are not into camping or would rather not cook your own meals, this is a great place to visit Hluhluwe Game Reserve. They have a wide variety of chalets to choose from lodges with their own kitchen to smaller round chalets that have a shared kitchen/bathroom. We stayed at the smaller chalets, which was great. Inexpensive but still... More 

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Bampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

The park is absolutely wonderful for close encounters with game of all types. You get blasé about being very close to impala, nyala, baboons, giraffes, even rhino and elephant. We didn't see any cats on our visit, apparently as it was so dry. Hilltop is a great base, very central and with a good range of facilities. We had a... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Had a very disappointing experience at Hilltop Camp, Hluhluwe Park . We travelled halfway around the world and spent a lot of money to stay at Hilltop with the express purpose of enjoying their early/late guided game drives and walks. On arrival we were horrified to be informed that all 6 options for the next 2 days had already been... More 

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