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Hluhluwe Umfolozi Hilltop Camp

, Hluhluwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although we didn't stay at Hilltop, we had a delightful lunch there. Having grown accustomed to the inflated restaurant prices in the Durban Outer West, the 4 of us were all most appreciative of the prices at the restaurant on the deck. I ordered the venison curry and rice. Not only was the meat tender, but the flavour was most... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The thatched chalet: Comfortable and clean. However, some of the thatch is coming off the roofs of some of the chalets and looks shabby and requires maintenance. Roads: The tar roads in the reserve are a disgrace and full of pot holes with the result that time spent driving looking for animals is spent avoiding pot holes. I am aware... More 

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hilltop Hluhluwe Game Reserve great accommodation. Game viewing within entering the park on the Umfoloi side saw 4 of the big 5 within an hour on the first morning and close up as one can be. Through out the day also saw sightings and at about 16h00 at the memorial gate Hluhluwe came accross a herd of elephants eating and... More 

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Raymond, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 5 that used our time at Hilltop to debrief at the end of our time in South Africa -- and we were there to see the wildlife as well! With the drought and many watering holes dry, there were not a lot of animals seen in either the morning or the evening game drives on... More 

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Singapoe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Located out in the middle of nowhere, the Hilltop Camp offers a delightful respite from driving through the African veldt. If you use the standards of a high-end resort at some swanky tourist trap, you might be disappointed but for a camp in the middle of a game reserve, it's terrific. Our two-bed chalet was nicely appointed and had almost... More 

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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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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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