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Hluhluwe Umfolozi Hilltop Camp

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Hluhluwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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Hluhluwe Umfolozi Hilltop Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location. Loved the fact it was close to Durban - took less than 2hrs from the airport. Liked the dirt roads and local feel. Accommodation could have been better, but it is fairly remote. all in all, great.

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Evian
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we did not stay at Hilltop camp but in Gqoweni bush camp, the eight of us had a super time from walking in the bush at 06.00 in the morning, to the many drives through the park to view game. Ranger Guy was knowledgeable and friendly. All in all, a wonderful 4 day stay.

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Murs, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The location is outstanding with wondrous view on the hills, the cottages are perfect for this setting, restaurant is good and breakfast OK. It can be crowded with visitors at times. Our only problem was the quality of the rangers; the one did not see a rhino standing less than a meter away, the other lectured us for 2 hrs... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This is not far off my idea of heaven. There's a real feeling of serenity at the camp, with an abundance of wildlife all around. There are braais around if you want to cook and some decent food in the restaurant. Quiet, basic and basically everything I look for in a site!

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Brooklyn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Like other reviews, we did have some issues with the workers at the front gate of the reserve. We hired a private driver to bring us from the Durban airport to the reserve, and he managed to speak with them, but we couldn't understand what they were saying except the part where they were all very obviously laughing at our... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

Good road from the airport to this facility. Make sure you have money for the toll gates, they do have change but it just slows you down. There are lots of speed traps along the way. Once you get into the park the roads are quite poor, lots of pot holes and animal dung. However this just serves to slow... More

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Stockholm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Beautiful location but why didn't the huts have a key? Can't be that expensive to buy keys to the huts. Had to share toilet/shower with other people, luckily we were there during low season. If we wanted toilet/shower the price would be double. As far as we understood they only served buffee. We found this place a little bit overpriced... More

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Sydney
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18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is a spectacular setting with magnificent views of Hluhluwe/iMfolozi. We were in a two bedded chalet which had everything we could wish for. A well equipped kitchen, comfortable beds and televsion with good reception. The restaurant serves buffet style meals which are fairly basic but more than adequate but the view and setting more than make up for it.... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We had an incredible stay at the Hilltop camp in the self catering rondavals. The Rondavals, were well equipped with kettle and fridge and very clean. They were also very cool, with a ceiling fan that worked very well. The breakfast that was included by the resort was absolutely amazing and such a treat when you came back from an... More

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Geneva-Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We were there recently after 2 year and there are some improuvements: Rooms have been repainted and are not so dark and gloomy as before, linen in better and much new softer towels, 2 people at the reception desk and you are not ignored till the 2pm check-in time. We saw so much on our own that we did not... More

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Also Known As:
Hluhluwe Umfolozi Hilltop Camp Hotel Hluhluwe Game Reserve
Hluhluwe Umfolozi Hilltop Camp Hotel
Address: Hluhluwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Hluhluwe Game Reserve
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Hluhluwe Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hluhluwe Umfolozi Hilltop Camp 3.5*

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