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Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

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Gunfontein, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Ants hill as part of our honeymoon. We stayed here following our big 5 safari so it was a little bit of an anti-climax as they don’t have the big 5 here, understandably! I think this would have worked better if we had stayed here first then gone on to big 5 safari. The lodge itself is... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ants nest as well as Ants Hill is a beautiful place. We stayed in Ants Nest with our daughter. The game drives on the horses are amazing even for the not experienced riders. The pool is heated all year round. Every day they take you to a different spot to enjoy the sunset with a glass in your hand. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During Easter we stayed at Ants Hills with our three children ages 14, 12 and 9. It was the most incredible holiday, we all had the time of our lives! The staff were extraordinarily caring, knowledgeable and attentive, nothing was too much trouble. We have many, many people to thank for our fabulous family holiday! The lodgings and food were... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & our boys (aged 8&7) visited Ants Nest (3 nights) and Ants Hill (3 nights) in April and had the most wonderful time. We have been to South Africa several time and been on safari each time ranging from the low budget end (Garden Route Game Lodge) to the high end (Sanbona) and I have also been on... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ant collection was a true sanctuary within the paradise of the Waterberg area where we were treated like both royalty and family by all the staff. Tessa, Gail, Penny and all the others were exceptional people who took every opportunity to make us feel completely pampered. Anything is possible at Ant’s Hill & Nest which not only ensures you... More 

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San Ramon, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing place filled to the brim with character, from the minute you arrive to the moment you leave you discover little nooks and cranny's, little touches that make you go wow. The fresh shortbread at your coffee/tea station in your room, the uniqueness of the bathrooms and the way your room is staged, everything is done to take... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Stunning view, friendly staff, amazing food, exciting riding experience and close encounter with rhinos. What else can I ask?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

What a special four days we spent at Ants Hill over the Easter holidays. Our accommodation was spectacular and our every need attended to. The team are so attentive and were very flexible allowing us to pick and choose on the day. Our family of four have mixed ability riding but all needs were catered for and we all enjoyed... More 

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Hungerford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We had such fun at Ants Nest for 5 days we were non stop horse riding, biking, walking, and Rhino feeding. A truly special place and all Of the staff were wonderful and willing to share their knowledge and understanding. We could not have been catered for better all the staff had a 'any things possible' and they could organise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Our family had a fantastic time. Our kids loved it as did the adults. Ant and his team are as accommodating as any 5 star staff hotel in the world and they are focused on doing for you whatever you want and whenever you want it. Definitely one of the most memorable vacations and one that we will remember fondly... More 

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