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Hippo Hollow Country Estate

Po Box 2304, Hazyview, | Mpumalanga Kruger Area, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
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  • Elephant Whispers
    0.5 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 2 days ago
Saw the hippos!
Saw the hippos! Really close to Elephant Whispers sanctuary and... more
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Saw the hippos! Really close to Elephant Whispers sanctuary and we were able to "meet" and ride elephants. Unique accommodations that never felt crowded. Good menu at restaurant but slow service. Pool nice and not crowded. Most people leave for game drives during the day so very relaxing if you stay on property. Short walk to restaurants and shops outside...

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Despite the title of my review, we were very pleased! Nice rooms, very good service, very good food and hippos at happy hour! The African dancing "event" was ok, the hotel's location very convenient. No complaints.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a lovely three course lunch at Hippo Hollow after visiting Elephant Whispers as part of a package. The menu had a good choice of dishes and the food served was great. The only downside was the service which was slow and a bit mixed up at times with some of the order being missed or wrong. In saying...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall impression was comfort and cleanliness. Food, service and hospitality was good. Accommodations were good and they had a fair amount of amenities. The reception was friendly and efficient. We stayed only for 24 hours to relax after traveling for 22 hours. Hippo Hollow Hotel was a nice one day transition and relaxing.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time with our guide yuire saw the big 5 on both days it was fantastic could not have wished for better the staff very friendly and the rooms were good clean lots to do had a lovely three nights.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When our agent mentioned about this Lodge, my wife and I had kept the expectations low and basic but it turned out to be quite fancy, well maintained, with pool facility, good restaurants and some very friendly and helpful staff. Since we're on our honeymoon, they also decorated our room with flowers, provided sufficient vegetarian options that we requested for...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In December 2016, we went through to Hippo Hollow for dinner. This was the first time I visited the restaurant. We had a very warm welcome by the staff and were seated right next to the river. It was a warm evening and so, we were quite comfortable. I would highly recommend ordering a cocktail as it was one of...

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Acworth, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hippo Hollow is a beautiful property near an entrance to Kruger National Park. Accommodations were quite roomy with tall ceilings in buildings with thatched roofs. They reminded me of villages in the Cotswolds in England. As part of a tour group, the hotel, processed our rooms quickly, so we could begin enjoying the grounds. Before dinner, we were treated to...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here at Hippo Hollow for 2 nights. We were underwhelmed by our experience to be honest. We found the food in the restaurant very disappointing, especially the calamari and the vegetarian options. We were also surprised to find the pool area untidy with grass strimmings all over the patio, pool loungers and tables, no obvious place to get...

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Marble Hall, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrated my wife's 50th birthday. Staff was friendly, Food excellent. Accommodation at River chalets was the best. Saw the elephants at Elephant Whispers. Every night hippos. Fish Eagle. Will go again.

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Zandile-HH, General Manager at Hippo Hollow Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Dawie, We thank you for your very generous review of our Hotel, and for choosing Hippo Hollow for your wifes birthday celebration We are so delighted that you enjoyed it and that everything was to your satisfaction. We take pride in our establishment, working hard and always striving to go higher and comments like yours make us remember why...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Additional Information about Hippo Hollow Country Estate

Address: Po Box 2304, Hazyview, | Mpumalanga Kruger Area, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Hazyview
Price Range: €121 - €395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hippo Hollow Country Estate 3*
Number of rooms: 91
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Also Known As:
Hippo Hollow Country Estate Hotel Hazyview
Hippo Hollow Country Estate Hazyview, South Africa - Mpumalanga
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
#3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
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“look for something away from the car park where buses warm up early for trips to Kruger”
 of 5 bubbles elvistoo, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Quick overnight stay, this hotel is wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles SwimbikerunY2K, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the river have a great view”
 of 5 bubbles gweir21, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pick a river view if you want to watch for Hippos, or pick a courtyard room for better in-room wifi reception”
 of 5 bubbles cloud9er13, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Chalets are more quirky and private, wheras the main building is more hotel style.”
 of 5 bubbles rba34234, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
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