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    Hippo Hollow Country Estate

    Po Box 2304, Hazyview, | Mpumalanga Kruger Area, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good37%
    • Average11%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
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    Lazy River
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 7 January 2016

    Rooms, grounds, and restaurant are actually quite lovely. We stayed in a cottage type room with thatched grass roof so some dust on the floor would be acceptable. But there was so much dirt, pet hair, etc. that I did not want to walk on...More

    1  Thank janet0508
    Response from Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 16 January 2016

    We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback. Our housekeepers dedicate themselves to ensuring clean and tidy rooms for our guests. They take great pride in our rooms and do their utter best to sign each room off with perfection. We...More

    Reviewed 7 January 2016

    As the name promises, there are hippos on the property. It was fine as a basis to see the different water falls in the area, but I think the property has seen better days. The restaurant was good so you needn't be concerned about meals.

    Thank thebearsofgermany
    Response from Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 16 January 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are glad that you found the restaurant and all it has to offer to your satisfaction. Thank you for your kind words. Looking forward to welcoming you back.

    Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

    Very cool hotel, plenty of space, clean, 2 pools, awesome food (need to try crokodile kebab) and an elephant place right next to it. I fully recommend this hotel! 2-3 nights is a good stay. In the area is god's window and many other cool...More

    3  Thank Tobias R
    Response from Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 3 January 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to write to us. Our philosophy is to ensure that our guests are taken care of and that they build up irreplaceable memories that they can take back home with them to cherish for a very long time. We...More

    Reviewed 21 December 2015

    You cannot go wrong with choosing to stay at Hippo Hollow. The estate is beautiful and well kept. You are greeted upon arrival with tea and the guest services staff ensure you have all of your questions answered and your needs addressed. Our room was...More

    2  Thank Jenny907
    Response from Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 3 January 2016

    Having had the opportunity to being part in making your trip such a memorable one, brings us great joy. Thank you for sharing it with us. Hippo Hollow is extremely lucky to have a team who not only find their passion in what they do,...More

    Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

    We stay at Hippo Hollow atleast twice a year. Staff is very friendly. Food and drinks are great. I highly recommend the Shangaan dinner and dancing. Rooms can do with an upgrade. I love that we have no tv in the room, but an aircon...More

    Thank Loreen P
    Response from Melani K, Manager at Hippo Hollow Country EstateResponded 3 January 2016

    We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. The Shangaan River Club is purely based on cultural song and dance followed by a traditional buffet. We do try and keep the ambience, set up and food as traditional as possible and...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$96 - US$445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
    • #3 Family Hotel in Hazyview
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 91
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    • Location
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    • Mpumalanga >
    • Hazyview
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    • Hippo Hollow Country Estate Hazyview, South Africa - Mpumalanga
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    vivek2520
    27 April 2017|
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    Response from Saeed Mohamed M | Reviewed this property |
    Hello The price of the hotel room dose not include the Game Drive which is only at Kruger National Park, although there is a travel desk at the hotel, but it depends on the availability of booking on the arrival You can... More
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    7 September 2016|
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    Response from Diane S | Reviewed this property |
    You would have to contact Hippo Hollow. I'm not sure 2/3 of a day is long enough for Kruger. We spent 4 days and regretted not staying longer. Kruger is breath-taking and was the highlight of our 5 week stay. Once you... More
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    11 June 2016|
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    Response from Wozzarooney | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, Our room had air con and a ceiling fan. Didn't see any critters but did see a hoppo on the lawn! By the way the Elephant sanctuary is a must if you get time. Have a great time.
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    "Request a cottage on the river."
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    "Don't choose a loft-style family cottage if you have toddlers (best for bigger kids)"
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    "was pretty good to have a room overlooking the pool"
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    "Everthing is okay."
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