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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent 2 days here doing Safari with a group of my friends in HluHluWe Game Reserve. The place is located at a fantastic place. The top of the hill with nearly 360 view around the park is exceptional. The restaurant, shop, reception as well as the huts are all nicely designed and provide all services one would expect. There... More 

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Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent two nights at this Lodge. What a wonderful experience. Management and staff were Very friendly and helpful. The food was outstanding. The Lodge is well positioned in a beautiful game reserve. Accommodation is lovely and comfortable. Management and staff were very helpful when I miss placed my luggage. Thank you for a wonderful experience. I will be back... More 

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The accommodation at this camp looked promising from the outside, lovely welcoming reception. However, the restaurant was not good. We popped in for lunch - the service was shocking - slow and unfriendly. The food was also not so good - my husband had steak and it was awful. My fish was OK but had a hair in it, so... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park looks amazingly green and lush with plenty of animals. The best was the elephants and of course, the rhinos. The lodge - yes, they old, but they were clean, tidy, comfortable bed and had an amazing view. We found the customer service at reception and at breakfast outstanding. Thank you.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kruger is known to all. This experience is unique and I could manage to see 4 out of 5 BIG. Though it was winter in southern hemisphere and it was windy and cloudy, but that didn't stop the nature to offer. The silence and the darkness of the night may give a little uncomfortable feel in forest who like me... More 

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Schiedam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spend 3 nights in the camp and enjoyed ourselves. The cabins are slightly run down, but okay. Staff could be but friendlier (not focusing on tips) and the breakfast could have a little more variation. The view from the restaurant (and I expects some cabins) is magnificent. However, information is scarce and this should be improved. Next time we... More 

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Sheffield Beach, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The steady decline in standards continues unabated. Rooms desperately need a refresh and the kitchen, bathroom and floors need a deep clean - do not walk around the room bare foot. However more concerning is that the management is clearly completely clueless: whilst asleep we were awoken by our door unlocking and a a couple walking into our room. They... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family visited Hilltop Camp during 4 days in the end of October 2016 and had a fantastic time! Friendly and helpful staff and our amazing safari guide Sipo made our stay very memorable! Together with Sipo we went on several safaris both during morning, evening and day tours! We seen a lot of fantastic wildlife and birds and Sipo... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Hilltop camp has staff that go the extra mile. We stayed for 4 nights there was a water problem at the chalets staff went out of their way to supply 5 lts of bottled water .The drought was a problem for the animals so they made holes in the river bed to get water.

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Swiss Alps, Switzerland
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Our stay at Hilltop was not very pleasant at all. We got appartment No. 21. 21 is a semidetached house with a traditional reed roof. Entering the house it was very dark and smelly. The view from the room was zero. Everything was a little old and shaby. We could not figure out what the smell was, but it remembered... More 

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Additional Information about Hilltop Camp

Address: Hluhluwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Hluhluwe Game Reserve
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hilltop Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Hilltop Camp Hotel Hluhluwe Game Reserve
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