Hippo Hollow Country Estate

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2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Overview of Hippo Hollow Country Estate

Hippo Hollow Country Estate

3.0 star property
Riverfront hotel in Mbombela with 2 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools

8.6/10 Fabulous

63 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
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R40, Mbombela, Mpumalanga, 1242
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • 2 outdoor pools and lazy river
  • In-room childcare
  • Conference center
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Computer station
  • Front desk safe
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Kruger National Park - 18 min drive
  • Sabi Sands Game Reserve - 62 min drive
  • God's Window - 50 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelspruit (MQP-Kruger Mpumalanga Intl.) - 53 min drive
  • Skukuza (SZK) - 85 min drive
  • Mala Mala (AAM) - 125 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Hippo Hollow Country Estate

A great choice for a stay in Mbombela, Hippo Hollow Country Estate features an airport shuttle. Guests can take a dip in one of 2 outdoor pools or grab a bite to eat at Hippo Hollow Restaurant, which is one of 2 restaurants and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A lazy river, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli are other highlights. Fellow travelers love the helpful staff and comfortable guestrooms.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 91 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Lazy river
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

What to do

  • Safari nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference center

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Lazy river

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Free crib/infant bed

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Hippo Hollow Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Kuka Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Hippo Country
Hippo Hollow
Hippo Hollow Country
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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

8.6

Fabulous

8.5/10

Cleanliness

8.5/10

Staff & service

8.8/10

Amenities

8.4/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.0/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Very good

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Moipane, 2-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

James, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Highly recommend Hippo Hollow Hotel.
Hippo Hollow was a excellent hotel. Staff was amazing and provided excellent customer service. We stayed 8 nights and after the first day, they knew what drinks we wanted and other preferences. We stayed in a delectable chalet and the room the beautiful, but the view was the best part. We saw elephant and hippos everyday. Wonderful location, 15 min drive to Kruger. Restaurant was delicious.
View of elephants from our balcony
This guy lives on the grounds with his family.
Room and service was excellent
Nice pool area
Rebekah, 8-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful atmosphere, great food, lovely views and a very pleased experience.
Robert, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent place to stay.Close to the Kruger Park.
We were pleasantly surprised. The hotel is beautiful and the room comfortable. The staff was friendly and helpful. The food in the restaurant was excellent and the service we received was superb. Every member of the staff went out of their way to make matters more pleasant for us. The one lady in the restaurant,Martha, was a star.She quickly noticed that my wife and I were older people (well on our way to our eighties) and she insisted that we remain at our table whilst she dished up for us. She is an asset for the hotel. The security man at the main entrance was also a very helpful and friendly man. We can recommend this establishment to all and everybody. We'll be back
Abraham, 3-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Easy access to Kruger National Park, good for choices
4-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful property. Stayed in the garden area rooms, lovely and quiet with nice gardens. Great friendly staff
6-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The property was in a great location close to Kruger. The property was very clean. The staff were excellent they all provided lovely friendly service.
6-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice and handy place
Very handy place for a stopover en route to Kruger. Nice room, friendly staff. Lovely bar overlooking river and hippos. Fun and safe.
1-night trip with friends
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