• Hippo Hollow Country Estate

Hippo Hollow Country Estate

Nestled amongst lush indigenous gardens on the banks of the Sabi River in Hazyview, only ten minutes from the world famous Kruger National Park. Hippo Hollow offer stylish accommodation overlooking picturesque gardens and river. Enjoy a variety of mouth watering dishes, whilst watching the grazing of the Hippopotamus on the lawn against the backdrop of the sunset.

Rates inclusive of 15% VAT • South African Rand • Subject to Availability

Description 1 May 2019 to 31 Aug 2019 1 Sep 2019 to 31 Dec 2019
Standard Single (B&B) R1 730 R2 070
Standard pp Twin sharing (B&B) R1 275 R1 570
Garden Chalet Single (B&B) R1 875 R2 280
Garden Chalet pp Twin sharing (B&B) R1 385 R1 725
River Chalet Single (B&B) R2 235 R2 695
River Chalet pp Twin sharing (B&B) R1 660 R2 000
Deluxe River Chalet Single (B&B) R2 760 R3 400
Deluxe River Chalet pp Twin sharing (B&B) R2 040 R2 520
3rd Person Rive Chalet Sharing Chalet on Request on Request
Children (3-12 yrs) River Chalet (B&B) R 760 R 1 000
Children (3-12 yrs) Deluxe River (B&B) R 940 R 1 260
Dinner Per Adult pp R 320 R 320
Dinner Per Child pp R 165 R 165
Description 1 Jan  2020 to 30 Apr 2020 1 May 2020 to 31 Aug 2020
Standard Single (B&B) R2 235 R1 870
Standard pp Twin sharing (B&B) R1 695 R1 375
Garden Chalet Single (B&B) R2 460 R2 030
Garden Chalet pp Twin sharing (B&B) R1 860 R1 500
River Chalet Single (B&B) R2 910 R2 420
River Chalet pp Twin sharing (B&B) R2 165 R1 795
Deluxe River Chalet Single (B&B) R3 670 R2 975
Deluxe River Chalet pp Twin sharing (B&B) R2 720 R2 210
3rd Person Rive Chalet Sharing Chalet on Request on Request
Children (3-12 yrs) River Chalet (B&B) R1 070 R  825
Children (3-12 yrs) Deluxe River (B&B) R1 360 R 1 020
Dinner Per Adult pp R 345 R 345
Dinner Per Child pp R 180 R 180
Description 1 Sep 2020 to 31 Dec 2020  
Standard Single (B&B) R2 235  
Standard pp Twin sharing (B&B) R1 695  
Garden Chalet Single (B&B) R2 460  
Garden Chalet pp Twin sharing (B&B) R1 860  
River Chalet Single (B&B) R2 910  
River Chalet pp Twin sharing (B&B) R2 165  
Deluxe River Chalet Single (B&B) R3 670  
Deluxe River Chalet pp Twin sharing (B&B) R2 720  
3rd Person Rive Chalet Sharing Chalet on Request  
Children (3-12 yrs) River Chalet (B&B) R1 070  
Children (3-12 yrs) Deluxe River (B&B) R1 360  
Dinner Per Adult pp R 345  
inner Per Child pp R 180  

 

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2019 HOLLOW COMBO’S

Stay at x 2 Hollow Properties & receive a 10% discount off your Rates
• Stay a minimum total of 4 nights at any 2 Hollow properties, with a minimum of 2 nights at each hotel.
• When your booking is made, please specify the booking request details of both Hollow properties and copy both reservations offices into the email.
• Should you cancel either of the 2 Hotels, the booking “combo” special no longer applies.

Stay at x 3 Hollow Properties & receive a 15% discount off your Rates
• Stay a minimum total of 6 nights at any 3 Hollow properties, with a minimum of 2 nights at each hotel.
• When your booking is made, please specify the booking request details of all 3 Hollow properties and copy all 3 reservations offices into the email.
• Should you cancel any one of the hotels, the booking “combo” special no longer applies, or you will go down to the 2 HOLLOW COMBO (10%).

Further conditions:

  • These combos are only applicable on B&B rates, and not DBB rates.
  • Hollow combos only apply to the above rates

2020 HOLLOW COMBO’S

STAY AT X 2 HOLLOW PROPERTIES & RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT OFF YOUR  RATES

  • Stay a minimum total of 4 nights at any 2 Hollow properties, with a minimum of 2 nights at each hotel.
  • When your booking is made, please specify the booking request details of both Hollow properties and copy both reservations offices into the email.
  • Should you cancel either of the 2 Hotels, the booking “combo” special no longer applies.

STAY AT X 3 HOLLOW PROPERTIES & RECEIVE A 15% DISCOUNT OFF YOUR   RATES

  • Stay a minimum total of 6 nights at any 3 Hollow properties, with a minimum of 2 nights at each hotel.
  • When your booking is made, please specify the booking request details of all 3 Hollow properties and copy all 3 reservations offices into the email.
  • Should you cancel any one of the hotels, the booking “combo” special no longer applies, or you will go down to the 2 HOLLOW COMBO (10%).

FURTHER CONDITIONS:

  •  These combos are only applicable on B&B rates, and not DBB rates.
  •  Hollow combos only apply to the above rates.
Comfortable Accommodation in Mpumalanga Hazyview

Situated just ten minutes from Kruger National Park, Hippo Hollow Country Estate offers comfortable, family-friendly accommodation set within tranquil indigenous gardens just outside Hazyview.

Hippo Hollow offers a selection of accommodation in Mpumalanga Hazyview in thatched River Chalets, one-bedroom Garden Chalets and our more traditional Courtyard Rooms. All rooms and chalets have en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, tea/coffee facilities and are furnished with touches of local wood and traditional elements.

The rooms are situated on an estate featuring beautifully maintained gardens and two swimming pools, bordered by the winding Sabie River which is home to a wonderful variety of bird species, hippo, crocodiles, monkeys and even elephants from Elephant Whispers.

River Chalets 

Overlooking the tranquil Sabi River, the 18 River Chalets are ideal for couples and families (2 adult and 2 children).  Each boasts a main bedroom, a loft room with single beds, an en-suite bathroom and a deck overlooking the river. 

If you are looking to escape the fast pace of city life and slow down without the interruption of televisions, telephones or Wi-Fi, the River Chalets are ideal for you. The 12 air-conditioned thatched chalets all overlook the Sabie River and are ideal for small families. Each has a loft room with two single beds, and a private deck with river views offering the perfect setting for you to relax and rejuvenate.

The 6 air-conditioned Deluxe River Chalets can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children. The Chalets have a loft with a sleeper couch and satellite television as well as a private deck overlooking the Sabie River. All the Chalets have double showers, modern amenities, ceiling fans, and tea & coffee facilities.

 

 

Garden Chalets

The 19 Garden Chalets are ideal for couples and sleeps 2 guests. Amenities includes air-conditioning, en-suite bathrooms with double showers, satellite television, Wi-Fi and  verandas overlooking the gardens or pool.
Set in the lush estate gardens, the 19 Garden Chalets sleep 2 and are ideal for a couple’s escape. The Chalets are air-conditioned and have ceiling fans, double showers, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities and verandahs overlooking the verdant gardens or pools. When it comes to accommodation in Mpumalanga Hazyview, there are few hotels as peaceful as this.

Courtyard Rooms


In terms of accommodation in Mpumalanga Hazyview, our Courtyard Rooms are ideal for business travellers or families with older children. The 54 Courtyard Rooms are equipped with modern comforts and have balconies overlooking the estate gardens.

Our 54 Courtyard Rooms are ideal for guests who want to enjoy the bush and keep the basic comforts of television, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and guest amenities. These spacious rooms have balconies or verandahs overlooking the estates gardens and are especially popular with business travellers to Hazyview. For younger children, cots are available on request. For older children, a number of interleading rooms are available.

DIRECTIONS FROM KRUGER MPUMALANGA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
• Exit the airport taking the second exit at the roundabout onto the R538.
• Turn left at the next T-junction and immediately right towards Plaston (R538).
• Carry on straight for 8.7 km until you ge to the first traffic lights in White River (Mosque is on your left hand side) and turn right onto the R40 towards Hazyview (Pass straight through the roundabout, traveling approximately 43 km).
• At the T-junction turn left into Hazyview & continue straight through the C.B.D.
• Once you have passed the Total Filling Station on your left, 500m further on you will find Perry’s Bridge on your left hand side.
• Cross over the stop street and Hippo Hollow will be on your left hand side, before crossing the Sabie River.

DIRECTIONS FROM JOHANNESBURG / PRETORIA
• Take the N4 or the N12 to Nelspruit via Witbank and Middleburg.
• Approximately 2km before Nelspruit take a slight left (traveling approximately 270m) then take a right toward the R37.
• Carry on straight through the first roundabout, taking the first exit at the second roundabout. At the second set of traffic lights take a left turn onto the R40 (travelling approximately 15km) until you reach the first Robot in White River.
• Take a slight left at the first traffic lights then turn right, continue straight and take a slight left at the second set of traffic lights onto the R40. Carry on, passing straight through the roundabout (travelling approximately 43km).
• At the T-junction turn left into Hazyview and continue straight through the C.B.D.
• Once you have passed the Total Filling Station on your left, 500m further on you will find Perry’s Bridge on your left hand side.
• Cross over the stop street and Hippo Hollow will be on your left hand side, before crossing the Sabie River.

GPS CO-ORDINATES: SOUTH -25º 1’ 55.293”
                                       EAST 31º 7’ 24.3804”

THE PREFECT AFRICAN ESCAPE IN A RELAXED & LAID BACK ENVIRONMENT
HIPPO HOLLOW OFFERS MANY FACILITIES & SERVICES ADDING TO THE COMFORT OF YOUR STAY.

For a relaxing country break, with the convenience of being central to the Kruger National Park and the activities and attractions of the Kruger Lowveld, you will not go wrong choosing Hippo Hollow.

Hippo Hollow is set on a beautiful Country Estate with lush gardens, a river, dams and two swimming pools. This is an environment that will leave any nature lover enthralled, and offers the perfect respite after a day of game drives and exploring the beautiful Lowveld, or a productive conference.

The on-site Hippo Hollow Restaurant, with its bar and lounge, takes the prime spot on the Estate. Large sliding doors open onto views of the river and an expansive deck where guests can relax and enjoy watching hippo graze on the lawn while sipping on cocktails and indulging in delicious South African cuisine.

Shangaan River Club - a unique cultural experience - offers a hearty feast and an evening of traditional song and dance around a crackling fire, under the African skies.

Keeping in touch with loved ones, or staying on top of business can be done with complimentary Wi-Fi in our covered lounge (should you not be staying in a Courtyard Hotel Room, or using the conference room).

Catering for up to 100 delegates in an environment conductive to creative thinking, Hippo Hollow offers a great conference and banqueting venue.

Take off from the grounds of Hippo Hollow and enjoy a helicopter flight through the Blyde River Canyon with Mpumalanga Helicopter Co., or walk across the bridge and delight in an elephant interaction at Elephant Whispers. You could not ask for better convenience!

FACILITIES & SERVICES AT A GLANCE

  • Two Swimming Pools in Lush Gardens
  • Hippo Hollow Restaurant with Deck Overlooking the Sabie River
  • Public Lounge & Bar Area
  • Shangaan River Club on-site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Conference Centre with Banquet Facility
  • Well Stocked Curio Shop
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Guest Laundry Service
  • 24-Hour Security
  • 24-Hour Paramedic on Call
  • Baby Sitting Service and Cots Available.
  • Free Secure Parking
  • Mpumalanga Helicopters on-site
  • Perry’s Bridge Trading Post Country Shopping Experience 1km up the road.

Stop Sale
We reserve the right to manage inventory over periods of peak demand by blocking rooms for sale at  rate levels (stop sale), as required. Any rooms available for sale over blocked periods will be at rates as determined by the property for that period.

Minimum Stay

  • We reserve the right to request a minimum stay of 3 nights over peak periods including all long weekends, special events, and the Festive Season 15 December - 5 January.

Child Policy

  •  0 - 2 years – Free of charge in a baby cot
  •  3 - 12 years – Subject to availability at time of request
  •  13 years and above – Adult rates apply, subject to availability

TOUR GUIDE & DRIVER POLICY

  •  10 to 16 rooms booked – 1 room free
  •  17 or more rooms booked – 2 rooms free

CANCELLATION policy (Excludes Peak Dates)

  • All cancellations must be given in writing directly to the hotel.

Cancellations made:

  • 30 Days prior to arrival, 50% of the value of the room/s booked will be charged as a cancellation fee.
  • 14 Days prior to arrival, 75% of the value of the room/s booked will be charged as a cancellation fee.
  • 7 Days prior to arrival 90% of the value of the room/s booked will be charged as a cancellation fee.
  • Less than 24 Hours prior to arrival or early departure 100% of the value of the room/s will be charged as a cancellation fee. Failure to comply timeously with the terms of deposit payments will result in bookings being automatically cancelled.

Prepayment terms:

  • 31 Days prior to arrival of the guests, the hotel must receive full payment for the reservation held.

CANCELLATION POLICY

All cancellations must be given in writing  

GROUP CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations made:

• 60 – 45 Days prior to arrival, 10% of the value of the group booking will be charged as a cancellation fee.
• 44 – 15 Days prior to arrival, 50% of the value of the group booking will be charged as a cancellation fee.
• 14 – 3 Days prior to arrival, 80% of the value of the group booking will be charged as a cancellation fee.
• 2 – 0 Days prior to arrival, 100% of the value of the group booking will be charged as a cancellation fee.

GROUP PAYMENT POLICY

  •  61 Days prior to arrival of the group, the hotel must receive a 10% deposit on the total invoice value of the group booking.
  •  45 Days prior to arrival of the group, the hotel must receive a further 40% deposit on the total invoice value of the group booking. (i.e. at this point the hotel must have received a total deposit of 50%)
  •  15 Days prior to arrival, the hotel must receive full payment for the group.

Failure to comply timeously with the terms of deposit payments will result in the bookings being automatically cancelled.

PORTERAGE
If Porters are required a  R20-00 per room porterage fee will be charged per service.

ROMANTIC WEDDINGS @ HIPPO HOLLOW COUNTRY ESTATE


A Truly Unique Experience for Your Wedding Celebration...

Nestled on the Banks of the Sabie River in Hazyview, Hippo Hollow’s wedding packages promise to be an extremely memorable affair and offer the bride, the groom and their guests a truly life-changing experience.

Choose to say your “I do’s” on the elephant deck overlooking six resident elephant at Elephant Whispers, on the banks of the Sabie River in the stunning Hippo Hollow Country Estate, or as a cultural affair in the amphitheatre at the Shangaan River Club.

Allow nature to create the perfect backdrop for your dream wedding.

RECEPTION – VENUES
A variety of venues to suit any size wedding, each creating its own unique atmosphere.

HIPPO HOLLOW RESTURANT
max 200 guests

SHANGAAN RIVER CLUB
max 175 guests

IMVUBU SUITE
max 50 guests

ELEPHANT WHISPERS
DECK (CEREMONY ONLY)
max 100 guests
TAILOR-MADE DINING

Variety of set & buffet menu’s, as well as exclusive tailor-made menus to suit your budget.

BUFFET MENU
minimum 40 guests

PLATED MENU
Various menu selections

Menu’s includes a 3-course meal, welcome drinks and arrival snacks.

ACCOMMODATION

We offer special wedding B&B accommodation rates.

All Wedding Couples receive a complimentary stay at Hippo Hollow Hotel

on their wedding night with romantic turn down and a champagne breakfast.

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  • Over 530 bird species
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