"The place was so beautiful and all the staff amazing. The rooms were clean and neat. Everyone was so welcoming."
"The cleanliness of the rooms "
"Hospitality, welcoming was excellent."
"Lovely rondaval in a very nice garden, quiet and peacefull."
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Our hosts were kind and helpful, the property beautiful and our house for 3 spacious and well furnished.
"Absolutely lovely and Chrissie was the most helpful host ever! Lovely setting and close to shops, restaurants and of course, the Kruger and Gods Window. Comfortable and spacious chalet. White water rafting was a great experience and loads of fun."
"Excellent rondavel, lovely garden and setting, friendly staff. Breakfast very ordinary and should be improved. No prepared fruit as in fruit salad and cheap unappetising bread."
"The place is amazingly beautiful and peaceful. We enjoyed every moment of it and we will be going there again."
"I want to thank Chrissie for all her help and and excellent place. I will visit them again very soon."
"The accommodation and hospitality were superb. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Wonderful surrounds. Would definitely visit again."
"We felt most welcome and will be back for longer next time. The unit exceeded our expectations."
"Friendly staff, very clean, well situated between all the activities you can think about. I enjoyed myself and thank you very much for the host."
"I enjoyed the stay especially as the place is closer to Kruger and all the Blyde attractions."
"The Luxury Rondavel was divine, beautiful and very comfortable! A very relaxing atmosphere! The staff were very friendly and professional. We also enjoyed the quad bike trail on the property. We would surely come again!
Thank you to all at Idle & Wild."
"Our host Christy and her family were very hospitable and welcoming
The rondarval was neat and tidy situated in a lush, breathtakingly beautiful garden, lots of birds........
with a great swimming pool we took a little ones bike and he rode along the
path - would definitely reco..."
" The host's really made us feel at home giving us freedom to use the entire facility as we pleased."
"It was great thanks lovely outdoor for relaxation ."
"Very comfortable, first class accommodation, non intrusive staff but available when needed, highly recommend."
"The stay was great at Idle & Wild, Christie and Darryl are very warm people they assisted us a lot our case was even worse cause it was the first time in the Province
Everything was great, I have to mention the singing of the birds and the smell of fresh flowers and rivers wow environment was..."
"What a welcome sight after our journey from Johannesburg, tranquil setting with a pond almost at our front door.
The very friendly host showed us around and where our chalet was, where to park for the night and where to enjoy breakfast the next morning.
I will recommend Idle & Wild to ..."
"Wish it had been longer (was 2 nights). Our hosts could not have been more gracious and we had a wonderful time (9 adults and 5 children ages 8 - 14). Something to do for everyone in Hazyview and accommodations were a perfect mix for everyone. Highly recommend."
"Very nice cosy and quiet place to stay.It,s clean en beautiful there.The rondawal is very nice inside and fully equipped with the necessary eating,sleeping and toiletries required for your stay. All the people there are friendly and helpful.The rates are affordable and i'll go there anytime again.Ni..."more
"We stayed for one night, on our way somewhere. Darryl and Christie were very friendly. Thank you "
"Had a great time, cozy rondavel and great hospitality. No TV in honeymoon rondavel, but we didnt really miss it. Very central to most attractions. Beautiful gardens!"
"First acquaintance of S-Africa after almost 24h travel could not be better ! We felt at ease and save immediately, very good place to start our 3-weeks trip through the country. Beautiful accommodation, overwhelmingly garden. Helpful hosts. Kruger Park, Blyde River canyon within half an hour. Summe..."more
"Loads of space and privacy.
We really loved the big Rondavel.
Gardens are immaculate."
"Idle & Wild was amazing, friendly people, lovely setting.
Super value for money, can highly recommend it."
"A lovely location, easy going and helpful staff. Easy access to restaurants. "
" - Darryl and Christie are fabulous hosts and the accommodation is superb....we are very (very!) experienced travellers in southern Africa and our stay at Idle and Wild certainly rates amongst one of the best ever! They even have the menus of all the local restaurants to hand to help you choose wher..."more
"Loved the place."
"My stay was very pleasant and enjoyable. The hosts are wonderful people and go out of there way to make guests happy.
I would recommend this place for anyone looking for a great romantic holiday."
"Have no problem recommending Idle and Wild as a fantastic place to enjoy and relax"
"Our time at Idle&Wild will be remembered for evermore! It's the little things that make the difference - a bottle of champagne on arrival, refill of sherry every evening... Idle&Wild is also close to all the major sites and places to visit - an absolute must for anybody who wants a holiday in the Lo..."more
"The environment and facilities ensure a very relaxing stay! It was just what we looked for and we enjoyed our stay!"
"We loved your property, The Bungalow was great. Lots of room , lovely breakfasts, owners are very friendly people.
Very close location to Kruger Park, everything and very peaceful and wonderful!! My son and I had a great time here.!"
"You live in wonderful place, only comment I have, I am not there anymore! :) Thanks a lot for pleasent stay and hope we can come back one day"
"Whether to use the jacuzzi in our room or the one outside ..... shall we go to Blyde, Kruger or just enjoy our stay with great breakfasts. Very friendly staff and totally private area near the water..... though choices when you're on your honeymoon. It was a great stay, thanks!"
"Just to let you know the time my boyfriend and myself spend at Idle & Wild was great. Everyone was friendly and very helpful with directions and information about the area. It was my boyfriends first time in South Africa and Idle & Wild helped make it the best experience for him.
It was a..."
"The stay was great, exceeded all expectations. "
"We really had a fantastic stay at Idle and Wild. We had a time of rest that we've been longing for, for so long. Coming from the hectic life of Johannesburg Idle and Wild provided us with peace and quiet we so much needed. And we had some bonding time as a family, without any disruptions, even from ..."more
"Our stay was wonderful and pleasant"
"We stayed in the cottage and enjoyed very good hospitality. This accommodation primarily focuses on tourists and as such are in a higher price category than it really deserves. Nothing obviously wrong with the accommodation, it is very neat. There could be more outside light for the braai and braai..."more
"Just to let you know that our stay at Idle & Wild over Easter was super!!! The accomodation was first class and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. Facilities were first rate and the accomodation was very well equiped.
Looking forward to going back."
"HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - WILL STAY THERE AGIN!"
"This was a truly fantastic weekend, and the hospitality was excellent. "
"We really enjoyed this relaxing place"
"We were a littel bit disepointed, because there were no aircon in the room and for that kind of money we were hoping for at leased an aircon. Maybe they must think of something like coffee & tea in the rooms aswell. We were expecting more.
Response from Operator:
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"Fantastic cant speak highly enough of the idle and wild set up.The rondaval we stayed in was top class, incredible value for money. Darryl and Christie are the perfect hosts. We wouldn't hesitate in recommending Idle & Wild to anyone that asked."
"Very peacefull enviroment with friendly and helpfull hosts."
"Very comfortable, amiable hosts, great breakfast - we loved the maize bread!!
Certainly to be recommended as a staging post for Kruger Park.
No faults, no criticisms."
"We thought the 'luxury' rondavel was a bit pricy in relation to the 'normal' rondavels.
Otherwise the resort was great!"
"Our family stayed at Idle and Wild in June05 and found it to be very pleasant. The accommodations are modern, very attractive, and tastefully decorated. Each hut/house is well separated from the others in a very large, park-like setting with beautiful gardens. It is such a lovely setting that we hat..."more
"The owner's brother was very helpful and went out of his way to make us feel welcome and accommodated. The place was clean and tidy. It had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. There was a lovely garden one could sit if you wanted. I enjoyed the relaxed environment and atmosphere. I wo..."more
"The place is awesome, close to everything and even a walk away from the Nut Farm where they produce macadamias and other nuts. The service was absolutely great and environment was peaceful, away from the hustle and bustle. I would definitely go back."
"The fact that I was surrounded by nature itself was perfect. The bedroom was well set-up, neat and beautiful. Loved the location."
"A well looked after establishment with beautiful gardens tucked amidst some of Mpumalanga's most spectacular scenery with many natural attractions not far away it creates a relaxed atmosphere so tranquil to enable you to connect with nature, owners were so kind to share the history of the place and ..."more
"The place is adequate, the staff is very friendly and helpful. I would definitely go back again, I had no problems or complains while I was there."
"We had a great time thanks to Darryl & Christie (owners), from giving the direction to welcoming us.
The place is quiet and beautiful. My first time to see nut trees, rooms are so clean and well equipped.
My colleague is also going to Idle and Wild after I told her about the establishment . ..."
"What a pleasant stay and well worth the price. We found the people to be very friendly and very accommodating. From the Security to the housekeeper, everyone always has smiles on their faces and nothing is ever too much trouble for them.
We will be back in the near future.
Well done Christ..."
"We were warmly welcomed, our room was spacious and cozy.
Adjacent to your room you have own private garden with shower.
The breakfast was delicious and you look at the beautiful garden with pool .
When we go to the Panorama route, we like to come back .
We wish you and your B & B all..."
"We enjoyed our stay with you.
Thank you for the warm reception and your services.
It was our first visit in the Lowveld and Kruger park and we had a nice time.
The rondavels were cool and nice and your food awesome.
Thank you to those helpers who kept our room clean everyday.
"We had a great night in the beautiful gardens and clean room. Thanks to the friendly hosts!"
"The stay at Idle and Wild in September this year was almost perfect."
"A wonderful stay at Idle and Wild. The house we stayed in was quiet, secluded, comfy and clean. We had a beautiful view from our porch of the sunset. They gave us tea and coffee supplies which were very welcome as well as sodas and beer in the fridge. Robert was amazingly helpful and enthusiastic. A..."more
"I was happy that they provided a cot for our baby in the lovely, spacious room. We had a very pleasant time and everything was good."
"We stayed there for the 3rd time. It is a very comfortable accommodation. The garden is more beautiful every time we are there. People are very kind."
"I had the pleasure to visit this lovely place for the third time. The visiting people included my wife and my parents from overseas. I received a complain from my folks, why is the garden at my house in Randburg, not looking so nice and well cared as at Idle & Wild???
Your place ROCKS, we all l..."
"My fiancé and I only spent one night at Idle & Wild during our travel on a business trip and we were super impressed. Beautiful, relaxing and comfortable. We arrived late on the night but management had no problem waiting for us and then still showing us around when we arrived. It was only one night..."more
"Idle & Wild treated us as if we have been friends for a long time. Claudette is a star - friendly and helpful. Idle & Wild is a beautiful place and we will go back for another stay any time! "
"Idle and Wild is a serene and quiet place. Friendly and helpful staff. We enjoyed our stay and felt it was too short to see and discover Hazyview - we'll definitely be back. We enjoyed the quad bikes around the macadamia farms and River Sabie. Very idle place for the whole family."
"Thank you for a pleasant stay. This is a place that I would recommend to others."
"Great accommodation. Hosts were friendly and welcoming. Room exceeded expectations. Setting is exceptional too. "
"If you are trying to get away from the busy life of the city well, Idle & Wild is the place to visit. My stay was perfect. Thanks to the Idle & Wild team for the great stay."
"It is a wonderful place with excellent hosts. The ideal place to relax."
"Thank you for a great stay. I will definitely recommend to others."
"Our stay at Idle & Wild was good and we enjoyed ourselves. I will recommend this place to family and friends."
"Had a great stay,very relaxing.Will definitely recommend to family and friends."
" Idle and Wild is situated in a beautiful sub tropical garden, lush plants create a relaxed atmosphere.
Room was tastefully furnished, well and comfortably equipped, with thoughtful finishing touches. Breakfast was tasty and generous, with delicious homemade pancakes, muffins etc.
"Enjoyed our stay, found the owners to be super helpful, rooms clean and comfortable. Very accommodating as we needed to extend our stay and this was no problem"
"Wow, i don't know where to begin. Firstly, what we discovered on our arrival at 500 per person, at this time of the year was to great for words. We booked the honeymoon suite rondavel, Number 4 bungalow. What an amazing surprise! When we realised how it was so much more spacious and premium than the..."more
"Very clean place and value for money. Very helpful and friendly owners. Felt at home immediately.It's great and peaceful."
"The place was wow! Everything was beautiful, the hospitality was great. We received a warm and friendly welcome from Wendy Gloss. She definitely tempted us to stay permanently. The room was exactly the one that we saw on your photos on internet. Breakfast excellently done, we enjoyed every moment of..."more
"Wir hatten für 2 Nächte das Honeymoon-Rondavel gebucht und unser Aufenthalt im Idle & Wild war einfach nur genial! Die Unterkunft hatte u.a. eine tolle Whirlpool-Badewanne, Kühlschrank und Wasserkocher. Die Aussicht von der Terrasse auf den kleinen See und den wunderschönen Garten gar klasse. Die Ga..."more
"We spent only two nights at Idle & Wild and think that more nights would have been better. The garden is beautiful. The breakfast is great. The service is perfect. It's a good location for going to the Drakensberg and to enter the Krugerpark."
"We had such a lovely stay at Idle & Wild. Very relaxing and comfortable! Close to everything! Loved the animals! Great breakfasts!"
"Wonderful setting, very impressive, luxurious vegetation. Very helpful staff who arranged reservation for a safari at Kruger park, which we enjoyed. Spent only two nights, would have liked to stay longer. Unfortunately not all the rooms had air conditioning and the fan didn't help much with humidity..."more
"The place is good. Rooms clean, garden perfect and the staff helpful. There are no TVs in the rooms."
"What a super place! Great rondavel (we stayed at the luxury rondavel) beautiful garden and very friendly owners. We would recommend Idle & Wild to all!"
"Idle & Wild were very helpful with their service, nice establishment."
"Lovely family cottage with everything you could need. Evening chorus spectacular. Friendly hosts who were very helpful you only had to ask and it was done."
"The beautiful garden views from our room, leant itself towards a peaceful and relaxing stay. Our hosts were friendly and attentive to our needs, we would definitely stay at Idle and Wild again."
"A beautiful place to stay with very friendly hosts. The accommodation is of a very high standard. Anyone who seeks tranquillity and quietness will find it here. Idle & Wild is highly recommended without hesitation."
"We had a wonderful stay at Idle & Wild and loved the details such as flower petals on the breakfast table on Valentines Day. "
"I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Idle & Wild. The Rondavel was a very interesting experience - very clean and in a wonderful lush garden setting. It was so relaxing to sit on the front porch in the morning and evenings watching the various birds and taking in the scent of so many flowers and tree blo..."more
"My husband, child and I spent 3 nights at Idle & Wild. On arrival we were met by our host outside in the car park with a warm smile and showed us directly to our room. We were showed around and our host was tremendously hospitable. In the morning at breakfast we were welcomed with smiles and all of..."more
"Lovely surroundings, very well appointed comfortable apartment, very friendly and helpful hosts. Convenient location too many of the sights of the area."
"I have taken my elderly parents (respectively 83 and 80 years of age) for a trip to the Kruger Park and we stayed over at Idle and Wild for a night. What a stay! My parents may never again be able to visit the Lowveld and at least they were treated like a king and a queen at Idle and Wild! We will t..."more
"Idle and Wild is a wonderful place to stay. Incredibly friendly and knowledgable about the area. Peaceful setting to spend a few days. Breakfast fantastic. Excellent all round. Would certainly return."
"Friendly and helpful staff.
Staff knows the area and is at hand to give guidance as far as restaurants and sightseeing is concerned.
Safe and neat accommodation that is close enough to Hazyview for all your quick shopping needs; yet far away enough to be quiet and tranquil.
"My eerste indrukke van "Idle & Wild" is blywende indrukke vandat ons die indraai gevat het tussen die neutboompies deur tot by die huis. Die tuin was lowergroen en Christie het vir ons by die voordeur gewag, met sleutel in die hand.
Die "Fisheagle" kamer was ruim baie netjies met 'n goed t..."
"It was just one night we spent there, but with much more space than we needed. Very cosy atmosphere and an outstanding surrounding."
"Had a great time in Hazyview staying at Idle & Wild. A lovely peaceful garden setting from which to explore the magnificent sites the area has to offer the visitor. Very hot in early February so Air Con would have been of benefit, but this is a venue I can recommend."
"I don't have much to say expect that we had a great stay at Idle and Wild it was perfect.
It was peaceful and very traquil I ended up forgeting about everything and enjoying the experience going back into the real world was well not nice as our holiday was excellent.
Thank You for ..."
"We stayed from 16.10. - 19.10.2006 in Hazyview SA at Idle & Wild.
The service (especially add. bookings for game drive, insider tips to dine out incl. instant booking, etc.) was just perfect.
Very kind and personal consulting concerning every aspect of visiting SA.