Reviews of Hippo Pools Resort


"Stilte"

Hannes Roux | 27 August 2017

"Rustigheid en stilte van die bos"


"Relaxing stay"

(South Africa) CornŽ Van Dongen | 12 April 2016

"Was there with my 3 sons, kids enjoyed the big pool, the airplanes flying and landing there and the biljart!"


"Weekend in Hoedspruit"

(South Africa) Abegail Madonsela | 14 September 2015

"The place is beautiful. I had a fabolous weekend...."


"Awesome"

(South Africa) Adel Mare | 7 May 2015

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Thank you very much for a wonderful weekend!

We enjoyed it!

Great place to stay.

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"Good"

(South Africa) Mavis Madumo | 5 October 2014

"The place is good if you want to relax and have a quite time. We enjoyed the breakfast. "


"Superb resort"

(United Kingdom) Mike Leach | 8 September 2011

"We spent four days at Hippo Pools. The place was clean, comfortable, friendly and in an excellent location. We will certainly stay there again and have no hesitation in recommending Hippo Pools to everyone."


"Beautiful resort"

(United Kingdom) James Walker | 28 August 2011

"Wonderful location, great facilities, friendly staff and enjoyed the hippos!"


"Great accommodation"

(Netherlands) CornŽ Van Schaik | 11 August 2011

"We have had some great days! Really beautiful and the staff were real helpful and flexible. "


"What a great place!!!"

(South Africa) Susan Koekemoer | 7 February 2011

"What an experience!!! Thank you to Hippo's friendly staff, I would recommend Hippo Pools Resort to everybody! "


"Great Stay"

(South Africa) Sean Weber | 14 October 2010

"My partner and I stayed at Hippo Pools for a few days and must say it was very pleasant and a great place to stay if you wish to travel into the KNP or Escarpment area as it is ideally located. The rooms are well equipped for a resort of this type and the house keeping is very good. Just wish there ..."

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"My partner and I stayed at Hippo Pools for a few days and must say it was very pleasant and a great place to stay if you wish to travel into the KNP or Escarpment area as it is ideally located. The rooms are well equipped for a resort of this type and the house keeping is very good. Just wish there was more space to take your own nature walks. The walk to the river is great but a bit short. "


"River view was spectacular. SNQA - Merissa"

(South Africa) Brenda Dry | 10 April 2010

"We stayed in the Riverside lodge which was very comfortable and spacious in a lovely location. River view was spectacular. Made by all the staff to feel very welcome .Only negative is the presence of aggressive monkeys who do not miss a chance to invade the premises."


"Hippo Heaven"

(South Africa) Andrew Hoseck | 28 September 2009

"Thanks for a wonderful weekend. River house was very comfortable and so peaceful, great place to recharge."


"Excellent"

(South Africa) Maunye | 16 February 2015

"Hippo pools was way more than I expected, the service was excellent, the room was magnificent and of course it was peaceful and quiet. "


"Hippo Pools"

(South Africa) anonymous | 12 January 2015

"The Hippo Pools was an ok stay. The rooms have what you need for a one night stay. I will recommend them to others. "


"Home Away from Home"

(Botswana) Ms Frank | 5 October 2012

"My experience with Hippo Pools was spectacular, we felt special and welcomed during checking in. Over the entire stay we felt like we were already back home in Botswana where peace is always in the air. The service was fantastic and I would strongly recommend Hippo pools to my friends and family and..."

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"My experience with Hippo Pools was spectacular, we felt special and welcomed during checking in. Over the entire stay we felt like we were already back home in Botswana where peace is always in the air. The service was fantastic and I would strongly recommend Hippo pools to my friends and family and will surely join them again before Christmas this year. "


"great place to stay!"

(Netherlands) Mrs Braker | 20 August 2012

"We stayed only for one day and night at the Hippo Pools resort and that was a pity because it's a beautiful place, with nice, large and clean rooms with good facilities and a friendly owner/staff. The area is great for walking and not far from the entrance of the Kruger Park. A perfect choice !! "


"Hippo Pools Resort"

(South Africa) Mrs Botha | 3 July 2012

"The accommodation was very neat and clean. We arrived late and was met by the guard and he took us to our accommodation. Everybody was friendly and helpful.

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"Hippo Pools Stay"

(South Africa) Mr Kotze | 6 January 2012

"We did not have an opportunity to fully utilise the venue but we were very comfortable, the staff were friendly, the pool was awesome! "


"Wonderful Self-Catering Establishment"

(South Africa) anonymous | 5 November 2011

"The management is top notch and very helpful. The rooms range in price but all are clean and neat. There is a swimming pool and nice walking areas. There are also other activities but I did not participate. The rooms have everything you need to be self-sufficient. There is free Wi-Fi and also TV if ..."

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"The management is top notch and very helpful. The rooms range in price but all are clean and neat. There is a swimming pool and nice walking areas. There are also other activities but I did not participate. The rooms have everything you need to be self-sufficient. There is free Wi-Fi and also TV if that is something you like having on holiday.

I would recommend Hippo Pools to anyone visiting South Africa or locals going on holiday."


"Hippo pools stay Oct 2010"

(United Kingdom) Mr Painter | 25 October 2010

"The house we stayed in was spacious, well equipped, and clean. Secure location with manned gated entry. Note that reception is only manned during normal office hours and there is very limited range in the shop for self catering purposes."


"Stay at Hippo Pools."

(South Africa) Mr van der Walt | 13 April 2010

"We did not visit Hippo Pools for pleasure as we had to attend a funeral early the next morning and stayed only one night.

We did however arrive fairly late but the lady at reception was very courteous and also expressed her condolences regarding the death.

We did not stay in one of..."

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"We did not visit Hippo Pools for pleasure as we had to attend a funeral early the next morning and stayed only one night.

We did however arrive fairly late but the lady at reception was very courteous and also expressed her condolences regarding the death.

We did not stay in one of the newly refurbished units as affordability was an issue, however the apartment we stayed in was clean, neat and the sweeties a lovely after thought.

Thanks also for the advice to visit the landing strip - we did get to see two hippos as well as a couple of buck.

Kind Regards
Julian
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"We felt like royalty"

(South Africa) Mr Williams | 2 April 2010

"We left our home late the Friday afternoon and arrived at Hippo Pools after dark and tired after the five hour drive. On our way to Hippo Pools we phoned them to confirm our arrival time. The lady offered to have food ready in our chalet! They made us some macaroni and cheese with a delightful salad..."

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"We left our home late the Friday afternoon and arrived at Hippo Pools after dark and tired after the five hour drive. On our way to Hippo Pools we phoned them to confirm our arrival time. The lady offered to have food ready in our chalet! They made us some macaroni and cheese with a delightful salad which was waiting for us in the fridge. They even set the table for us, so we just had to heat and eat. That in itself was the most amazing treat someone could give us. After the meal, we cooled off in our own splash pool. The river was just a stone throw from our chalet and the sound of the water flowing was music to our souls. For the rest of our stay we felt so relaxed and at home.

Thank you for the hospitality.

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"Manie"

(South Africa) Mr PRINSLOO | 1 March 2010

"Nothing to complain about!

Reception was great, Friendly and very helpful. Rooms were very clean, small things that was really nice i.e. sweet on the bed and so on. This was great. Will definitely stay there again.

Regards
Manie
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"Great time! Great place! Great stay!"

(Germany) Mrs Hennhoefer | 18 January 2010

"We had a wonderful stay at this unique lodge. The private dinner on our terrace was excellent and we enjoyed ourselves very much! Thanks a lot!"


"Hippo Pools Resort 2009/09/24"

(France) Mr Leonce | 23 October 2009

"Room were neat, spacious. Staff members were very kind and always there when you need them.
Very enjoyable stay! Thanks."


"Happy Night at Hippo Pools"

(Botswana) Mr Hess | 4 October 2009

"Very friendly and efficient staff, the food was excellent and the rooms very nice. The booking was handled quickly.The lodges are in a great setting by river."


"Happy Hippo Holiday"

(South Africa) A Blair | 16 June 2009

"We had an absolutely wonderful time. We watched 14 hippos on the riverbank and listened to a fish eagle while eating breakfast on the stoep. The house was really comfortable and clean. All the staff were friendly and helpful. We were made to feel very welcome and enjoyed some great food (make sure t..."

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"We had an absolutely wonderful time. We watched 14 hippos on the riverbank and listened to a fish eagle while eating breakfast on the stoep. The house was really comfortable and clean. All the staff were friendly and helpful. We were made to feel very welcome and enjoyed some great food (make sure to have the chicken filled pancakes). We would recommend Hippo Pools Resort to anyone. "


"Hippo Pools"

(United Kingdom) Ms Spitzmaul | 7 May 2009

"A superb place to stay in and it is in a fabulous location. The welcome was friendly and the hospitality was wonderful. Excellent food and service, clean and tidy. Would recommend it to anyone and will definitely stay again. It is top class."


"Peace and tranquillity"

(South Africa) Mrs Bergh | 24 April 2009

"If it is peace and tranquillity you want, Hippo Pools is the place to stay. We decided last minute that we want to overnight in Hoedspruit area and never being to the area we did not know where to stay. We requested information regarding a booking via RoomsForAfrica and Hippo Pools gave us a fast re..."

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"If it is peace and tranquillity you want, Hippo Pools is the place to stay. We decided last minute that we want to overnight in Hoedspruit area and never being to the area we did not know where to stay. We requested information regarding a booking via RoomsForAfrica and Hippo Pools gave us a fast response. Affordability is definitely also on top of the list. Although we did not see the Hippo during our stay, the children definitely enjoyed the pool. Hippo Pools is a lovely neat establishment and the owners are friendly and helpful. If you want to relax and do the minimum, you order your salads etc. from them and only braai your own meat. Of course the best is to just book at the restaurant and enjoy a lovely meal in the outdoors. I will definitely recommend Hippo Pools to friends and family, and this was our first but definitely not our last stay at this lovely establishment."


"Very impressed"

(South Africa) Mr Schutte | 30 March 2009

"We had guests from Belgium. Within 10 minutes of arriving everybody agreed that in future we will stay with you and visit the park from there. Very, very, very impressed so be assured that I am telling all my friends about your awesome place.

Unfortunately I forgot to ask him his name but ..."

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"We had guests from Belgium. Within 10 minutes of arriving everybody agreed that in future we will stay with you and visit the park from there. Very, very, very impressed so be assured that I am telling all my friends about your awesome place.

Unfortunately I forgot to ask him his name but I have to thank the guy who waited for us as we were late. He was very helpful and friendly. Thank you very much.
Very impressed and suggesting you as a place to stay with all my contacts."