Hippo Hollow


This relaxed, informal lodge is set near Hazyview on the banks of the Sabie River amongst tranquil indigenous gardens just 10 minutes drive from Kruger National Park. Capturing the true spirit of Africa, Hippo Hollow offers comfortable accommodation in unique thatched garden and river chalets along with picturesque views. After a day of game drives and exploring the beautiful Lowveld, Hippo Hollow offers the perfect respite with lush gardens, and two swimming pools bordered by the winding Sabie River which is home to a wonderful variety of species including hippo and crocodiles. The lodge's restaurant is a relaxed place to wind down at the end of each day and offers both indoor and outdoor seating. A great value option.


  • 91 rooms and chalets
  • restaurant
  • bar
  • 2 swimming pools
  • cultural dinner and dance evenings
  • free WiFi (public areas)


In standard chalet style rooms with ceiling fan, shower, fridge and terrace. All Premier guests receive guaranteed garden or river view rooms. There are no televisions or air-conditioning in the rooms




35 minutes from Nelspruit/Mpumalanga airport.


Open vehicle safaris into the nearby Kruger National Park available at a supplement.

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Premier offers for Hippo Hollow

Premier Plus

25% room discount

: Apr-Jul 20 if you stay at least 4 nights.

Up to 15% multi-centre room discount

: Discount is 10% if you combine a stay at two Hollow Hotels (Hippo Hollow, Knysna Hollow or Cape Town Hollow). Discount is 15% if you combine a stay at all three Hollow Hotels. Minimum two night stay at each property.


: Receive a bottle of sparkling wine.

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