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About Hippoview at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

Situated in the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, Hippoview is a tastefully decorated and comfortable house, easily accessible from Johannesburg.

The house consists of four bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms. All bedrooms contain double beds. There is also a guest toilet between the lounge and dining room, while for a real bush experience there are two outdoor showers.

The kitchen is fully stocked with fridge, freezer, stove, washing up facilities, crockery, cutlery, pots and pans. Any shopping for food can be done at a shopping centre in Bela Bela. It is about a 30 minute drive from Mabalingwe into Bela Bela.

The dining room can seat eight people and the lounge has a big screen TV, with cable TV and an indoor bar. There is a study and work area above the dining room. There is also free Wi-Fi. The patio can seat ten people at the outside table and there are three loungers to relax on next to the Jacuzzi. James lives on the property and is the onsite security. He will assist with making fire and switching on the Jacuzzi if needed.

The rock pool is a few meters away and situated next to a large rock for tanning. There is an amazing view from the pool of the valley and hippo pool in the distance. There is a range of outdoor activities available; day and night game drives, bird drives, lion feeding, lion cub interaction, horse riding, hiking trails, tennis, mini golf, archery, squash, paintball, abseiling, children's playground, bush boma dinners and a golf course at Elements Golf Estate which is an estate opposite Mabalingwe.

Inquiries and costs for any of these activities can be made at the main reception.

There is parking on site for six cars.

Hippoview at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

  • Response Rate: 99%
  • Response Time: 12 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 12:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Early departures will be charged in full
No SWIFT payments allowed for payment of accommodation
Invoices are available on request
Check-In time - 14h00 but is flexible
Check-Out time - 12h00 latest
Right of Admission Reserved
Any lost keys, carport remotes or TV remotes will be charged to the guest's account at R550 per...
Early departures will be charged in full
No SWIFT payments allowed for payment of accommodation
Invoices are available on request
Check-In time - 14h00 but is flexible
Check-Out time - 12h00 latest
Right of Admission Reserved
Any lost keys, carport remotes or TV remotes will be charged to the guest's account at R550 per item
Mabalingwe has a strict No Smoking policy in the rooms
Guests are permitted to smoke on the balcony or on the patio
Mabalingwe is insured against public liability
The owner and staff do not accept any responsibility for loss, injury, damage or death to guests on the property, whether through negligence or otherwise
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Reviews for Hippoview at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

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Mariette Slabbert, South Africa
10 July 2015

Fabulous house with incredible view and excellent amenities. We had a great time. The views from the bedrooms and the outside showers adds to the bush experience. Thank you for sharing your stunning house and art!

Irma Stark, South Africa
07 April 2015

What a stunning place and lovely view! We would really love to book again. 

Hippoview at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve Map

Hippoview at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve is 4km from the centre of Mabalingwe Nature Reserve , the nearest airport 110.6km (Waterkloof AFB Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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