Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge

Kruger and surrounds, South Africa

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The hotel

Among the Leadwood trees of Kruger National Park, and by the banks of the dry Mluwati River, six thatched domes sprout from the bush. The result is an intimate and memorable space to return to after safari game-drives to see the 'Big Five'. These rustic yet luxurious rondavels may feel traditional, with their earthy tangerine tones, organic materials, and geometric design details, but contemporary wood and glass panels unfold to reveal private decks, giving a modern twist that’s replicated in traveller touches like Hoyo Hoyo’s infinity edged pool, post-safari wellness treatments, and high teas with cakes and pastries.

Amenities

  • Safari
  • Swimming Pool

Where is it

In the heart of the Kruger National Park, on the banks of the Mluwati River.

Hotel information

6 traditonal circular suites with tapered thatched roofs and private deck. All with air-conditioning, tea/coffee-making facilities, large stone bath and outdoor shower, 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Full Board includes: three meals and selected beverages (soft drinks, water, beer, selected wines and spirits). Two daily game-drives.

Have breakfast under the thatched rondawel roof, lunch and afternoon tea is served on the deck. Dinner is a traditional Tsonga dinner. Infinity pool. Spa treatments available*. Game-drives, bird watching and guided bush walks.

* Denotes local charge.

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Traveller rating

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Very nice lodge with amazing game drives

Apr 26, 2022 Sybille1980 Salzburg, Austria

It is a really nice lodge in a great surrounding. Friendly staff, excellent food and amazing game drives. They have their own waterhole and with luck elephants or other animals join you for dinner, which is really nice. The rooms are a little bit too small, but the bed is really good.
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Apr 12, 2022 Patrick P Cape Town Central, South Africa

Hoyo Hoyo is one of three lodges that makes up the concession. I personally rate it almost on par with Hamilton's, just with a different them. The layout is beautiful, the rooms are very well-appointed, and the staff, the service and the food are excellent. Game drives, as expected, top drawer with some fantastic sightings.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Gem in the middle of Kruger

Apr 8, 2022 arushadukhi KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

What an unforgettable experience. Thank you to all the staff for being absolutely amazing. For catering to all our needs, without a single complaint and always a smile. Food was delicious, all 5 star meals. And lots of it. Matt, our ranger, was fabulous. A wealth of knowledge. Never had a dull moment. The best sightings we've had in kruger.… Read more
What an unforgettable experience. Thank you to all the staff for being absolutely amazing. For catering to all our needs, without a single complaint and always a smile. Food was delicious, all 5 star meals. And lots of it. Matt, our ranger, was fabulous. A wealth of knowledge. Never had a dull moment. The best sightings we've had in kruger. Thank u to Hoyo Hoyo for an experience of a lifetime. Will definitely be back. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Amazing game drives!

Mar 21, 2022 leysonnet Frankfurt, Germany

Stayed in Oct 2018 We will never forget our amazing 3-night stay here and glad I chose it over other lodges. Love the intimate atmosphere and very personalized service. Lodge has only 6 rooms which means maximum 12 guests and maximum 6 on the game drives per vehicle. . The staff and our guide Victor are the best (special shout out to Given,… Read more
Stayed in Oct 2018 We will never forget our amazing 3-night stay here and glad I chose it over other lodges. Love the intimate atmosphere and very personalized service. Lodge has only 6 rooms which means maximum 12 guests and maximum 6 on the game drives per vehicle. . The staff and our guide Victor are the best (special shout out to Given, Wonder). Saw the big 5 and enjoyed the daily sightings of elephants and other animals in our room and from the dining area. It's been almpst 4 years but the memories live foreverer. Thanks once again for a magical stay! Read less
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Feb 1, 2022 Demanss

Everything is just amazing food, service , guest experience, the rooms ,staff (everyone is so friendly and amazing) and the safari trips. The whole experience was breathtaking. no other words are needed