Book your room at Hippo Pools Resort

Room type

Family Room (Budget)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Luxury Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Room (Budget)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Luxury Triple Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

House, 3 Bedrooms (Marula)

Max Occupancy: 7 guests (up to 6 children, 6 infants)

House, 3 Bedrooms (Boabab)

Max Occupancy: 7 guests (up to 6 children, 6 infants)

Cottage

Max Occupancy: 14 guests (up to 13 children, 6 infants)

Riverfront hotel with restaurant and outdoor pool

Location

Situated on a river, this hotel is within 32 mi (52 km) of Khamai Reptile Centre, Jessica the Hippo, and Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre. Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is 31.9 mi (51.4 km) away.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a snack bar/deli, and coffee/tea in the lobby.

Room Amenities

All 14 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus balconies or patios and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include stovetops, room service, and coffee makers.

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Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 10 June 2013 until further notice. The following areas are affected:
  • Select guestrooms
Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Event facilities measuring 1980 square feet (184 square meters) include a meeting room. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. This Hoedspruit hotel also offers an outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Hippo Pools Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Total number of rooms - 14
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • One meeting room
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant
  • Free self parking
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1980
  • Conference space size (meters) - 184
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Outdoor pool
  • Television in lobby
  • Wedding services
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
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Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony or patio
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Stovetop
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
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Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Onsite venue - This poolside restaurant specializes in African cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site
  • Playground on site
  • Game viewing nearby
  • Game drive nearby
  • Safari nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Please contact the property ahead of time if you are planning to arrive after 9 PM.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakage deposit: ZAR 200 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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