Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
Mbali Farm, Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park, 1380, South Africa
4.8 out of 5 rating 11 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.8

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge in Kruger National Park, you'll be on a river, and 25.6 mi (41.3 km) from Manyeleti Game Reserve and 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from Thornybush Game Reserve. This 5-star lodge is 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from Klaserie Nature Reserve and 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from Timbavati Game Reserve.


Make yourself at home in one of the 8 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars (stocked with some free items). Your pillowtop bed comes with Egyptian cotton sheets. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries.


You can experience a safari, and enjoy an outdoor pool. Additional features at this lodge include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the lodge's room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 8:30 AM to 10 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary at scheduled times.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Thornybush Game Reserve - 17.2 km / 10.7 mi
Klaserie Nature Reserve - 17.6 km / 10.9 mi
Timbavati Game Reserve - 18.5 km / 11.5 mi
Thornybush Game Reserve - 24.7 km / 15.3 mi
Umbabat Nature Reserve - 25.4 km / 15.8 mi
Kapama Game Reserve - 32.6 km / 20.3 mi
Balule Game Reserve - 34.6 km / 21.5 mi
Orpen Gate - 41.2 km / 25.6 mi
Manyeleti Game Reserve - 41.3 km / 25.6 mi
Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate - 50.7 km / 31.5 mi

The nearest airports are:
Hoedspruit (HDS) - 56.4 km / 35 mi
Phalaborwa (PHW-Hendrik Van Eck) - 128.4 km / 79.8 mi

The preferred airport for Simbavati Hilltop Lodge is Hoedspruit (HDS).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Guests must transfer to the property via Shuttle and must arrange the transfers by contacting the property before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the lodge prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • Guests under 12 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Tourism fee: ZAR 328.00 per person, per stay

  • Destination fee: ZAR 140.00 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Free airport transportation
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Terrace
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Free parking nearby
  • -Restaurant - 1
  • -Garden