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"Beautiful luxury lodge, fantastic staff, great hospitality and an amazing overall experience. Highly recommend! " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 12 Jan 2019

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Classic Tent (Safari)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
£559* Per night/room 29 Nov - 30 Nov

Family Tent (Family)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the helpful staff at HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Amakhala Game Reserve. Enjoy features like free breakfast and free WiFi in public areas, plus an outdoor pool. Built in 2008, this 4-star hotel has 4 rooms on 1 floor. Free WiFi and deep-soaking baths are available in all rooms.

  • All rooms offer Select Comfort beds, deep-soaking baths and minibars
  • Free full breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • The restaurant, poolside bar and bar/lounge offer choices for drinking and dining
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include babysitting, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • Guests speak favourably about the helpful staff and the family-friendly amenities
  • Steps from Amakhala Game Reserve
  • Airport and local-area shuttle service available for a fee

HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Beautiful luxury lodge, fantastic staff, great hospitality and an amazing overall experience. Highly recommend!

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About the HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve

Location Amakhala Game Reserve, Sidbury, Eastern Cape

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A bar/lounge and A poolside bar. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. This Colonial Sidbury hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 4 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 2008
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Bar by the pool
  • Dining venue

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle

Room Amenities

HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve offers 4 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature a safe and complimentary bottles of water. This individually decorated accommodation includes desks. Beds feature Select Comfort mattresses. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room coffee/tea makers and minibars. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, designer toiletries and hairdryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in June 2016.

  • Select Comfort beds
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Coffee maker
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or cupboard

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free full breakfast daily.

HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 15

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 1:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 1:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit may be 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

No on-site parking is available

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

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No on-site parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas. Contactless checkout is available. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Cash or credit card deposit required
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: ZAR 125 per person, per night.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 3200.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • HillsNek Safaris Hotel Sidbury
  • HillsNek Safaris Sidbury
  • HillsNek Safaris Hotel
  • HillsNek Safari Camp Sidbury
  • HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve Hotel
  • HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve Sidbury
  • HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve Hotel Sidbury

You should know

  • HillsNek Safari Camp-Amakhala Game Reserve offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Pool access is available 24 hours a day.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

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