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The Hide

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For those who enjoy game viewing this is the place to go. All tents face a large water hole with very comfortable and well equipped rooms. The staff are friendly and helpful and accommodating and the food very good. The trucks are good and the drivers well informed. Nearby there is a campsite for those wishing to camp and cook...

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Harrisburg
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I had the pleasure of visiting The Hide (hosted by a fantastic team) in mid May. We were safari novices, on our first trip to Africa, first to 'Zim' & to Hwange, but on our second safari of the trip (after Kruger). This boded well as we learned what we liked (and didn't) from our first safari....

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience staying at the Hide. Nothing was to much trouble for the staff, and the tents are real luxury. Sean our guide, was full of interesting information and took us for wonderful game drives. (not to mention the "coffee shops"!!) The Highlight was our over night stay at the Doves Nest. A treehouse couple of kilometres...

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi Toni & Roger, Thank you for you for sharing your exciting experience with us! We are so glad that you chose to stay at The Dove's Nest, it really is very special. We hope to see you again soon! All the best for now, The Hide Team

London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my 2nd visit to the Hide and I have to say was actually better than my first which surprised me as the First trip was fantastic. The guides at this camp are some of the best I have come across in Africa and the whole stay was an education from start to finish. After long overdue rains the...

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Hide for a second time round, we value our loyal guests very much and do hope that you return sometime in the near future! Until then, all the best! The Hide Team

Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were picked up at the main park gate and driven to a water hole where there was a lunch spot overlooking the water hole where animals were drinking. Nice touch since we were hungry and it was a further drive to make it to the camp. We picked The Hide because we wanted a luxury tented camp. We also...

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review on The Hide! We are absolutely delighted to hear about your exciting adventure and very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the near future. All the best for the year ahead! Warm regards and many thanks,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had a very nice stay at the hide. People are nice and friendly. Guides are knowlegeable. Only constructive comments are on 1) rooms that will benefit from a refurbishment when you compare them with other lodges in the park and 2) food is good but again could get a bit better. Otherwise it is i think the oldest lodge...

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write this review on The Hide. We value our guests feedback and strive to grow and improve. We do have plans for an overall refurbishment and are currently in the process of working on our rooms. You can follow our progress with this on our Facebook page. We thank you for...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Amazing setting, impala grazing outside our door. Hospitality brilliant, food excellent. Nicholas was a great guide.Lindsay &Kate were great hosts & also thanks to Matthew. Would love to go back again

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking time to write this review on The Hide. We would absolutely love to have you back again soon. Until then all the best! The Hide Team

Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and daughter have just stayed at the Hide for 3 days. From the smallest personal touches through to the core product, the stay was superb. I have been fortunate to travel widely for both business and pleasure and I cannot praise highly enough , Leanne and her team. To combine the levels of professional service provided, with the...

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi Tony, Thank you for this fantastic review, we appreciate this very much considering that you travel a lot. We hope that you re-visit us in the near future! All the best, for now. The Hide Team

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Hide in mid-February 2017 and were graciously hosted. We appreciated the level of attention to detail in the infrastructure as well as good conversation from our hosts. This was complemented by our guide on the drives and the game walk. Truly the Hide is a special place in Hwange and I would highly...

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi Ash, Thank you so much for choosing The Hide as your February escape! We are glad to hear that you had a relaxing stay and hopefully have returned to city life feeling refreshed. We'll always be here when you need a get away and would love to have you back. All the best for now, The Hide Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stayed in the Private Hide with out small family and we had the most amazing and special time here. We had our 2,5 years old daughter with us who also had a great time, as we arrived they prepared her a special colouring book with her name on the front and some crayons, Kate and Lindsay were really friendly...

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi Tunde, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are very thankful that you and your family chose to stay at The Hide and we are delighted that you enjoyed your Safari experience with us. Moments shared with family are so precious and we hope that you revisit us one day when your daughter is...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Restaurant
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Well known and much loved, The Hide Safari Camp is situated within Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe's largest game reserve, renowned for its abundant and diverse wildlife. Built in 1992, The Hide has justly earned its reputation as a great wildlife experience wrapped in warm and welcoming hospitality. Accommodating up to 20 guests in comfortable, spacious, en-suite luxury tents under thatch, The Hide prides itself on having a family of experienced, knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides. Activities on offer include guided walks with a professional guide, day and night game drives, ‘hide’ sits, sleepovers at the romantic Dove’s Nest and much more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hide

Address: | Hwange National Park, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Hwange National Park
Price Range: $973 - $2,793 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Hide 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Hide Hwange National Park
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“All rooms have good views.Visit in Aug. Or Sept. for best viewing.”
laneyrandell, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“You're tenting- try to reserve the dove's nest (tree house)”
artisteaucoeur, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“There is simply no bad room at this accommodation and the views from all the tents overlooking the watering hole are magnificent.”
andrewa390, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The plains game is great to view in any setting, but from the outdoor shower it is incredible.”
ashwinmark, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any room, they're all about the same”
BrianP634, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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