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Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group stayed in the "Little Hide" for 3 nights and it felt like we had our own private resort. Hwange offered some of the best wildlife viewing we saw in three weeks in Africa, including a lion guarding a buffalo kill -- as we watched him defend it from jackalls and vultures, the cubs came and sat under our...

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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 fantastic review on The Hide! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you return in the near future. Wishing you all the best for the rest of the year. Warm regards, The Hide Team.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family stayed at The Hide for three nights. We went out on drives morning and evening for the three days. When you get to the middle of nowhere Hwange National Park main gate, we then got in a lovely, modern Toyota Safari truck and drive for over an hour to the "middle of the middle of nowhere'. We Went...

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi Greg, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review on The Hide! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon! Wishing you all the best for the rest of the year. Warm regards, The Hide Team.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hide is an absolute gem within Hwange game reserve. To be surrounded by such breathtaking beauty was at times surreal, and having a meal whilst watching elephants at the pan was nothing short of spectacular. The staff were all attentive and dedicated in their desire to protect the environment and the surrounding wildlife. A special thankyou to our guide...

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi Hayley, Thankyou for this wonderful review on The Hide! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to your return! Until then, all the best! The Hide Team

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Hide is simply AMAZING. This was the beginning of our honeymoon and we couldn't have chosen a better way to kick off our trip. If you are looking for the best then book here. It checked all of our boxes and then some. Three game drives a day, fantastic food, superb accommodations and the friendliest of staff. Huge shout...

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review on The Hide! We are honoured that you chose us as party of your honeymoon trip and so happy that you enjoyed this special time with us. We certainly hope that you return in the near future! For now, all the best! The Hide Team

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Having spent 42 years visiting the bush and game parks it was an absolute pleasure to experience the Hide. If you are looking for true bush adventure with that touch of luxury this is it. The staff are so welcoming, the food a delight. We will be back. Bruce

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HideMarketing, Manager at The Hide, responded to this review

Hi Bruce, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review on The Hide. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and certainly hope that you return soon! All the best, The Hide Team

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Hwange is the gem among other Zimbabwe's national parks and The Hide is a gem within Hwange. As a matter of fact it sits on the outskirts of the park in a private concession and the park proper is very close. The game drives can be done within the concession or the park. However, many times the best sightings were...

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Hi Peter, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review on The Hide. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you return in the near future. Kind regards and all the best, The Hide Team

Northern VA
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My spouse and I spent the final three days of a two-week Southern Africa trip at The Hide, and this camp was by far the best! Upon arriving at Hwange National Park we were picked up by a member of the Staff at the Hide and driving about an hour and a half into the park to get to the...

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Hi there, Thank you for this wonderful review on The Hide. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you return in the near future. Kind regard, The Hide Team

San Rafael, California
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A classic luxury safari experience well-honed after 24 years in operation. Set on the east edge of Hwange National Park, The Hide is perfectly situated to access a diverse range of wildlife habitats. Extremely knowledgeable and friendly guides who know these areas and the flora & fauna within make for a rich experience. Two nights was all we had planned...

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Hi Jeff, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review on The Hide. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you return in the near future. All the best, The Hide Team

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you are considering booking a stay at The Hide hesitate no longer and book it now!!! The staff, the accommodation, the food and the wildlife ... just awesome!!! My stay at the Hide was not only one of the highlights of my recent trip to Africa - but one of the highlights of my 30 years of travel. My...

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Hi there, Thank you for this wonderful review on The Hide. We are glad that you enjoyed your holiday with us and hope to see you again in the near future. All the best for the year ahead, The Hide Team

Tamworth, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stayed 2 nights here but could have stayed more. Loved the experience of looking over a natural watering hole as the animals come and go. The game drives were fantastic. Each time we went somewhere we saw something different including a female lion looking for water. That was amazing Accommodation was beatiful and we were lucky enough to have...

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Hi there , Thank you for writing this fantastic review on The Hide. We are very happy that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope that you return in the near future. All the best for now, The Hide Team

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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 

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Address: | Hwange National Park, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Hwange National Park
Price Range: $912 - $1,827 (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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“Little Hide is a good choice for a group of four -- your own private resort.”
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