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Happy Hippo Accommodation

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222 Mahatma Gandhi Road KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Bar
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

The place is so spacious, bright and colourful. The unique dorm room names embrace the different cultures and languages of our beautiful country SA. It's young, it's vibrant with an amazing rooftop bar! The staff are just so sweet and helpful. A place for the...More

Thank AlindokuhleMasoka
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

The space was very comfortable and positive vibes the rooms were very clean and everything was by its place i felt more than just a guest you feel more like you at home I was treated with great respect and in a friendly manner

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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Pretty and unique dorm rooms with funky names for each one. Youthful space for young individuals. Comfortable bedding and bed . Bar facility is upstairs with a wide variety of drinks . Might be a bit dangerous if one gets drunk and misses a step...More

Thank peterswendel25
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

The place is supper cool,we had fun at the bar and the place is neat and clean. The rooms got cool names like Zulu, Xhosa and others. People are friendly and accommodating. I was able to make friends with other cool tourists because of the...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018

We only stayed here for one night,but what a night it was!The rooms are given unique cool names and the showers are spacious.There is this really cool rooftop bar and mini garden.The staff are friendly and welcoming and the eating area is really large and...More

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Independent travel at its best. Come and meet a multitude of cultures and nationalities all under one roof. From our colourful design to our rooftop bar, we promise to give you a unique and comfortable stay. Our location is unrivalled as we are right next to Ushaka Marine World, the largest Marine Themed Park in Africa, and so close to the beach for those wanting to enjoy the sea, whether it be surfing, kayaking, sailing or just sun-bathing! The park offers an array of shops, restaurants and bars. The area has a few night clubs for those night owls. We have #ShisanyamaSundays, which are our BBQ/Braai days. We also have the #lastThursdays event at our #rooftopdurban where we celebrate young, upcoming stars through music, comedy and art. We offer free WiFi and have a curio shop which only supports local crafts and small business. We have an airport door to door shuttle for your convenience. We are also a Baz Bus stop.

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US$35 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban
Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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They have a in-house loundry service that is general.
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"I stayed in room Zulu and there is an ensuite bathroom which was really convienient "
Jul. 30, 2017
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"Corner suites are sunny with a window and a view, some of the other rooms has no view, you look into a..."
Jul. 9, 2017
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"private rooms are a little cooler and quieter. Naturally."
Mar. 26, 2017
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"East side rooms have a better view of the habor"
Oct. 30, 2016
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