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    Happy Hippo Accommodation

    222 Mahatma Gandhi Road | KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Traveller (18)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (3)
    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good40%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “rooftop bar” (23 reviews)
    “nice kitchen” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Bar
    Kitchenette
    Laundry Service
    Rooftop Terrace
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 202 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had an absolute blast. Would definitely visit again. The only issue we had was the opening times of the bar. It should open earlier especially on weekends. It was such an oasis the we didn't want to leave the premises😉

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The place is stunning, safe and welcoming.. this was the perfect place my first time bagpacking experience. The employess are friendly and provide great customer service. There are lounges for your lazy days, clean rest rooms and kitchen, great night time roof top view.. wonderfull...More

    Thank Relebogile M
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Place clean , facilities awesome there is everything you need . The water is always hot thats a yey , staff very friendly... Zoey you are a STAR!!! The rooms are clean . Easy access to uShaka marine world. As a first time backpacker this...More

    Thank nicolette t
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I have stayed at Happy-Hippo on many occasions, I've found the staff extremely friendly and helpful even when my own transport requirements have lead off the beaten trek, the accommodation is very good for people with limited funds, location is excellent for the Beach and...More

    Thank petermatthewslx37
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This hostel is well located, by the beach. The rooms are clean with a nice decoration...But I have never seen a such unfriendly staff. The ladies at the reception are cold. They never smile. They just want your money. I really did not feel at...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
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    Traveller (18)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (22)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    meganfullwiler
    30 March 2017|
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    Response from Lappies85 | Reviewed this property |
    They have a in-house loundry service that is general.
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    Room Tips
    "I stayed in room Zulu and there is an ensuite bathroom which was really convienient"
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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 brick..."
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    "private rooms are a little cooler and quieter. Naturally."
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    "East side rooms have a better view of the habor"
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