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Happy Hippo Accommodation

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
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 More 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. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Price range
US$41 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
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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 young at heart!❤
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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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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 on the way down. Lovely showers.
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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 friendly environment the happy hippo pro
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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 colourful,our stay here
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What kind of laundry services, if any, are available?
They have a in-house loundry service that is general.
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Good day, we are a group of 14 looking for self catering accommodation from 23 to 28 September 2015. Preferably close to the beach. Please help. John Pule
Yes, I want to stay in Durban forbabfew days. Do u have parking I am over 6o!... Not old old! I do have to have good shower Cheryl
Hello Cheryl Yes, we do offer free undercover parking. Please search happyhippodurban for a full set of pictures for the various rooms on offer. We look forward to hosting you in the near future! kind regards, Michelle
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Hie i have a group of 18 adults that i would like to bring to durban for xmas 24,25,26,27 checking out on the 29th morning i am a travel agent and i need a good price because i need to put up my own mark up,do you have
"I stayed in room Zulu and there is an ensuite bathroom which was really convienient "
"Corner suites are sunny with a window and a view, some of the other rooms has no view, you look into a brick wall"
"private rooms are a little cooler and quieter. Naturally."
"East side rooms have a better view of the habor"
"best view rooms are facing the Durban Port and the roof top is Amazing for the BREEZE. its Quiet on the rooms ,hence the bar is upstairs."
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