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    Happy Hippo Accommodation

    222 Mahatma Gandhi Road | KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (15)
    Dining (3)
    Room & Suite (3)
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    Overview

    • Excellent35%
    • Very good38%
    • Average14%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “rooftop bar” (19 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Bar/Lounge
    3 Star Hotel
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    Curiocity Durban
    48 reviews
    #3 of 80 Speciality lodging in Durban
     
    Hilton Durban
    1,344 reviews
    #3 of 42 hotels in Durban
     
    Gibela Backpackers Lodge
    156 reviews
    #5 of 80 Speciality lodging in Durban
     
    The Waterfront Hotel and Spa
    210 reviews
    #17 of 42 hotels in Durban
     
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I really like Happy Hippo Backpackers. You have a huge hall in the middle of the building with a lot of sofas and other possibilites to sit and eat or simply relax. The rooms are located around the hall. Everything is painted and decorated very...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Happy Hippo is one of the nicest backpackers i have ever stayed in, and I have stayed in many. The staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and beautiful. The rooftop bar is just gorgeous and I always feel at home when I...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    it was nice there. we had nothing to complain. we would come back and recommend this hostel to our friends. we liked that there is an shuttle from airport king shaka straigt to the hostel-doors. Thanxs.

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Overall very satisfied. Staff is friendly. Parking is safe. Only issue we had was the music being very loud late at night. We where very tired coming off the cruise ship and the band was banging there drums late. I also drove over a glass...More

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    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo Accommodation

    Dear rudolph_schiff Many thanks for your review. As owners, it is always good to hear how well your staff are performing, so for this we thank you. We are a hostel that does like to promote local talent in any form, which usually takes place...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Every time I land into durban I pick happy hippo. showers - half (the good half) decent pressure and always clean and hot rooms - Always soft comfortable high quality bedding but no AC means the summer can heat you up a bit during the...More

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    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo Accommodation

    Dear tomgarble We love it that you have chosen Happy Hippo as your "go to," in Durban! We are also super stoked about you feeling the love from our staff every time you come back! Thank you for taking the time out to write this...More

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    The Waterfront Hotel and Spa
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    #17 of 42 hotels in Durban
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • 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
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    Traveller (15)
    Dining (3)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (21)
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    Deno K
    wat time was I there
    6 April 2017|
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    meganfullwiler
    What kind of laundry services, if any, are available?
    30 March 2017|
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    Morobejohn
    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
    3 July 2015|
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "best view rooms are facing the Durban Port and the roof top is Amazing for the BREEZE. its Quiet on the..."
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    "All rooms on the first floor and you must be able to climb stairs."
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