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Happy Hippo Accommodation

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Room & Suite (8)
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Certificate of Excellence
Overview
222 Mahatma Gandhi Road KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Bar
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mahatma Gandhi Road runs along by the harbour from the Point and is a mixture of derelict and reworked harbour properties. The Happy Hippo is one of the reworked properties which within a few years time will be right in the centre of a Durban...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank dik-mad-dog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liket the place, nice location near to the waterfront with many restaurants and shops. Good treatment, clean also good for elderly people like me,. Personal helpful. There have also rooms for 2 people, so you don't need to share in bigger room together with...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank efreitag
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

Date of stay: August 2018
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

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank caitlinfrancis51
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

Date of stay: August 2018
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About
Description
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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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$39 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$39 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
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Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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meganfullwiler
March 30, 2017|
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"I stayed in room Zulu and there is an ensuite bathroom which was really convienient "
586damiant
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..."
S6200VSguestg
Jul. 9, 2017
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"private rooms are a little cooler and quieter. Naturally."
tomgarble
Mar. 26, 2017
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"East side rooms have a better view of the habor"
mphor396
Oct. 30, 2016
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