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    Hippo Hideaway

    70 McKenzie Street, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    • Excellent29%
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Kitchenette
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 29 August 2016

    Spent the weekend with a group of friends in units 16-20 and we had a blast. Hippo Hideaway is nice and central in to town but you have great privacy in the units. We spent a day on the beach at Cape Vidal which was...More

    1  Thank Chris K
    Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

    We spent our first weekend in Kwazulu Natal at the Hippo Hideaway. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was a good size with our own bathroom and kitchen. There is a Spar just across the road where you can buy any groceries...More

    Thank Lucy B
    Reviewed 16 August 2016

    As our planned accommodation could not be used, we were stuck in a busy St Lucia but were lucky enough to get one night at the Hippo Hideaway. These were self catering units they were basic but clean, they were however way over priced. Problem...More

    Thank southafricafan_9
    Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

    What a perfect and awesome getaway this has been at the hippo hideaway with the night game drive, shoreline boat cruise and much more, great staff good living quarters, excellent location with hippos grazing in the back yard at night....Well done to the staff and...More

    Thank Arvint55
    Reviewed 12 August 2016

    We were told that Water should be switched on between 6-8, mornings and evening... But they had massive problems and we didn't get water at all for more than 24h! We couldn't even flash the toilet nor shower. It seems that there is a huge...More

    Thank swisswalthers
    Response from Chrisjoo, Owner at Hippo HideawayResponded 15 August 2016

    When I see no water bad reviews I cringe. When I see the lengths the staff go to to make sure water is uninterrupted and guests are happy, I feel sorry for them when reviews such as this one come in. Yes, Zululand is in...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
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    • US$67 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • St Lucia
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    Room Tips
    "dont choose rooms close to the entrance"
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    "I have stayed at the Hippo Hideaway 3 different times and all the rooms have been great."
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    "We were in Room-15, noise from the street did reach us. Ask for a "back/away" flat."
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    "Ask for an Estuary facing unit :)"
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