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    Happy Hippo Accommodation

    222 Mahatma Gandhi Road | KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent35%
    • Very good40%
    • Average13%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “rooftop bar” (22 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (4 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 192 reviews

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    Happy Hippo is my recommend hostel because of good price, good location and good place with friendly staff. Gas sta and shop is very closed to HH. Shower and toilet have no problem. Open space and roof top bar are too huge so communication with...More

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    Thank 友一藤
    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    Stayed here for two nights at the end of July. Arrived late at night and were shown to our room by the night guard & they were very accommodating to allow us to check in and pay the following day. The accommodation is fine, beds...More

    Thank AMFahey
    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    Both visits to the Hippo left me with life long friends and a warm feeling in my heart. The floor plan and bar area are really comfortable, there is an all round great atmosphere and plenty of places to go and see in the vicinity,...More

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    2  Thank Damian T
    Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

    The only reason to stay here is if you plan to live at the beach while in Durban. The location is fantastic, but this hostel is a total underachiever. For starters, the beds are hard and lumpy. The is only one key to the room,...More

    2  Thank AlertOwl
    Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

    Good: The staff is nice and professional. Average: The place is relatively clean. Bad: The location is not that good (staying in Downtown is better). The WiFi does not work and you have to request the staff to reset your account every two hours. There...More

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    About
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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
    • USD 16 - USD 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 (17)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (21)
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    meganfullwiler
    31 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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