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    Happy Hippo Accommodation

    222 Mahatma Gandhi Road | KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good39%
    • Average13%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “rooftop bar” (23 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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    41 - 45 of 196 reviews

    Reviewed 26 August 2016

    Generally I really like this place and would stay again. I would have liked it more if there was coffee every morning like they said there would be, but most morning it was out. As well as having a small miscommunication with staff about check...More

    Thank seaotterboy
    Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 7 November 2016

    Dear seaotterboy We are glad to hear it! Thank you for all your valid points, they have been attended to. We are all about our customers and we only want to please you. Have a beautiful day! Michelle

    Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

    This was my second visit to Happy Hippo in Durban, as I had come to the town with some friends for an event. We stayed for 3 days. 3 male and 2 female. We stayed in a 6 bed dorm. I had such fond memories...More

    Thank Stig A
    Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 7 November 2016

    Dear Stig A We love having you! You are always welcome as this is your home away from home! Thank you for always introducing new people to our HAPPY place! That welcome drink is waiting for you! Hopefully, we get to see you again soon!...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2016

    The Happy Hippo is easily the greatest hostel I have ever been in. The staff was super friendly and it is near the beach so its convenient. The only thing is that the bar is cash only so you have been warned. Other than that...More

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    1  Thank Nestor R
    Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 7 November 2016

    Hello Nestor R Wow! What an amazing review! We are blushing! Thank you for for such a great accolade! We cannot wait to host you again! many kind regards, The Happy Hippo crew, Michelle & Micky

    Reviewed 5 July 2016

    Really enjoyed my stay at the Happy Hippo. Brilliant location. Friendly staff. Secure and comfortable accommodation. Secure parking. Bar on location which was great value for money. Accommodation was great value for money, rooms were clean and comfortable. Wonderful atmosphere.

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    1  Thank natashacampbell1507
    Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 August 2016

    Dear natashacampbell1507 Your review is fantastic! Thank you for taking the time out to review us and we hope that we can host you again! kind regards Michelle Brooks

    Reviewed 27 June 2016

    The description says, "Born from a passion for travelling", and I guess this description is apt for this backpackers that we stayed in. We spent out last few days in South Africa at Happy Hippo Backpackers, and we were very impressed. First, the accommodation.- Extremely...More

    2  Thank Vlad078
    Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 August 2016

    Dear Vlad078 Wow! What can we say! We are beaming from ear to ear! What a wonderful review! Thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts! We wish you happy travels all the way! much love, Michelle and Micky

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    About
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    • 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 (18)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (22)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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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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    "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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