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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very Happy with the accommodation and quality of reception staff and facilities. Rooms spacious and close to lovely swimming pool. Will recommend to family and friends. Close to all restaurants and shops.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a one night stay as a family in December and enjoyed Hippo Hideaway. It has a great location for shopping and dining-I would recommend the cafe across the street on the second level of the shopping center-best service we had in South Africa over a 3 week period. We utilized the braii area in the courtyard -the hammocks...

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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a wonderful experience from the time that we did the booking until the time we left. Office and reception staff were very friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean, neat and had all the facilities we needed. Was very enjoyable to relax around the pool and enjoy the quiet atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Summer weather perfect! Venue and service were brilliant. My big family with preteens and teenagers had a lovely time. Safe and secure day and night. Scenery and beaches were breathtaking. St Lucia is a great alternative from the main busy tourist attractions during the festive season. The area has its own buzz and excitement. Worth it. Amenities at the venue...

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Bela Bela
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Excellent place friendly staff and nice atmosphere very clean nice just across spar. The security is tops as well. Everyone of the staff was very helpfull as well and very friendly. Will go back there again

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

There are many issues I can overlook when I am staying at any holiday spot, I am from the hotel industry and understand that things go wrong. However cleanliness and sanitation are the most simple of expected services, and the smell of sewerage, alongside our room not being serviced on two occasions in a 3 night stay is completely unacceptable.

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I am in 2 minds whether it was the best place to stay in St Lucia or a So-so place to stay. I have no benchmark. But what I loved about Hippo Hideaway is the location. It is so accessible to the everything. The property as such was not bad. The interiors were nice, but the rooms did not have...

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Umhlanga
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Excellent service when booking and checking in and out. The accommodation was neat, tidy and very clean. I liked the fact that everything was branded - from the doormat to the clock to the crockery and the bottled water in the fridge! It is well situated and within walking distance to shops and restaurants. A lovely place to stay.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 10 November 2016

My husband and I went on a quick vacation between Christmas and New Year. The rooms were beautiful and very clean. The accommodation is just a walk away from various restaurants and close to Cape Vidal Entrance and the St Lucia beach. Enjoyed our stay very much and looking forward to going back. Staff also very friendly and accommodating. Parking...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have visited St Lucia for the first time. We stayed 3 nights. After a 700km-drive, a friendly reception greeted us. Booking in was quick and efficient and friendly, and we were then taken to our room. Beautiful room/flatlet awaited us. We had our own kitchen with everything needed. Only a shower available, double bed, tv with dvd-player and enough...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hippo Hideaway

Address: 70 McKenzie Street, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Price Range: $107 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hippo Hideaway 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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“We were in Room-15, noise from the street did reach us. Ask for a "back/away" flat.”
 of 5 bubbles Burner09166, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an Estuary facing unit :)”
 of 5 bubbles Kendz1987, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“"estuary facing" units arent worth the hype”
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 of 5 bubbles 257dereks, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you are booking with a bunch of friends. Ask reception to group your rooms close to each other, making it easy for outdoor entertaining.”
 of 5 bubbles 31313gail, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Get a room away from main road as quite noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles K3033LLianm, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
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