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Happy Hippo Accommodation

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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“rooftop bar”(24 reviews)
“nice kitchen”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Bar
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a single room after completing an overland tour. The room was really nice - much closer to a mid-range hotel than a backpackers! Comfy bed, lots of space. The main area is also HUGE. Plenty of couches, a full-size dining table. I...More

Thank AngieAllOver
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We had an absolute blast. Would definitely visit again. The only issue we had was the opening times of the bar. It should open earlier especially on weekends. It was such an oasis the we didn't want to leave the premises😉

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The place is stunning, safe and welcoming.. this was the perfect place my first time bagpacking experience. The employess are friendly and provide great customer service. There are lounges for your lazy days, clean rest rooms and kitchen, great night time roof top view.. wonderfull...More

Thank Relebogile M
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Place clean , facilities awesome there is everything you need . The water is always hot thats a yey , staff very friendly... Zoey you are a STAR!!! The rooms are clean . Easy access to uShaka marine world. As a first time backpacker this...More

Thank nicolette t
Reviewed 28 December 2017

I have stayed at Happy-Hippo on many occasions, I've found the staff extremely friendly and helpful even when my own transport requirements have lead off the beaten trek, the accommodation is very good for people with limited funds, location is excellent for the Beach and...More

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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
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Bar/Lounge
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US$16 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$16 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
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Traveller (18)
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Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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meganfullwiler
30 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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