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Happy Hippo Accommodation

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  • Excellent36%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Bar
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night as part of a tour. There were 6 ladies in my room and the beds were comfortable. Showered were large and the water was hot. WiFi only worked in the common areas. It was a short walk to the...More

Thank ImeldaMario
Response from Jabulile m, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 week ago

Greetings ImeldaMario We are super stoked that you enjoyed your stay with us! We wish that you could have stayed with us for longer! We hope that your tour was a great one too? Wishing you a beautiful day, Michelle, Micky and the Happy Hippo...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I strongly suggest this accommodation hostel to anyone wants to stay in Durban for a cheap visit and stay, yet enjoy acceptable facilities and equipment. The kitchen and shared area haul is good. The property is clean and cuzy. There is a bar on the...More

Thank BRaissiyan
Response from Jabulile m, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 week ago

Dear BRaissiyan It is always wonderful to hear from our guests that they have had an enjoyable stay! Thank you for recommending us and for acknowledging us! This is wonderful, thank you again! Have a great year, Michelle, Micky and the Happy Hippo team

Reviewed 7 April 2018

Ive had the pleasure to experience many backpackers all over. Without a doubt Happy Hippo was the Cleanest and most organized towards catering for International and local tourists. The Owners are passionate and involved bringing inovative ideas and maintaning the establishment. Happy Hippo has a...More

Thank Dillon D
Response from Jabulile m, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Dillon D You have made our year! Thank you so much Dillon for such an inspiring review! You make us want to do better! We are over the moon that we have rated as one of your good hostels! We are so appreciative...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

We had a good couple of days staying in Happy Hippo. Nice and clean room en bathrooms. The staff was very friendly and helpfull. We liked having breakfast on the big rooftop terrace! Only downer was a closed rooftop party one night.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

The location was very convenient close to uShaka Marine World. Reception lady was helpful to book a safe transfer. The road in front of the hostel, Southside of the road which leads you to the gate of Marine World and beach was safe with lots...More

Thank snow012
Response from Jabulile m, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 week ago

Dear snow012, We are truly sorry to hear about your experience, but also very happy to hear that you are okay. At least some of the locals came to your rescue! We have alerted the relevant people regarding your experience and it is being dealt...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$40 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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