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    Happy Hippo Accommodation

    222 Mahatma Gandhi Road | KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (3)
    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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    11 - 15 of 192 reviews

    Reviewed 21 April 2017

    I really like Happy Hippo Backpackers. You have a huge hall in the middle of the building with a lot of sofas and other possibilites to sit and eat or simply relax. The rooms are located around the hall. Everything is painted and decorated very...More

    Thank Alina W
    Reviewed 11 April 2017

    Happy Hippo is one of the nicest backpackers i have ever stayed in, and I have stayed in many. The staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and beautiful. The rooftop bar is just gorgeous and I always feel at home when I...More

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    Thank TranskeiMeg
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 week ago

    Dear TranskeiMeg, We are blushing! We are extremely HAPPY to say the least! Love a Happy Hippo! Hopefully we get to host you again sometime soon? Enjoy your travels! much love, Michelle and Micky & the team

    Reviewed 7 April 2017

    it was nice there. we had nothing to complain. we would come back and recommend this hostel to our friends. we liked that there is an shuttle from airport king shaka straigt to the hostel-doors. Thanxs.

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    Thank 16metaa
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 week ago

    Dear 16metaa Awesome! Another Happy Hippo! Thank you for making our day! Wishing you wonderful journeys, much hippo love, Michelle

    Reviewed 1 April 2017

    Overall very satisfied. Staff is friendly. Parking is safe. Only issue we had was the music being very loud late at night. We where very tired coming off the cruise ship and the band was banging there drums late. I also drove over a glass...More

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    Thank rudolph_schiff
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 25 April 2017

    Dear rudolph_schiff Many thanks for your review. As owners, it is always good to hear how well your staff are performing, so for this we thank you. We are a hostel that does like to promote local talent in any form, which usually takes place...More

    Reviewed 27 March 2017

    Every time I land into durban I pick happy hippo. showers - half (the good half) decent pressure and always clean and hot rooms - Always soft comfortable high quality bedding but no AC means the summer can heat you up a bit during the...More

    Thank tomgarble
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 24 April 2017

    Dear tomgarble We love it that you have chosen Happy Hippo as your "go to," in Durban! We are also super stoked about you feeling the love from our staff every time you come back! Thank you for taking the time out to write this...More

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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
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    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • 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)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Response from Jamie M | Reviewed this property |
    You pay to have your laundry done. It's finished in one day because they do have a dryer machine
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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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