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    Happy Hippo Accommodation

    222 Mahatma Gandhi Road | KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (17)
          Room & Suite (5)
          Dining (3)
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          Overview
          • Excellent35%
          • Very good41%
          • Average13%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible5%
          Travellers talk about
          “rooftop bar” (20 reviews)
          “bed dorm” (4 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Beachfront
          Airport Transportation
          Rooftop Bar
          Kitchenette
          Laundry Service
          Rooftop Terrace
          Breakfast included
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Curiocity Durban
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          #3 of 77 Speciality lodging in Durban
           
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          21 - 25 of 185 reviews

          Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

          Loved the stay at this hostel. Great clean rooms, staff helping out (those at the reception could be friendlier - the boss comes sometimes around and is very kind though). On the rooftop is a bar that sometimes offers concerts. It is close to the...More

          Thank Julia F
          Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 8 November 2016

          Dear Julia F Thank you for all your kind words. We are really glad that you found us! In response to the internet; we do have a 10 MBPS line which unfortunately slows down when 20 people or more are on it; something that we...More

          Reviewed 4 November 2016

          This hostel has an amazingly big communal area, a nice kitchen where you have problems preparing your food if the hostel is not packed up to the edge with people. We enjoyed a double-room which was nicely furnished und very clean. The only thing I...More

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

          Dear 779johannes Thank you for your feedback on our Backpackers. Yes, we do welcome you to our Global Village. (as you walk up the stairs, this is the first massive sign you see). Thank you for all your positive points. Wishing you safe travels and...More

          Reviewed 1 November 2016

          worst place iv ever stayed my life. you wont get a nights rest because the bar upstairs is way to noisy, people where screaming and trying to open room doors looking for some guy named Sipho which kept me up till 2 am, so if...More

          1  Thank Clayton C
          Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 8 November 2016

          Dear Clayton C Please may we humbly request, that you always bring your displeasures to the attention of the staff at the establishments you frequent, before venting your frustrations on a social platform. I'm sure your review would carry a lot more weight if you...More

          Reviewed 1 November 2016

          It was my first time in many years that I had the courage to stay at a Backpackers in Durban (after an extremely bad experience about 10 years ago). I could not have been happier. The space and the amenities within the place was surprising....More

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          Thank renea284
          Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 7 November 2016

          Dear renea284 We are super proud Hippo's today! What an excellent story! You have really made our day! We are certainly happy to host you again! Thank you for recommending us to your friends and family. It is always great to host like minded people,...More

          Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

          The place and people are super friendly with a global village feel. You have all you need and the place is clean and neat. Staff always friendly and helpful with advise and knowledge. I have lost count on my stays but its good to return...More

          Thank Lappies85
          Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 7 November 2016

          Dear Lappies85 Wow! You're making us feel all HAPPY inside! We are overjoyed that you keep on coming back to stay! We love being refered to as your ,"home away from home!" It is comments like these that make our work so satisfying. Thank you....More

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          158 reviews
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          Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
          1,833 reviews
          #2 of 43 hotels in Durban
           
          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$16 - US$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 (17)
          Room & Suite (5)
          Dining (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (21)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Room Tips
          "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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          "best view rooms are facing the Durban Port and the roof top is Amazing for the BREEZE. its Quiet on the..."
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          "All rooms on the first floor and you must be able to climb stairs."
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