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    Happy Hippo Accommodation

    222 Mahatma Gandhi Road | KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (15)
          Dining (3)
          Room & Suite (3)
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          Overview
          • Excellent35%
          • Very good38%
          • Average14%
          • Poor7%
          • 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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          54 reviews
          #3 of 77 Speciality lodging in Durban
           
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          Reviews (214)
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          41 - 45 of 214 reviews

          Reviewed 7 June 2016

          I stayed 4 nights in Zulu, which is a dorm room which is quite close to the kitchen. It had an ensuite bathroom which was nice and the room itself was well maintained and very clean. I did not receive a key of the room,...More

          1  Thank Eline F
          Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo Accommodation

          Hello Eline F, Thank you for your very concise and to the point review, we are pleased that we could meet most of your needs and will look at the things we can improve on. Thank you, Michael Brooks

          Reviewed 26 May 2016

          Stayed for 2 nights at Happy Hippo. Such a lovely and spacious backpackers. Came here with some friends, and enjoyed every minute of it. They have an amazing rooftop bar, and enjoyed the two nights we spent up there. An excellent place if you want...More

          1  Thank julesaus_8811
          Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo Accommodation

          Hi Julesaus_8811, Thank you so much for the superb review and all your kind words. You have highlighted some really good points about the lodge and the fact that there are different scenarios to suit whatever you feel like doing at the time. We look...More

          Reviewed 25 May 2016

          I'm so thankful for having chosen a place like Happy Hippo in Durban. The staff is so kind and friendly they helped me in everything they could. Thanks to Dumi, Monica, Smah and Michelle, the owner of the place. The Ushaka Marine World is around...More

          Thank Eduardo F
          Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo Accommodation

          Hi Eduardo F, When your staff are referred to in such a positive way and named personally it means huge amounts to them. They say thank you and they want you to come back. We are very happy that we could make your stay so...More

          Reviewed 23 May 2016

          I stayed in both a 4 bed dorm and an ensuite double room and both were of a very good standard with comfortable beds and very clean. There are large communal bathrooms, a big kitchen area and plenty of seating in the 3 communal areas....More

          Thank Jackiesolo
          Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo Accommodation

          Hi Jackiesolo, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and for your really amazing comments. Hope to see you again in the near future. Yours sincerely, Michael Brooks

          Reviewed 23 May 2016

          I had the privilege of staying with Happy Hippo in a number of occasions this year and there is just something about the place that I will never stay at any other place in Durban. The ladies there is always willing to help no matter...More

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          #3 of 77 Speciality lodging in Durban
           
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          #3 of 43 hotels in Durban
           
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          211 reviews
          #19 of 43 hotels in Durban
           
          About
          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 (15)
          Dining (3)
          Room & Suite (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (21)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Deno K
          wat time was I there
          7 April 2017|
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          meganfullwiler
          What kind of laundry services, if any, are available?
          31 March 2017|
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          Morobejohn
          Good day, we are a group of 14 looking for self catering accommodation from 23 to 28 September 2015. Preferably close to the beach. Please help. John Pule
          3 July 2015|
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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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