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    The Hippo Backpackers

    14 Glen Street, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent7%
          • Very good51%
          • Average18%
          • Poor14%
          • Terrible7%
          7 Aug 2016
          “Breathing space”
          12 Mar 2016
          “dirty pool, bad location, but friendly staff”
          Free Parking
          Pool
          Breakfast included
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
          Fitness centre
          All hotel details
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          #13 of 72 Speciality lodging in Port Elizabeth
           
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          10 reviews
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          1 - 5 of 27 reviews

          Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

          We stayed one night on business and loved the wide open communal areas with ample space to work in private. Our hostess was very friendly and accommodating and the establishment very clean, even after a busy weekend. This was worth every cent. Wish I could...More

          Thank Anmy K
          Reviewed 12 March 2016

          The backpacker's is far away from the beach, but near to downtown, although there is nothing to see in P.E. Near the hostel is a very good café, that is worth trying it. The wifi is very bad and rarely working, the pool was dirty....More

          Thank cochonette91
          Response from Tania T, Manager at The Hippo Backpackers

          We apologise if your expectation was not met wrt the location of the hostel.We do offer a safe and secure environment to our guests in a friendly neigbourhood .The best of the city' s restaurants and cafes is just down the road. Thank you for...More

          Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

          Hostel was very lovely, we ended up having a 6 bed dorm to ourselves, very clean & comfortable. Kitchen and shower facilities were great. Free wifi. Only downfall was that the hostel was at least an hours walk to the main Boardwalk area at the...More

          Thank 24jb9
          Reviewed 30 November 2015

          Its worth it to stay a few days here, i enjoyed my stay it was cosy with welcoming and friendly staff and they made my stay pleasant, if I go back I definitely will stay there again ,but I hope they upgrade the kitchen facilities

          Thank b_kashan
          Reviewed 30 August 2015

          it was a little hard to find for us at night but it was worth it. This place has a cosy backgarden with a pool´and a pooltable where you don't feel like being in big city. But the restaurants are just nearby and you can...More

          Thank steffi232
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          28 Towpath
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 11 - US$ 22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Eastern Cape >
          • Port Elizabeth
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