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    The Hippo Backpackers

    14 Glen Street, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent7%
    • Very good54%
    • 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
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    475 reviews
    #2 of 13 hotels in Summerstrand
     
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    Reviewed 2 May 2013

    We were only in town for one night, but i think it would have been fine for 2--there were only four guests in the whole place so it was very quiet; great pool and poolside area, modest kitchen but it works, small indoor common area,...More

    1  Thank kpcharlier
    Reviewed 3 December 2012

    On my trip to South Africa, the Hippo Backpackers has been one of my favorite places to stay so far! I really enjoyed the helpful and very friendly staff! Since I haven't been to PE before, they did a good job showing me around and...More

    Thank Julia K
    Reviewed 20 November 2012

    what a punch of unproffesional people!!!! I called to make a booking for one week, which was confirmed. Asked if I should make a deposit and/or confirm antything via e-mail. i was assured that the twin room was available and they don't even have bookings...More

    1  Thank birgit p
    Reviewed 12 July 2012

    We stayed 3nights in double room, the shover was very small and night time was very cold and there is no heater, maybe summer is better for comming here. Othervise the place is nice,staff is very friendly and helpfull. We went to lion park and...More

    Thank Kumanosin
    Reviewed 25 February 2012

    We had a short visit to P.E. Stayed only one night over and had a nice double room. There is also a nice small swimming pool, kitchen and spot outside to sit. close to the backpackers are nice restaurants (superstar charlie - very good pizza...More

    Thank MoneRabe
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 11 - US$ 23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Port Elizabeth
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    6.60 km away
     
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