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The only reason to stay here is if you plan to live at the beach while in Durban. The location is fantastic, but this hostel is a total underachiever. For starters, the beds are hard and lumpy. The is only one key to the room,...More
Good: The staff is nice and professional.
Average: The place is relatively clean.
Bad: The location is not that good (staying in Downtown is better). The WiFi does not work and you have to request the staff to reset your account every two hours. There...More
Awesome backpackers accommodation, vibrant, friendly and very helpful. The rooftop bar was amazing just to hang out, chat and listen to the multicultural languages. Near to the beach, restaurants. The kitchen was massive and could accommodate everybody. The private rooms was awesome and clean as...More
Such an amazing backpackers! Great vibe, amazing and helpful staff, and just what we were looking for in a truly modern yet cultural African Backpackers.
We arrived without a booking online, and since they were fully booked, and did not have dorms available, the owner...More
DON'T STAY HERE! The rooms are NOT as advertised or pictured online. We had ratty old sheets and a broken dresser that were damp and mildewy. The WIFI stops working when too many people use it (ie in the evening). They host events (unrelated to...More
1 Thank Morgan B
Response from Jabulile m, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 3 weeks ago
Dear Morgan B
FACT:1. You stayed two nights and never complained to anyone working at Happy Hippo?
2. Happy Hippo Accommodation received the TripAdvisor Recommends 2017
3. A second review by Morgan B ever? We have had our fair share of fake/scam reviews in over...More