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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, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good39%
    • Average13%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “rooftop bar” (23 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Bar
    Kitchenette
    Laundry Service
    Rooftop Terrace
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviews (227)
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    21 - 25 of 195 reviews

    Reviewed 6 March 2017

    Happy hippo is a lovely and accommodating backpacker with everything that one needs as a traveller. The common areas are very welcoming and open allowing one to meet others easily but also feel at ease solo. The communal kitchen is also well equipped. The rooms...More

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    Thank Haley M
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 24 April 2017

    Dear Haley M Wow, we are blushing! Thank you so much for such an awesome review! We are so happy that you managed to stay with us so many times whilst in South Africa! It is really good to get such great feedback and most...More

    Reviewed 23 February 2017

    Great customer service and staff were attentive and helpful. Would visit again in the future if I return to South Africa. Located near Ushaka Marine world. However it is not advisable to walk alone down Mahatma Ghandi Road towards the city end in the evening,...More

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    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 24 April 2017

    Dear R6307EQrobertol We just wanted to thank you for taking the time out to review our hostel. We really do appreciate your feedback, especially with regards to our staff. It makes us really happy to know that we are on the right track! A great...More

    Reviewed 18 February 2017

    What can I say. It was perfect. Everything was big and comfortable. Fabulous stay. I'd very definitely go back. Very close to unshakable and the oceanfront promenade. Handy for buses. Great views from the rooftop bar.More

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    Thank tinar601
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 25 April 2017

    Dear tinar601 Oh my! How wonderful to hear how much you loved it here! It makes us all warm and fuzzy inside! Thank you so much for taking the time out to write such a great review about our lodge, we really do appreciate it....More

    Reviewed 13 February 2017

    all rooms are lovely, very clean, comfortable. Lovely helpful staff, the bar man mylucie is fantastic and great fun, anoth girl worked in the bar but never spoke or accknowledged you or even said hello :( unfriendly white person.)More

    Thank Karina l
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 25 April 2017

    Dear Karina l We wanted to say thank you to you for taking the time out to write a review for us. We are always happy to receive such good feed back. I also wanted to let you know that the young lady that you...More

    Reviewed 8 February 2017

    A very nice backpackers with lots and lots of room to hang around, a big well equipped kitchen and clean bathroom facilities, but it was dead quiet. As a solo traveller I struggled to meet new people. There is a bar area upstairs but I...More

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    Thank sisberg
    Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 10 March 2017

    Dear Sisberg, We thank you for your good review and favourable comments. Unfortunately you were here at a quiet time of year for us, hopefully when you come back we will back to business as usual. Happy Travels, Michael Brooks

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 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
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
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    meganfullwiler
    30 March 2017|
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    Response from Lappies85 | Reviewed this property |
    They have a in-house loundry service that is general.
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    "I stayed in room Zulu and there is an ensuite bathroom which was really convienient"
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    "Corner suites are sunny with a window and a view, some of the other rooms has no view, you look into a brick..."
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    "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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