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Hippo Hideaway

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Ventura, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was clean and inviting. The beds were comfortable. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The location on McKenzie street is an ideal location with close proximity to restaurants, grocery store and the local curio market. We had a great 2 night stay!

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is excellent..near all amenities. Service was very good people on duty..Brent and the others even called on us to watch the hippos later on at night..Room were very clean and it was well worth our money. The only downside was the mosquitoes..I thought maybe it could have been bugs..this therefore keep us itchy and awake. Would be good...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

an excellent resort that offers you all the comforts of being at home. well equipped and squeaky clean apartments as well as super friendly staff that go out of their way to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

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Durban
Reviewed 6 April 2017

One of the nicest places visited. Over and above excellent service. Rooms catered for every need. very relaxing and calming place to stay. would definitely recommend a visit to Hippo Hideaway. I will definitely visit again

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Very Happy with the accommodation and quality of reception staff and facilities. Rooms spacious and close to lovely swimming pool. Will recommend to family and friends. Close to all restaurants and shops.

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

We had a one night stay as a family in December and enjoyed Hippo Hideaway. It has a great location for shopping and dining-I would recommend the cafe across the street on the second level of the shopping center-best service we had in South Africa over a 3 week period. We utilized the braii area in the courtyard -the hammocks...

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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 30 January 2017

It was a wonderful experience from the time that we did the booking until the time we left. Office and reception staff were very friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean, neat and had all the facilities we needed. Was very enjoyable to relax around the pool and enjoy the quiet atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Summer weather perfect! Venue and service were brilliant. My big family with preteens and teenagers had a lovely time. Safe and secure day and night. Scenery and beaches were breathtaking. St Lucia is a great alternative from the main busy tourist attractions during the festive season. The area has its own buzz and excitement. Worth it. Amenities at the venue...

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Bela Bela
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Excellent place friendly staff and nice atmosphere very clean nice just across spar. The security is tops as well. Everyone of the staff was very helpfull as well and very friendly. Will go back there again

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

There are many issues I can overlook when I am staying at any holiday spot, I am from the hotel industry and understand that things go wrong. However cleanliness and sanitation are the most simple of expected services, and the smell of sewerage, alongside our room not being serviced on two occasions in a 3 night stay is completely unacceptable.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hippo Hideaway

Address: 70 McKenzie Street, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Price Range: ₹ 3,940 - ₹ 7,170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hippo Hideaway 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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“I have stayed at the Hippo Hideaway 3 different times and all the rooms have been great.”
davidhT7825RG, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“We were in Room-15, noise from the street did reach us. Ask for a "back/away" flat.”
Burner09166, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an Estuary facing unit :)”
Kendz1987, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“"estuary facing" units arent worth the hype”
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257dereks, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you are booking with a bunch of friends. Ask reception to group your rooms close to each other, making it easy for outdoor entertaining.”
31313gail, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
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