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Hippo Hideaway

4.0 of 5 Cottage   |   70 McKenzie Street, Saint Lucia 3936, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Hippo Hideaway from 25 - 27 August. The rooms are very nice and had everything we required. Our toilet was blocked the night we arrived and we were unable to get hold of anyone through phoning both emergency numbers supplied. The problem was sorted out the following morning though but still very inconvenient as we were unable... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable and centrally located on the main street in St Lucia. Four of us were happily settled for four nights and did wonderful trips to Cape Vidal and Imfolozi game parks seeing exciting game. There is a lovely swimming pool, hammocks all around and braai areas outside.

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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Spent 2 nights away with 3 friends. The unit was a self catering, 4 sleeper. There were 2 rooms one with a double bed and the other had 2 single beds. There was one bathroom with a shower and bath. The unit was clean and compact and kitchen had all the utensils required. A daily maid service was also available.... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Lovely stay at this comfortable self catering establishment. We stayed in a comfortable air conditioned 2 bedroom chalet that was clean, neat and tidy and was also equipped with everything we needed. Beautifully maintained gardens and grounds and the lodge is located within walking distance of restuarants, supermarkets etc. Just the Eskom load shedding that dampened a nearly perfect weekend.... More

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Rome, Italy
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We spent three nights in saint. lucia. The apartments are well furnished, clean, and we found there everything we needed. The apartments are situated in the main street, only a short walk from all restaurants and shops, just in front of a good supermarket. There is a nice pool with a beautiful view and a play area for children. We... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Recently visited St Lucia,Hluluwe-Imfolozi,Isimingaliso wetlands.Excellent place to stay.Staff professional and accomadating,namely Pumi.Allowed early checkin and late checkout.Rooms had all selfcatering equipment,comfortable and clean.Very conveniently situated,directly opposite supermarket,close to restaurants and tour operators.Pool and Lapa with braai facilities well maintained and gave a nice "communal living" feel to the place and yet sufficient privacy.Would definitely stay there again on next visit.Great... More

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Stayed here with 4 adults and one child and it was great! Great location and the service was very friendly and helpful. The pool was very clean, the housekeeping staff super friendly, and the accommodations clean, comfortable and simple. Would be happy to stay here again.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

This was an excellent place to stay. We had four days here while exploring the beaches and game parks and were very pleased. The rooms are well-appointed and comfortable, the staff pleasant and helpful. The situation is good from the point of view of amenities as it is on the main street yet at the same time it is very... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

A top class establishment. Centrally situated. Nice pool. Safe parking with overnight guard. In the past three years we have been there it was quiet and peaceful. Unfortunately this year there were certain families who gave their children free rein of the facilities, for example by allowing them to skateboard round the public areas, with no consideration to the other... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012 via mobile

Hippo Hideaway was great, we had already planned our next trip but have canned that as we now believe that smoking was encouraged with ashtrays in tables outside the rooms. With smokers showing no consideration for others including children in the communal dining area and swimming pool area. We could not even sit outside our rooms nor leave doors open... More

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Address: 70 McKenzie Street, Saint Lucia 3936, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Saint Lucia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hippo Hideaway 4*
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