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Hippo Hideaway

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70 McKenzie Street, Saint Lucia 3936, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hippo Hideaways is the place always satisfies our needs in terms of a complete family gateway weekend with splendid locality and awesome atmosphere. the resort is well located in the super stream market

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Stayed at Hippo with my family for 4 days during Easter 2015, it's a wonderful place. Friendly staff, excellent service. Ask them to arrange the activities for you, they are very efficient. Will certainly be back soon. Value for money.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Myself and five others spent a really nice, relaxing time at the Hideaway. Clean and tidy, friendly and efficient staff, excellent rooms. Nice and central for all of St Lucia. Would I stay again? In a flash!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The property is very well positioned, clean and has very good facilities. The management is very professional and extremely helpful. The location is very close to sightings of Hippos. Highly recommended

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kommetjie South Africa
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A wonderful place to relax and unwind plus a perfect base for the Wildlife Parks in the area. Every need is catered for in the SC unit and by the friendly staff, especially Gwen.Thank you, we'll be back. Christine and Ray Higgins Kommetjie.

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Ladybrand, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Very friendly staff and perfect location. The room is clean and serviced daily. Didn't have breakfast as we leave early to the safari trip. Guesthouse is near the road so a bit noise but acceptable. Will visit again

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Randburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stayed at the Hippo Hideaway in St Lucia for a week over New Year. The location is very convenient and central. The apartment was well equipped with everything you need. However, the second bedroom was a bit small and our apartment looked nothing like the brochure or the website photos. The view of the river is non-existent due to... More 

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Spent 4 nights in a 4 sleeper estuary facing chalet (unit 16). Very clean and comfortable. The aircon unit for unit 17 was located on the bedroom wall of unit 16. Thus we had to make do with a constant buzzing sound in the 1 bedroom. To their credit reception were willing to move us to another unit but we... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Found the accommodation to be clean and excellently maintained. Friendly and helpful staff. good safety. outside area and pool clean and well maintained. good value for money. St Lucia as a town need some make over and upgrade

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights it was very welcoming and clean. We would stay here again. The only negative was I did ask for the batteries to be changed in the safe this was not done which meant we could not use the safe. Ideal place for families and people wanting piece and quiet. Well done hippo hideaway!!!!!!

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