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    Happy Hippo Accommodation

    222 Mahatma Gandhi Road | KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    11/5/2017Check In 11/6/2017Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveler (18)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (3)
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good39%
    • Average13%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travelers talk about
    “rooftop bar” (23 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Bar
    Laundry Service
    Rooftop Terrace
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Nov 5Nov 6
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 195 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    It's what we expected. Backpackers.. Vibrant place with lots going on. Meeting people from all over the world. Staff friendly and helpful. Very clean. For us Happy Hippo was well placed for our needs. Close to a taxi rank and bus service. Also uShaka shopping...More

    Thank berlindaj2014
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 week ago

    Dear berlindaj2014 What an excellent review! Thank you so much for taking time out to review us. We are so happy that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we get to host you again sometime soon? kind regards, Michelle, Micky and the Happy...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    All was very good according to me the management serv the service accordingly and that give us the image of good job, love and peace at happy hippo I wouldn't mind to come back and visit again the place was lovely I enjoyed taking a...More

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    Thank 301rudzanim
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 week ago

    Dear 301rudzanim "Love and peace," we just love this! Thank you so much for your kind words! We will be so happy to host you again! Until we meet again. kind regards Michelle, Micky and their crew

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Arrived at 10 pm and had to leave the next morning already, so I had some drinks at the rooftop bar. Such a nice area and the bartender was very friendly as well. The rooms were very basic but nice. The showers and toilets were...More

    Thank Sharon v
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Sharon v Thank you for reviewing us! We certainly hope that we are able to host you for a lot longer next time? Have a happy day! kind regards, Michelle, Micky and her dynamic team

    Reviewed August 14, 2017

    Happy Hippo is my recommend hostel because of good price, good location and good place with friendly staff. Gas sta and shop is very closed to HH. Shower and toilet have no problem. Open space and roof top bar are too huge so communication with...More

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    Thank 友一藤
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 3 weeks ago

    Greetings from a sunny Durban! We just wanted to thank you for your awesome review! Yes, the Happy Hippo is very spacious, and our location unrivalled! We have just found out that Ushaka beach has a Blue Flag status too! Happy travels, Michelle & Mic...More

    Reviewed August 14, 2017

    Stayed here for two nights at the end of July. Arrived late at night and were shown to our room by the night guard & they were very accommodating to allow us to check in and pay the following day. The accommodation is fine, beds...More

    Thank AMFahey
    Response from BrooksieDurban, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear AMFahey We are super HAPPY that you enjoyed your stay with us! It is always great to get good feedback about our beautiful staff that we are so blessed to have! You guys rock! We have taken steps to sort out the plugs in...More

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    March 30, 2017|
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    Response from Lappies85 | Reviewed this property |
    They have a in-house loundry service that is general.
    Room Tips
    "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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