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The Hippo Backpackers

  • Excellent7%
  • Very good54%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
7 Aug 2016
“Breathing space”
12 Mar 2016
“dirty pool, bad location, but friendly staff”
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Reviewed 2 May 2013

We were only in town for one night, but i think it would have been fine for 2--there were only four guests in the whole place so it was very quiet; great pool and poolside area, modest kitchen but it works, small indoor common area,...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2012

On my trip to South Africa, the Hippo Backpackers has been one of my favorite places to stay so far! I really enjoyed the helpful and very friendly staff! Since I haven't been to PE before, they did a good job showing me around and...More

Thank Julia K
Reviewed 20 November 2012

what a punch of unproffesional people!!!! I called to make a booking for one week, which was confirmed. Asked if I should make a deposit and/or confirm antything via e-mail. i was assured that the twin room was available and they don't even have bookings...More

1  Thank birgit p
Reviewed 12 July 2012

We stayed 3nights in double room, the shover was very small and night time was very cold and there is no heater, maybe summer is better for comming here. Othervise the place is nice,staff is very friendly and helpfull. We went to lion park and...More

Thank Kumanosin
Reviewed 25 February 2012

We had a short visit to P.E. Stayed only one night over and had a nice double room. There is also a nice small swimming pool, kitchen and spot outside to sit. close to the backpackers are nice restaurants (superstar charlie - very good pizza...More

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US$14 - US$26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$14 - US$26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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