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    Happy Hippo Accommodation

    222 Mahatma Gandhi Road | KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good39%
    • Average13%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “rooftop bar” (21 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Bar
    Kitchenette
    Laundry Service
    Rooftop Terrace
    Breakfast included
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    41 - 45 of 188 reviews

    Reviewed 20 June 2016

    The staff is very helpfull, loved that guys!! There's also a good bar and pool at the upstairs and the bathroom is clean and large! If you are a solo traveller, is also a good place to meet people and make new friends!

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    1  Thank Gabriel M
    Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 August 2016

    Hi Gabriel M, Great review, great energy, great to meet you! Hope to see you again, Michael Brooks

    Reviewed 17 June 2016

    Enjoyed my stay. The staff was very accommodating in helping you to book tours and tips for traveling. Common areas are very nice, spacious, and topped off with a bar on the roof. Had a great stay, close to beach and city tours.

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    1  Thank 217marg
    Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 August 2016

    Hi 217marg, Thank you for taking the time to review us and we are glad you stay was enjoyable. We hope to see tou again. Regards, Michael Brooks

    Reviewed 17 June 2016

    Hi my name is Bheki a young government official by profession. I'm from Pietermaritzburg and i once too a weekend away to Durban to clear my mind before the busiest season of financial year end at work. while i Durban i stayed at Happy Hippo...More

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    1  Thank bheki2016
    Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 August 2016

    Hi Bheki, Thank you so much for your great review, Smah is blushing as i wrie. My staff get a special satisfaction knowing that our guests have had a good stay with us. We look forward to hosting you when you need a break again....More

    Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

    Our first night at this hostel was fun, we had a few beers on the rooftop, a chat, then bed. All good. The second night, however, we had no chance to sleep until the extremely loud music from the birthday party that was hosted there...More

    2  Thank souku
    Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 August 2016

    Hi Souku, I can only apologise for your experience at our lodge, I'm not sure what more you would like out of a city hostel on a Saturday night. There are never private parties on our roof, everyone is welcome. Claims of bed bugs or...More

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    Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

    We stayed for 2 nights here in a double basic room with shared bathroom. Bathrooms were nice and clean. Room was clean and warm. Downsides - Wifi wasn't great and it was quite loud on the street outside throughout the night. The layout of the...More

    1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 1 August 2016

    Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review our lodge and we are pleased that you liked the Happy Hippo. The layout was dictated by the shape of the building and laws regarding airflow, unfortunately it is what it is, Once again thank you...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
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    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (21)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "best view rooms are facing the Durban Port and the roof top is Amazing for the BREEZE. its Quiet on the..."
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