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Hippo Hide Lodge and Backpackers

2 Jesmond Road, Berea, Durban, South Africa


  • 70%Value For Money
  • 70%Security
  • 40%Location
  • 60%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 50%Facilities

Property Information:

Situated in an ethnic setting, our rock-pool and garden adds to African feel of this beautiful home. Unwind at the poolside bar in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We are close to all amenities and assist with the organising of day trips, safaris and cars. Affiliated to BSA and VIP.
We also have free WIFI so contacting friends and family is quick and easy. Being seasoned travellers ourselves, we can give you all the information you will need to have a exciting and memorable time in South Africa.

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  • Latest Review

    I'm an American backpacker who's been all over Europe, the USA, and southern Africa, usually on a shoestring budget. 1) No wifi that worked 2) No hot water in dorms 3) Staff clearly did not care, at all 4) Located far from everything - incl. beach, other hostels 5) Dorm kitchen did not work 6) One more time: NO WIFI. I imagine in summer, with more people (and more complaints) the atmosphere is a bit better, the staff care more, and the wifi and hot water works. As it was, though...just no.
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  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk


  • Credit Cards Accepted

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Hippo Hide Lodge and Backpackers Located at 2 Jesmond Road, Berea, Durban.
Hippo Hide Lodge and Backpackers
South Africa
Durban wa-Zulu Natal 2 Jesmond Road, Berea
63% 33
-29.8401599 30.9939980
Hippo Hide Lodge and Backpackers
    Rooms available     Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     5 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite     Single Private Shared Bathroom
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