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The Hippo Backpackers

14 Glen Street, Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth, South Africa


  • 80%Value For Money
  • 100%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 100%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 100%Facilities

Property Information:

Homely and Hearty. The Hippo is located conveniently close to the centre of town.

It is hard to leave their 'Hippo' sized swimming pool, which are surrounded by a lovely entertainment area with bar and pool-table. The rooms are serviced daily to ensure a comfortable stay.

A self-catering kitchen and spacious lounge / diningroom area is available. Meals are also available.

Now here you can relax with friendly hospitalityy to pamper you.

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  • Latest Review

    The backpackers was rather empty when we were there so can't comment on the atmosphere. Our private room was very nice with a shower and bath although very hot. Lovely swimming pool in the garden. Car parked inside the gates so no security worries. Several nice bars and restaurants nearby.
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      Anonymous, England, Couple, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

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.

The Hippo Backpackers Located at 14 Glen Street, Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth.
The Hippo Backpackers
South Africa
Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape 6001 14 Glen Street, Richmond Hill
89% 50
-33.9315748 25.6045389
The Hippo Backpackers
    Rooms available     6 Bed Mixed Dorm     Double Bed Private Ensuite     Twin Private Shared Bathroom     Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom
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