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The Hippo Backpackers

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7.2
Very Good 72 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.0
  • Security 8.0
  • Location 6.7
  • Staff 8.7
  • Atmosphere 5.3
  • Cleanliness 7.3
  • Facilities 6.7
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7.2
Very Good 72 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.0
  • Security 8.0
  • Location 6.7
  • Staff 8.7
  • Atmosphere 5.3
  • Cleanliness 7.3
  • Facilities 6.7
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
72% 72
-33.9585148 25.6085854
The Hippo Backpackers
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  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 8 reviews
15th Feb 2016
5.7

Staff where very good by helping me book a good day trip and trying to organise it or me. Not a very good tour around the hostel when I first arrived. Very quiet, nothing to do there apart from use the wifi or watch tv. If you want to cook your own food there isn't many appliances that you can cook with. Clean rooms and comfy beds.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
26th Jan 2016
6.3

The dorms are ok. Bathroom is unisex and only has two showers, and one of them was out of order. Luckily the hostel was practically empty, otherwise this could have been a problem. There is no atmosphere at all, since there is no bar, restaurant or even a place to buy a bottle of water! Specially for solo travellers, a bar or restaurant (even if a basic one) is very much needed. Staff was not consistent: very helpful at times but not so much upon arrival.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness

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