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  • 58 Total Reviews


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  • 21st Jan 2014

We stayed here in the middle of Jan and enjoyed it so much that we had to go back again- It's not the very cheapest of backpackers, but definitely worth every penny. We loved our room on the first stay - lovely double with own shower etc, and view of sea, and the second time we stayed in More
renaswanepoel8936 (England) (Couple) Novice Nomad

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  • 17th Apr 2014

Hippy Hippo was a good place to stay in. accessible to all public transport and major tourist attraction venues. the staff was very cooperative and gave information where required. It would be appreciated is the rooms could have small tv for people who wish to watch tv whilst lying down. More
Anonymous (Lesotho) (Female) Novice Nomad
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  • 6th Apr 2014

we had double rooms with private bathroom, small but good. the streets next to happy hippo is busy, but you are in a few minutes at the beach and the marine world, thats great. Happy hippo has a good kitchen and nice roof top bar and terasse. we enjoyed our stay! More
Anonymous (Germany) (Couple) Novice Nomad

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  • 10th Jan 2014

I didn't hate the place but I'm not fussy.. only 1 charge point in room of 10, no lockers, nothing works properly, staff are ok nice enough, near to some dodgy night life (Blackpool meets SA) durbans a hole, so much more to see in SA, lots of locals hanging round in hostel, not an amazing More
blade_928 (England) (Male) Novice Nomad
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  • 31st Dec 2013

Had a great time here, great place to meet people and party. Nice patio to chill out. Just off Florida Rd with lots of restaurants and bars. About the 15 min walk to the beach. More
kimberlyjane194240 (Canada) (Female) Novice Nomad

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  • 21st Mar 2014

The staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful. Thanks a lot! More
Anonymous (South Africa) (All Female Group) Novice Nomad
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  • 1st Feb 2014

A bit tatty round the edges but great location with very friendly and helpful staff More
Anonymous (England) (Male) Novice Nomad

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