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The Hippo Backpackers

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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good54%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
7 Aug 2016
“Breathing space”
12 Mar 2016
“dirty pool, bad location, but friendly staff”
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night on business and loved the wide open communal areas with ample space to work in private. Our hostess was very friendly and accommodating and the establishment very clean, even after a busy weekend. This was worth every cent. Wish I could...More

Thank Anmy K
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The backpacker's is far away from the beach, but near to downtown, although there is nothing to see in P.E. Near the hostel is a very good café, that is worth trying it. The wifi is very bad and rarely working, the pool was dirty....More

Thank cochonette91
Response from Tania T, Manager at The Hippo BackpackersResponded 14 March 2016

We apologise if your expectation was not met wrt the location of the hostel.We do offer a safe and secure environment to our guests in a friendly neigbourhood .The best of the city' s restaurants and cafes is just down the road. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Hostel was very lovely, we ended up having a 6 bed dorm to ourselves, very clean & comfortable. Kitchen and shower facilities were great. Free wifi. Only downfall was that the hostel was at least an hours walk to the main Boardwalk area at the...More

Thank 24jb9
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Its worth it to stay a few days here, i enjoyed my stay it was cosy with welcoming and friendly staff and they made my stay pleasant, if I go back I definitely will stay there again ,but I hope they upgrade the kitchen facilities

Thank b_kashan
Reviewed 30 August 2015

it was a little hard to find for us at night but it was worth it. This place has a cosy backgarden with a pool´and a pooltable where you don't feel like being in big city. But the restaurants are just nearby and you can...More

Thank steffi232
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US$20 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$20 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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