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Independent travel at its best. Come and meet a multitude of cultures and nationalities all under one roof. From our colourful design to our rooftop bar, we promise to give you a unique and comfortable stay. Our location is unrivalled as we are right next to Ushaka Marine World, the...
I strongly suggest this accommodation hostel to anyone wants to stay in Durban for a cheap visit and stay, yet enjoy acceptable facilities and equipment. The kitchen and shared area haul is good. The property is clean and cuzy. There is a bar on the...More
Ive had the pleasure to experience many backpackers all over. Without a doubt Happy Hippo was the Cleanest and most organized towards catering for International and local tourists.
The Owners are passionate and involved bringing inovative ideas and maintaning the establishment.
Happy Hippo has a...More
We had a good couple of days staying in Happy Hippo. Nice and clean room en bathrooms. The staff was very friendly and helpfull. We liked having breakfast on the big rooftop terrace! Only downer was a closed rooftop party one night.
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The location was very convenient close to uShaka Marine World. Reception lady was helpful to book a safe transfer.
The road in front of the hostel, Southside of the road which leads you to the gate of Marine World and beach was safe with lots...More
I stayed in a single room after completing an overland tour. The room was really nice - much closer to a mid-range hotel than a backpackers! Comfy bed, lots of space. The main area is also HUGE. Plenty of couches, a full-size dining table. I...More
Response from DurbanBrooksie, Owner at Happy Hippo AccommodationResponded 9 March 2018
Thank you for the great review and we are chuffed that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you again in the future if the chance arises.