The Hippo Backpackers

14 Glen Street, Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Distance from city centre: 3.2km
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Really nice and cosy accomodation, clean, spacious, storage spaces, friendly pets. It is recommended to plan visits... more...

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Rating: 81%from 3 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 86%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 73%Facilities
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 s

Free toast/tea and coffee
WIFI Internet zone
Bazbus stop and agent
Secure parking
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 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.

Directions
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On N2 from JHB.
go onto SETTELERSWAY
Take RUSSELL Road off-ramp
3rd Robot turn RIGHT (Westbourne)
1st street RIGHT again
1st street LEFT
This is SOMERSET STREET which become GLEN STREET (if you hit the park you have gone to far).

On N2 from J-Bay
Take the CAPE rd off ramp
Carry on past green acres shopping centre until you see PORT ELIZABETH COLLEGE Russell Rd
Turn left after College into SOMERSET STREET which will become GLENSTREET (if you hit the park you have gone to far).

Located Near

2010 World Cup Football Stadium (In Construction)

St Georges International Cricket Stadium

Heritage Walk - Historical Part of Town

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