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Warrandyte, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2016

After spending a week doing a solo hike in the Mt Aspiring National Park, it was fantastic to spend 2 relaxing nights at Hippo Lodge Backpackers. I booked a private room which was located in the upper building of the complex. While the room was small, it was certainly clean and comfortable and had everything needed for my stay. The...

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Krabi Town, Thailand
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Spread over 3 buildings each further up the stair strewn hill than the last Hippo lodge is a delight. After your climb up the steep hill from central town you will be rewarded with stunning Vistas of the hills and lake around Queenstown. This alone makes it worthwile. Add to this fabulous staff like Shana (sp?) who was working on...

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff and backpackers who can give you guides on fantastic to do activities in Queenstown, clean and comfortable kitchen, living room, restrooms and bedrooms with complete facilities such as laundry service and dryer service. Located on Anderson height, great view over the lake and Queenstown Gondola as well!

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Florianopolis, SC
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing place, in center of the city. Recommend it. 😉 Book for 2 months. Excellent place. Nice folks and very good laundry, cheap. The view for city is unbelievable. Have a little stairs, no big problems ;) The internet only 300mb / day. If you need use more you pay for it.

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Reviewed 9 July 2016

i stayed at the hippo lodge for my winter trip. finding the place was no issue, for it's at the heart of queenstown. the lounge area and the kitchen are open 24 hours, so i had no problem fixing something up late at night

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

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Markham, Canada
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

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“Top house has Amazing Sunsets views and balcony”
 of 5 bubbles celinealice2017, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“get the ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles susiec20, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles 35arnaudk, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“the view on the second floor is amazing and the rooms are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 875christianf, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“White house with the double rooms was great.”
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