Great hostel, very clean and comfortable rooms.
We had a double room with en-suite which was as nice as a hotel!
Great kitchen facilities.
Good location for beach and ushaka marine world.
Wifi is fairly pricey and un-reliable...
Staff could be much more helpful about tours and attractions etc.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Born from a passion for traveling, the legacy of the Hippo Hide has been passed on to this unique and amazing lodge. Situated approximately 500m from Durban's best beaches and right next to uShaka Marine World, you couldn't ask for a better location. Durban's first purpose built backpackers hostel for the discerning budget traveller, welcomes you to come and enjoy state of the art facilities. These include the amazing roof top party and recreational area, known as "The Globe", FREE WIFI, travel desk with up to date information and the best deals. This is your one stop youth hostel with all your amenities close by. ... more less