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About Hippo Inn

This Guesthouse offers luxury accommodation that is ideal for business and pleasure. Hippo Inn is situated in an upmarket suburb of Richards Bay.

In the guesthouse we have 5 rooms en-suite with aircons, tea/coffee facility, Stocked fridge, TV with MNET, all overlooking a sparkling pool where a sundowner can be enjoyed after a long day.

There are 2 Self-catering Units with en-suite bathroom, TV with MNET and fully equipped kitchen.

Braai facility available under the lapa overlooking the pool. Full English breakfast.

Dinner on request.

  • Response Rate: 85%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 9 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 14
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 10 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

Hippo Inn Rooms

Reviews for Hippo Inn

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Geoff Bezuidenhout
04 January 2018

I think what made our stay special was that our group of friends all stayed in the units next to the pool. I wouldn't want to stay in the other units. Pool is clean. Staff are friendly.

John Coney
13 April 2013

Did not enjoy stay

Bruce Baker, South Africa
09 January 2012

We enjoyed our stay very much at Hippo Inn.

Jeanne Grace, South Africa
11 August 2009

We have no complaints. Gina is very kind and help you feel at "home"

Anonymous, South Africa
10 July 2008

We enjoyed out stay - accommodation was clean and comfortable.

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Hippo Inn is 6.1km from the centre of Richards Bay , the nearest airport 92.6km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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