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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: 96%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 14
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 19 Reviews


  • Garden
  • 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.

16 February 2017

The hospitality was very good, facilities was clean and well kept. The rooms was great, I had an enjoyable stay.

Betsie Van Zyl
07 April 2015

This was the best rest ever. I was so relaxed and wanted to stay longer, but the work calls.I will definitely book again at Hippo Inn. friendly people and clean rooms like home.Thank you Gina and Hippo Inn staff.regards

John Coney
13 April 2013

Did not enjoy stay

Mr Le Roux
24 May 2012

From the moment I arrived, everything was in place. Friendly people and everything I needed was available. Truly a wonderful relaxed experience. Will definitely stay there again.

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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