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This property is a 12-minute walk from the beach. Located in Cape Town, within 1.5 miles of Robben Island Ferry and 2.2 miles of V&A Waterfront, Hippo Pod Hotel has accommodations with a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property. The property is around 3.3 miles from Table Mountain, 3.6 miles from CTICC and a 10-minute walk from St Georges Mall. The property is 1,800 feet from the city center and a 16-minute walk from MyCiTi Station Adderley Street.

At the hotel, the rooms are equipped with a desk.

Popular points of interest near Hippo Pod Hotel include Greenmarket Square, The Company's Garden and Parliament. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 12 miles from the accommodation.

Hippo Pod Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 4, 2019

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About Hippo Pod Hotel

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  • Do we share this room?

    yes


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    Asked about: Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on February 10, 2020
  • Is couple share room with other strangers

    Yes


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    Asked about: Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on January 22, 2020
  • How far from the Airport?how can I go about contacting you besides emails

    We are around 35 - 45 minutes away from the airport.


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    Asked about: Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on January 8, 2020
  • Do you cater for couples? I'm looking to book for 2 dults only

    We do cater for couples. The pods in our mixed dorms can be booked for 2 people.


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    Answered on December 2, 2019
  • I want to make a booking but I don't have a credit card. What is the alternative

    You may call the property directly to make the booking.


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    Answered on December 11, 2019
  • Is there a tv in the double room and is there privacy for the couple?

    yes there is


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    Asked about: Double Room with Shared Toilet • Answered on February 10, 2020
  • How far from the nearest beach

    Good day The nearest beach is about 10 to 12 minutes drive away


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    Asked about: Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on December 29, 2019
  • Does this room only include of our double room or do we have to share with others. And will our suitcases be safe?

    Good day. Each "pod" contains a double bed. There are 6 of these pods in each room. There is a locker beneath your pod to secure your luggage. Please ensure you bring a lock to lock up the locker.


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    Asked about: Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on December 29, 2019
  • Do U have room for couples

    yes double rooms with shared bathrooms


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    Answered on February 10, 2020
  • is the double room for 2 guest

    Good day That is correct yes


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    Asked about: Double Room with Shared Toilet • Answered on January 17, 2021
  • Hi it say you don't have parking so where does one park

    Hi Unfortunately we don't have any onsite parking, however there is street parking or you can park at a hotel next to us


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    Answered on November 24, 2020
  • What is a dormitory room

    A dormitory room refers to a room with 6 individual pods inside.


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    Asked about: Bed in 6-Bed Dormitory Room (No TV) • Answered on March 1, 2021
  • do u share this room with strangers

    Good day We have mixed dorms which are 6 pods in each room (these are shared with strangers) We also have private rooms which are not shared


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    Answered on January 17, 2021
  • How much is your your cancellation for hippo pod

    Dear Guest Our bookings are non refundable


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    Answered on November 13, 2020
  • Hi , is it possible to check in around 10 am ?

    Good day Earliest check in is around 13:00


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    Answered on March 25, 2021
  • Hi is this all 6 beds in one department or separate rooms outside each other

    Good day. Each room has 6 individual pods. Each pod has a double bed in it.


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    Answered on November 4, 2020
  • Do you do a room with 2 persons in only ?

    private rooms are R380 a night and accommodate 2 adults


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    Answered on August 12, 2021
  • Hi there are you accepting guests ?

    Hi Yes we are :)


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    Answered on November 24, 2020
  • How much are two people paying

    Hi There Trust you are well our rates are R165 per person Kind Regards


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    Answered on April 12, 2021
  • Hello there I would like to book for 24th and 27 this month but I would like to ask if is it possible to pay the money when we’re coming to check in

    Good day We usually require payment within 48 hours to secure so I can suggest booking closer to the time to allow you to pay on arrival. We still have a lot of availability for those dates


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    Answered on January 20, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • St Georges Mall
    0.1 miles
  • Iziko Slave Lodge
    0.1 miles
  • Greenmarket Square
    0.1 miles
  • National Library Of South Africa
    0.1 miles
  • Atlantic Art Gallery
    0.2 miles
  • The African Portrait Art Gallery
    0.2 miles
  • Grand Parade Shopping Centre
    0.2 miles
  • Koopmans-de Wet House
    0.2 miles
  • Palm Tree Mosque
    0.2 miles
  • Parliament
    0.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Crave
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Kauai
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Burger King
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • V&A Waterfront
    1.5 miles
  • Table Mountain
    2.1 miles
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
    4.5 miles
  • World of Birds
    7.3 miles
  • Groot Constantia
    7.3 miles
  • Chapman's Peak
    12.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Table Mountain
    3.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Three Anchor Bay Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Mouille Point Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Rocklands Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Milton Beach
    2 miles
  • Broken Bath Beach
    2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cape Town International Airport
    10.5 miles
How to get to Hippo Pod Hotel from Cape Town International Airport
    Private shuttle
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Amenities of Hippo Pod Hotel
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Smoke-free property
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu
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Sustainability initiatives

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House rules
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Check-out

5:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Debit card Hippo Pod Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

FAQs about Hippo Pod Hotel

  • The prices at Hippo Pod Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hippo Pod Hotel by:

    • Car 20min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min

  • Hippo Pod Hotel is 500 feet from the center of Cape Town.

  • Check-in at Hippo Pod Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Hippo Pod Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Room options at Hippo Pod Hotel include:

      • Bed in Dorm
      • Double

    • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Hippo Pod Hotel.