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Your host Jan and Gina Viljoen welcomes you to HIPPO INN.

We are situated in one of Richards Bay`s most beautiful suburbs Meer en See. Hippo Inn is ideal for business people as well as holiday makers.

We are close to :
-Country Club
-Boat clubs
-Launching sites
-18 hole Golf course
-Resturants close by
-All Industrial Giants in town.
-Main Beach Alkantstrand

We are members of the National Accommodation Association , KWABABA and Richards Bay Accommodation Association.

Jan and Gina invites you to come and stay with us and experience the “home away from home” in our beautiful guesthouse.


The town of Richards Bay boasts the country's largest harbour and some of its most magnificent wetland scenery. The town also offers the visitor entrance to Zululand.

This part of the African continent is a land of exquisite beauty unique in its incredible diversity. Richards Bay is a vibrant town and is quickly becoming a chosen north coast holiday destination, offering spectacular beaches and unspoilt natural scenery.

Richards Bay is one of the closest sea destinations from Gauteng and enjoys a summer climate all year round. The coastline stretches about three hundred and fifty kilometres from the mouth of the Tugela River in the south to the Mozambique border in the north.

The coastal plains include beautiful beaches and conservation areas and contains the largest estuarine system in Southern Africa.

Rooms and Units Available:

Seven en-suite rooms, with two three quarter beds, air conditioners, TV, M-Net, tea/coffee facilities, stocked fridge overlooking sparkling pool. Two Self-catering Units with fully equipped kitchen, TV, M-Net and air conditioners and overhead fan. One Double and Three quarter bed. Family Unit: two double rooms with two three quarter beds, bathroom, separate toilet, lounge, dinning room and kitchen. Braai area.

Rooms :
-Two Three Quarter Beds Or Double Bed
-En Suite Bathroom With Shower
-Amble Cupboard Space
-Air conditioners
-Towels Provided
-Tea / Coffee Facilities
-TV With Mnet
-Work Area With Power Point For Laptops

Self Catering Units:
-Double Bed With Three Quarter Bed
-Tv With Mnet
-Fully Equipped Kitchen
-Fridge / Freezer
-Pots And Pans
-Cutlery And Crockery
-En Suite Bathroom
-Serviced Daily

Facilities & Services available:

Self-Braai / Barbecue
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - covered)
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Mini Golf
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

If the booking is cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival any deposit or prepayment is forfeited.
Between 8 - 14 days prior 75% is forfeited.
Between 15 - 21 days prior 50% is forfeited.
Between 22 - 28 days prior 25% is forfeited
Cancellations made further in advance than 28 days to arrival date will be refunded the deposit.
Please note that should the deposit not be received or alternative arrangements made
with in 24 hours that the booking will be considered to be cancelled.
Deposits are not refundable in the event of early check outs or a cancellation.
Non arrival will be charged in full.
The rate quoted EXCLUDE booking agent commission.


Directions to Hippo Inn N2 North from Durban. Take R34 off ramp to Richards Bay. 18 Km to Meer en See. First traffic light left in Krewelkring. We are at 106 KREWELKRING MEER EN SEE RICHARDS BAY 3900

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  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse and Self-Catering
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:30 AM