The Sleepy Hippo Hotel

38 Duade Street


Welcome to Sleepy Hippo backpackers Hotel,

It is an Aussie/Ghanian run newly renovated back packers in Kokomlemle, conveniently located only 15 mins to airport, 10 min to Osu, close to industrial area for any bus service ghana wide, in central Accra, very relaxing, secure compound, and suburb. 24 hour security.
Where one can relax and enjoy cold drinks and great food.Fully refurbished rooms all en suites, hot water, air condition and TV.

With very welcoming and polite staff to make you feel at home straight away


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included



Traveler Reviews

“Very friendly and helpful with transport”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 20, 2018

We recently flew into Accra on our way to volunteer for a charity in north Ghana. We had many boxes with us so Richard met us at the airport with 2 taxis which was great as otherwise we wouldn't have...

“Cheap and Cheerful :)”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on January 21, 2018

Lovely staff, clean and comfortable accommodation and good food for a reasonable price. What more could you want? :) (Plus the roof terrace and the plunge pool are also pretty awesome, especially in...

“Lovely accommodation and host”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on January 14, 2018

We stayed in three different rooms in the Sleepy Hippo. All of them were clean with comfortable beds and the dorm rooms are great value for money with a great breakfast included. Richard and Emmanuel...


If in possession of a smart phone, go to or our page on Face book which both have Google Maps.

From Kokota Airport ask a taxi to take you to Joy FM Headquarters in Kokomlemle. We are located on the parallel street behind Multi Tv Offices.


We currently do not have cancellation policies as our preferred payment method is cash. This will change in the near future.

We strongly recommend confirmation of booking in writing so that we can ensure that a bed will be available for our clients. An alternative method is send a text message to +233261113740