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Happy Jackal Guest House

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5 Riverside Drive Riverside Park, Colchester 6175 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Fitness centre
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews homemade jams guest house south gate the river addo elephant park thatched roof owners peter delicious breakfast full english breakfast bed and breakfast cape town lovely location make you feel at home electric blankets a great place to stay few minutes drive wonderful hosts
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

My wife and I, with our twenty year old daughter, stayed at the Happy Jackal Guest House for 2 nights, as we wanted to visit the Addo Elephant Park. The property is ideally located near the southern gate of the park and is only a...More

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Response from Lizzanpeter, Owner at Happy Jackal Guest HouseResponded 7 May 2018

Wow! Thank you for being lovely guests.

Reviewed 23 April 2018

The Happy Jackal is a great place for groups or couples. Very clean and comfortable with ample space. The hosts are amazing. Very friendly, helpful and entertaining. The Guest House is close to Addo National Park and other facilities. We needed some special assistance while...More

Thank Ben F
Response from Lizzanpeter, Owner at Happy Jackal Guest HouseResponded 25 April 2018

Hello The Franklins and Family You are greatly missed! It was an absolute pleasure to welcome and take care of you during your stay at The Happy Jackal. I hope you had an event-free flight home. Take care and best regards from South Africa Gisela,...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

The Happy Jackal is a great little place to reside on your safari leg of the garden route. We enjoyed our stay here because: -The breakfast was great, with freshly baked bread and a lovely array of homemade jams. Full English brekkie too! -There's comfy...More

Thank Stevieshoes
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Happy Jackal exceeded our expectations so much. Delightful owners Peter and Liz welcomed us with open arms. Our room was enormous and felt like a safari lodge with its thatched roof. All the facilities were first class. We did a private safari tour of Addo...More

Thank KimMaxted
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Sorry it's taken me so long to review (stayed June 2017) My parents live in Cape Town and I live in England and whilst on a visit with them last year we opted to stay here. Unsure what to expect as it was new and...More

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Happy Jackal Guest House (4-Star) Big Five game-viewing on our doorstep makes the Happy Jackal in Colchester the perfect choice of luxurious accommodation. Visit the Addo Elephant Park, only 2 More mins away, in our open game-viewing Landrover with our qualified game-ranger. This river lodge lies on the banks of the beautiful Sundays River, is easily reached from the N2 and is in the best location for game, coastal or river activities. Extensive lawns stretch down to the Happy Jackal jetty where across the river unspoilt, natural bush is the habitat of Kudu, bushbuck, water mongoose & Cape Clawless Otters. We offer a choice of 6 luxurious rooms, 5 of which enjoy stunning river views. Guests may choose from ground floor rooms opening onto private patios & the riverbank or impressively large, thatched upstairs rooms, each with its own thatched deck. Breakfasts cater to all tastes & include both a full English & Health breakfast. Home-made jams & freshly baked bread every morning. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$93 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Colchester
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$93 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Colchester
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Traveller (69)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Isabel B
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure hotel will as it’s next to Addok
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12 July 2017|
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Response from Avril W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as I did not need one. However the hosts are very accommodating so Im sure they will sort out something if needed.
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"Cottage and adjacent room great for family or groups. Main building looking over the river is perfect for..."
benf411
22 Apr 2018
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"I think all the rooms would be good because all facing the River"
VPVerwey
24 Mar 2017
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"Not sure we could help"
Matt47Coventry
18 Nov 2016
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"Rooms 1 to 5 are best as they overlook the Sundays River."
NigelF526
23 Aug 2016
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