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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This lovely resort hosts splendid views and wonderful walks to Hole in the Wall. It is rustic but absolutely comfortable and Shaun and his staff always go the extra mile to make your stay memorable. It really is a restful place and Nomtha and Wendy will add to it at the LA Vita Spa. Really worth a visit however currently...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Good day Mandy I hope all is well. Thank you for taking the time to post your “Really wonderful stay away from the Rat Race” review. On behalf of the team, we are truly grateful for your kind and honest words to myself, Nomtha, Wendy and the team, but more importantly that your time with us was enjoyable, “Rat Race...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely resort, excellent location walking distance to the hole in the wall. Lovely restaurant at which we enjoyed supper. A bit of a tiring drive to get to...only 97km from Mthata but takes close to 2 hours. Short dirt road from coffee bay to the resort...possible to do by car but advisable to have 4wd especially if it rains as...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Good day Kevin I trust all is well Thank you so much for taking the time to post your “Excellent Location” review, your feedback is of the utmost importance to the team at Hole In The Wall. On behalf of the team , I am truly grateful that you chose our little piece of paradise as your preferred getaway destination...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're thinking of visiting and you've got a front wheel drive vehicle and you're planning on towing a trailer, think again or save up for a 4x4. The road up to Coffee Bay was surprisingly very good, best part up to Mthatha it's actually excellent and very picturesque. From Coffee Bay the last part is manageable without anything in...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Good day Morne I trust all is well. Thank you for taking the time to post your “ Been there, got the shirt…” review as your valued feedback and comments are of the utmost importance to us. In response to your most honest and constructive review, your points of concern have been duly noted and certain measures are currently being...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing , breathtaking getaway at the wildcoast Will definately stay there again.the famous hole in the wall is just awesome.the people are very friendly and helpful. 👏🙏👍the view of the ocean and suuround is just magnificent. See you soon

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First_Resorts, Public Relations Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Regards the First Group Team

Hof
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The holiday village has very nice houses in african village style. Located just next to the beach the houses have good equipment and more than enough space. To the Whole-in-the-Wall-Rock itself you need 10 minutes to walk. Breakfast is great over there.

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First_Resorts, Public Relations Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes the First Group Team

Simon's Town, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We booked through Flexi Club! The girls at reception were so kind and made us feel welcome immediately. The new manager had only been there a week and was interacting with all the visitors and made eveyone feel very welcome. Our rondawel had a magnificent view. The entire place was booked out and yet we never felt crowded in. There...

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First_Resorts, Public Relations Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hi Beverley We are delighted to hear that you stay with us was so great and we look forward to welcoming you back to our little piece of Heaven. Regards the First Group Team

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Self catering rustic thatch cottages are fully equipped. There is a small store but it is better to bring all your food supplies that you will be needing with you on the trip. There is a basic restaurant but not highly recommended. It is advisable to bring small change as you leave the hotels entrance as one is offered to...

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First_Resorts, Public Relations Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

We a delighted to see that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. All the best, the First Group Team

Pongola, South Africa
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The location is great. The three bed room where we stayed was good ,though some equipment was falling apart ie the braai and some kitchen tools.The beds were clean and comfortable. We did not make use of the restaurant.

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First_Resorts, Public Relations Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, Klasie and for bringing to our attention the issues with equipment, which we are attending to. We are delighted that you stay with us was enjoyable and we look forward to welcoming you back. The First Group Team

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The resort itself was fine and the staff excellent But the booking process was problematic. I booked through Booking.com and received prompt confirmation and was advised that Hole in the Wall should be paid directly. However I subsequently received 10 emails from a firm called Fun Holidays (Durban) which all contained incorrect dates - and they deducted a pre-payment from...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Good day Amanda I trust all is well. Thank you ever so much for taking the time to post your review as your feedback is of the utmost importance to us, this will assist the team in maintaining and improving the standards of our awesome establishment. On behalf of The Staff and Management we thank you for choosing our little...

Secunda, South Africa
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We enjoyed our stay very much. Unfortunately it was over a weekend and there was visitors in two chalets who were very noisy. They played their music until very late. We asked management to talk to them with no results. The chalets are very clean and provide everything that we need. The beach is walking distance with the most beautiful...

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Good day Sanet, Thank you for taking the time to post your most valued review “Hole in the Wall”, your feedback is of the utmost importance to us. On behalf of the team at Hole in the Wall, thank you for choosing our little piece of paradise as your preferred getaway destination. We are delighted that your general stay with...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in Coffee Bay and surrounded by vast stretches of unspoiled coastline, Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village offers some of the most picturesque scenery in South Africa. The remoteness of Hole in the Wall resort lends itself to excellent bird watching, nature walks, hiking trails as well as being an ideal spot for fishing. The beach is directly in front of the resort and has a lovely natural bay. This secluded location makes it the perfect destination for a relaxing holiday and the ideal base from which to explore the pristine Transkei coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village

Address: Coffee Bay Rd | Umthombe District, Coffee Bay 5080, South Africa (Formerly Hole in the Wall Hotel and Backpackers)
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Coffee Bay
Price Range: $65 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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“Rondawels are all quaint and I think they all have a sea view. Ask for a hillside rondawel!!”
beverleygoodes, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Call ahead & ask for Map of the site to best choose a chalet. Close to Bar & Restaurant or Childs play area may not suit you for noise.”
  • Chalet 34
  • Chalet 34
  • Chalet 34
sassiecat2015, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get accommodation near the pool”
paul2607199, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The chalets higher up the hill are further away from the restaurant, pool and the sea but most of them have a wonderful view”
  • The large room had plenty of cupboards, a small dresser and a double bed
Surfari, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The timeshare chalets are in a better condition.”
gideonb21, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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