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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The room we had was upstairs, very spacious, clean and with its own patio from which we saw plenty of bird life. The bed ....huge... was very comfortable too. The breakfasts were a real treat, with freshly baked bread each morning with homemade jams, fresh fruit and the traditional English breakfast. All served by very friendly owners and staff. Altogether...

Thank Avril W
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Western travelled from Addo Park to Colchester and the Happy Jackal. Reception was very warm and our room excellent. The approach to the guest house needs sorting out as it is quite rough with stones. Breakfast was superb. We did not use the one site pool but we wandered around the very large garden areas down to the river. Happy...

Thank Matt47Coventry
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This guesthouse is run by husband and wife with the support of Zanette. It certainly was a fantastic find recommended to us by friends who had been there twice before. The room was ideal. Breakfast with home made jams and everything so well organised. They booked a safari for us. In hindsight I wish we had booked longer and stayed...

Thank NottinghamPauline
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Superbly clean and simple and well run. The breakfasts with homemade bread, fresh daily, and homemade jams were excellent. The beds large and very comfortable. And outside the rooms, there was minimal traffic noise from the nearby highway so relaxing on the grass at the edge of the Sundays River was peaceful after driving all day in the Addo Park.

Thank Nigel F
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We really enjoyed our stay in this warm and very friendly establishment on the beautiful banks of the Sundays River.Peter And Liz are great hosts.It is perfectly situated right opposite the south gate of the Addo reserve. It has secure parking.The restaurant next door was excellent . The pub down the road provided reasonable food in a slightly Spartan setting.If...

Thank drpetechapman
Reviewed 6 June 2016

our 3rd stay here primarily for game parks in the area just 2 mins from Addo's southern entrance gate hosts, peter and liz, and their great team, look after us very well great room great breakfasts. ANOTHER GREAT STAY!! THANKS TO ALL

Thank gilli
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Excellent room by the river. Great views of the stars at night, no light pollution. Lovely couple own it and the Sunday evening (when the local restaurant shuts early!) braai was very good - bring your own alcohol. The breakfast bread, freshly made for each table, will live long in the memory. Just 2km from Addo southern entrance, but then...

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Great warm welcome upon arrival,excellent room with views over the river. Breakfast was excellent,great choice and such a wonderful couple to take care of your every need. Furnishings were lovely and very African. Ideally situated for ADDO ELEPHANT PARK. Local pub serving good food. Wonderful setting with great garden and swimming pool,would definitely return.

Thank janet270
Guam, Mariana Islands
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We were very happy with our stay in Happy Jackal. The room was very clean. We were able to use the braii for one of our dinner nights. The internet was sufficient. The hosts were very accommodating. Best of all, the presentation and the choices of breakfast were excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Anna M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We stopped here for one night to split our journey between Cape town and Pietermaritzburg. We arrived at 1800 just as reception was about to close. Zanette was very welcoming and made sure that we knew where everything was before she left. The self catering cottage was equipped with a fridge, microwave and tea/coffee making facilities and cooking/eating implements. As...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Happy Jackal Guest House

Address: 5 Riverside Drive | Riverside Park, Colchester 6175, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Colchester
Price Range: $109 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Happy Jackal Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Not sure we could help”
 of 5 bubbles Matt47Coventry, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 to 5 are best as they overlook the Sundays River.”
 of 5 bubbles NigelF526, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we had a great room overlooking the river”
 of 5 bubbles drpetechapman, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 2 are best, 6 is small”
 of 5 bubbles P8979DZdavidc, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms in main building and extremely quiet,good views of river”
 of 5 bubbles janet270, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
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