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Happy Jackal Guest House

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  • Excellent74%
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  • Average3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Fitness centre
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewshomemade jamssouth gatethe riveraddo elephant parkthatched roofowners peterdelicious breakfastfull english breakfastbed and breakfastcape townlovely locationmake you feel at homeelectric blanketsa great place to stayfew minutes drivewonderful hostswonderful experience
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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 14 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

Thank Minnie M
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Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$ 86 - US$ 106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 86 - US$ 106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (19)
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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..."
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"I think all the rooms would be good because all facing the River"
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"Not sure we could help"
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"Rooms 1 to 5 are best as they overlook the Sundays River."
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