Happy Jackal Guest House

5 Riverside Drive, Colchester, Addo, 6175 Addo, Eastern Cape, South Africa
+27 414 680 943Official website

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Happy Jackal Guest House
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About Happy Jackal Guest House

  • Guesthouse Room / Entire Guesthouse
    The comforts of home away from home
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
With a stay at HAPPY JACKAL GUEST HOUSE in Colchester, you'll be in a national park, within a 10-minute drive of Addo Elephant National Park and Sundays River Dunes. This 4-star guesthouse is 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from Amakhala Game Reserve and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Matyholweni Gate. Make yourself at home in one of the 8 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Your Select Comfort bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. 32-inch flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer. Sundays River Dunes - 1.5 km / 1 mi Addo Elephant National Park - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi Matyholweni Gate - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi Schotia Tooth and Claw Safari - 24 km / 14.9 mi Aldo Scribante Race Circuit - 24.8 km / 15.4 mi Amakhala Game Reserve - 28.5 km / 17.7 mi Shamwari Game Reserve - 32.9 km / 20.5 mi Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium - 38.1 km / 23.6 mi Newton Park Swimming Pool - 38.6 km / 24 mi Market Square - 38.8 km / 24.1 mi Port Elizabeth City Hall - 38.8 km / 24.1 mi St. George's Cricket Ground - 40 km / 24.8 mi Greenacres Shopping Centre - 40.2 km / 25 mi King's Beach - 41.1 km / 25.5 mi Bayworld - 42.3 km / 26.3 mi The nearest major airport is Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 42.7 km / 26.5 mi The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite. Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional amenities at this guesthouse include complimentary wireless Internet access, a picnic area, and barbecue grills. English breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM for a fee. The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change): Dining venue(s) The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out. Fee for English breakfast: ZAR 100 for adults and ZAR 100 for children (approximately) The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors. The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

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Amenities at Happy Jackal Guest House

  • Private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities


  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view
  • River view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Carpeted


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Grill
  • Balcony

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Electric blankets
  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking


  • Heated pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Saltwater pool

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge service
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Laundry facilities
  • Washing machine


  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Dining table

Family friendly

  • Pool cover
  • Children's high chair

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Desk

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5 Riverside Drive, Colchester, Addo, 6175 Addo, Eastern Cape

What's nearby

  • Addo Elephant National Park14.8 mi
  • Amakhala Game Reserve20 mi



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FAQs when booking at Happy Jackal Guest House

  • Happy Jackal Guest House is located at 5 Riverside Drive, Colchester, Addo, 12.7 miles from the center of Addo. Addo Elephant National Park is the closest landmark to Happy Jackal Guest House.

  • Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Happy Jackal Guest House.

  • Yes, Happy Jackal Guest House offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Happy Jackal Guest House is 22.4 miles from Port Elizabeth.

  • Yes, Happy Jackal Guest House has a pool onsite.

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Distance to city center

12.7 mi

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