Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
5 RIVERSIDE DRIVE, Colchester, 6175, South Africa
4.8 out of 5 rating 6 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.8
Property Details

Property Location

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.


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.

Business, Other Amenities

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.


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 - 38.2 km / 23.7 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 - 40.1 km / 24.9 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) - 42.6 km / 26.5 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards 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 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
The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • 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.

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.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Picnic area
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Outdoor pool - 1
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking