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5 RIVERSIDE DRIVE, Colchester, 6175, South Africa
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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at HAPPY JACKAL GUEST HOUSE in Colchester, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Addo Elephant National Park and Sundays River Dunes. This 4-star guesthouse is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Matyholweni Gate and 14 mi (22.6 km) from Aldo Scribante Race Circuit.


Make yourself at home in one of the 8 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your Select Comfort bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.


Enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a garden. Additional amenities at this guesthouse include complimentary wireless Internet access 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. 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 - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Matyholweni Gate - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Aldo Scribante Race Circuit - 22.6 km / 14 mi
Amakhala Game Reserve - 28.5 km / 17.7 mi
Schotia Tooth and Claw Safari - 31.4 km / 19.5 mi
Shamwari Game Reserve - 32.9 km / 20.5 mi
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium - 38.1 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
Sir Percy Fitzpatrick Lookout - 38.9 km / 24.2 mi
Greenacres Shopping Centre - 39.2 km / 24.4 mi
St. George's Cricket Ground - 39.4 km / 24.5 mi
King's Beach - 41.1 km / 25.5 mi

The nearest major airport is Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 42.7 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 are 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.

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.

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 90 for adults and ZAR 90 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Free self parking
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Outdoor pool - 1
  • -Total number of rooms - 8
  • -Garden