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Happy Jackal Guest House
Happy Jackal Guest House welcomes you.

The Happy Jackal Guest House offers Addo Accommodation with a choice of six luxurious double en-suite rooms, five with stunning river views, one of the garden and a short distance from Addo National Elephant Park.

The new Kouga Harbour is only 15 minutes away.

Guests may choose from ground-floor rooms with private entrances and garden patios, or impressively large and comfortable thatched upstairs rooms, each of which has its own outside thatched deck… All rooms enjoy upmarket facilities and are well-furnished and luxurious.

Recline in the spacious, double-volume lounge, well-stocked with a collection of interesting books.

We try to be as “Green” as possible with our use of solar power, organic gardening and recycled water. In accordance with this, the Happy Jackal has a no-smoking policy for indoors.

On fine, calm mornings take time to enjoy at leisure, a full English or health breakfast, whilst watching the antics of our resident Egyptian geese and hoopoes. Bushbuck and Kudu have often been spotted across the river.Stroll with your coffee down the rolling lawns to the water´s edge and plan your day.

Our breakfasts boast home-baked bread, fresh each morning: preserves and jams made from the fruit from our garden: free-range eggs and farm milk.

Visit the Addo Elephant Park in our open game-viewing Landrover with our qualified game-ranger.
Big Five game-viewing on our doorstep makes the Happy Jackal the perfect choice of luxurious accommodation.This river lodge lies on the banks of the beautiful Sundays River and only 2 minutes drive from the Addo Elephant National Park. Easily reached from the N2 it is in the best location for game, coastal or river activities.

Extensive lawns stretch down to the Happy Jackal jetty where across the river unspoilt, natural bush is the habitat of Kudu, bushbuck, water mongoose and Cape Clawless Otters. Port Elizabeth and its airport are only half an hour away, and in the opposite direction the historic, university town of Grahamstown would take the traveller a mere 45 minutes.

Happy Jackal Guest House accommodation:
All rooms have the following features:
- Satellite TV as well as a flat screen television
- Free Wi-Fi

Room 1:
- Double room with a king bed and percale linen
- Ground floor & river facing
- En-suite bathroom with large shower, complimentary soaps, shampoo & cream
- Sliding door to private patio & river bank
- Bar fridge, hospitality tray & ceiling fan
- Heater & Electric Blankets

Room 2:
- Double room with a king size bed and percale linen
- Ground floor & river facing
- En-Suite bathroom with large shower, complimentary toiletries
- Sliding door to private patio & river bank
- Bar fridge, hospitality tray & ceiling fan
- Heater & Electric Blankets

Room 3:
- Double room with a king size bed and percale linen
- Ground floor & river facing
- En-Suite bathroom with large shower, complimentary toiletries
- Sliding door to private patio & river bank
- Bar fridge, hospitality tray & ceiling fan
- Heater & Electric Blankets

Room 4:
This is our Signature Room - It is the biggest room in the lodge at over 52 square metres.
- Luxury first floor room with stunning river views
- Sliding door to a thatched deck
- Spacious room with king-size extra-length bed and percale linen
- Kudu leather couch
- Bar fridge, hospitality tray & ceiling fan
- Heater & Electric Blankets
- En-suite bathroom with bath & shower, together with complementary toiletries

Room 5:
- Luxury, thatched, first floor room, with stunning river views
- Sliding door to large thatched covered deck furnished in rustic timber
- Extra-length king-size bed with percale linen and mosquito nets
- Bar fridge, hospitality tray & ceiling fan
- Heater & Electric Blankets
- En-suite bathroom with bath & shower, together with complementary toiletries

Room 6:
- Spacious thatched room with a garden view
- 3 Twin beds (King Bed Option (Double) available)
- Bar fridge, hospitality tray & ceiling fan
- Electric Blankets
- En-suite bathroom with large shower, together with complementary toiletries
Accommodate up to 3 guests.

Self Catering Garden Cottage:
This cottage has 2 rooms of which the main room has a queen bed and the second room has twin beds.
- Full bathroom
- Open plan lounge / kitchen
- Thatched lapa with built-in braai (barbeque)
- Own entrance & private secure parking
Accommodate up to 4 guests.

Lion King Cottage:
This recently up-graded garden room is open plan with a kitchenette.
- Full en-suite bathroom
- Private entrance
- Braai (barbecue) facilities
Accommodate up to 3 guests.

Happy Jackal Guest House facilities:
Great reading material is to be found in the double volume lounge along with comfortable couches and chess sets. Relax in our solar-heated swimming pool or in the shade of the thatched "lapa". We have our own floating jetty on the river from which you can spend time fishing, swimming or watching the ducks and fish. Weaver Birds make their nests here in the reeds.

Safe parking within the grounds.

Our facilities feature a private dining room and all rooms offer:
- Flat-screen TV with remote
- Free Wi-Fi
- Satellite TV
- Fridge
- Ceiling fan
- Hospitality tray with tea, coffee etc.
- Heater
- Electric Blankets
- Valuables safe
- Percale linen
- Bathroom toiletries
- Hairdryer
- Mosquito control
- International plug
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Facilities & Services:

  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Dining room
  • Other
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Tourism Information Desk
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking (off-street - open)
  • Garden
  • English
  • Other Language
  • Swimming Pool




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    Happy Jackal Guest House Guest Reviews

    Average Guest Rating: 
      4.4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. - View all Guest Reviews


    Hospitality and reception were beautiful. Cozy rooms and generously equipped, clean place and the stream that flows at the rear position magical atmosphere.
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     Reviewed by Idit Rubin over a year ago

    The rooms was truly 4 star quality. Great food and very friendly host and staff. Will definitely go back again. Just one thing short and that is a light outside the door that leads to the river but everything else was excellent.
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     Reviewed by Luan Williams over a year ago

    Very good!
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     Reviewed by Renato de Zen over a year ago

    A thoroughly pleasant stay. Liz and Peter were awesome hosts, facilitating and friendly. Lovely rooms, lovely meals, a homely atmosphere and attention to detail.
    Rating: 
     Reviewed by Will Glibbery over a year ago

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