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Lichtenburg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good service, excellent facilities, would really recommend it to anyone who would enjoy the "off the beaten track" experience. On the down side, it is a bit of a mission to reach the place and I would recommend going with a vehicle that can handle the road conditions. The tour from the village to the hole was good but...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Good day Mr Nico Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are really glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. The road to us is a bit of a hassle at the moment but will hopefully be a problem of the past soon, as they are busy fixing the Coffee Bay road and have...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at Hole in the Wall not sure what to expect , but what a wonderful surprise it all was. Our accommodation was in a great location with fantastic views. The resort offered all we could wish for and more. The rugged natural beauty of the coast just wonderful.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hi Benjamin Thank you so much for your great review and we are thrilled that we were a wonderful surprise! Please be sure to visit us again soon for more rugged natural beauty and fantastic views. Kind regards De Wet Muller

Mthatha, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to unwind and refresh. Friendly staff, from security to reception to dining area. Next time we will stay for a week. Ants in the rooms were the only negative thing there. We loved and enjoyed our very short stay

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, we are so glad that we exceeded your expectations on your short visit to Hole in the Wall Resort. We are in the process of making sure the ants will no longer be a problem in the units. I hope to welcome you back to Hole in the...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here when filming the Hole in the wall with the Trek South Africa team for Drive South Africa. It's the closest accommodation to the actual hole in the wall, self catering and fully equipped with a nice braai area outside. You can do a long hike from the hotel all the way to Coffee Bay too. Incredibly close...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Krantz, Firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your recent stay here with us at Hole in the Wall. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay as it was our pleasure to have you stay with us. We are hoping to improve on our wifi system so...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The road to Hole in the Wall is very bumpy, that's the only thing that I didn't like. Everything else was excellent. I would recommend it to groups of people, families or a couple just wanting some relaxation time.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hi Ingas, Thank you so much for the lovely feedback. We always like to hear feedback good or bad. They are in the process of tarring the road from Coffee Bay, so hopefully soon our roads will be in a better condition soon. We hope you had a good relaxing holiday and can’t wait to welcome you back to Hole...

Texas City, Texas
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I recently stayed at this resort in October 2016. The chalet had old furniture and nothing like their website pictures. Lack of hanging space for clothing, basic cutlery missing, shower did not drain. Totally disappointing

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay with us at Hole in the Wall. I would have to agree with you regarding the hanging space in the unit you stayed in as other units do have more hanging space, I have already addressed this with my maintenance department and...

Herzlia, Israel
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Hole in the wall is located just a few minutes wall from the famous hole in the wall which makes it a great choice if we look into wonder the area. The place offers nice rooms fully equipped with all you need. The staff was kind and helpful and the gaurd at the gate makes you feel safe. The downside...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us feedback about your stay with us. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us here at Hole in the Wall. We always strive to give the best service to our guests and I will be sure to pass your comments on to the guard...

Centurion
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I have spent time at this resort on a few occasions in the past. Unfortunately, the standard has dropped significantly. We were not afforded the rooms we had specifically reserved. The accommodation we were given requires maintenance and a good spring-cleaning. We were served cold french fires and raw pizza at the bar on two different occasions. The wine list...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Dear Bartley, Firstly I would like to thank you for your feedback. I am really disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us here at Hole in the Wall. We are currently busy with minor refurbs on the property and the unit you stayed in is on my list for the upcoming week. I have spoken...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Road was really bad, and that was the "better road" - neither is suitable for none 4x4 vehicles! If the venue had not already deducted the full fee for the accommodation I would have turned around and gone some where else. Stray dogs are a problem, my wife and I are animal lovers, but we couldn't sit outside and eat...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. With regards to the road, they are in the process of tarring the road from Coffee bay to us, with all the rain we had about a month ago the “better “road has unfortunately turned out not being in such a good condition as before. There is a light at...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Had a good stay at an excellently situated situated hotel with good security. Restaurant dinners were excellent, but if you want to braai, make sure you bring meat. No shop close and the 'braaipacks' sold at the hotel kiosk were sold out for both days we were there.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review, we appreciate that you came to Hole in the Wall Resort and are always striving to exceed guest expectations. We were unfortunately out of stock of the braai packs but normally we do stock a braai pack with wors, steak and a Lamb chop. We hope that we will get an opportunity to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in Coffee Bay and surrounded by vast stretches of unspoiled coastline, Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village offers some of the most picturesque scenery in South Africa. The remoteness of Hole in the Wall resort lends itself to excellent bird watching, nature walks, hiking trails as well as being an ideal spot for fishing. The beach is directly in front of the resort and has a lovely natural bay. This secluded location makes it the perfect destination for a relaxing holiday and the ideal base from which to explore the pristine Transkei coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village

Address: Coffee Bay Rd | Umthombe District, Coffee Bay 5080, South Africa (Formerly Hole in the Wall Hotel and Backpackers)
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Coffee Bay
Price Range: £44 - £85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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“close to beach, wifi, close to hole in the wall, hiking trails”
 of 5 bubbles DevonKrantz, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“stayed in unit 36 had a good view of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles cnrdhnkm, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Chalets/ Rooms on the higher ground allow you to see the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles gueste2016, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“insist on the rooms in their gallery”
  • filthy shower after unblocking
  • rusty filthy shower caddy
  • broken chair one of many
  • collapsing kitchen door
  • braai adjustment missing
  • rusty braai
  • broken furniture
  • wall to bedroom
 of 5 bubbles 106leslief, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All units have sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Lohanna2015, 20 Nov 2015 | Read review
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