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About King's Lodge Hotel

High up in the Amathole Mountains lies the quaint and picturesque village of HOGSBACK. A mountain hamlet set against the backdrop of the 3 Hogs mountain range and surrounded by forests of trees, so tall, that they seem to be kissing the edges of the sky and so other worldly that it is rumoured that it is where JRR Tolkien got his inspiration to write the “Lord of the Rings“ trilogy. Tucked away within the womb of this magical utopia, surrounded by a cluster of trees and just a Unicorn gallop away from the centre of this village, the KING’S LODGE HOTEL rises in perfect harmony with its surroundings.

Draped in history and standing as a true testament to Mother Nature's natural beauty, the KING’S LODGE HOTEL possesses a rural countryside charm that rivals no other. From it's rustic 'log cabin' type natural exterior, to the warm and welcoming fireside charm of its idyllic homespun interior, it transports the spirit of all who cross its threshold, back into a forgotten time of wholesome living, warm hospitality and soul-inspiring tranquillity.
The KING’S LODGE HOTEL is the portal to the free reign of imagination, from where you can step out each morning and take your spirit on a fantasy ride of mystical wonder. Whether you choose to casually stroll along the many hiking trails on offer in Hogsback, or cool your feet in the refreshing mountain water of the rock pools at the base of one of the many waterfalls.

King's Lodge is a country hotel set in peaceful surroundings, offering cosy and comfortable accommodation and a warm welcome. The colonial homestead offers affordable accommodation in homely en-suite hotel rooms and quaint self-catering cottages.

Situated in the heart of the Hogsback, King's Lodge Hotel is the ideal base from which to take in all that Hogsback has to offer. Indulge in scenic mountain walks, explore the galleries and craft shops or visit the area's justly famous gardens with their stunning displays of rhododendrons and azaleas.
A wonderful getaway for all ages, Hogsback is both a rejuvenating and relaxing escape from the hum-drum of city life. The King's Lodge Hotel is your home away from home.

DUE TO COVID 19 OUR RESTAURANT IS CLOSED. However, we have wonderful restaurants within walking distance of King's Lodge.

Wedding Venues: Hogsback hosts a very quaint little chapel, see attached. Our garden is big enough for a marquee up to 150 people. There is a big dining hall that can accommodate up to 80 people

Family friendly: Pool with children's playground.

Family Safaris: Hogsback is hiking paradise with long walks for avid hikers and shorter distances for families and the elderly. Meander over to the tourist information centre for a detailed map with all the information about the various hikes.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 35
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 28 Reviews

Facilities

  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast
  • House Keeping
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Eastern Cape
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

We thank you for your enquiry.

Our restaurant in currently closed but Hogsback have wonderful restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. Our Bar is open from 11am daily.

During covid-19 Housekeeping on departure.

We have a TV lounge for those wanting to watch TV and sport channels at our Bar.

VERY...
We thank you for your enquiry.

Our restaurant in currently closed but Hogsback have wonderful restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. Our Bar is open from 11am daily.

During covid-19 Housekeeping on departure.

We have a TV lounge for those wanting to watch TV and sport channels at our Bar.

VERY IMPORTANT NOTES
Our restaurant is currently closed. Hogsback offers a selection of restaurants which are within walking distance of the hotel. Alternatively, you can order in as the restaurants in the village do deliver.

We have a TV lounge and Bar for sport channels. Due to the weather in Hogsback we cannot guarantee TV and internet reception. Internet is normally repaired quite quickly but the replacing of the DSTV dish can take a couple of days.

Our guests are looking for a getaway in paradise so we do not permit late and loud parties on our premises. Music is to be kept down and must under no circumstances be heard by your neighbours. We are sure you will agree that you want to hear the birds and quietness that our beautiful village offers.
Pool area during Covid-19 is open by arrangement so as to protect our guests. We do not allow any alcohol in shared areas including the pool area. Our children who visit are precious and we want to ensure that they are our top priority at all times.
Special occasion arrangements can be discussed with management before confirming your booking.

We know you are going to love our beautiful village and the peace and quiet that it offers. Please feel free to contact us should you require any additional information.

Kind regards
Management and Staff of King's Lodge Hotel
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  • MOONLIGHT ENTRY LEVEL COTTAGE Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering MOONLIGHT COTTAGE- 1 BEDROOM, 1 BATHROOM, SELF CATERING COTTAGE This 1-bedroom, two-bathroom (one with shower and one... see more Features:  Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Fireplace, Self-catering, Wi-Fi see more Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Fireplace, Self-catering, Wi-Fi, Garden views
    from $32 Room rate
    • Adults
      • STARLIGHT ENTRY LEVEL COTTAGE Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only STARLIGHT COTTAGE (19) – 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATHROOM, SELF CATERING COTTAGE This 2-bedroom, two-bathroom, self-catering cott... see more Features:  Queen beds, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Self-catering, Single beds see more Queen beds, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Self-catering, Single beds, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Garden views
        from $40 Room rate
        • Adults
          • Single Room Sleeps 1 Includes: Room Only SINGLE HOTEL ROOMS With warm wooden, rustic finishes our rooms are ideal for the adventurous or relaxed tourist.... see more Features:  En-suite, Single beds, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms, Garden views
            from $43 Room rate
            • Adults
              • Double Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 5 With warm wooden, rustic finishes our rooms are ideal for the adventurous or relaxed tourist.Our hotel rooms include... see more Features:  Queen beds, En-suite, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
                from $54 Room rate
                • Rooms Adults
                  • Twin Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 TWIN HOTEL ROOMS With warm wooden, rustic finishes our rooms are ideal for the adventurous or relaxed tourist.Our... see more Features:  Twin beds, En-suite, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
                    from $54 Room rate
                    • Rooms Adults
                      • Snowflake Cottage Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering SNOWFLAKE COTTAGE – 1 BEDROOM, 1 BATHROOM, SELF CATERING COTTAGEThis 1-bedroom, one-bathroom, self-catering cottage... see more Features:  Queen beds, En-suite, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Television see more Queen beds, En-suite, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Television, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Garden views
                        from $55 Room rate
                        • Adults
                          • Shady Cottage Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering SHADY COTTAGE - 1 BEDROOM, 1 BATHROOM, SELF CATERING COTTAGEThis 1-bedroom, one-bathroom, self-catering cottage has... see more Features:  Queen beds, En-suite, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Television see more Queen beds, En-suite, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Television, No Smoking in Rooms, Garden views
                            from $55 Room rate
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                              • Misty Cottage Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering MISTY COTTAGE - 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATHROOM, SELF CATERING COTTAGE This 2-bedroom, two-bathroom, self-catering cottage has... see more Features:  Twin beds, Queen beds, En-suite, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering see more Twin beds, Queen beds, En-suite, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Television, No Smoking in Rooms, Garden views
                                from $76 Room rate
                                • Adults
                                  • Rainbow Cottage Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering RAINBOW COTTAGE – 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATHROOM, SELF CATERING COTTAGE This 3-bedroom, two-bathroom, self-catering cottage... see more Features:  Twin beds, Queen beds, En-suite, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering see more Twin beds, Queen beds, En-suite, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Television, No Smoking in Rooms, Garden views
                                    from $83 Room rate
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                                      Reviews for King's Lodge Hotel

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                                      Jean-Francois Beaud
                                      22 January 2022

                                      Mattress terrible for comfort and noise; Wall thickness leaves much to be desired as neighbour noises very apppparent.

                                      Tanya Krause
                                      17 January 2022

                                      I absolutely loved staying at Kings Lodge. The staff were warm and friendly and our quaint cottage was spotlessly clean. They had everything you could ask for and more.

                                      Beverly irvine
                                      02 November 2021

                                      Comfortable accommadation .friendly staff .just perfect for a weekend get away to use as a base to explore the area .no luxury just what we were looking for .

                                      Xoliswa Matinise
                                      28 September 2021

                                      The staff was very friendly and we were warmly welcomed

                                      Kylie Paremore
                                      29 August 2021

                                      It was lovely its central in the main.

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                                      King's Lodge Hotel is 1.8km from the centre of Hogsback , the nearest airport 110.2km (East London Airport).
                                      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling