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First Group Hole in the Wall Backpackers

Beachfront hostel with spa, near Hole-in-the-Wall Beach

  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
From
ZAR 350

Restrictions related to your trip

This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

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Umthombe District, King Sabata Dalindyebo, 5082, Eastern Cape, South Africa
6,6.Good.
  • The room was disappointing. It was too small and no blankets as it is winter. There was…

    May 27, 2021

  • The place is quiet nice, close to the beach. Alot of facilities on-site and great for…

    Apr 25, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to June 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
    • Free parking
    • Pool
    • Free WiFi
    • Non-smoking

    Property highlights

    Main amenities

    • 5 smoke-free guestrooms
    • Daily housekeeping
    • On the beach
    • Restaurant and bar/lounge
    • Full-service spa
    • Breakfast available

    Feel at home

    • Playground on site
    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Children's club (surcharge)
    • Television
    • Free toiletries

    What’s around

    • On the beach
    • Hole-in-the-Wall Beach - 22 min walk
    • Hole-in-the-Wall - 23 min walk
    • Coffee Bay Beach - 5.6 mi / 8.9 km

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    Enter dates for 2 guests

    Guests
    • Basic Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking
    • Basic Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking
    • Chalet, 4 Bedrooms

    What’s around

    Landmarks

    • On the beach
    • Hole-in-the-Wall Beach - 22 min walk
    • Hole-in-the-Wall - 23 min walk
    • Coffee Bay Beach - 5.6 mi / 8.9 km

    Getting around

    • Umtata (UTT) - 118 min drive
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    Umthombe District, King Sabata Dalindyebo, 5082, Eastern Cape, South Africa

    At a glance

    Size

    • 5 rooms

    Arriving/leaving

    • Check-in time 2:00 PM-9:00 PM
    • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

    Restrictions related to your trip

    • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

    Special check-in instructions

    The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

    Required at check-in

    • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
    • Government-issued photo ID may be required
    • Minimum check-in age is 18

    Children

    • No cribs (infant beds)
    • Babysitting*
    • Children's club*

    Pets

    • Pets not allowed
    • Service animals welcome

    Internet

    • Free WiFi in public areas

    Parking

    • Free onsite self parking

    Other information

    • Smoke-free property
    *See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

    At the hostel

    Taking the kids?

    • Children's club (surcharge)
    • In-room childcare (surcharge)

    Food and drink

    • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/lounge
    • Poolside bar
    • Barbecue grills

    Things to do

    • Outdoor seasonal pool
    • Full-service spa
    • Fishing on site
    • Hiking/biking trails on site
    • Playground on site
    • Arcade/game room

    Services

    • Front desk (limited hours)
    • Tours/ticket assistance
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service

    Facilities

    • Safe-deposit box at front desk
    • Garden
    • Picnic area
    • Terrace
    • Library
    • Television in common areas

    Languages Spoken

    • English

    In the room

    Home comforts

    • Ceiling fan
    • Iron/ironing board (on request)

    Sleep well

    • Premium bedding

    Things to enjoy

    • Balcony or patio

    Freshen up

    • Shower only
    • Free toiletries
    • Hair dryer (on request)

    Be entertained

    • Flat-screen TV
    • Cable TV channels

    More

    • Daily housekeeping

    Special features

    Spa

    Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hostel's full-service spa, La Vita Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and Swedish massages.

    The spa is open daily.

    Dining

    The Bell Buoy Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    Fees & policies

    Optional extras

    • Breakfast costs between ZAR 55 and ZAR 80 per person (approximately)

    Children & extra bedsPay at property

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
    • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
    • Children's club access is available for an extra charge

    Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
    • The seasonal pool is open from January to December

    Hygiene & cleanliness

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

    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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

    Policies

    Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

    This property does not have elevators.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher on site.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

    Also known as

    • First Group Hole Wall Backpackers Hostel King Sabata Dalindyebo
    • First Group Hole Wall Backpackers Hostel
    • First Group Hole Wall Backpackers King Sabata Dalindyebo
    • First Group Hole Wall Backpackers
    • First Group Hole Wall Backpac
    • First Group Hole in the Wall Backpackers King Sabata Dalindyebo

    *See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

    FAQs

    • Yes, First Group Hole in the Wall Backpackers does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
    • Yes, there's free self parking.
    • Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool.
    • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
    • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
    • Yes, The Bell Buoy Restaurant offers local and international cuisine. The dining venue will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to June 1 2022 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Papazela's Pizza (5.1 mi), Tshontini (5.6 mi), and Ekuphumleni Tavern (6.4 mi).
    • Have fun with onsite activities like fishing and hiking. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy other amenities such as a seasonal outdoor pool and spa services. First Group Hole in the Wall Backpackers also has an arcade and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
    6,6.Good.
    • 8,0.Very good

      Hole in the wall, a must see

      Very good location. Service was good and the staff were friendly and helpful. The accommodation needs a bit of upgrading.

      Alta, 1 night trip, Nov 26, 2019

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    • 10,0.Exceptional

      Staff are their best asset

      Beautiful place. Its management and staff certainly went the extra mile to make our holiday enjoyable.

      Shona, 4 night family trip, Jul 20, 2019

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    • 10,0.Exceptional

      Ntozamo, 2 night trip with friends, Nov 4, 2021

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    • 2,0.Poor

      Andrew D, 4 night trip, Feb 9, 2021

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    • 2,0.Poor

      1 night trip, Nov 24, 2019

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