Our Accommodation

Maylodge, in Hogsback, Eastern Cape, has six free-standing cottages spread in a park-like 4 ha garden, all of which provide comfortable, private self-catering accommodation. Each cottage is equipped with a commercial DSTV viewing package.

The cottages allow you to enjoy the warmth of real fireplaces and each has a portable braai. Our emphasis is on comfortable family accommodation.

Owl Cottage

Owl is a popular cosy cottage comprising one large, comfortable bedroom with bathroom en-suite. Ideal for a couple.

Rate for the cottage: R850 per night.
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This cottage is private, with a lovely view overlooking the garden. It is warm and comfortable, comprising two bedrooms and one bathroom, accommodating 4.

Rate for the cottage: R1090 per night.
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Sunbird is a favourite. It comprises two bedrooms, both with bathroom en-suite, accommodating 4.

Rate for the cottage: R1 220 per night.
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Hoopoe comprises two double bedrooms both with bathroom en suite and a sunroom with 3 single beds, accommodating 7 in total. It features a great living area and spacious verandah.

Rate for the cottage: R1 670 per night.
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Hadeda comprises three family-sized bedrooms, each with their own bathroom, accommodating 7 comfortably. It is exceptionally private.

Rate for the cottage: R2 025 per night.
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Heron House

Heron House is a large family cottage comprising three double bedrooms, each with en suite bathroom. The uptairs room has an additional two single beds, suited for a family. Heron House accommodates up to 8 people. The open-plan lounge is ideal for convivial evenings around a large fireplace.

Rate for the cottage: R2 560 per night.
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The following applies to all our cottages:

The cottages are non-smoking.

To preserve the peace and tranquility that Maylodge offers, we request that no loud music be played in either the garden or the cottages.

We provide a complimentary load of firewood on arrival; more firewood is available at a nominal charge.

Cottages are serviced daily in the mornings, Mondays to Saturdays, with the exception of Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

We are pet friendly, with specific guidelines and conditions in place. Do ask when you make your reservation.

Check-in time 14h00; Check-out time: 10h00.

Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

We offer special rates for pensioners and mid-week bookings; please enquire when you make your reservation.