South African Hotels

Hog Hollow Country Lodge

Askop Road
The Crags
Plettenberg Bay 6600
Garden Route
Western Cape
South Africa
Hotel Type

The Hog Hollow Country Lodge enjoys a magnificent location near Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, overlooking the scenic and lush Matjies River Gorge. 

Built within the forest, this luxurious country retreat on the Garden Route provides a great escape from the city life where one can relax and enjoy the outdoors. The outdoor swimming pool at Hog Hollow offers beautiful views of the surrounding forest and offers comfortable sun loungers while the indoor reading room offers a quiet haven.

Set in the indigenous forest valley of the spectacular Tsitsikamma Mountains, this Country Lodge features private accommodation in sixteen suites. Bird watching enthusiasts can enjoy the Ficus lounge within the ancient fruit-laden tree and the areas prolific bird life, making this the perfect place to relax.

At the centre of the Main House is the large dining room table where guests plan their daily activities and excursions over a delicious breakfast and unwind in the evening around a candle-lit table with mouth-watering gourmet delights. The outdoor boma provides a magnificent location for festive occasions.


Spread throughout the beautiful garden of the Lodge are the sixteen spacious suites. Reflecting earthy colours to match the natural surroundings, both king and twin beds are available. Handcrafted artefacts make for a welcoming decor, and a well-stocked bar and music is available in the rooms. The private wooden decks of each room invite for a relaxing time while listening to the beautiful sounds of a lush, forest valley humming with life.


Children of all ages are welcome to stay, and three double story suites are suitable for children aged 12 and under sharing a room with their parents. Babysitting, the first turn down with a glass of fresh milk, a Gingerbread man, children’s stories and a box of toys are available for children.

Due to the location of the Lodge on the edge of the Matjies River Gorge, therefore, are steep drops from balconies and decks. The family rooms at Hog Hollow do have specially designed terraces which are higher with vertical poles. The Hog Hollow Country Estate in South Africa features an unfenced swimming pool and unfenced dams.


The delicious farmhouse breakfasts are offered on the deck overlooking the mountains and forests, or near the fireplace on cooler days. A sumptuous breakfast buffet with lovely treats awaits guests.

In the Main House of the country, the estate is a large dining room table. Dinners at the Lodge usually start outside at the boma where guests can enjoy tasty little treats. As the day ends, the full splendour of the African stars shines down on the lodge's deck making for an excellent setting. Guests are then welcome to dine and wine in the romantic, candle-lit main house. Guests who wish to enjoy private dining, many lovely spots are available at the Hog Hollow Country House.

Activities and nearby places of interest

Guests may benefit from the tranquillity at the lodge and refreshing swims in the pool on warm sunny days, relax in the sauna and read a book or take a scenic drive to one of the many surrounding sightseeing places. This ideal location makes it an excellent accommodation option from where to explore the beautiful surroundings, towns as well as fantastic attractions including the Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, The Elephant Sanctuary, Birds of Eden and Monkeyland, to name but a few.

Below detailed information about the Hog Hollow Country Lodge is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping



This hotel is famous its delectable food and fantastic fresh choice of meals. On crisp, clear mornings, farmhouse breakfasts are served on the deck overlooking the forest and mountains, or near the massive fireplace when it's cooler.  At the centre of the Main House is the famously large dining room table. Guests are then invited to wine and dine in the candle-lit main house.

Spa Facilities

Hog Hollow features a gorgeous tree-house treatment space which offers a private, sunny space for guests to enjoy spa treatments. 

On colder days guests can enjoy massages, manicures or pedicures in the comfort of their Lodge room.


Guests at Hog Hollow can enjoy a swim in the outdoor swimming pool or enjoy relaxation on the sun deck.

  • Boma
  • Garden
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Outdoor patio
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Luggage storage
Children Policy
  • Children are welcome at the Lodge, and there are three double-storey suites suitable for children aged 12 and under sharing with their parents. The country retreat can organise babysitting, special turndowns each evening with a glass of fresh milk, a Gingerbread man, children’s stories and a whole box of toys and other interesting things. Buckets and spades, as well as body boards for those unforgettable family days at the beach, are also available.
     Hog Hollow Country Lodge is on the edge of the Matjies River Gorge and. Therefore, it has a very high landscape profile.  There is the drop-off from the balconies and decks. The family rooms do have specially designed terraces which are higher on vertical poles. Hog Hollow features unfenced dams and an unfenced swimming pool on the premises.

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:

The sixteen suites at the Lodge are in the gardens surrounding the main house. King size and twin beds are available; the rooms reflect earthy colours. Handcrafted artefacts, a well stocked mini bar and a hi-fi with some exciting music are available in the chambers. Guests can also enjoy their private wooden deck while listening to the humming of life around you.

Single Room R2920
Double Room R3890

Hog Hollow Country Lodge Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Enjoy a winter break to the Hog Hollow Country Lodge for travel 1 May - 31 August 2017, 1 May - 31 August 2018 and 1 May - 31 August 2019, and when staying for 3 nights, you will only pay for 2 nights.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 1 May - 31 August 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Only valid for a 3 night stay or more
  • Subject to availability

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.973232

Longitude: 23.473550

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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star


  • SATSA (Southern Africa Tourism Services Association)
  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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