Hogsback Accommodation at The Edge Mountain Retreat Eastern Cape
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  • Property TypeResort
  • Guests60
  • Rooms/Units27
  • Minimum Stay1-7 Nights

About The Edge Mountain Retreat

At The Edge in the village of Hogsback, we have self-catering cottages and non self-catering en-suite garden rooms, in a fifteen acre garden. From the edge of the cliff, which runs along the side of the property, there are spectacular views of surrounding mountains and a deep gorge with beautiful, unspoilt indigenous forest and fascinating swirling mists and cloud formations.

Bed and Breakfast Accommodation

En-suite Garden Rooms:
Ideal for overnight or short stays, these 10 en-suite rooms each has its own entrance. The bathrooms have showers, not baths. These rooms are not equipped for self-catering, but each has a tea and coffee facilities and "honesty" basket with assorted snacks and refreshments. Bedding and towels are provided.

Self Catering Accommodation

Cliffside Cottage (Sleeps 2)
There are spectacular views from every corner of this very special cottage, even from the luxurious king-size bed. The lovely en-suite bathroom has a view, a bath and a double shower! Stack-away doors open from the comfortable living area onto a sunny deck, - the perfect spot for a sundowner, or to sit and admire the wonders mother nature. There is a double-sided wood burning fireplace between the lounge and bedroom area. The dining area has an indoor braai and is open-plan with the fully equipped kitchen. You won't want to leave this very special place!

Stargazer (Sleeps 4)
Stargazer' is a thatched cottage with views from every room. It has two bedrooms both en-suite. One bedroom has a double bed, the other, two single beds. All the beds have fluffy feather duvets and electric blankets. The comfortable lounge and dining room has a large stone fireplace. It also has fully equipped kitchen, and veranda with outside braai.

Heaven's Above (Sleeps 2)
This is our most special cottage. It is perched on the edge of the cliff and indigenous forest and has an unbelievably dramatic view, even from the lovely deep bath! It is luxuriously furnished with king-size bed, feather duvet, and two comfy leather couches to relax on in front of the log fireplace.

Thunderstone Cottage (Sleeps 2)
This lovely rondavel is furnished with beautiful old furniture, and is only meters away from the edge of the cliff. It has spectacular views over a deep gorge filled with indigenous forests and waterfalls, with the mountains beyond. It has a comfy king size bed with a snug feather duvet and a log fire place. The rondavel has an open plan kitchen and a bathroom with a double shower.

Fire Fly (Sleeps 2)
Close to the edge, this lovely, cosy cottage for two also has spectacular views, two comfy chairs in front of the log fire-place, a king-size bed with feather duvet, and a bath big enough for two! It has a fully equipped open-plan kitchen.

Lavender Cottage (Sleeps 2)
This comfortable rondavel is surrounded by large trees and lawn and overlooks the formal, walled rose and herb garden. It has a comfy king size bed with feather duvet, beautiful old furniture including a comfortable old leather lounge suite in front of the log fire place. It has an open plan kitchen and a bathroom with a double shower.

Over the Edge (Sleeps 2)
Tucked away on the edge of the cliff, this romantic and cosy, private thatched rondavel has the most spectacular views. It has an open plan kitchen and separate bathroom with a shower. A cosy little hideaway! It has a king size bed with feather duvet, two comfy old leather chairs in front of the log fire and charming old furniture.

Sugar Bird (Sleeps 4)
Double bed in the one room and two single beds in the other. It has one bathroom with a shower. It has small log fire place and characterful furniture.

Daedalus's Shelter & Minos Keep Cottages (Each Sleeps 2)
Close to our Labyrinth, these two separate, lovely cottages each sleep two and are only a 50m stroll to the edge of the cliff and the view sight. Both cottages have beautiful old furniture, en-suite bathrooms with showers, open plan living areas with a fire place, and are fully equipped for self-catering. Daedalus' Shelter has two single beds, and Minos' Keep has a double bed.

Birch Wood & Apple Tree Cottages (Each Sleeps 2)
These two garden cottages are semi-detached. Each cottage has one room with its own en-suite bathroom with shower, and a separate fully equipped kitchen. Each cottage sleeps two. Birch Wood has a double bed and Apple Tree has two single beds, side by side. Both are comfortably furnished with a couch between the bed and the log fireplace. Each has its own braai area. The cottages are about 150m from the viewpoint.

Peach, Pear & Cherry Blossom Cottages (Each Sleeps 2)
These three garden cottages each consist of one large but cosy living room with an open plan, fully equipped kitchen. Each has a double bed with down duvet, an en-suite bathroom with a shower, and comfy seating in front of a lovely cast iron wood-burning fireplace. There are no TVs. Each has a veranda and braai area.

Kudu Shack Cottage (Sleeps 6)
A small and snug cottage for two. It has a double bed, two comfortable chairs in front of the log fire, fully equipped open plan kitchenette and separate bathroom with a shower. It is a short stroll to the view sight.

The Edge's Restaurant

The Edge's Restaurant has a cosy, informal lounge and dining area where guests can relax around a log fire-place. Feast on a scrumptious breakfast, tea with homemade scones and cakes, light lunches, and delicious evening dinners with superb wines (please book for evening dinner before 5pm). We mostly use fresh and organic produce and we bake fresh ciabatta and seed bread every day.

Features you'll appreciate

only available in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Restaurant / dining room

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

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Rooms & Rates

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Fire Fly Cottage

Close to the edge, this lovely, cosy cottage for two also has spectacular views, two comfy chairs in front of the log fire-place, a king-size bed with feather duvet, and a bath big enough for two! It has a fully equipped open-plan kitchen.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Stargazer Cottage

Stargazer' is a lovely, cosy thatched cottage with beautiful views from every room. It has two bedrooms both en-suite. One bedroom has a double bed, the other, two single beds. All the beds have fluffy feather duvets and electric blankets. The comfortable lounge and diningroom has a large stone fireplace. It also has fully equipped kitchen, and veranda with outside braai. The Stargazer cottage has a big grass lawn infront of it. Stunning views of the mountains are visible from almost anywhere inside and outside this cottage.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Rondavels

Fully equipped kitchen

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Cliff Cottages

There are spectacular views from every corner of this very special cottage, even from the luxurious king-size bed. The lovely en-suite bathroom has a view, a bath and a double shower! Stack-away doors open from the comfortable living area onto a sunny deck, - the perfect spot for a sundowner, or to sit and admire the wonders mother nature. There is a double-sided wood burning fireplace between the lounge and bedroom area. The dining area has an indoor braai and is open-plan with the fully equipped kitchen. You won't want to leave this very special place!

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Sugar Bird Cottage

Double bed in the one room and two single beds in the other. It has one bathroom with a shower. It has small log fire place and characterful furniture.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Garden Rooms

Ideal for overnight or short stays, these 10 en-suite rooms each has its own entrance. The bathrooms have showers, not baths. These rooms are not equipped for self-catering, but each has a tea and coffee facilities and "honesty" basket with assorted snacks and refreshments. Bedding and towels are provided.

Qty: 10
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Garden Cottages

Self Catering cottages

Qty: 8
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Chestnut Cottage

This quaint cottage has two bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with two single beds. The cottage has a shower room and a separate toilet. There is a cozy open plan lounge (with fireplace) dining room and kitchen and it has a small veranda with a braai area.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

1 Review from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

The B&B is a wonderful place to and one can relax and take in the view, which is magnificent. Their restaurant is quite exquisite and the food served is wonderful

January 2018

Robert van Dijke (Benoni)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)East London Airport - 175km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

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Listed on SA-Venues.com since December 2011

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