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Woodpecker Inn

3-star guesthouse in Richards Bay with outdoor pool and bar/lounge

  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Free airport shuttle

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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Corner of Nkoninga and Pelican ParadeBir, Richards Bay, 3900, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
6.0.Good.
  • Good

    Sep 26, 2019

  • Satisfactory, friendly staff and nice surroundings.

    Mar 4, 2018

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  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Bar/lounge
  • Terrace

What’s around

  • Boardwalk Mall - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Alkandstrand Beach - 6.7 mi / 10.8 km
  • Richards Bay Park - 6.8 mi / 11 km
  • Enseleni Nature Reserve - 7.4 mi / 11.9 km
  • Tusk Umfolozi Casino - 13.1 mi / 21.2 km
  • Umlalazi Nature Reserve - 28.3 mi / 45.5 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Comfort Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Comfort Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Comfort Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Comfort Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Comfort Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Economy Room
  • Economy Room
  • Family Room
  • Comfort Twin Room

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Boardwalk Mall - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Alkandstrand Beach - 6.7 mi / 10.8 km
  • Richards Bay Park - 6.8 mi / 11 km
  • Enseleni Nature Reserve - 7.4 mi / 11.9 km
  • Tusk Umfolozi Casino - 13.1 mi / 21.2 km
  • Umlalazi Nature Reserve - 28.3 mi / 45.5 km
  • Mtunzini Country Club - 30.6 mi / 49.3 km
  • Raffia Palm Monument - 31 mi / 49.9 km

Getting around

  • Richards Bay (RCB) - 4 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle
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Corner of Nkoninga and Pelican ParadeBir, Richards Bay, 3900, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

At a glance

Size

  • 40 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 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

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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

  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • 2 per room (up to 44 lbs)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Free airport shuttle (available on request)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

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

At the property

Food and drink

  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby

Working away

  • Conference space

Services

  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Facilities

  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Fees & policies

Refundable depositPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Breakage deposit: ZAR 500.00

Optional extras

  • Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 95 per person (approximately)

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

  • Woodpecker Inn Richards Bay
  • Woodpecker Richards Bay
  • Woodpecker Inn Guesthouse
  • Woodpecker Inn Richards Bay
  • Woodpecker Inn Guesthouse Richards Bay

*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Yes, pets stay free, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 44 lbs per pet.
  • You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include McDonald's (2.2 mi), KFC (2.4 mi), and Ocean Basket (2.6 mi).
  • Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
  • No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but Tusk Umfolozi Casino (26-min drive) is nearby.
  • Have fun with nearby activities like hiking, scuba diving, and water skiing. Additional recreation nearby includes game viewing. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the guesthouse's other amenities, which include a picnic area.
6.0.Good.
  • 2.0.Poor

    Newlyn, 1 night business trip, Jul 24, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    Other trip, Feb 16, 2017

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