Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Hogsback, South Africa - Updated 2023

airbnb Hogsback, South Africa
Shamitha
Shamitha 
Updated

If you are looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, fly over to Hogsback for your next trip, where all you see is mountains, green nature and breathtaking waterfalls. Located in the Amothole Mountains, Hogsback is a town in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. The magical ambiance of this town will take you to a whole new realm of mountains and forests, that it feels like you are in a movie. If you are a nature lover, then you shouldn’t miss all the nature-based activities. Get involved and leave with unforgettable memories. Read more to find out about the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Hogsback, South Africa.

1. The Lantern apartment (from USD 70)

Known as The Lantern, this apartment is an unconventional double glazed cottage. The outlook of this apartment surrounded by trees and flowers is extremely romantic. Bring your partner for your honeymoon to Hogsback for a romantic weekend. The bottom floor comprises a kitchen and living room with an attached bathroom. A bedroom with another bathroom is also located on the top floor. Perfect for two guests, the cottage’s architecture and furnishings are cozy and magical. Enjoy hiking, fishing or just relaxing by the fire here!

The Lantern, Hogsback.
Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa
153 reviews  Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you can see the stars above the bed and a wonderful sunrise in the morning
Cleanliness:
place was clean and well-equipped
Host:
the owner is very accommodating and the hosts are friendly and welcoming
very friendly and helpful hosts
the caretakers are great hosts and very helpful with friendly advise and pointers regarding the area
ryan and suewellyn are fantastic hosts attending to our every need
it was the perfect weekend hideout and suewellyn and ryan were wonderful hosts
Location:
amazing place in a great location
nice location unique house lovely walk on the property
this is an interesting building located in a pleasant small town with great scenery and walks
a bit close to the neighbours but otherwise perfection ryan was an excellent host
great unique place to stay wonderfully secluded
Read more reviews

2. Cozy waterfall cottage (from USD 55)

Experience an escape from the city life with the cozy fireplace during chilly nights, here in Hogsback. Accommodating up to four guests, this cottage has a bedroom with three beds and a bathroom, suitable for families, solo travelers or even couples. With a private waterfall so near the cottage, guests will experience a calm holiday with this option. Amenities are provided for your convenience. Be prepared with warm clothes and shoes because this place is about to get cold even during the summer season. Have a chilly stay at this one!

Waterfall Cottage -Silver Birch- Hogrock Falls
Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa
111 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely small and comfortable cottage in lovely surroundings with all your basic needs
the fireplace is much needed and the electric blanket on the bed was most welcome
the cottage is well decorated comfortable and well equipped
it is exactly as per the pictures and is extremely comfortable
cozy and peaceful little cottage outside of hogsback
Cleanliness:
an artful space well equipped and very clean
the cottage was spacious and clean
Host:
leigh is a wonderful and friendly host
the hosts were very hospitable and made us feel comfortable at every moment
leigh was a fantastic host super helpful and always available to help
her caretaker ab was around to make sure we were well looked after
leigh is very friendly and can quickly point you in the right direction for things to do
Location:
what a magical place perfectly secluded but also close to town
wooden cabin in beautiful forest setting with short walk to waterfall
so close to a tranquil waterfall really feels like you're in another world
a perfect place to have a nice peacefull break
fantastic little hideaway beautiful location quiet breathtaking waterfalls on the property
Read more reviews

3. Cozy and unique eco-cabin (from USD 27)

This is an unconventional accommodation known as an eco-cabin, it has a rustic feel to it, suitable for the tranquil town that Hogsback already is. This cabin accommodates up to six guests, comprising three bedrooms with four beds and two bathrooms. You can gaze upon the stars or sunset as you fall asleep, here in this Wild Fox Hill eco-cabin. Don’t forget to explore the mountains nearby or even tell bedtime stories and play games under the bonfire at night. Guests are sure to experience a whole new level of peace and quiet in this cozy place. Make use of the other services such as WiFi and kitchen amenities during your stay here.

Wild Fox Hill eco-cabin
Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa
168 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin was cozy and secluded with stunning scenic views
the views from the rooms were spectacular and helen helps ensure you feel comfortable and at home
the fireplace is wonderful on chilly evenings and the cozy homey ambiance is sweet
cozy cabin with great fire place and fantastic views in all directions
a beautiful off-the grid and cozy cottage with magnificent views yet easy access to town
Host:
helen is such a great host
helen was a super host thanks for the great hospitality
she is a lovely host eager to help as much as possible
helen was very friendly welcoming and generous with information and hospitality
helen is a very sweet and caring host
Location:
wild fox hill is in the ideal location for a true hogsback experience
brilliant location friendly assistance and cabin was perfect
great secluded location in the back woods of hogsback
excellent off the grid accommodation in the most amazing location
wonderful and quiet cabin tucked away in the amathole mountains
Read more reviews

4. Large, rustic apartment

Although it is filled with rustic furnishings and colors, this apartment is large and provides you with stunning views of the town. With five bedrooms and three bathrooms, this house accommodates up to 11 guests altogether. The modern furniture pieces and minimal colors add a contemporary feel to the ancient furnishings. The location is also pretty exciting because of the close proximity to mountain bike routes, walking trails and gardens. Enjoy this apartment which is suitable for families, solo travelers and adventure lovers! Make your own meals using the veggies from the vegetable garden near the apartment as well.

Trengwainton House
Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa
34 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
what an incredible stay beautiful home fire places in most of the rooms and extra heaters
Cleanliness:
joanne arranged cleaning for us and was great in communicating
the house was very stylish and clean will diffenatly go back
Host:
friendly and helpful staff
thank you to the owners and joanne a wonderful and helpful hostess
Location:
the house is beautiful and the extensive garden and location just wonderful
lovely house the place to be in hogsback loved it will come back with family or friends
walking on the grounds reveals something new and fun around every corner
amazing place will be back soon
it was lovely to stay at crispian’s wonderful place
Read more reviews

5. Simple and cozy cottage apartment (from USD 44)

Accommodating six guests, the apartment comprises three bedrooms and two bathrooms. This cottage has simple pieces of furniture that aren’t too complicated, suitable for guests looking for something simple yet sufficient. Despite the ancient feel of the house, it is pretty modern for use and well-equipped with the necessary amenities required. There is even a Braai facility available in the private garden, and other services like WiFi are provided as well. Warm yourself up with the fireplace in the lounge during cool times and have a memorable vacation with this option!

Back o' the Moon holiday cottage
Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa
45 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wi-fi was also very useful
an old fashioned cottage but comfortable and with everything you need in a lovely spot
the old cottage is steeped in history beautifully furnished and very comfortable
the listing was accurate - it's a charming self catering facility that was fully equipped private and clean
wow this place is so comfortable and welcoming by both the cottage and hosts (and sasha)
Cleanliness:
the cottage is so quaint clean and comfy
Host:
a relaxed environment with kind & thoughtful hosts
lovely hosts who were helpful whilst still respectful of our privacy
great hosts and a beautiful venue
such a lovely relaxed environment with kind & thoughtful hosts
norma and derek were so hospitable and friendly
Location:
the location is perfect too
the cottage is perfectly situation and close to all major attractions
Read more reviews

6. Private cottage in the middle of nature (from USD 43)

This private accommodation is in the middle of the fruit trees and other nature-filled species, guaranteeing wonderful views for guests who live here. There is an abundance of nature, Samango Monkeys and birdlife here, providing you with a calming ambiance. Experience the hiking trails and waterfalls during your stay here. There are guides for easy touring around the area too. Accommodating two guests, the house comprises a bedroom and a bathroom. The amenities provided and neat orientation are highlights of this vacation rental.

Nibelheim Self Catering Cottage
Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa
28 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a relaxed and enjoyable stay in the lovely comfortable cottage in a beautiful and tranquil setting
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and well equipped
spotless and the most snug and comfy bed we will definitely be back
the cottage itself is also very well kept and clean
Host:
graham is a friendly host
graham is a gracious and kind host we loved staying here
magical setting great host wanted to stay much longer
thanks to graham for being a friendly informative and helpful host :)
thanks to graham for being a helpful and friendly host
Location:
great log cabin close to everything including activities
the location of the cottage is perfect as it is central
Read more reviews

7. Romantic stone cottage (from USD 70)

Ideal for couples, this cottage is located around the Hogsback forest. It’s a great getaway for your honeymoon, away from all the hustle and bustle of city life. Have a relaxing spa, fishing, mountain biking and what not in this peaceful town, Hogsback. Accommodating up to six guests altogether, the cottage offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms for use. It feels like a home away from home with this one. Pick this for a comfy and romantic weekend vacation!

Diana's House, Hogsback
Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa
70 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view great facilities excellent hospitality
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and comfortable
very nice quiet and clean
the house was clean and very well presented
Host:
hosts were very attentive and provided useful tips and information
we even received an engagement gift from our hosts
the caretaker was friendly and helpful
hosts were knowledgeable about the area and tended to our every need thanks for a great stay
ryan and suellen were very friendly and accommodating and nothing was a problem for them
Location:
we were given tips on places to go and eat and interesting attractions/hikes
Read more reviews

8. Sweet and friendly cottage

This cottage is modest and small as well, perfect for three altogether. Comprising two beds and a bathroom, the cottage is also within a walking distance of several shops and restaurants, hence, the location is ideal to easily get food as you are only provided with tea/coffee facilities in this house. As mentioned by previous guests, this is a sparkling clean cottage suitable for short stays. So, if you are looking for something simple yet comfortable and sufficient, this might be the one for you!

Liquid Amber Garden Cottages 2
Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa
14 reviews
Private room in guest suite 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities are basic but comfortable
would be great to have some wifi
Cleanliness:
the cottage itself was clean and cosy we really liked it
we had a lovely time the room is clean and perfect for one night
Host:
the staff was very helpful and responsive giving us all the needed info for exploring hogsback on our own
the reception staff were helpful and flexible with check in when we found ourselves much delayed
great stay with great hosts in a beautiful town
Location:
it is within walking distance to restaurants and other attractions
the loft is on walking distance of restaurants (happy hogs is a wonderful place to go to)
the cottage is extremely well situated just few minutes from the restaurants shop and arboretum
Read more reviews

A destination for nature lovers

Enjoy the stunning views of waterfalls and blend in with nature as you explore this peaceful and relaxing town. Get involved in activities that will keep you hyped during your vacation, such as hiking and biking! Pick your favorite accommodation and book now!

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our Privacy Policy for more information on how we use your data

Shamitha is a word lover. She writes to express just about anything under the sun. Being a typical Singaporean girl, Shamitha enjoys learning and blending in with different cultures, bringing the...Read more

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Eastern Cape (province)
Good things are meant to be shared!