Woodpecker Inn - Richards Bay, Zululand

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Richards Bay Accommodation
Richards Bay, Zululand

Woodpecker Inn

Richards Bay, Zululand - Accommodation

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Woodpecker Inn in Richards Bay

The Woodpecker Inn offers the comforts of country living, nestled in a park-like setting in Birdswood. Whether on business or leisure, the inn offers a comfortable stay in a peaceful and tranquil environment.

The inn provides guests with a choice of staying in lovely Twin Rooms or Double Rooms with en-suite bathrooms. The rooms are furnished with either comfortable twin or double beds and each room is air-conditioned and equipped with a Satellite TV, fridges, coffee & tea facilities and FREE WIFI!

Guests can enjoy delicious full buffet or á la carte breakfasts in the on-site restaurant, The Peck Inn Room, and light evening meals are also available. Coffee and tea are provided throughout the day and The Peccadillo Cocktail Bar is fully licensed for guests to enjoy a drink at the end of the day or relax around the pool and in the lapa. Secure parking is provided and there are two conference venues equipped DVD or CD players, flipcharts, white boards and data projectors; they seat between 40 and 110 delegates.

Richards Bay offers a range of attractions and activities such as Scuba Diving, fishing, birdwatching, surfing, swimming and canoeing. Guests can also take a scenic drive, visit the various nature reserves or play a round of golf at either Richards Bay or Empangeni Golf Course which is just a short drive away.

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at Woodpecker Inn,Richards Bay, Zululand

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Available Next Weekend
  • Available This Weekend
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Conference Venues
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Room Service
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Womens Day Weekend

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 32° 4' 39.3" E / 28° 44' 27.9" S

By Car / Driving

Driving to Woodpecker Inn in Richards Bay, Zululand

Departing: King Shaka International Airport
Address: King Shaka International Airport, King Shaka Dr, La Mercy, 4405
Distance: 0.1 km / Duration: 1 hour 34 mins
1.Head southeast13 m
2.Turn right toward International Trade Ave30 m
3.Keep left to continue toward International Trade Ave40 m
4.Slight left onto International Trade Ave0.7 km
5.Turn left onto Mdloti St/M65
Continue to follow M65
Partial toll road
2.9 km
6.Keep left at the fork and merge onto N2
Partial toll road
128 km
7.Take exit 327 for R34 toward Richards Bay/Empangeni/Ulundi
Toll road
0.8 km
8.Turn right onto R34
Partial toll road
2.9 km
9.Continue straight to stay on R349.1 km
10.Turn left1.0 km
11.Continue onto E Central Arterial3.3 km
12.Turn right onto Nkoninga Rd0.5 km
13.Turn right onto Pelikaan Parade
Destination will be on the left
0.1 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

King Shaka International Airport - Durban


In May 2010 King Shaka International Airport was opened and is three times bigger than the original Durban International Airport.

The airport has been named after the great warrior and 19th century ruler, Zulu King Shaka. This international airport is the third busiest airport in South Africa with around 7 million passengers. It is 35 kilometres away from the centre of Durban.

Reviews for Woodpecker Inn

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The staff were very accommodating, the room I stayed in was comfortable and clean. Breakfast was excellent too.

review by Marc K

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I stayed at the Woodpecker Inn this past Sept, 2018 and had a great experience. I found the room to be clean and comfortable the staff were always pleasant and helpful and the food delicious! I would highly recommend it if your in Richards Bay.

review by Debbie Norman

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Excellent service. Clean place with a good vibe. Richards bay icon.

review by Danie Kruger

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Great atmosphere, with pool tables and good food....staff is just a bit slow

review by Wesley Lelong

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Very nice. Cemair staff's home away from home...

review by Burd Cordier

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Very nice B&B. The supper at their restaurant is also very good

review by Heinrich Ralph

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Loved it ! Nice bar aswell

review by Adriaan Bachfischer

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Great people, warm atmosphere. You have to visit them when in Richards Bay.

review by Leon Gouws

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The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Had a wonderful stay there

review by Aysha Latib

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Clean and Spacious room. Friendly staff.

review by Neil Coetzee

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Wow...I really enjoyed my stay at the Woodpecker. Had a great shower. Supper took me back home in Memory. Slept very well. Breakfast delicious. Juice nice and cold. Mostly, the staff was amazing. I will definitely visit the woodpecker once more and more and more!

review by Lydia Tala

"It suits the place atmosphere because of the neat enterior made out of wood"

We definitely enjoyed our stay here. The people are friendly and the houses are very neat. The room services every morning are excellent.Thank you for our good stay we will come again!

review by l f, South Africa

"Beautiful stay"

My time at Woodpecker Inn was very lovely. The staff were warm and friendly and my room was very cosy and comfortable. I would definitely recommend staying there to anyone.

review by Dionne Mubika, South Africa

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