About Us

The Planes Guest House is a 3-star graded establishment by TGCSA. We are in the little town of Kokstad which sits on the boundary between Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Eastern Cape, nestled in the heart of East Griqualand.

Our sophisticated bedrooms are equipped with King-Size beds, double, twin and single beds and some with kitchenette, Tea & Coffee facilities, Flat Screen TVs, study desks, telephones in the rooms and amenities that will ensure you have a comfortable stay.

We have undercover parking and good security services as we always ensure the safety of our guests. Free unlimited Wi-Fi is also available, not in all areas but in certain spots. We offer Full English Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at affordable rates and the menu is available at the reception and in the rooms.

We have 2 conference venues with full conference equipment, one accommodates 20 – 30 people and the second one 60 – 75 people. We also do tours for groups in the townships, Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town, etc.

Our dedicated staff offer superior service to ensure that guests have a pleasant and memorable stay while visiting our beautiful place.

If you’re looking for the best treatment, please feel free to come to The Planes Guest House to RELAX, UNWIND AND ENJOY. You make the call, we do it all.

All our standard rooms are fully equipped and come with a spacious bedroom with standard bedding, wardrobe and ensuite bathroom. The units have a microwave oven, kettle, bar fridge, and a television set with satellite. Tea/coffee facilities and internet connections are also available. Each room can accommodate two guests.

Our Vision:

Comfortable and affordable accommodation without lowering our standards when it comes to professionalism.

Our Mission:

To use this tourism sector for economic growth development of Kwa-Zulu Natal, transformation of this industry, eradicate poverty, inequality and unemployment without taking service excellent for granted.

Our Values:

Satisfaction, excellence, accessibility, affordability, comfort, diversity, integrity and ambition.

Our accolades includes

2016 Lilizela Tourism Award (Eteya) Provincial Winner and 1st Runner Up in the National level, 2017/18 Umyezane Business Award Best Woman owned business, 2018 Lilizela Tourism Award (Eteya) under National level, 2018 Sanlam Top Destination Award and 2019 Lilizela Tourism Award (Eteya) Provincial Winner and 1st Runner Up in the National level.

We care for our guests, for one another and for the community in which we live.

We care about being hospitable, about the safety and well-being of our guests whom we warmly welcome into our ‘home from home’.

We care for our employees, whose work we value, respect and recognise for its worth and contribution.