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Garden Court East London

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr. John Baillie & Moore Streets | Quigney, East London 5201, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 11 hotels in East London
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Previously a Holiday Inn, remodelled, well maintained, good room size and furnishing, good conference facilities, Restaurant ok, forced into dinner 'buffet' instead of 'a la carte' ... more expensive and too much food

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Eastern Cape, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is much room for improvement. Beef up on forgotten items eg additional plugs. Door stoppers are not in all the rooms resulting in the quick swing of the door which ends up with the key closed or locked in side.

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Ian M, General Manager at Garden Court East London, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time review the hotel and your suggestions which we will look into what we are able to assist with. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm Regards Ian Mackay General Manager More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a wonderful sea facing location not even 100meters from the beach. The rooms are spacious, very comfortable, clean and has everything one requires. Breakfast was included in my rate. The breakfast staff were incredibly friendly and efficient. Sadly I only spent a single night . I will use this hotel again. A great stay. Thank you

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Ian M, General Manager at Garden Court East London, responded to this review

Thank you for positive feedback and I am delighted that you had a great stay with us. We look forward to welcoming back in near future. Warm Regards Ian Mackay General Manager More

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing special and/or spectacular. Fairly good location with a good view of the ocean. Just a shame about the riffraff hanging about in the area. Fairly quiet in the hotel. King size bed were not good, mattress must be a 100 years old. Never fancied this shower in the bath business. Didn’t work here either. Definitely not good value for... More

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Ian M, General Manager at Garden Court East London, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. We will work on all points that you raised. With regard to bed in the room you stayed in, we have ongoing replacement program where we replace a certain number of beds every year. If you could send me the room number that you stayed in I could have this inspected and replaced. We... More

Eastern Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I came to East London on a short, well deserved break.We asked for and received a sea facing room which is great to wake up to in the morning, followed by a stunning breakfast, great staff.

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Ian M, General Manager at Garden Court East London, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to review our hotel. It is great receive positive feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back in near future. Warm Regards Ian Mackay General Manager More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it would b nice if u would cater for muslims if u could do that then i think u would even get more customers and also provide or get a certificate from the muslim judicial council then i would really appreciate it and i think if u do that u will better the business and also mayb provide a prayer... More

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Ian M, General Manager at Garden Court East London, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time review the hotel and submiting your suggestions which we will look into what we are able to assist with. Our chefs are always willing to assist with any special dietary requirements, on your next visit please request to speak to one of chefs upon arrival. We look forward to welcoming you back in the... More

Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where would you get such incredible views? This hotel has the mix of an efficient business world and an idyllic world of sea views, great restaurants- without the hustle and bustle! The hotel staff members were helpful and the hotel services were great. Currently, there is work in progress but when you get good service you overlook the minor inconveniences... More

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Ian M, General Manager at Garden Court East London, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback from your recent stay with us. It was wonderful to hear you had a great stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in near future. Warm Regards Ian Mackay General Manager More

Ballito, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Upon arrival we were a little concerned as the hotel doesn't look like much but we were pleasantly surprised by what we found inside. It is very clean and neat and met our expectations of a Garden Court. The staff was friendly and although we had an early departure they packed us all a lovely breakfast pack.

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Umdloti, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

my check in was shocking for a four star hotel. I arrived from the airport at the hotel at 14h25 and my room wasnt ready. I was told to take a seat and wait whilst the room was being cleaned and that I will be informed when it was. I was never offered even a glass of juice whilst I... More

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Ian M, General Manager at Garden Court East London, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay. We always strive to give highest levels of service. Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience caused. I understand that during your stay you did meet with my Deputy General Manager who assisted in trying to resolve your concerns. We hope you will consider returning, as I can assure you... More

Queenstown, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Good service and treated with respect. We enjoyed staying there. All people from your Front desk were so warm and Kind. Speedy assistance from your House Keeping Team. Friendly and visible Car Guard at all times.

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Ian M, General Manager at Garden Court East London, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time complete a review of our hotel from your recent stay. I am delighted to have received this wonderful feedback. We look forward to welcoming back in the near future. Warm Regards Ian Mackay General Manager More

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Address: Cnr. John Baillie & Moore Streets | Quigney, East London 5201, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > East London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Garden Court East London 3*
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Set in the heart of the Eastern Cape, East London is often considered the southern gateway to the Wild Coast. The Garden Court Hotel has an exceptional location overlooking the ocean and is ideal for travellers wanting to rest for a night or those wishing to stay a while, offering exceptional service and impressive facilities. This hotel provides an affordable vacation with its family-friendly beaches and the Garden Court hotel is the perfect base. ... more   less 
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