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Southern Sun Hemingways

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Cnr Western Avenue and Two Rivers Drive | Vincent, East London 5200, South Africa (Formerly Hemingways Hotel - East London)
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South Africa
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90 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 1 night in December in the newer rooms. Great location, right next to the mall and you access this via the hotel. Numerous restaurants, shops & movies at the mall. The hotel itself was nice with 2 double beds in the room. Free wifi, kids bags & welcome drinks. Will stay here again

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Thank Durban21
Pretoria
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for a wonderful stay. You will definitely see me again and again! Rooms were clean and comfortable. Breakfast was really tasty. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Thank you very much

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Thank gerhardphilipmareeg
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good hotel. Excellent, efficient and friendly staff. The hotel is comfortable. Rooms are a bit small. Food was very good at breakfast with very good attentive staff. Good variety to choose from. Thank you

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Thank Karl H
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has an excellent location next to the Hemingways Mall and Casino Complex, which makes it easy, with direct access to the mall. Hotel decor is excellently done with very modern features. Pity the Standard rooms are so small you can barely change your mind in it...Hotel quite overpriced for what you get. Overall a very good stay.

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Thank Jacques B
Somerset West
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay. Staff make you feel very welcome and could not be more helpful. Rooms fine albeit bathrooms could do with a bit of a refurb but very clean. Would definitely recommend staying here if in East London.

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Thank JR19Guardian
Retabile, Manager at Southern Sun Hemingways, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us and we always want guest expectations to be met upon arrival. I have shared your amazing comments with the rest of the team. We look forward to welcoming you back, hopefully... More 

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5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Checking in and out was a breeze. Beautifully designed rooms, modern and contemporary touch. Broad range of options for breakfast. Very tasty food. Good location. Friendly staff. The overall service was excellent. This

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Thank Mongezi Nhlakan... M
Retabile, Manager at Southern Sun Hemingways, responded to this review

Dear Local Traveller, Thanks for your kind words and the time you took to share them with us. It is great to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Rest ensured, that we will take you comments for further encouragement within the team to ensure personal service and warm welcome for your next visit. Look out for our... More 

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

Stunning place, very clean, all amenities close by. Entertainment galore. Efficient and professional staff, I am definitely coming back for another holiday soon. The pool needs everyday cleaning though.

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Retabile, Manager at Southern Sun Hemingways, responded to this review

Dear Local Traveller, Thank you for your positive review, this most certainly aids us in keeping our staff motivated and inspired to offer fantastic service. Our guests comfort is our first priority and meeting your expectation is our greatest wish. Do visit our website for our leisure and show and stay package. We look forward to welcoming you back home.... More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms, cosy, cute and very tasteful!!! Reception staff a blessing, and the new restaurant where they use the serve breakfast before, has a lovely menu, and very friendly staff. It was special, thank you

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Thank Lloyd R
Retabile, Manager at Southern Sun Hemingways, responded to this review

Dear Eastern Cape Traveller, Thank you for your amazing feedback and for recommending us on this platform. Keep an eye on our website for future promotions and our upcoming show and stay packages. We hope your next stay is around the corner. Yours in Service Retabile Radebe Rooms Division Manager Southern Sun Hemingways More 

Durban, South Africa
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

We planned a spontaneous trip to East London and overnighted at this Hotel enroute to other venues in the Eastern Cape. The access to the Mall and all its facilities proved very convenient for my family of 4. We enjoyed our brief stay and my only criticism is that the sleeper couch in our room was uncomfortable for my eldest... More 

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Thank KemmyC
GMHemingways, General Manager at Southern Sun Hemingways, responded to this review

Dear traveller, It is always wonderful to read that there are still spontaneous travellers out there, and thank you for choosing to stay your two days with us. We appreciate your feedback on the sleeper couch. It is a pity that during high occupancies our family rooms were taken up, but in future, if you are able to we would... More 

CAPE TOWN
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23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We stayed at the hotel for 4 days and it was an absolute pleasure. The service was excellent from check-in to room service. Breakfast is of good quality and very tasty. They hotel is clean and furniture is modern. Please improve on dinner menu, it offers limited options. Gym room is fine but please ensure that all your machines are... More 

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Thank SIYANDA N
GMHemingways, General Manager at Southern Sun Hemingways, responded to this review

Dear Valued guests, Thank you once again for your wonderful feedback and thank you for your patronage. I trust that you enjoyed our new Key Largo Menu and what we had to offer. You will be pleased to know that new gym equipment has been ordered and we eagerly await the arrival this month. We look forward to your annual... More 

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