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Windermere Hotel

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35 Humewood Rd, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

As a registered PCO (Professional Conference Organiser), I sent an accommodation enquiry to the hotel requesting for a comprehensive quotation to send to my client (it was for a small group for one of SA's biggest Unions). I then received a one liner e mail from Caroline giving me a rate for their rooms. Subsequent to this, I called them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We were only here one night briefly before departing on the Garden Route but was our very first stop off in South Africa. Extremely comfortable with a massive room and bathroom. Would definitely recommend Windermere for travellers looking for something a little more boutique and intimate than the larger hotels.

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 4 days while visiting family in Port Elizabeth. The room was well appointed - and we were very grateful for the heating in the bathroom. The carpets and curtains are a bit dated and in need to cleaning/replacing. The staff were really professional and helpful. Breakfast was very well done with good choice.... More 

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Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The interiors of this well located establishment are to die for...simple and elegant. The rooms are very large and spacious, with tasteful en-suite bathrooms. The staff were so helpful and couldn't do enough to ensure our stay was a delight- even greeting us with a big smile to open the doors for us at 3:30am in the morning after a... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in April at the end of our South Africa Trip. We requested a room suitable for families to be given a MASSIVE room with additional 2nd bedroom which was also huge, a seperate living room with TV. The main room had an additional sofa and another TV!!! The bathroom was again MASSIVE and our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

This beautiful "hotel" really surprised me - especially being a regular business traveller. It is simple, modern and spacious. The service was excellent, I felt like the queen booking into a seven star hotel! This is not your traditional hotel experience with "plastic" coffee and Cremora in your room...fresh plunger coffee is brought to your room. Also close to the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This is a place to not miss- the best hotel we stayed at in South Africa(and by a fair distance). Great location, great staff and the most awesomest of rooms. We travelled on our honeymoon, took the deluxe room next to the pool-dont know if all the rooms are the same, but this one was pretty awesome. Huge rooms, massive... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Having travelled along the Garden Route we stopped for 2 nights in Port Elizabeth before flying to Durban. The Windermere Hotel was great. The literature read before travelling led us to believe it was on the ocean front as it stated that you could watch the surfers. I suspect this was written a few years ago before the Sea Spray... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This is your oasis while in transit to/from Port Elizabeth. Located only a half mile from the beach front and restaurants, it is a great spot to unwind and enjoy the fine, unobtrusive service of Caroline and her team. The rooms are huge and comfortable, with the only complaint being that the carpets could use a clean. But, no not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This hotel offers large rooms with massive bathrooms, plainly furnished and lacking facilities for own tea/coffee in rooms. Pathways between rooms and main building are gravel which makes for noisy movement of people however quiet you try to be. This is particularly annoying when people are moving about in the early hours of the morning! Breakfast offered no breakfast buffet... More 

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