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Forest Hall Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   84 River Road | Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the most comfy stays I've had in a long time. Everything is in abundance! From the coffee, teas etc in the rooms to the most delicious breakfasts! Rooms are beautifully decorated, each with their own

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Bonita Thank you for this review .So pleased you enjoyed your stay here with us at Forest Hall . Hope to see you back again soon. Regards James More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a night at Forest Hall after a very long flight from Australia which was an excellent place to stay and to catch up on some sleep. Very spacious rooms, large bathroom and very comfortable bed. Excellent breakfast in the morning and many birds seen in the garden including Knysna Turaco, Black-headed Oriole and Black-collared Barbet.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive feedback regarding your recent stay at Forest Hall .So pleased too that you enjoyed the incredible variety of birds we find in our garden and saw the Knysna loerie too Hope you enjoy you time in South Africa Thanks for taking the time to review us Regards James More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place! We stayed two nights in the new cottage style part. The rooms are spacious and the bathrooms just great. I want to have a modern and stylish bathroom like this in my house as well. The big pool completes the good impression.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. We so very much appreciate you taking the time and pleased you enjoyed your time at Forest Hall Hope to see you back someday again in the future .You will notice some nice new changes made since your visit to our swimming pool area with new loungers and umbrellas and dedicated communal area now... More

Johannesburg
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous gem that really impressed me. The hospitality was great! I travel almost every week so one really picks up the "little things" that just sets some guesthouses in a different class. I particularly loved the electric blanket, the fact that the hairdryer was actually in front of a big mirror, not somewhere at some obscure location in the room.... More

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Thanks so much for taking the time to write your wonderful review on our guest house It is so much appreciated and am pleased you picked up all the extras we place in the room in order to try make your stay extra special at Forest Hall .We look forward to welcoming you back to Forest Hall again soon Regards... More

Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hospitality offered by the very refined hosting couple, Mr Bolton, a skilled painter also, and his wife, is perfect. The rooms are perfectly equipped and decorated, and extremely tide and nothing is missing to make your stay memorable, even a small crystal bottle of sherry at your bedside!

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay here at Forest Hall Thank you for your review Regards James More

Vancouver, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place to stay in heart of PE and close to airport. Need rental car to see all offered in town/Garden route. Par excellence to Zoe and James // staff. My daughter and I were treated to outstanding accommodations in an exclusive (theme room) where we had separate beds. Breakfast eating provided fresh ingredients and the room offered self-catering (stove-top, microwave,... More

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Yvette Thank you for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your time here at Forest Hall and in Port Elizabeth having experienced some of the things available to do in the area .I am sorry we were not here during your stay but am pleased and encouraged on your positive feedback regarding our manageress Zoe .It seems... More

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24 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights at Forest Hall. Our room was large and comfortable and a real bonus was the washing machine after having been on the road for a week.Security is very good and Forest Hall is in a good quality residential area. Restaurants and shops not far away and James was excellent with directions and recommendations on anything... More

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Thanks so much for your review We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to explore some of Port Elizabeth's tourist sites and restaurants Regards James More

Santo Andre, SP
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

They worried about my stay at the moment I've done my reservation. They sent me e-mails for all arrangements. It´s a really good place. The rooms are clean. The bathroom is enourmous. The crew is very kind and everything is done carefully. A special thanks to Yvonne.

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Thank you for your review We are so pleased to hear you were happy with your stay at Forest Hall and enjoyed our facilities Pleased too that Yvonne was of assistance to you Regards James More

London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed in the honeymoon suite & it was fabulous. The chocolates and little extras made it something special. James was a friendly host. Tranquil surroundings, beautiful rooms and very nice breakfasts! I would definitely stay again.

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Thanks a mil for your review So glad you liked your time at Forest Hall and hop to see you someday again Regards James More

Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We LOVE Forest Hall. The surroundings are tranquil and welcoming. The rooms have so many extras thought about caringly - welcoming sherry and chocolates, milk for tea, hot towel rails, candles for atmosphere and soft, clean linen. Thanks again for a wonderful stay and accommodating our 5 year old in the room with us. Best Regards, Beth Swanepoel

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Beth Thanks for choosing Forest Hall on your return visit to Port Elizabeth We were sorry to have missed you whilst you were here but pleased you enjoyed another stay here .It is rewarding that guests do appreciate the little extras placed in the rooms and good to hear it is appreciated and noticed Hope to see you again... More

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Address: 84 River Road | Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Forest Hall Guest House 4*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Forest Hall Guest House is an affordable 4 star luxury guest house,set in an award winning 1'5 acre park-like treed garden with a Romanesque swimming pool in the centrally positioned lush garden suburb of Walmer,Port Elizabeth.Conveniently close to PE airport,golf courses,pristine beaches,shopping malls,fantastic reataurants and all tourist attractions.Come relax & enjoy this unique farm-like setting in the city with birdsong,peace and tranquility.Ideal B&B/self catering accommodation for business,families,groups and tourists.All home comforts offered.Free Wifi.Delicious English breakfasts served. Dinners on request.Just 45 minutes drive to malaria free Addo Elephant Park and other Big 5 Game Parks.Shuttle service on request ... more   less 
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