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Bayside Guesthouse

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   6 Tiran Road, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Essex
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Bayside is a "Rolls Royce" B&B. Stephanie & Janene could not be more welcoming and the ambience around the pool area was great. We could only stay for 4 days but wish it had been 4 weeks ! We stayed here with our family for a family wedding and found the accommodation perfect. Well done to Bayside for maintaining such... More

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York, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We were in PE for a family wedding and booked 3 rooms. Each room was excellently equipped, even down to the UK plug adapters. They were all very clean and spacious and to have a room fridge offering cold beers and wine on arrival after 3 flights made it all the more welcoming!! Stephanie and Janine had been so incredibly... More

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We have now spent another 6 days in this beautiful B and B. The accommodation is expansive, and very well maintained. The breakfast would keep anyone going for the whole day!! The owners Steph and Cliff are truly welcoming and Janine and her part time kitchen boy Anders are lovely hard working and kind. We really feel that we are... More

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StephvH, Manager at Bayside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Dick the Doc, We just love your "screen name" :-) Thank you, once again, for the lovely review you have given us. It was so lovely to see you both again. Thank you for the long chats and all the good laughs we had. We were so sad to see you go but very much look forward to your... More

Meerbusch, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We started our tour along the garden route at Bayside Guesthouse after visiting the wildlife and the bush in the north of SA. We had a really nice stay at Bayside Guesthouse and feeled welcome from the first minute on, although our arrival was very late due to delay of our plane. Stephanie and Janine are the perfect host and... More

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StephvH, Manager at Bayside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Martin, Thank you very much for your lovely comments. Janine and I so enjoyed meeting you and are happy you chose Bayside for the start of your trip down the Garden Route. We hope you enjoyed it just as much as the rest of South Africa, If the "bug" bit you, we might just see you again soon :-)... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Comfortable, friendly & very professional service. Rooms look exactly like the website's pics. Stephanie and her team are superb & not to mention Cassie who made me feel so at home. Highly recommended.

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StephvH, Manager at Bayside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Christelle, Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We enjoyed your short visit with us very much, and are pleased to hear that you did too. We hope that 2014 brings you back to PE :-) Keep well Stephanie and Cassey. More

Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Amazing & comfortable stay!! Close proximity to beach/Boardwalk; Very friendly staff/owners - recommended good safaris/shopping centers; good homely cooked breakfast; spacious room with all amenities.

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StephvH, Manager at Bayside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Supriya. I always enjoy hearing back from our guests and are happy that you took away good memories of your stay at Bayside. We loved meeting and hosting you. We sure hope you will be back some day. All the best Steph, Janine and the Bayside Team More

Cape Town
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

A lovely warm welcome from Janine on arrival set the tone for our weekend in Port Elizabeth. Our room was cosy and equipped with everything we needed including a well stocked fridge, just the thing after a long road trip, a very comfy bed and lovely private outside sitting area. A good breakfast makes the difference and we got just... More

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StephvH, Manager at Bayside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Ginny, thank you so much for the wonderful comments. It was a huge pleasure meeting you both and I really enjoyed our chats over breakfast. We'll always welcome you back with open arms! More

toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

The room was perfect with everything u need - beer and wine in the fridge for very good rate. Incredible breakfast and very friendly service - Stephanie organized everything for us! You can walk to the boardwalk in about 25 mins. Go to blue waters cafe for dinner it's amazing (try fish and steak!) parking is very secure. You feel... More

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StephvH, Manager at Bayside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was truly a pleasure meeting and hosting the 2 of you and we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Bayside and your newly renovated room. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your South African holiday and hope you see you again soon. Stephanie and... More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My wife and I had a fantastic weekend away at Bayside Guest House. Our room had everything we need - comfortable bed, useful kitchenette, full bathroom and even a heater! The facilities are amazing - we had terrible weather the weekend we were there so making use of the pool and braai area was not possible however, it would most... More

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StephvH, Manager at Bayside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Glynn, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was really a pleasure to meet you and host you during you little weekend break. We were so pleased to hear that your house "issues" have been sorted out and hope that you will find the perfect new home and settle in soon. Best of luck with your little... More

JHB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great Service! These two stunning ladies will let you feel at home from the moment you step into their guesthouse. Perfectly situated and all the fundamentals you need for a great stay, ideal for the traveling business man. Thanks Stephanie and Janine for the super service!

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StephvH, Manager at Bayside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Rayner, Thank you so much for your lovely compliments and review. We are very happy to hear that you felt so welcome and comfortable during your stay with us. We hope that you will need to come and do more audits soon...your omelette will be waiting :-) All the best and see you soon. Stephanie and Janine More

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Additional Information about Bayside Guesthouse

Also Known As:
Bayside Guesthouse Port Elizabeth/Summerstrand
Address: 6 Tiran Road, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Summerstrand
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 35 B&Bs / Inns in Summerstrand
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bayside Guesthouse 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the upmarket beachfront suburb of Summerstrand, Bayside Guesthouse offers 4 star comfort 400 metres from the popular Pollock Beach with easy access to the Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment complex, and the airport only 6 kilometres away. Various styles of rooms offer a choice of privacy, family and limited self-catering accommodation. ... more   less 
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