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The Lookout Guest House

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24 Park Road | PO BOX 2809, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First impressions are always a good indicator of the quality of your stay. Our host, Louise was a delight. Unit 2 very spacious, clean and well appointed. Filtered rain water a nice touch. Only complaint is not having wi-fi readily available for short stays. Breakfasts are good and served in the unit. Staff should also wait for check-out before coming... More 

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very warm, welcoming and hospitable staff. The owner is very friendly and pleasant. A home away from home environment, close to amenities. Rooms neatly kept. Great value for money. A definite go back in the next visit.

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Alan C, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send a review. Your positive comments are appreciated and will be passed on to our staff . Hope to see you again. Louise. More 

Hoedspruit
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Heard about the place from a friend in Port Alfred. Unexpectedly warm and friendly owner with very comfortable accommodation and kitchen with extras in it. Breakfast was served in the unit and was presented in such a pleasant way. Homestyle with a lot of love and care...

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Alan C, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this review

We were so pleased to receive your unexpected booking and with such a encouraging review too. Thank you and maybe we will see you again one day. Regards, Louise More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My partner and I had the best stay ever. It was our first anniversary without the kids around and we couldn't have picked a better place. Louis is amazing and so is her staff. A definite 5 Star Place!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Lookout is a well run, well managed establishment with a huge and tasteful emphasis on attention to detail. The rooms are warm and cozy on the colder days and bright and fresh on the warmer days. The breakfast was suburb and the view breathtaking. I have nothing negative to say about The Lookout except that I wish I had... More 

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Alan C, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send a review and for your very encouraging comments. We do look forward to more stays from you while Michael is still in PA. Best wishes to you all More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Immaculate rooms, attention to detail and wonderful service by the owner Louise. Nothing was too much for Louise to make our overnight stay comfortable and relaxed. Louise is a "hands on" owner and host who goes the extra mile to ensure a memorable stay. Thanks for the kipper and eggs I requested - it was delicious! I would not think... More 

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My daughter and I had an awesome stay @ The Look Out. The view was beautiful The accommodation was very stylish, chic and cosy. The staff were very welcoming, friendly and professional. Everything was just perfect and we had an amazing stay. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We have traveled the world and this is one of the best. Spotlessly clean,well presented and the views are stunning. Louise is a lovely person who makes you feel so welcome and the breakfast delivered to your unit each morning is delicious. We will definitely be going back.

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Boksburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Well maintained accommodation. Very neat and clean. It was a pleasure to stay there. Will definitely stay there again. Excellent views of the Marina and the ocean. Very quiet location. Owner cares a lot .

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

What a nice experience did we have here! After a very warm welcome we were shown to our room which was huge! Great views over the village and the sea, even from our bed. Car could be parked right outside of our room. Breakfast was served in the room and was perfect! I could really only find one downside and... More 

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Alan C, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review - we enjoyed meeting and having you to stay although it was only one night.. I am sorry you must have misunderstood me about the WiFi. We offer a complimentary voucher usually 100 megabytes or more for longer stays. Regards to you both. Louise. More 

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