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A Villa de Mer

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   22 West Beach Drive, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 20 Port Alfred B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yolandi W Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the beautuful Guesthouse from 11th July and checked out on the 13th. This was by far the best experience and warmest guesthouse! Everything from the warm cosy room to the friendly staff and delicious food! Everyone went out of their way to make us feel at home. This is a must stay when guests arrive in Port... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Villa de Mer for 1 night on our way from East London to Port Elizabeth. On arrival we were met by the friendly staff and booking in was quick and efficient. We were given the use of lock-up garages as all the golf equipment was left inside our cars. Our room was spacious, beautifully decorated, luxurious bed... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Port Alfred is an up and coming resort and Villa de Mer is an exquisite new hotel built and furnished to the highest international standard. I am already recommending it to my friends. A delightful experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stayed upstairs with our own balcony and the best sea views ever. Roomy and luxurious, everything was spotless. A good idea was having block-out curtains as we were able to sleep a little later.......not that we really wanted to - the beach was calling! Wonderful breakfasts with good strong coffee and lots of attention. We followed Memory's suggestions on... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The staff at villa de mer were helpfull and super friendly, but still able to give me the quite time I needed. Even going the extra mile and packing me a lunch, the one day it was really apreciated. Thank you for a very pleasant stay.

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Cape St Francis, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

If you travel to Port Alfred, a stay at Villa de Mer is a must! Lovely big rooms, clean and light, beautiful courtyard to relax at the pool, balconies to sit on and enjoy the view.Situated next to the sea is another plus. If you are a breakfast person you get the best breakfasts EVER! Memory and her staff are... More

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Fouriesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

We arrived in Port Alfred without a booking. We were glad to find a room at Villa de Mer. The room was very clean and nicely furnished, but the bathroom was very small. The only problem in the room are the very thin white curtains that do not block the light at all. So even at 2am we could see... More

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Braunschweig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Very nice B&B with 5 Star hospitality. You will not be disappointed. A must for anyone travelling along the coast. We had an incredibly warm reception, true South African style. Thanks for a wonderful stay.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

A really good B&B on the road opposite the beach. Clean, well appointed rooms with enough hangars in the cupboards, friendly discreet service staff. I loved the open, light filled design of the house and the beautifully kept pool. The breakfast was delicious and freshly made to order and the welcome was friendly and informative. I'll definitely be back when... More

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East London, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

My 5 year old son and I recently stayed at Villa de Mer (our family's second visit) for 5 days while my mom was recovering after a knee op. I was most impressed by the warm manner in which every guest was welcomed and the caring attitude of the hostesses to ensure that each guest's needs where looked after. In... More

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Address: 22 West Beach Drive, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — A Villa de Mer 4*
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A Villa de Mer Guest House is situated on the beachfront in Port Alfred, South Africa and is in a class of its own. Established in 1996, this modern Mediterranean style Guest House has been awarded four stars by the Tourism Grading Council and, rated according to the high parameters set by the AA of South Africa, as Superior grading.A Villa de Mer is a stylish, spacious and upmarket Guest House and a haven to relax. Located opposite the beach, with panoramic views of the Indian ocean, this guest house comprises of six en-suite bedrooms, with 19 channels DSTV and, offers luxurious accommodation at affordable prices. The wide corridors, large upper lounge that leads onto a balcony with stunning sea views and pristine white beaches, library and reading room downstairs overlooking the sheltered swimming pool, A Villa de Mer creates an atmosphere of tranquility and peace. The spacious TV lounge offers a 19 channel DSTV Bouquet and DVD Player. FREE WI-FI. You can relax and enjoy sundowners on the balcony whilst taking in the beautiful views over the Indian ocean. Fall asleep to the smell and sound of waves breaking on the beach. Cross the quiet road and walk the endless white beaches.We offer comfortable home-from-home accommodation. Enjoy the spacious and unpretentious setting of A Villa de Mer. Whether on business or holiday, A Villa de Mer offers its own brand of local hospitality and is a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday living. It is the ideal place to simply relax or to use as a base from which to explore the many sights of Port Alfred. ... more   less 
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