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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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The accommodation was great - I've stayed in two rooms and have seen the others - they're all spacious with quality finishes. Quality linen and bedding! The service was very friendly and professional. Magda, the hostess was kind enough to serve us breakfast at 6h30. Good location, close to the beach.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Villa de Mer was absolutely fantastic. It was exceptionally clean and very peaceful. I stayed for 5 nights and slept like a baby on the most comfortable bed and best duvet i have ever slept under. The rooms are spacious as is the bathroom. Breakfasts were lovely as were the odd suppers i had there. ALL the staff were extremely... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently spent 4 nights at A Villa de Mer, our second visit to this guesthouse. Memory and her staff were fantastic, once again, and go out of their way to make one feel comfortable. We will certainly stay at A Villa de Mer again when next in Port Alfred.

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White River, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at A Villa de Mer on our way from Durban to Port Elizabeth. The staff were wonderful - friendly and helpful and most accommodating. Our room had a great view of the sea and was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Breakfast was great - a fruit platter followed by a choice of breakfast which changed each... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful, immaculately kept, contemporary property situated a stone's throw from the beach. Everything throughout this property is of top quality, the decor, the furnishings and eye-catching artworks. Memory, our host, was without doubt or exaggeration the very best of all those we met during our two month tour of S.Africa. A truly fantastic lady who made our stay as... More

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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 July 2, 2014

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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Address: 22 West Beach Drive, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
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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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