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Dockside Guest House

1 Caxton Lane | East Bank, Port Alfred 6107, South Africa
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Dockside Guest House
Ranked #4 of 19 Port Alfred B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is great value for money, we stayed one night in a downstairs room and one in the top room. Hosts, though initially a little hard to find(!) had a wealth of information and spent lots of time helping us plan and make the most of our stay, and we enjoyed breakfast immensely. There is a big shared space... More

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Dockside Guest House has amazing views overlooking the marina at Port Alfred. The Harbour room is upstairs and excellent with a private balcony. Huge bathroom and the owners Pat and Dennis are very friendly and informative. Excellent value for money and breakfast to die for.

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

It was lovely having you to stay again. So glad that everything turned out so great with your son. All the best. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

A definate value for money, and the best view ever, the harbour room is spacious and has a huge beautiful modern bathroom. Opening the curtains in the morning and then get back into bed while watching a whole cascade of life outside, people jogging, boats leaving and coming into the small craft harbour, cars passing on their way to and... More

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

Hi It was a pleasure having you both. The perfect weather was great for your holiday. All the best for 2014 and thanks for the kind words More

Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Pat and Denis have created a wonderful place to stay in Port Alfred that is excellent value for money. Their hospitality and warmth really make it a home away from home. Breakfasts are legendary. The rooms are well appointed, comfortable and very well serviced. Dockside has gorgeous views of the Marina and is centrally situated. A guest house that we... More

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Margaret Thanks so much it was lovely having you all here again. Sure you enjoyed the puzzles. Regards Pat More

East London, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Large, modern and spacious accomodation with a stunning view!Breakfasts were 5-stars and were served by the owners themselves.Their warm and welcoming natures ensured we will certainly return on our next stay in Port Alfred! Gavin Russell

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you. It was lovely having you staying with us. More

East London, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We spent a weekend at Dockside Guest House. The rooms are awesome and the view is devine. We overlooked the Harbour. Lovely breakfasts and great hospitality. An awesome stay and will definately go there again.

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

It was lovely having you. Sorry the weather was so terrible. Have a merry Christmas and a wonderful 2014. Give Tristan a hug from me. More

George, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We stayed at Dockside Guest House in Port Alfred for only one night. What a surprise. The room was very large, overlooking the small boat harbor. Beautiful bathroom. This is really value for your money.

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

So glad you enjoy yourselves. Thank you. More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We spent the past weekend at the Dockside Guest House in Port Alfred - it was a very pleasant surprise. The View is magnificent, rooms lovely, food very good and hospitality was warm and great. Will definately return if we are in the area again. Well done!!

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Thanks - it was lovely having you. More

derbyshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013 via mobile

Our room was more like a suite in a 5 star hotel, great view across the marina. Breakfast was perfect. This really is a little gem. The hosts were great company and gave us good advice on places to visit and to eat out.

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was lovely having you to stay. More

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Dockside is a beautiful guest house with an outstanding view of the pretty marina and harbour at Port Alfred. Our room was very large and comfortable with a kingsize bed, easy chairs, lovely bathroom, huge picture window and direct access to a spacious and relaxing patio. Travellers should be aware that there is some traffic noise from the road below... More

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

It was lovely having you to spend time in our lovely part of the world. Thank you for the kind words - we enjoyed having you. More

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Also Known As:
Dockside Guest House Port Alfred, South Africa - Eastern Cape
Address: 1 Caxton Lane | East Bank, Port Alfred 6107, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Port Alfred
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dockside Guest House is situated directly across the picturesque small boat harbour on the East Bank of beautiful Port Alfred, in the Eastern Cape - situated midway – exactly 150km between the cities of East London and Port Elizabeth.Dockside Guest House is managed by owners Des and Pat Riggien, and you will experience warm and friendly hospitality throughout your stay. We measure our success since we opened by the high return rate of our guests, time and time again. ... more   less 

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