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Royal Guest House

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   8 Beach Crescent, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
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Ranked #11 of 21 Port Alfred B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms large and clean, plus the bathroom very bright and clean. Very good full english cooked breakfast. Good lounge and pool area with an honesty bar. Not much of a view but at the beach most of the time. We would use them again!

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Bianca G, General Manager at Royal Guest House, responded to this review

Good day Mr & Mrs Rex We would like to thank you once more for staying with us and giving us some feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed it and we hope to see you again soon. Kindest Regards Bianca & Team More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Horrified that i paid R650 for a luxury room in a "4 star" guest house. The place looks rundown, water not safe for human consumption and the rooms reek of sewerage! Never have i ever had to spray perfume on my newly washed hair to get rid of the smell! My room with a view looked into someones back courtyard... More 

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Bianca G, General Manager at Royal Guest House, responded to this review

Good day Firstly I would like to apologize for your bad experience and unmet expectations. Kindly note that we do not advertise "rooms with views" anywhere except for our executive rooms that has views. I would like to inform you that the water that is no good for consumption is not just our property but the whole of Port Alfred... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Reception at the guest house was a pleasany experience staff friendly and accomodating. Rooms are tidy and enough space to move around. The few issues we had noy major but you can work on it to improve your customer satisfaction. 1. Only one wine glass in room 2. Coffee in room was not refilled the saturday 3. Breakfast was ok... More 

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Bianca G, General Manager at Royal Guest House, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you so much for your feedback and notes. We will determinately make use of your suggestions, The buffet system was changed. You now order the eggs you want and as you get your plate you can go dish the rest of the breakfast from the buffet. With regards to the wine glass and the coffee, this was... More 

Gonubie, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I did expect more as the Guest House is rated with four stars. (Some confusion there, as all the advertising boasts 4 stars, the plaque outside the Guest House has one). In my opinion, the establishment should be no more than one star. We stayed in room 1 and found it to be very average, with various maintenance issues in... More 

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Bianca G, General Manager at Royal Guest House, responded to this review

Good day Melanie Firstly I would like to thank you for the feedback as it is always valued. We are in fact a 4 star establishment and the star you saw on the plaque outside is the SA tourism gradings logo. I did realize on your check in that you were disappointed as you asked if we had another entrance... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We were warmly welcomed by Rosemary and shown to our rooms. The room did not have a view but the views from the deck were stunning. The breakfasts were grean and nothing was too much trouble from either Rosemary or Natasha. Thoroughly enjoyed my 3 night stay at the Royal Guest House.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The Royal Guest House in Port Alfred is conveniently located not far from East Beach. It is within walking distance of the new marina. My room was on the lower level. It had no views to speak of, but the room was lovely and large, with a very ample corner bath/shower room. The outside temperatures were in the mid 30s... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Tucked away on the side of the Kowie river in Port Alfred is a delightful Guest lodge that welcomes you with open arms. The views from the decks are stunning and the rooms clean and well presented. All facilities are in good working order and comfort and cleanliness comes first. The hearty breakfast prepared by the smiling staff gives you... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We were warmly welcomed both when we arrived and later in the evening, the night watchman was very pleasant and opened up for us. Our breakfast was excellant and very nicely presented, we will most certainly be back.

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Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Friendly staff. Attempt to meet individual needs. Have been staying there for short visits for a number of years. There have been problems before with shorting of shaver plug and kettle not automatically switching off, but seem to have been sorte dout.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We have stayed at the Royal Guest House more than once and have enjoyed each visit more. The friendly but professional service from all the staff is definitely a differentiating factor at this small but classy boutique hotel.

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Address: 8 Beach Crescent, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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