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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Check in process was pretty much a pain. Arrived and didn’t get the best of welcomes. In fact, didn’t get a welcome really. Arrived early but weren’t able to get a room until check in time. Sure this is fine. We spent a few hours up by the pool and relaxed until ready. During this time, our bags were left...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were given a king bed instead of twin beds which we were confirmed with in our reservation but since the stay was for just one night we thought it was too much of a hassle to change. The parking is super expensive and not included and the prices is not advertised (wonder why?!), the restaurant was ok for burger...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've stayed at the PE Radisson several times now and it never disappoints. While it's on the far side of the "Boardwalk" area, it's literally just a walk across the road to the beach and a 5 minute walk to the boardwalk. It's great if you love walking along the beach as there's a fabulous walking/cycling path that follows the...

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PLZZRCustRel, Customer Relations at Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth, responded to this review

Dear jane s Thank you for the wonderful review and for your loyalty towards our hotel and Brand. My team and I are absolutely delighted that you had a great stay with us. I have read your comment regarding the additional mirror in our guest rooms and will look into this. We look forward to welcome you back. Warm regards...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really nice hotel very sleek and modern, very friendly staff giving helpful recommendations for food. There is a really nice pizza place a few minutes walk away called Charley’’s pizza, really nice! Price was great too. It was an ideal place to stay to finishing up our Garden Route trip as is close to airport for early morning flight. Comfortable...

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PLZZRCustRel, Customer Relations at Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth, responded to this review

Dear Patricia Mary B Thank you for the great review on not only the hotel and your stay , but also on our beautiful city of Port Elizabeth. My team and I are happy to have read that you enjoyed your scenic travels along the Garden Route and your stay before returning back home. We hope that we will see...

Alcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night the rooms had amazing full width windows with views of the ocean so close. Open plan bedroom and bathroom modern decor Buffet evening meal good value and staff pleasant. Breakfast choice good

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PLZZRCustRel, Customer Relations at Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth, responded to this review

Dear morgan98 Thank you for the great review as posted here on TripAdvisor. I am happy to have read that you had a lovely stay with us and liked all of what we have to offer at the Radisson Blu hotel, Port Elizabeth. Please come and visit us again soon. Kind regards Janice Janse Van Rensburg - Customer Relations

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really impressive hotel in many respects: helpful and friendly staff, good restaurant, smart-contemporary design to the public areas, wonderful views from the picture windows in the bedrooms. But, the design of the bathrooms in the bedrooms is bizarre: no door separating the bath area from the living area, and the badly-fitting door to the toilet had a...

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PLZZRCustRel, Customer Relations at Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth, responded to this review

Dear 880trevw Thank you for your valued review as posted here on TripAdvisor. I am sorry that you did not like the design of the bathroom , however I hope ,that this did not detract too much for visit our beautiful city of Port Elizabeth. We hope that you will come and visit us again. kind regards Janice Janse Van...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost perfect stay. The room was brilliant with fantastic sea views and spotlessly clean. The restaurant, bar and cleaning staff could not do enough for you. The one step down from perfection was the forgetting of us waiting in p.e. To be picked up. We paid for the hotels shuttle to drop us at donkin tower. We rang a couple...

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PLZZRCustRel, Customer Relations at Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth, responded to this review

Dear bernvines Thank you for choosing to stay at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth whilst traveling along the beautiful garden route. Our transport service is as is the case with most Hotels, an outsourced offering , which is not always to control. That said, the service they deliver is still reflective of our hotel and I would like to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel and rooms was up to Radisson Blu standards (clean, comfy bed and helpful staff) The only issue we had was parking when we arrived very late at the hotel. But one of the porters managed to find a spot during the night and parked the car for us.

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PLZZRCustRel, Customer Relations at Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth, responded to this review

Dear PJSA28 Thank you for the lovely review as posted here on TripAdvisor. I am delighted that you had a great stay with us and your comment regarding the good service received from my team gives me great pleasure as we are constantly aiming at improving our overall guest experience. We are currently in the process of adding additional parking...

Devon
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the hotel was good, as were the views. Check in was smooth, although the room itself seemed tired and tatty. There was no mini bar. The coffee and tea bag supply was minimal, we had to keep phoning for tea bags, which were dispatched two at a time - for two of us! On some mornings the...

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PLZZRCustRel, Customer Relations at Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth, responded to this review

Dear tyzerdog Thank you for your valued feedback. Please accept my sincere apologies on behalf of my team and I. I can assure you that this is not the standard we deliver to our guests. It is clear that we have dropped the ball this time and will share your comments to my management team to ensure that we improve...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked in the evening and realized one of our rooms' A/C was not working. I asked hotel staff to find me another room while I was eating dinner in-house. It was about an hour later that I discovered maintenance hadn't fully confirmed they had fixed the problem, so I returned to a hot room that the front desk said was...

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CarlsonRezidor, Customer Care at Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We apologize for the discomfort caused by the temperature of your room and the time it took to sort the matter, as well as for the wait for the elevators. We appreciate you sharing your feedback and for giving us this opportunity to improve our guest experience.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth offers breathtaking sea views from all 173 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites. With our eight multifunctional conferencing and banqueting rooms equipped with state of the art technology spanning 633sqm, we cater for a vast array of specialised events. All registered guests and meeting delegates receive complimentary high-speed internet access. "tabu grill, bar & lounge" offers world class bistro style food whilst our lounge and sea view pool terrace is the perfect place to relax, enjoy a cocktail and light snack. Camelot Spa offers our guests the perfect place to unwind and relax. Shuttle Service to the Boardwalk Entertainment Complex ensures guests are always mobile. Enrolment to the Carlson Rezidor loyalty program "Club Carlson" is immediate and free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth

Address: Corner of Marine Dr & Ninth Ave, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Summerstrand
Price Range: $82 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth 4*
Number of rooms: 173
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Also Known As:
Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth Hotel Port Elizabeth
Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth Summerstrand
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Summerstrand
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Summerstrand
#4 Luxury Hotel in Summerstrand
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