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East London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful place, helpful staff, lovely room. I had the most lovely night in port alfred and would definitely recommend via de mer to friends and family. Will definitely return on my next visit to the beautiful town.

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memoryPortAlfred, Manager at A Villa de Mer, responded to this review

Thanks Angela for your kind words. You have hit the nail on the head when you wrote that Port Alfred is truly a beautiful town. Us locals, think that we have the best town in South Africa! We are enjoying the best of two worlds - being upcountry on the coastline with many game reserves. Yet, we are only a... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wonderful staff and a great accommodation, one of the best and very clean & tidy. The sea view from our room was great - well worth the visit and would recommend to our friends. Within walking distance to the beach.

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memoryPortAlfred, Owner at A Villa de Mer, responded to this review

Huge thanks for your kind review, Mike. Kind regards to Sandy and your mother. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very friendly staff, delicious food & comfortable rooms. We were happy with our stay and thoroughly enjoyed it. The place was also peaceful & quiet. It was a perfect couples getaway, will definitely recommend it.

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memoryPortAlfred, Manager at A Villa de Mer, responded to this review

Huge thanks for your kind words. You are now part of the family and we trust that we will see you in the near future. Take care. More 

Camberwell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay here, and we're sorry we hadn't planned to stay a few days. Memory and her staff made us feel very welcome and the breakfast was one of the best we had on our whole trip. Recommended anyone to stay at the Villa.

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memoryPortAlfred, Manager at A Villa de Mer, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind comment, Steve & Joy. We wish you good weather as you travel around South Africa and a safe journey to Australia. More 

Kigali, Rwanda
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not clear on what I have to put here. This should be clear so that i know what to put in the box. I was impressed by the hospitality of the hotel, the willingness to help, etc. I had a problem to pay but was solved very friendly.

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memoryPortAlfred, Manager at A Villa de Mer, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our guest house. Yes, your timing was not that good as you needed to exchange dollars and being a public holiday, the banks were closed. everything was sorted. We trust that your son is doing well at the air school. kind regards, memory More 

Grahamstown
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this hopelessly over priced. Luke warm I stand coffee in the morning which tasted revolting. To charge over R3000 for a shared room is absurd. Proximity to the beach notwithstanding there is no real sea view. It felt like just being in an enclosed house.

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memoryPortAlfred, Manager at A Villa de Mer, responded to this review

The rate was for two guests on a two night stay. Our Executive suite has a private balcony and the room has a 180 degree view over the ocean. We found our guests to be very impressed with the room and we have never had a complaint in 17yrs. Read the many reviews on Trip Advisor, including that of the... More 

Bath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a three night stay at this wonderful B & B to enrol my son Alex at 43 air school Port Alfred having flown to CPT from UK & drove the Garden Route . My luxurious suite ( best room in PA ) was out of this world & bordered on complete luxury with stunning views. What a shame... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyable experience for my wife and I. Accomodation was excellent, staff very friendly and breakfast lovely. A truly serene experience. We will surely be back. Looking forward to another stay.

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memoryPortAlfred, Manager at A Villa de Mer, responded to this review

a HUGE thanks for your kind comment. Looking forward to seeing you on our doorstep! Take care. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Plenty of information given on arrival.A well appointed room ,very comfortable.Wi-Fi connection working.The hostess was very helpful,unobtrusive and always available. Dining room was clean and the breakfast was presented nicely.Position was ideal with direct access to the beach.

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memoryPortAlfred, Manager at A Villa de Mer, responded to this review

Thanks Alain for taking the time to place your kind remarks on Trip Advisor. Always great to have guests like yourselves. Looking forward to seeing you in the not so distant future. More 

East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay!! The staff were wonderful, friendly and went out of their way to make us comfortable...! We had such a lovely room, a delicious breakfasy and the overall service was great..!

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memoryPortAlfred, Manager at A Villa de Mer, responded to this review

By now your honeymoon is behind you and, you should be used to signing your new surname! Thanks for putting your thoughts on paper. You are such a lovely couple and we wish you lots and lots of happy years together. More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about A Villa de Mer

Address: 22 West Beach Drive, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: $61 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — A Villa de Mer 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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