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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well, this is a very special trip for me. We had the pleasure of using the main bedroom for around R350 a night with my now fiance. The room was huge and had so much space. This was perfect because this was a pleasure holiday. The host was very pleasant. Advised us on areas we can visit. The view from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pictures don't lie, what you see on the net is what you'll get. Such a beautiful guesthouse with a view to die for. Thank you so much Pat and Des for your hospitality and amazing breakfast. Managed to explore Port Alfred quite a bit because of Pat ❤️❤️. It's really affordable and worth your money

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

Thank you. It was a pleasure having you to stay with us. We are so glad you enjoy our lovely town. We would love to see you again. More 

Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed over for a few nights. The breakfast was over the top amazing. We spent a few hours in the lounge one night which is on the ground floor but since the property is on a steep slope, its quite elevated. The night lights over the Marina were beautiful. The boats in the Marina are beautiful... More 

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

Thank you. It was lovely having the two of you to stay in our beautiful town. We are so pleased we are able to share our lovely views with people. Hope to see you again. More 

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48 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This guesthouse is very comfortable with spectacular views of the Port Alfred Harbour. It also has a spacious upstairs lounge and large table for working. Positives: Good Breakfast, Comfortable bed, Flat screen TV, cable Channels, fridge, tea/coffee station. Nice veranda overlooking the Harbour. Ideal for sundowners. Negatives: I would have to think hard to find one. I would say the... More 

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

Thank you. We appreciate the kind words and the very thoughtful review. Have noted your remarks about the noise. Hope to see you again. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived the hosts was welcoming and extremely friendly. Not only were they helpful, they were ready to go out of their way to accommodate us. Amazing views from and around the guest house are to be expected. Highly recommend

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

Thank you. It was great having the 2 of you to spend some time with us and to introduce you to the many delights of our town. We hope to see you again. More 

East London, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Friendly clean and beautiful place Room was beautiful Great service Very friendly Breakfast was delicious Very modern rooms. Loved the room we stayed in very spacious Bed was comfortable Very clean Safe area and close to everything

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

Thank you. It was a pleasure having you to stay with us. We hope to see you again. Pat and Des More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Service was great from checking in to checking out. Friendly welcome, always available to attend to our requests. Very nice view of the Port Alfred harbour. The place is also in a well secured area and very close to the shopping area

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

Thank you for your kind words. It was lovely having you to stay and we are so glad you had a good time. We hope to see you again. More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

What a wonderful surprise when you step through the door of this delightful guest house. Pat welcomed us and immediately made it feel like home. Rooms were very comfortable and of a good size. Really enjoyed our short stay.

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

Thank you - it was lovely having you to stay. Hope to see you again. Pat More 

East London, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We stayed in the Harbour Room, it has an amazing view and a nice big walk through closet leading to the bathroom. The owner is very helpful she gives y a map upon arrival and tells you about Port Alfred and the resturants and places to go. She is very sweet and organised us wine and rose petals layed out... More 

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

Thank you for the kind words. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again. Pat More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

This was our last night after a busy week and so we were in "going home" mode. A warm welcome awaited us here in a guest house where every last detail had been considered...and some! Silly things stick in one's mind, in this case the ready-to-go iron and ironing board in a central position - just right to revise tired... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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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 

Additional Information about Dockside Guest House

Address: 1 Caxton Lane | East Bank, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: $54 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dockside Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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