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East London, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

I return to the best Guest House in PA, when ever I am in PA for work. The relaxing atmosphere, friendly nature of owners and staff alike are tops, the VIEW of the Kowie river and sunrises are amazing. As Dorothy would say "There's no place like home"

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

Thanks Adrian for those kind comments. It is always a pleasure having you to stay and we will all strive to keep the same standards. More 

East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Dockside guesthouse is by far the best Guesthouse I have ever had the pleasure on staying in. The owners (Pat & Des) are extremely humble, accommodating and have great staff to assist them. The guesthouse is always up to a great standard and being a person who travels a lot, I have been to many guesthouses but none compare to... More 

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

Thank you Nesan for the great review. We do appreciate getting feedback to motivate us all to go the extra mile. More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Awesome stay in clean upmarket guest house. Very comfortable accommodation Pat and Des are great hosts. They serve top notch breakfasts. Pat is very helpful with information about Port Alfred's restaurants and beaches etc Highly recommended

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our guest house. It was a pleasure having you all to stay with us and being able to share our lovely town with you. More 

Gaborone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Thanks Pat. We enjoyed our stay at the guest house very much. The view is superb and the house is amazing. It felt like home away from home. We had to cut our stay short but will not hesitate to stay there again.

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

Thank you it was lovely having you two to stay with us. Trust all went well for the rest of the trip. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

The pictures looks good on Trip Advisor. My wife and i were passing through to PE and we stopped by for the night. We called in and got a room. We were told it is a cash only establishment. No card facilities. Although i did pay cash, i wondered how such a place that seems to get good reviews manage... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here with the family on the 10th of Dec. Everything is clean and organised. Communal lounge with TV. Beautiful views of the marina from the rooms. Secure parking. Convenient location for access to restaurants.

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

Thank you for your kind words and we are pleased you enjoy your stay with us. We hope to see you again. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

I was in Port Alfred on business for 2 nights and I found that the Dockside Guest House perfectly suited my needs. It was located close to the centre of town (although nothing is very far away in Port Alfred) and has a lovely view of the marina. Pat's daughter was very welcoming and helpful. I felt very comfortable, safe,... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our guest house. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We had a very comfortable room which had a large bathroom and walk through dressing area. We also had a balcony off our room. We really enjoyed our stay as the room was spacious that you did not feel you were in a traditional small B&B room. The breakfast was tasty and generous. The view from our room was lovely... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us. So glad you enjoyed our beautiful views and our guest house. We hope to see you again. More 

Howick, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We had a very comfortable and pleasant stay at Dockside. We were sent on our way with a truly excellent breakfast. The view from the room was great. Only slight niggle was the fridge in the room was not very efficient, indeed stuff defrosted in the freezer compartment

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

Thank you for the kind words. It was lovely having you to stay. Trust you enjoyed your Wild Coast experience. We will check the fridge out and see what we can do. Thanks again Pat and Des More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

On the up side the room was clean. It was extremely small for 2 people sharing one room. I felt it was more suitable for a single person. The room was very noisy, with traffic buzzing through most of the night. Our car was not in any sort of secure parking which I feel is not adequate for your paying... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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: $53 - $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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