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Royal Guest House

8 Beach Crescent, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Royal is a delightful property managed by Eric who is professional, helpful and friendly. The position is great and the special was very affordable over winter. The RGH would be a wonderful stay for the warmer weather with its view and stunning little plunge pool!

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Thank Tony C
Lida N, General Manager at Royal Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Tony, I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Royal Guest House and what we have to offer. You are correct, we are perfectly situated within walking distance to the beach and the marina to enjoy boat cruises/paddle boats in warmer weather. We hope to welcome you back soon again. More 

Port Alfred
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Thanks for an awesome weekend :) we enjoyed the accommodation and the service was amazing. Would recommend it to anyone looking to have a spoil me weekend esp with their loved ones. Thanks Leo and the crew

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Lida N, General Manager at Royal Guest House, responded to this review

Good morning Beverly, Thank you for your review. Our staff strive to offer the best service always and I am happy to hear that you were well taken care of. We offer loads of spoil me packages for couple's or even a girl's weekend away. Please visit our web page for more information and hopefully we can welcome you back... More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We checked in seamlessly. Our special requests were quickly taken care of. The room was clean and comfy. The breakfast was great. No red wine in mini bar though. Not much milk either but no big deal as pick and pay was nearby. View from deck was lovely. Nice and quiet too.

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Port Alfred
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I would not recommend this to anyone especially if you are on holiday. We were there on business and would arrive late everyday but we still had the joy of experiencing the unpleasantness of the place. It really was more on the food though. They Must improve.

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RoyalGuestHouseRSA, General Manager at Royal Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Cynthia, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We value your opinion, and we apologise for your experience at The Royal Guest House. We pride ourselves in good service, and we are actively working on adding value to our breakfast. We hope that you will be more than impressed with our breakfast on your next stay... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I stayed here in April 2016. Online photos are misleading to me. Towels were dirty, room telephone did not work, the television and airconditioning was faulty. Noise levels were extremely high from guests and a spa which was setup outside my room. The main entrance door was constantly slammed. Parking was a constant issue!

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Port Alfred
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

The guest house was so peaceful and relaxing. It was my husband and my third wedding anniversary and could have asked for a better get away. Will definitely be going back. The view was breathtaking. Tnx.

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Mabopane, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Royal guest house is the best for relaxation, its quite therapeutic. I liked the fact that its close to the beach, even though they do not offer dinner, they can take you to any place you want to eat. it has friendly stuff, who are willing to meet your needs.

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Port Alfred
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

The place was good and clean. My only problem is that we are not being told that we have to pay for the bar refillments and there is no safe parking space for our cars. The security guards do not know much about the company hence they can't help us to questions when you come in late.

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Strasbourg, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We visited Port Alfred just after easter and really enjoyed our stay at the Royal Guest House. It was easy to find the place and all the staff members really welcomed us. The breakfast was just faboulous with a buffet with cereals; fruits, yogurths, muffins and so many other things and you can also have a cooked breakfast. I would... More 

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East London, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

The Royal Guest turned out to be just as lovely as it was recommended. The girlz and I felt at home and safe, the breakfast was well done and the rooms kept clean. The staff works very hard because they are few but looking and being in the place you don't feel the fact that the cookers are the cleaners... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Guest House is an elegant, exclusive Guest House set loftily high on the East bank of the Kowie River. Due to its prime location this guest house offers stunning panoramic views of the peaceful Royal Alfred Marina and our quaint little town. With 12 stylish en-suite bedrooms, each elegantly furnished with natural weave and dark wood furniture, finished off with 100% percale linen for that light relaxed feel. The cosy lounge area with self-help bar opens up to an inviting pool deck with loungers. This charming guest house is an oasis of peace and tranquility where friendly staff awaits you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Guest House

Address: 8 Beach Crescent, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: $44 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Royal Guest House Port Alfred, South Africa - Eastern Cape
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