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The Lookout Guest House
Ranked #2 of 27 Port Alfred B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 20, 2013

A one night stay to see the local area while visiting schools. Louise was very helpful and kind. Our room had everything we needed for a comfortable stay and the breakfast was splendid! Would definitely stay again. Regards to Milo the Staffie from Milo the Jack Russell in Zambia.

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Alan C, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2013

Thank you for your positve response. I think Milo would enjoy becoming friends with your Jack Russel !
Warm regards,
Louise corrans.

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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Our stay was quite refreshing ! It was awesome, we will do it again, your place is beautiful, lots of privacy, warm and intimate ! It was quite a breath of fresh air, service was excellent and the breakfast was yummy ! Thanks so much for the wonderful stay !

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Alan C, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2013

Thank you for the encouraging review - your positive contribution means a lot to us - look forward to your next visit!. l

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Reviewed March 17, 2013

Very comfortable, secure, quiet guesthouse with plenty of parking. Excellent self-catering or B&B options. Room/suites are spacious, well appointed, clean and tidy, and Louise is an excellent hostess with good tips on the amenities in PA. Her breakfasts were superb, and the service good. We would recommend The Lookout for anyone wishing to stay in the area. One tip for Louise: It would be good to have blackout curtains in the bedroom for those of us who have trouble sleeping when the sun comes up!

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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

Louise ...is a lovely host. This was our 2nd stay here . Lovely views over Port Alfred from the terrace.. First class accommodation .Great breakfasts.. Restraunts nearby Would not hesitate to return again in the future Don & Cyn. Northampton England..

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

We were greeted with a very warm welcome on arrival. The owners are very hospitable, extremely knowledgeable on places of interest and articulate on local history. The rooms are spacious, very comfortable and OCD spotless. The views across the Marina and into the distance the Indian Ocean are exquisite. Enjoying an excellently prepared breakfast with this backdrop will be hard to beat. We will definitely be recommending The Lookout to friends and have photographic evidence as proof.
Thank-you Alan and Louise (and Milo) for making our stay so restful. We can't wait to return.

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Alan C, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write such an encouraging review - we appreciate your comments and hope to enjoy your company at The Lookout again one day..

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Reviewed February 26, 2013

We have stayed at 'The Lookout' during our annual visits to South Africa for the past five years. I book early as we wouldn't think of staying anywhere else in Port Alfred. Louise and her husband are the perfect hosts, always welcoming... even the family dog welcomes us! Lavender on the pillows at night and a delicious breakfast in the morning - what more could any traveller/holiday guest want?!.. and the view is fabulous!

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Alan C, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2013

Thank you for being such loyal guests who visit us again and again - your feed back is much appreciated.

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Reviewed February 26, 2013

You will receive a warm welcome and excellent service from Louise and her staff at The Lookout.A substantial breakfast sets you up for the day ahead.Highly recommended for a
a night or a weeks stay in Port Alfred.


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Alan C, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - the encouraging comments are highly appreciated and keeps us focused on doing our best. Hope we will be able to welcome you again one day.

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Address: 24 Park Road | PO BOX 2809, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Port Alfred
Price Range: $56 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lookout Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Overlooking the picturesque seaside village of Port Alfred, The Lookout Guest House commands panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, the Kowie River, the Royal Alfred Marina and the colourful small boat harbour. The three elegantly furnished units are extremely well appointed and have their own separate entrances. Offering 4 star luxury accommodation at very affordable rates The Lookout is THE place to stay in Port Alfred. ... more   less 
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