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About Dockside Guest House

Dockside Guest House is situated directly across from the picturesque small boat harbour on the eastern bank of beautiful Port Alfred, in the Eastern Cape. Here you will experience warm and friendly hospitality throughout your stay.

Dockside Guest House enjoys magnificent views, is conveniently close to the beaches, and within easy access to the main road going through Port Alfred.

Each of our five bedrooms have magnificent views overlooking the small harbour, the Kowie River, and the unique arched Kowie Bridge which displays multicoloured lights each evening. The rooms are all tastefully and elegantly decorated, equipped with DStv, bar fridges, hairdryers, and tea-and-coffee making facilities. Three of the bedrooms have separate entrances which lead onto private patios and the tranquil garden.

There is a large open-plan lounge and dining area with spectacular views. Enjoy a sundowner after a long relaxing day. There is secure parking for up to five cars.

Let your hosts Pat and Des assist you in planning your stay and experience all that Port Alfred has to offer. Port Alfred is known for its wonderful temperate climate, pristine endless beaches, friendly village atmosphere and magnificent Kowie River, which flows out into the warm Indian Ocean.

Escape from the hustle and bustle of life and suspend time. Experience the serenity, tranquillity, and absolute beauty this little town has to offer. Port Alfred is one of the few places that offer a remarkable range of activities from fishing, sandboarding, surfing, canoeing, horse riding across the beaches, hiking, and two well-known golf courses. Kelly's beach has recently been awarded the Blue Flag status. There are endless opportunities for you to enjoy the outdoors, wildlife and magic of this area.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 15 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 15
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews

Facilities

  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
  • Ndebele (IsiNdebele)
  • Swati (siSwati)
  • Shona
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

A combination continental/full English breakfast is an additional R80 per person. Refunds are at the discretion of management, and are dependent on the ability to re-let the rooms reserved. We regret cards are not accepted.
Pets are unfortunately not permitted.

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                      Reviews for Dockside Guest House

                      4 guest reviews Reviews of

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                      J.J. Louw, South Africa
                      01 June 2014

                      A beautiful calm and tranqual atmosphere with an amazing view and friendly people

                      Julietta , South Africa
                      13 April 2014

                      We stayed at Dockside Guest House for one night before we started our hiking tour from Port Alfred to Fish river mouth.

                      Patricia Castle, South Africa
                      13 April 2014

                      Fabulous house; stunning view; friendly owners - we had a lovely stay!

                      Judy Kock, South Africa
                      19 September 2013

                      It was only a one night stay over, but we really felt welcome and at home. We had the downstairs room with a sliding door walking into a garden that had a lovely view of the yacht harbour. The room was clean with enough space. Remember that it would be more advisable to drink bottled water in this area. Our host, Niel was attentive and helpful. Many thanks, we enjoyed our stay.

                      Dockside Guest House Map

                      Dockside Guest House is 0.8km from the centre of Port Alfred , the nearest airport 120.8km (East London Airport).
                      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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