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About The Lookout Guest House

As the name suggests The Lookout Guest House, is perched high on a hill overlooking the picturesque town of Port Alfred and commands panoramic views of the sea, the Kowie River, The Royal Alfred Marina and the colourful small boat harbour. Situated on the R72 midway between Port Elizabeth and East London, Port Alfred, is the ideal base from which to explore South Africa's magnificent sunshine coast or to make excursions into the historically enriched Frontier country of the interior.

The three self-contained units are all elegantly furnished, luxuriously appointed, have their own separate entrances and boast magnificent views. They are fully equipped with most of the modern conveniences and the well fitted kitchenettes are a real treat. All are serviced daily unless otherwise requested. Secure off street parking is available and barbecue/braai facilities and wood are provided. The deck and splash pool is the ideal place for sun lovers to relax or to enjoy a refreshing drink after a long day.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 9 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Includes: B & B
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 13 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Superior

Important Information

Please make prior arrangement for late arrival (after 7.00pm)

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              Reviews for The Lookout Guest House

              13 guest reviews Reviews of

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              Horst Butow, South Africa
              04 June 2015

              This was truly the best experience of our trip through the Eatern Cape and KZN. What a beautiful guest house, excellent hospitality and best breakfast you will ever get!

              Geoffrey Glanvill, South Africa
              23 March 2015

              Had the most amazing stay. Was very special. Owners accommodated every request.

              Alastair Robertson, South Africa
              20 May 2013

              A very pleasant place to relax.Good quality although the bathroom and bedroom a bit on the small side.Nice welcome, and farewell.Recommended.

              Sheila Jevon, South Africa
              18 October 2011

              We really enjoyed our weekend getaway in Port Alfred and our stay at The Lookout made it twice as special. Comfort, luxury, charm and fabulous hospitality is what we found. And, wow, what stunning views! Thanks Louise for making it worth our while. Will definitely be back if we are in town again.

              Anonymous, South Africa
              25 January 2011

              What a beautiful, neat and comfortable place. The hostess is an extremely friendly and wonderful lady. I cant compare the service we got to that of any other Guest House or hotel that I ever visited. Will definitely come back again and recommend it to my family and friends.

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              The Lookout Guest House Map

              The Lookout Guest House is 1.1km from the centre of Port Alfred , the nearest airport 120.5km (East London Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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