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About Lodge on Main

The stunning 4 star Lodge on Main Guest House and Conference Centre in Walmer Port Elizabeth is the logical choice for your conference accommodation and function bookings and there are many reasons why.

This boutique hotel style guest house is now Port Elizabeth's first class, first choice function venue. The sincere passion and invested interest from the owners is visible in every detail and care that's been taken to turn the establishment into what it is today!Just a few of these carefully thought out renovations include; further secure parking space and a wheelchair ramp and bathroom for conference delegate universal accessibility in mind.

The modern conference venue can seat 15 in the boardroom and 30 in the main meeting room. Boardroom and meeting room are separated by shutter doors and when combined the venue is suitable for 40 delegates. (See conference configuration table) The meeting rooms are carpeted for warmth in winter and have air-conditioning for summer months. A full day conference package is reasonably priced from R210 per delegate and a R650 venue hire fee. Half day conference venue hire at only R500. Kindly see further rates and inclusions on conference page.

From the moment you enter the door you'll appreciate the warm welcome, friendly and professional staff, and during your stay you are sure to notice the attention to detail, personal touch and care taken to meet all your business or leisure travel needs and requirements. Right down to the sunblock curtaining with your ultimate sleeping comfort in mind.

There are nine stylish bedrooms that have specifically been named after the breath-taking tree paintings featured in the room. All are equipped with flat screen tv's and individually controlled dstv (hospitality bouquet channel selections,) tea and coffee stations, ceiling fans and bedside radio alarm clocks. Some rooms have private balconies while 2 overlook the picturesque back garden.

Rooms 7 and 8 can be combined for a family or group of four and consists of two bedrooms and two bathrooms, patio and a fully equipped kitchen onto cosy lounge/tv room. This family cottage can be booked on either a bed and breakfast or self-catering option and is absolutely ideal for long stays/short term rentals.

Regrettably not pet-friendly. Please enquire for long stay special rates.The lodge is able to sleep 18 people in double and twin rooms (kindly see further room definitions under rooms page when making your booking)Come and indulge in the luxury of this magnificent establishment by booking your next cocktail party, year-end function, product launch, small intimate wedding, awards evenings, bridal or baby shower with us today and prepare to be impressed.

The elegant and trendy new bar with heart-warming wood fireplace and function venue which flows onto an undercover patio overlooking lush gardens and rim flow pool which also happens to be weather protected by canvas drop-blinds will bedazzle you and your special guests at your next special occasion.

The guest house is also ideally located close to all main shopping centre's, Walmer Country Club golf course, health spa's such as Shambala, and is surrounded by popular bistros, coffee shops, and restaurants like Brioche with mouth-watering cuisine within walking distance from the lodge when you feel like a night out on the town there are also popular nightclubs nearby.Lodge on Main guests only ever leave with a smile wishing to return. We look forward to adding you to our very own Lodge on Main special guests family tree.

Conference Venues: Our professionally appointed venues offer all the necessary modern meeting equipment and can be utilized individually or can be opened to form one large venue able to accommodate up to 45 delegates.

Covid Safety Approved: We pledge to implement a high standard of hygiene and cleaning protocols to ensure the safest environment possible for our guests. We adhere to the industry safety protocols set out by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA).

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 19
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

The following payment and cancellation policy applies on all bookings in the case of a cancellation or no show for any reason whatsoever.
Please note:
1. To secure your reservation we require a 50% deposit within 3 working days of your booking.
2. We reserve the right to remove your booking from our reservation system should the total...
The following payment and cancellation policy applies on all bookings in the case of a cancellation or no show for any reason whatsoever.
Please note:
1. To secure your reservation we require a 50% deposit within 3 working days of your booking.
2. We reserve the right to remove your booking from our reservation system should the total of your stay not be paid in full by latest 7 days prior to your arrival.
3. If cancellation is made less than 7 days prior to your arrival a 100% cancellation fee is applicable with no refund of the amount paid.
4. If the cancellation is made between 7 and 20 days prior to your arrival, your 50% deposit will be forfeited.
5. If cancellation is made 21 or more days prior to your arrival, half of your deposit will be forfeited.
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  • Room 1 Juniper Room 1 Juniper Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B The jazzy Juniper room just like all our rooms has been designed with your business travel needs in mind. With work stat... see more
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      • Room 2 Divi Divi Room 2 Divi Divi Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B The divine Divi Divi unit has brilliant sunlight and a balcony overlooking lovely front gardens as well as a modern en-s... see more
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          • Room 3 Olive Room 3 Olive Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B The opulent Olive room overlooks the beautiful back garden area and has an en-suite bathroom with a shower and queen... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Balcony/patio
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              • Room 4 Jacaranda Room 4 Jacaranda Sleeps 3 Includes: B & B The jovial Jacaranda bedroom with its 3 single beds is spacious with great light throughout and a balcony with gorgeous... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Shower only
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                  • Room 5 Banyan Room 5 Banyan Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B The beautiful Banyan room, like all our amazing bedrooms, is tastefully decorated and has an exclusive mini corner balco... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite
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                      • Room 6 Angel Oak Room 6 Angel Oak Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Awesome Angel Oak is very spacious and has views over the lovely back gardens. The room also has a full modern en-suite... see more
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                          • Room 7 Baobab Room 7 Baobab Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B The brilliant Baobab has a queen bed and full bathroom. It opens onto a lovely undercover patio along with outdoor furni... see more
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                              • Room 8 Acacia Room 8 Acacia Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Our ambient Acacia room offers guests 2 single beds (converts to King) When booked along with room 7 and/or the adjoinin... see more
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                                  • Room 9 Maple Room 9 Maple Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Marvellous Maple which can sleep 2 (twin beds or converted to 1 King) comes equipped with a kitchenette for semi self-ca... see more
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                                      Reviews for Lodge on Main

                                      4 guest reviews Reviews of

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                                      andy Jeffrey
                                      13 January 2020

                                      Everything was as expected - I had the place to myself that night!!!!!! Highly recommended!!!

                                      Shanika De Zilva, South Africa
                                      02 January 2017

                                      Enjoyed our stay very much...lovely place. Friendly helpful staff.

                                      Ashinee Sunnasy, South Africa
                                      22 December 2015

                                      Charming - in reference to both the staff and the lodge. The staff were wonderful and pleasant at all times. The lodge is beautiful and fresh and clean and very well appointed. I had a great stay.

                                      Cecil Robertson, South Africa
                                      06 June 2013

                                      Thank you. It is our second time staying there, and it is getting better and better. New host and hostess gives it a warm and friendly atmosphere.

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                                      Lodge on Main is 1.1km from the centre of Walmer , the nearest airport 4.1km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
                                      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling