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About Portofino Guest House

Portofino Guest House is positioned overlooking the Royal Alfred Marina and the bustling small boat harbour. With breathtaking ocean views from our deck you can sit back and relax in the warm atmosphere of this comfortable Guest House. You may enjoy Port Alfred's sunny weather from our outdoor pool set in tranquil gardens. The Guest House has ample safe and secure parking on site.We offer you the choice of an indulgent full English spread or a light health breakfast. This is available from 8:00 to 9:00am daily. Our dining room has breathtaking views of the bay allowing you to sip your coffee or tea while watching the fishing boats prepare for a day at sea.Portofino Guest House comprises of 11 comfortable rooms. All are en-suite with a shower, toilet and basin. The rooms are equipped with satellite TV for your entertainment and digital safes ensuring the security of your valuables. For convenience each room has a kitchen area complete with microwave, kettle, fridge, sink and tea tray. Suites are available with lounge and dining facilities. Ceiling fans and air conditioners ensure comfort in the summer months. Smoking is not allowed in any of the suites.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 3 hours
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 34
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 25 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans

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Reviews for Portofino Guest House

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Busiswa Dungelo
09 July 2018

Gate remote control is needed for the guests, DSTV needs to be installed in the rooms and myb the latest TV screen will make it perfect

Lynne Glover
07 April 2018

Our room was damp and smelled musty and damp and there was no airflow. The linen was old and there were no coffee sachets and only Cremora was available. No breakfast is offered even though it is mentioned on the website. I would not stay there again.

Antonio Bastos
03 May 2017

Sometimes photographs understate an establishment and you are pleasantly surprise when you see the actual product.Portofino guest house is the opposite.Disappointing!My wife and I stayed in room 3.The room was shabby and the shower room condition was unacceptable.The towel rail was broken and left on the floor as was the toilet roll holder. I pointed this out to Nicole, who immediately blamed maintenance, but did not offer to have it repaired.The cold tap for the shower was either on or off with no possibility to regulate the flow.The window in the shower room did not open.The carpet in the...
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Philisiwe April
02 March 2017

I loved the pool area, surrounded by the trees and the braai place. To improve the place you can have tables so people can be able to eat at the pool area and also charging plugs and bins. Otherwise the experience was fantastic.

Claude Koenig, South Africa
11 May 2016

Very comfortable and beautiful view of Port Alfred from the deck and dining roomBathroom a bit tightTV reception not goodVery conveniently positioned and secure parking area

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Portofino 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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