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Reviewed 17 April 2016

Although the surroundings are run down, it is a quiet place. Comfort like a hotel, with the simple friendliness of staff for many small things, like putting your laundry out and opening the parking door. The family appreciated the courtesy and the modest facilities of this lodge.

Thank Ramesh B
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The rooms themselves aren't bad, and do have excellent quiet air conditioning, the staff weren't very helpful though. The major negative point of this place is simply it's location in a very rundown part of town, looking almost like a war zone, where you're certainly not advised to wander around after dark. The wifi is very periodic in the rooms,...

Thank wayneinmelton
Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Unfortunately this hotel built itself as a 4 star which it definitely is not. It is however a very nice 3 star. The rooms are clean, comfy beds although the descriptions of a luxury suite are certainly misleading....it is a standard hotel room with a 4'6 bed. There are bigger beds but in the more expensive rooms. Some rooms have...

Thank Nicola H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Address: 51 Parliament Street, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dondi Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Best ask the staff. We were there for year end and sometimes the street people were noisy.”
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 of 5 bubbles 813rameshb, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you want a decent size bed go for the bigger bed. Room 2 is a good option!”
 of 5 bubbles Nicola355, 16 Apr 2013 | Read review
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