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Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Service is very good. The garage was half block away. The location is good, but stay alert after dark if walking around. Clean. Not cheap but good value.

Thank Felipe R
Reviewed 25 November 2011

What a pity that this hotel is in such a poor area. This is not a safe area and I would really not recommend that anyone stay here. Lovely old hotel but no mini bars or open restaurants on the property and absolutely no way that you can wodner outside for a srink or meal !

2Thank Catherine A Mc D
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2011

We are a gay professional couple who live in Sydney, but I grew up in Port Elizabeth & this hotel had literally crumbled in the last decade from it's 1903 glory. To be honest, if I had read the Tripadvisor comments we would not have come here, but after family informed us of the renovation we decided to give it...

5Thank Docmarkx
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2009

We've just got back from our honeymoon in south africa which was amazing, apart from the one awful night we spent in this hotel. We picked this hotel thinking it was similar to a UK travel lodge / travel inn as they are a known chain across south africa, we later learned that the Protea name is fanchised. It was...

2Thank greenhalghlaura
Reviewed 23 March 2009

Port Elisabeth - howerever the Edward hotel is an historical landmark and from architectural point of view it is an amazing building, the state of the rooms, halways and corridors is verry poor, with stains on carpets, mortar falling apart from walls and ceilings, poor lights, etc... rooms are very simple equipped and with old furniture has to be completely...

Thank SandstonePrague
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 25 September 2006

This Hotel receives a strong 3/5 rating from me for its charm and its value. True, the hotel is in a run-down part of town and would need a makeover, but its original, charming and colonial appearance as well as its staff made up for it. Our room was rather large, and its overall impression was surprisingly good. We chose...

3Thank Dudel
St Ives UK
Reviewed 11 October 2005

The hotel is very old but has a character all to itself. When it was built it was probably in a prosperous area and the place to stay. Now it is surrounded by Nigerian Bars with prostitutes and drug dealers selling there wares. Once we returned to the hotel after a day out we were marooned in the hotel, not...

6Thank ChrisBStIvesUK
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 September 2005

we were a group of colleagues(8) attending a conference at the feather markket hall. the location of the hotel was excellent in this regard as we could walk to the venue in the mornings. the hotel is far from any other entertainment venues in port elizabeth and their shutlle service was very disappointing. on our arrival late on the friday...

8Thank PHL

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Its elegance is captured into the hotel that dates back to 1903. The King Edward Hotel rooms are intimately decorated with the most modern and sophisticated design. We offer a flexible, tailor-made approach to organising conferences and banquets. We are the closest hotel to Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. We are only 10 minutes from the airport with a free shuttle service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The King Edward Hotel

Address: Belmont Terrace, Port Elizabeth 6065, South Africa (Formerly Protea Edward & Conference Centre Port Elizabeth)
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The King Edward Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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#14 Luxury Hotel in Port Elizabeth
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