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Paxton Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Average hotel with average food (I had a chicken curry which I was told was a Thai based curry but which in fact was an Indian curry) which was far too sweet. Below par wine - about 6 wines on the wine list all fruity and sweet-ish which was not available in the hotel room and I had to physically...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location, however not enough attention paid to guest concerns and complaints. I had complained about the tap water being brown and was told that it will clear up after 10 minutes, however the water was brown for 2 days. This resulted in me buying water when I wanted to brush my teeth and drink water. No follow up to...

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel with a beautiful view of the harbor, friendly reception, with a complimentary drink that made the evening so more welcome. Also great food Breakfast I totally enjoyed with the hotel being in a great location

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RSAPE, Manager at Paxton Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Mr V Thank you for your review and for choosing the Paxton Hotel. We hope to welcome you back soon! Regards Stephanie Benjamin

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good hotel. Staff always very friendly and helpful. Food is excellent. Had a bit of a noisy room last time but overall highly recommendable. Premises are kept very neat and clean and the view from the seafront rooms are awesome!

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RSAPE, Manager at Paxton Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Mr H Thank you for the wonderful review and for choosing the Paxton Hotel, we hope you return in the not too distant future Regards Stephanie Benjamin

Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a vegetarian I was very disappointed. There are so many options for meals, a plate of vegetables really does not cut it, consider adding a lasagna,grilled haloumi cheese or grilled mushroom. With a portion of salad so that you do not have to order an entire table salad which is far too much for 1 person

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great stay at The Paxton.. Every single staff member was extremely accommodating.. At breakfast our request for the eggs to be fried in a separate pan was accommodated.. Had a good stay.. Very close to the beach..

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RSAPE, Manager at Paxton Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Ms. J Thank you for review. We appreciate your feedback and it was only our pleasure to accommodate you. We wish you safe travels and quick return Regards Stephanie Benjamin

Vanrhynsdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Best value for money in long time. Very very clean Awesome interior and decor, love the lounge and bar area Very friendly staff, great management A MUST STAY - when in PE Great Breakfast Great location

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RSAPE, Manager at Paxton Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad that your enjoyed your stay with us! I hope your next stay is just around the corner. Regards Stephanie Benjamin

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Would be nice to have the family rooms with extra beds for kids and not a sofa bed. Kids felt cramped in the sofa bed. Rooms were clean and neat. Would visit again. Staff was very friendly and accommodating.

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RSAPE, Manager at Paxton Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Mrs. Govender Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that your overall experience was positive. I am disappointed to hear that our room types did not meet your expectations. This feedback will be valuable in future. thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon. Regards Stephanie Benjamin

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Our stay was very pleasant. Staff went out of their way to ensure our comfort. Check in was very friendly and pleasant. Rooms are spacious, neat and clean. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Overall a very pleasant stay. Will definitely recommend to friends and family

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RSAPE, Manager at Paxton Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Thank you for the wonderful review. We are happy that your enjoyed your stay with. Travel safe and may your next visit be soon Regards Stephanie Benjamin

Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Everything from cleanliness of the hotel to the food, was excellent! Great value for money! Paxton hotel exceeded our expectations and we will definitely stay at hotel the next time we're in Port Elizabeth q

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Good Morning Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel on your recent trip to the "Friendly City." I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and i'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Regards Stephanie Benjamin

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Paxton Hotel is situated in Port Elizabeth, affectionately known as the 'Friendly City' of South Africa.The hotel overlooks the harbour offering magnificent views ofAlgoa Bay.This beachfront hotel offers luxury accommodation for the discerning traveller and has very proudly won the AA Travel Awards for the 'Best Commercial Hotel' in South Africa, for four consecutive years. The Hotel is conveniently situated close to the airport, restaurants, gym, The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex and many beautiful beaches.We offer special packages for families, younger generations and online specials as well as value for money deals on weekend getaways. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paxton Hotel

Address: Carnarvon Place & Beach Road | Humerail, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: $70 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Paxton Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 79
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Also Known As:
Paxton Hotel Port Elizabeth
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Port Elizabeth
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“Top floor harbour facing..great views.”
GrantSouthAfrica, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The was clean and well ventilated ”
matomer2017, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the sea give a nicer view”
tebellop2015, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rather get takeaways”
fuzlin2015, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask for room away from lift and ice machine”
Relayponey, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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