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Thohoyandou, South Africa
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Reviewed 9 January 2015

I was traveling with my parents and my Mom found Driftsands. The lady in charge was very helpful about things to do in PE and was super concerned about our safety. They did a good job accommodating three people and the price was alright but it was a bit dated and the planes were pretty loud. I'd probably stay here... More 

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Sandton
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 December 2014

We spent 3 nights here. Clise proximity to beach. Neat, clean roons and comfortable beds. Only downside was the noise. We were in the direct flight path of landing planes which were so low you could almost see passengers through the windows. These came over in the the early hours of the morning.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

Two nights spent here at the beginning and end of our trip. One downstairs and one upstairs. Both were very comfortable. Rooms were clean and beds comfortable although the doubles are on the small side so we made use of the spare singles available. Nice tasty breakfast.

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Victoria, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2013

3 adults stayed in the flat upstairs. It was small but very cozy and comfortable. We enjoyed the balcony and the view. It was interesting to watch the ships unload. We actually stayed there 3 yrs ago, but I am now working on my scrapbook and realized I hadn't written a review. The breakfast was excellent. We had a lovely... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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312 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2012

Have stayed there before but time seems to have stood still. 1 towel for 2 adults and a kettle that had not been checked or cleaned inside for a while. Just not as clean as it used to be. Will give it a miss next time.

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Thank RicotheGreat
Tyne and Wear
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2012

Driftsands Guest House is located in an affluent neighbourhood a short walk from the sea front. Once in possession of the key, access is gained to the yard from an anticlockwise direction via a remote control security door to the side of the property. There are good access roads into town, the seafront road and the airport. Although the accommodation... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 August 2008

We (2 adults + 1 child) stayed in the flatlet upstairs which was imaculate and very adequate. It has a lovelly balcony on which we had most of our meals with views over the harbour. Small bedroom and very small bathroom but both adequate, pleasant sitting area with kitchenette and extra daybed. Very pleasant breakfast was provided. The guest house... More 

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Driftsands Guest House offers the hospitality of a cozy home and is owner run. Rooms are comfortably furnished and have tea & coffee making facilities, refrigerators and TVs with M-Net. Three have self-catering facilities and private lounges and one has a sea view. We have secure off street parking and a swimming pool. Driftsands is ideally situated close to the city centre, airport, boardwalk Casino complex, beaches, stunning public heated pools and a variety of restaurants and pubs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftsands Guest House

Address: 2 Marshall Road | Humewood, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: $74 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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