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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
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MyPond Hotel is a beautiful 4 star boutique hotel situated at the Kowie river bank in Port Alfred. MyPond is operated by one of the most prestigious Hotel Management Schools on the African continent: Stenden South Africa. As a guest you may therefore expect excellent service standards and warm and dedicated hospitality in a beautiful setting. The emphasis of the accommodation is on comfortable, affordable luxury, with stunning, spacious river-view suites, family rooms (approx 50 m²) and classic rooms (approx 25 m²). The rooms are all en-suite, air-conditioned, with LCD televisions (10 satellite channels), telephones, universal plug points, safe, fridge and tea/coffee facilities. The Suites are equipped with I-Pod docking station radios, heated towel rails and sleeper couches. There is wheelchair access to all our rooms (via lift in the outer wing) and a full wheelchair friendly toilet in our lobby. Our award winning in-house restaurant Lily offers a contemporary menu selection with a wide variety of South African cuisine. As a guest you can look forward to a relaxed and welcoming dining atmosphere on the banks of the Kowie River. Choose from our extensive wine selection of top South African wines to compliment your meal.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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3 nights from 10th March, room 18. Small room, with AC and a safe. Tap water not for drinking. The window opens to a public parking place and the blinds did not block out the sun so it was too light early in the morning. On 11th March morning there was no water for a few
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Excellent...modern and funky with great service and location!! Most personal is in training...therefore even more and better service. Food very good...breakfast good choice from cold to hot. Wi fi included
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We were tired when we arrived and had an extremely pleasant evening at the Hotel. The food was great , the room well appointed. The view of the river is nice. Our overall experience was great and we will defiantly be back when we head that way again.
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Being a first time visitor one is always skeptical about service delivery and expectations one set. You guys certainly exceeded expectations in certain areas. As much as there was external factors beyond your control measurements put in place to maintain it was adequate. However
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We realise now that the hotel is used for student training, and although the students/staff were very polite and friendly we feel that it wasn't 4 star quality, maybe they need more supervision, especially in the kitchen and of course the mix up with the rooms didn't help.
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Kiddies room
Cool light
Is our room a river facing suite?
"A riverside room would be great but I think only suites have a river view."
"Rooms overlooking the river are probably quieter and more peaceful."
"Be prepared to park outside (no fencing) but it's safe"
"Room with river view is nice"
"River view rooms"
US$46 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaEastern CapePort Alfred
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