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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Service was great from checking in to checking out. Friendly welcome, always available to attend to our requests. Very nice view of the Port Alfred harbour. The place is also in a well secured area and very close to the shopping area

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It was lovely having you to stay and we are so glad you had a good time. We hope to see you again.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 25 May 2016

What a wonderful surprise when you step through the door of this delightful guest house. Pat welcomed us and immediately made it feel like home. Rooms were very comfortable and of a good size. Really enjoyed our short stay.

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you - it was lovely having you to stay. Hope to see you again. Pat

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We stayed in the Harbour Room, it has an amazing view and a nice big walk through closet leading to the bathroom. The owner is very helpful she gives y a map upon arrival and tells you about Port Alfred and the resturants and places to go. She is very sweet and organised us wine and rose petals layed out...

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again. Pat

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This was our last night after a busy week and so we were in "going home" mode. A warm welcome awaited us here in a guest house where every last detail had been considered...and some! Silly things stick in one's mind, in this case the ready-to-go iron and ironing board in a central position - just right to revise tired...

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I return to the best Guest House in PA, when ever I am in PA for work. The relaxing atmosphere, friendly nature of owners and staff alike are tops, the VIEW of the Kowie river and sunrises are amazing. As Dorothy would say "There's no place like home"

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks Adrian for those kind comments. It is always a pleasure having you to stay and we will all strive to keep the same standards.

East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Dockside guesthouse is by far the best Guesthouse I have ever had the pleasure on staying in. The owners (Pat & Des) are extremely humble, accommodating and have great staff to assist them. The guesthouse is always up to a great standard and being a person who travels a lot, I have been to many guesthouses but none compare to...

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Nesan for the great review. We do appreciate getting feedback to motivate us all to go the extra mile.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Awesome stay in clean upmarket guest house. Very comfortable accommodation Pat and Des are great hosts. They serve top notch breakfasts. Pat is very helpful with information about Port Alfred's restaurants and beaches etc Highly recommended

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our guest house. It was a pleasure having you all to stay with us and being able to share our lovely town with you.

Gaborone
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Thanks Pat. We enjoyed our stay at the guest house very much. The view is superb and the house is amazing. It felt like home away from home. We had to cut our stay short but will not hesitate to stay there again.

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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you it was lovely having you two to stay with us. Trust all went well for the rest of the trip.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

The pictures looks good on Trip Advisor. My wife and i were passing through to PE and we stopped by for the night. We called in and got a room. We were told it is a cash only establishment. No card facilities. Although i did pay cash, i wondered how such a place that seems to get good reviews manage...

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Durban
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here with the family on the 10th of Dec. Everything is clean and organised. Communal lounge with TV. Beautiful views of the marina from the rooms. Secure parking. Convenient location for access to restaurants.

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Thank you for your kind words and we are pleased you enjoy your stay with us. We hope to see you again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dockside Guest House is situated directly across the picturesque small boat harbour on the East Bank of beautiful Port Alfred, in the Eastern Cape - situated midway – exactly 150km between the cities of East London and Port Elizabeth.Dockside Guest House is managed by owners Des and Pat Riggien, and you will experience warm and friendly hospitality throughout your stay. We measure our success since we opened by the high return rate of our guests, time and time again. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dockside Guest House

Address: 1 Caxton Lane | East Bank, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: $74 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dockside Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Harbor room has the best view. All the rooms have nice views.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineS631, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beg for the main bedroom if you have to!”
 of 5 bubbles dine0p, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“trade off best harbour views have rooms closest to breakfast room which may be a noise factor”
 of 5 bubbles G5376YJjohnl, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room was clean and spacious”
 of 5 bubbles zolah2016, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Excellent view from front rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 237andersonp, 25 May 2016 | Read review
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