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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 9 February 2016

What a glorious few days in this gem of a resort! We were greeted by warm, welcoming staff who personally took us down to our beach facing room. The fresh white linen, a comfortable king sized bed and a door that opens onto the beach impressed from the start. Our first sunset was spent sipping ice cold wine while relaxing...

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colinwd, Owner at Mpekweni Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear lynnchild2015 Thank you for sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased that you had a great time and I will be sure to forward your compliments on to all those who made your stay a memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you back to Mpekweni soon. Kind Regards Colin

Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Where do I start? Location has to be seen to be believed- stunning beach, immaculate garden/pool/lounger area. Beautiful hotel/beach chalets ....and we only came for lunch! Carvery it said - well it's not like any carvery I've ever had in the UK or Ireland- 3 courses of the widest range of fresh food you will ever see & the quality...

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colinwd, Owner at Mpekweni Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear X11SWT Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I'm unashamedly flattered and I will be sure to pass on the compliments to all my staff. Hope to meet you in the foreseeable future. Kind Regards Colin

Port Alfred, South Africa
Reviewed 4 February 2016

On the 1st evening of my arrival at this resort, I made a request to Chef Viwe to prepare me meals that accommodate my particular diet. He obliged with aplomb! on my last evening, he outdid himself when he prepared me the most well presented and scrumptious meal I've ever had at this resort. I take my hat off to...

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colinwd, Owner at Mpekweni Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sizwe M It is encouraging to hear of Viwe's service, particularly so as he started out in the scullery. I will be sure to pass on your compliments on to him. Kind Regards Colin

UK
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Everything about this picturesque resort runs like clockwork ... the service from Reception desk through the dinning hall spills over to your manicured gardens and pristine pool and continues all he way to maintenance... its just slick and everyone wears a genuine smile. The evening entertainment lifted my spirits as we sat in the dining room eating our delicious dinner...

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colinwd, Owner at Mpekweni Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Debbie J Thanks for sharing your experience with fellow TripAdvisors. We're equally pleased that you had a pleasant experience at the Resort. We look forward to welcoming you back in the foreseeable future. Kind regards Colin

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Given the value of the Rand against all other currencies, one is certainly tempted to stay home instead of going abroad. Mpekweni Beach Resort is certainly one's answer to Mauritius. 40 kilometres from Port Alfred, this resort is easily accessible by road from either East London or Port Elizabeth. Upon arrival one is instantly impressed by the ambience of the...

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colinwd, Owner at Mpekweni Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ismail J Thanks for sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We're equally pleased that you and your family had a fantastic time. We look forward to welcoming you back to Mpekweni in the foreseeable future. Kind regards Colin

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We spent 10 days at the wonderful Mpekweni Beach Resort - we had an amazing time. Mpekweni is a great place for families with kids, the resort has everything you need. The staff made the stay very special - loved the Christmas carols.... We will be back for sure!!!!

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colinwd, Owner at Mpekweni Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Craigmed Thank you for sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We're pleased that you and your family had a great time at Mpekweni and we look forward to welcoming you back in the foreseeable future. Kind Regards Colin

Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Was there for 10 days. Beautiful, unspoiled expansive beaches, great lagoon and pool area. Photos don't do the place justice. Lots to do - something for everyone. Luxury Suite room was great and food was good too! Service to a high standard and very friendly, accommodating staff. Will definitely be back.

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colinwd, Owner at Mpekweni Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Darren L Thanks for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are equally pleased to hear that you had a fantastic holiday and we look forward to welcoming you and your family back in the foreseeable future. Kind regards Colin

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Great location. Great food. Friendly and smiling staff and student staff. Plenty to do. Definitely worth a visit. Boat trip was so relaxing. Walks around and on the dunes were fantastic. Walks on the beach seemingly unending. Deserts to die for.... every night. Great value for money.

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colinwd, Owner at Mpekweni Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear N W Thanks so much for the review. We appreciate your support and we wish you and your family a wonderful 2016. Regards Colin

Bela Bela
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

This is a true coastal diamond that fully caters for the needs of all members of the family. From reception through to the staff as well as the volunteers that assist with the kids activities this is definitley recommended. We came here last year and am back to the same quality experience.

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Dear Theo D Thanks for sharing your experience with fellow TripAdvisor users. We are pleased that we have made your holiday a very pleasant experience. Kind Regards Colin

Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Most beautiful open beach. You can walk for miles and miles......stunning. And lie in the sun. Seaview rooms good, small but who wants more with that open beaches😄meals surprisingly good, above average for a buffet. River also beautiful, pool has a view on the sea..... Amazing. Weather was wonderful, cool but not cold

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Dear Benvisagie Thank you for taking the time out and sharing your experience at Mpekweni with fellow Tripadvisor followers. We look forward to welcoming you back in the forseeable future. regards Colin

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whatever your budget and preferences, Mpekweni has a room type to suit your needs. Choose from our range of inter-leading shower rooms and family deck rooms with pool views, to lagoon-facing rooms and beachfront twin rooms. Mpekweni Beach Resort is the ideal getaway destination to reconnect with family. All bedrooms are non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mpekweni Beach Resort

Address: R72 Coastal Road, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Hotel Class:3 star — Mpekweni Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 179
Also Known As:
Mpekweni Beach Hotel East London
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“Go out of season, beach-view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles rozp283, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea facing rooms are awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles 738vanig, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“any of the front rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles SandraD792, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The best views are got from hotel rooms facing the Indian Ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethlS146TE, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“choose the "4" set of rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles jannharoldbader, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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