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Kowie River Guest House

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North West England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here over Christmas last year and was all we wanted, in a nice peaceful spot right on the banks of the Kowie. Very spacious and well appointed room with large balcony with large dining table and built in gas braai which was perfect for an al fresco Christmas day lunch. Ditte and Dale couldn't be more helpful and friendly....

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Forfar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kowie River guest house is possibly one of the most beautiful places I have ever stayed.The situation overlooking the swimming pool across lawns to the river was stunning .The bedrooms are shades of cream,restful,tasteful and leading onto a terrace with built in gas BBQ .Ditta ,the owner could not have been more helpful giving suggestions for places to eat plus...

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Duesseldorf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That is how a Guest House should be. You are welcome as a guest and not just a customer. Everything is done to make you feel perfect. Wonderful house in a perfect location at the river and with the provided binoculars you can spot Game like giraffe or boks in the distance. The rooms are very comfortable with a big...

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Goldfish027, Owner at Kowie River Guest House, responded to this review

What a lovely review from LairdofGlencairn!!!!!!! Thank you. Lovely having you stay at the Guest House. Kind regards From All @ KRGH

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fell in love with this Guest House and will definitely be back. Loved everything about it from the beautiful decor to the outstanding breakfast. Dale, the young man who ran the Guest House, cooked the most wonderful breakfast (including freshly baked bagels, muffins and french pastries). Had the best tea and coffee of our whole trip. Everything was of the...

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Goldfish027, Owner at Kowie River Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you EDWARD B for the lovely , detailed review you have given our Guest House. We always look forward to welcoming Guests on their return visit. Kind regards From All @ KRGH

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The accommodation is clean, comfortable and with the added advantage of facilities for self catering if you wish. The breakfasts were excellent and if possible served on the terrace. The owners try to leave nothing to be desired. We'll come again!!

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Thank you Harald S for taking the time to review our Guest House. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards From All @ KRGH

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Second time we went to this B&B. Last year we came across it by coincidence, this time we booked it straight. Very nice rooms, a wonderful little pool inviting you to have a refreshing dive before enjoying a sun-downer-drink on your balcony, just magnificent. Very lovely people running this place. We will return for sure.

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We look forward to your return visit!!!!! Thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate it. Kind regards From All @ KRGH

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay at Kowie River Guest House. It is beautifully decorated and situated right beside the river. The views are lovely and you feel that you are in the country but at the same time, you can walk to town. Ditte the owner is a very charming woman and was extremely helpful choosing and booking restaurants and giving...

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was lovely having you stay with us and trust you enjoyed the rest of your visit in SA. Kind regards All @ KRGH

Bethlehem, South Africa
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Excellent - food, room and setting. Perfect combination of bed and breakfast and self-catering. Fine attention to detail. Very nice swimmingpool. Enough to see and do in the Kowie. Will surely visit again.

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Lovely having you stay at our Guest House. Thank you for the lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back to our Guest House. Kind regards From All @ KRGH

Norwich
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Excellent B and B. Wonderful rooms, with balconies overlooking the river. A really fantastic breakfast. Lovely situation on the river. Dale could not have been more helpful. A thoroughly enjoyable stay. We even tried fishing in the river Kowie. A very pretty garden with a lovely pool.

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Thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate it. Kind regards From All @ KRGH

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This guest house is situated in a lovely location overlooking the Kowie River and is close to the centre of Port Alfred. The accommodation is clean and comfortable with the added advantage of facilities for self catering if you wish. The breakfasts were excellent and the owners most welcoming.

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Thank you for taking the time to give our Guest House such a lovely review. It was lovely having you stay with us. Kind regards KRGH

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Kowie River Guest House

Address: 10 Colegate Road, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: $137 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The three bedrooms facing the river. The fourth bedroom is a family room at the other side of the Guest House.”
P9945INedwardb, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“It offers a self catering option which is not ideal in bad weather. The cooking facilities are outside.”
305janinek, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1, excellent for views over river and sun downers”
johnmB6115BP, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Book the river front rooms.”
SimonWB, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms that open out onto and overlook the river are simply breathtaking”
Trish312595, 3 May 2016 | Read review
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