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Durban, South Africa
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Forest Hall Guesthouse is by far the very best accommodation that I have had in a long time. The rooms are all beautifully appointed, the ambience peaceful and the service the very best. It tops any 5 star hotel anywhere in the world. I have recommended it to colleagues and friends and look forward to when business takes me to... More 

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderfully complimentary review of Forest Hall. I am so pleased you were happy here and look forward to hosting you back again someday soon . regards James More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is my second stay, and I will stay here whenever I travel to PE. The service is friendly and the hosts are very accommodating. The room is well furnished and comfortable. The breakfasts are excellent, and keep you going all day!

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review Great to welcome you back at Forest Hall Hope to see you here again soon .regards James More 

Cape Town
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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

In a quiet suburb but relatively close to the airport, this B&B is much more than a typical B&B-- spacious grounds, great attention to detail and the kind of hosts that could give lessons in how to run a B&B. Well done.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive review. Pleased you enjoyed your stay at Forest Hall and were looked after by our staff .We hope to see you back here again someday More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2016

A really lovely stay for 4 days in the heart of the gracious lush leafy suburb of Walmer.e loved the spacious open estate with lovely lawns and majestic trees,beautifully maintained garden , sparkling pool and tennis court.The accommodation was really excellent: we were in the newly refurbished part of the adjoining house which really was world class.The breakfasts were great... More 

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

I Peter Thank you so much for your marvellous review .So pleased you enjoyed your 4 days at Forest Hall and hope you felt relaxed and rested after the break. Sorry to have missed you but hope you will return to Forest Hall again someday in the future . regards James More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

So carefully and meticulously are the rooms prepared for guests. They really do try to make this a home away from home experience. I would give them five out of five had it not been for the disappointing breakfast service which felt managed as a school diner.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Forest Hall .I am pleased you enjoyed the accommodation on offer and I am surprised about your review on our breakfast service . I shall look into this as usually our breakfast reviews are good .Thank you for your feedback regards James More 

Arusha, Tanzania
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I frequently stay at Forest Hall and am impressed that they manage to maintain their standard of excellence: the property and the rooms are spotless, every need is catered for, the host is friendly yet professional, the breakfasts are excellent. I will be back!

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jane Thanks so much for taking the time to write you review. It was great to host you back at Forest Hall again. So pleased you enjoy your stays here and look forward to seeing you back someday soon.regards James More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 6 June 2016

What a great experience... the guesthouse is situated in a large, glorious garden setting with lovely trees. We arrived earlier than expected and our host James immediately made us comfortable. We'd booked regular rooms and he in fact upgraded us to luxury rooms so that we could settle in. (Thank you James). The rooms are large with every amenity you... More 

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderfully encouraging review .I am so pleased you enjoyed your time at Forest Hall .I am pleased you enjoyed the added little extras we place in the rooms for our guests to enjoy. We look forward to welcoming you back to Forest Hall someday soon. regards James More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

This was a superb guesthouse with everything we could possibly have wanted. Walmer is a lovely suburb filled with graceful old houses. Forest Hall is set in a large established garden with swimming pools and a tennis court. The room was spacious and well equipped with a fridge and microwave and very good tea and coffee facilities.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review .So pleased you enjoyed your stay at Forest Hall . Hope to be able to accommodate you again sometime .Regards James More 

Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

I keep returning to Forest Hall because it is simply a cut above the rest. True four-star accommodation in a beautiful and spacious garden setting in a quiet location, a great breakfast and friendly and helpful owner and staff. Thanks again for a good stay!

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your ongoing loyal support at Forest Hall .It is always such a pleasure accommodating you on your trips here and pleased you keep coming back .We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Port Elizabeth More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Well located, excellent facilities and friendly staff. The rooms we stayed in were spacious and well appointed. The kitchen was an added benefit. We enjoyed the tennis court, pool, trampoline and gardens.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Pleased you enjoyed your stay at Forest Hall and all the facilities on offer . Trust the mountain biking went well in Switzerland .We hope to see you back at Forest Hall again for another event in Port Elizabeth sometime soon regards James More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Forest Hall Guest House is an affordable 4 star luxury guest house,set in an award winning 1'5 acre park-like treed garden with a Romanesque swimming pool with pool deck with loungers/umbrellas in the centrally positioned lush garden suburb of Walmer,Port Elizabeth.Tennis court and trampoline and second swimming pool.Conveniently close to PE airport,golf courses,pristine beaches,shopping malls,fantastic restaurants and all tourist attractions.Come relax & enjoy this unique farm-like setting in the city with birdsong,peace and tranquility.Ideal B&B/self catering accommodation for business,families,groups and tourists.All home comforts.Free Wifi.Delicious English breakfasts.Just 45 minutes drive to malaria free Addo Elephant Park and other Big 5 Game Parks.Shuttle service on request ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Hall Guest House

Address: 84 River Road | Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: ₹ 3,976 - ₹ 6,238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Forest Hall Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Outside rooms are private and ideal for work purposes. So many plugs for convenience for charging technology!”
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