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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We greatly enjoyed our stay at The Lookout. The accommodations, the gardens, and view of the marina and ocean were beautiful. The owner, Louise, was very helpful and kind. We will most certainly be back!

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Alancor, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your comments are appreciated and gives encouragement to our staff as well. Hope you enjoy your time in Port Elizabeth. Regards Alan and Louise. More 

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The high standard and friendly service as on our previous visit a few years ago has been maintained. Comfortable accommodation, very good breakfast. This is not easily matched. The wonderful view all the way to the sea is a bonus.

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Hilton, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An extremely charming and gracious hostess welcomed us to a particularly airy, well appointed self catering unit with all the bells and whistles. Comfortable beds made sure we had a good nights sleep. The breakfast at our own dinning-room table in our 'apartment' was imaginative and simply superb! Highly recommended to anyone wanting an above average, in fact, above superior... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is nothing short of a gem in Port Alfred. The views are amazing , the breakfast is scrumptious , Louise is an excellent host and the rooms are beautiful. We would definitely book this place again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second time we stayed at the Lookout in past three months and it really the only place to stay in Port Alfred. The location is superb, set up above the marina with wonderful 180* views out to sea. We stayed in Apartments 2 & 3 s/c units and they all have the same great attention to detail.... More 

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Durban
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was perfect. We had arrived on a bit of a gloomy weekend but there was no reason to even leave our room everything was absolutely fantastic. From the view to breakfast. Everyone was very friendly. Apartments are spacious and has everything you could want for a quiet weekend away or even longer stay to explore the area.

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George, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lookout Guest House is a lovely place to stay overnight. The bedroom part of the accommodation had a huge double bed with a bathroom en suit. The lounge area was very comfortably furnished with a large setee and armchairs and a TV. There was a kitchen area as we entered the room. It had everything a kitchen should have, including... More 

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Alancor, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this review

Pam and Paddy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and such a good one too for us. It encourages our team when the reponse is positive. Look forward to welcome you again one day. Alan and Louise More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Wonderful location, stunning view, beautiful accommodation, delicious breakfast. Owner so helpful and accommodating, highly recommend this guesthouse for value for money. Thank you Louise for a special stay, we will be back!

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What a lovely group! We enjoyed having you and would love to welcome you again one day. Thank you for taking the time to send a review - much appreciated. More 

Port Elizabeth
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Wonderful accommodation with all the amenities I needed as I prefer self catering facilities. The view was magnificent and the area extremely peaceful. It was also near everything Just a pity it was only for one night.

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Helena, We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and would like to welcome you again. Thank you for the positive review - much appreciated! Regards, Alan and Louise.. More 

Grahamstown, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The lookout guest house is not only beautiful, it is also conveniently located. The hosts were amazing and completely understanding which made our stay even more worth while. They provide BBQ facilities and adequate space to relax and enjoy the view of the city. Would definitely recommend.

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Chizi you and your friends were a pleasure to have as guests at The Lookout. Thank you for reviewing us in such a positive way - perhaps we will see you again when you need a break! More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the picturesque seaside village of Port Alfred, The Lookout Guest House commands panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, the Kowie River, the Royal Alfred Marina and the colourful small boat harbour. The three elegantly furnished units are extremely well appointed and have their own separate entrances. Offering 4 star luxury accommodation at very affordable rates The Lookout is THE place to stay in Port Alfred. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lookout Guest House

Address: 24 Park Road | PO BOX 2809, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: ₹ 3,955 - ₹ 4,841 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lookout Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms are excellent.”
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