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Portofino Guest House

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Durban
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Stunning views over Prince Alfred with awesome sunrise and sunsets. The gardens are neat and the place has a greek/tropical feel. The rooms comfortable with clean linen and good mattress for a good nights sleep. The kitchen implements best for toast or cereal breakfasts. I am not sure if I would want to be there in peak season with all...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The place is beautiful and clean. The view is breathtaking. The staff is very friendly and accomodating. More especially the lady who works at the reception, she was very friendly even took pictures for us and was very patient. We are definitely coming back😁.

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Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The rooms in the guest house are badly in need of maintenance. The rooms are musty and smell of damp. We could not sit in the lounge as no air conditioner is in there and no windows. The cold water tap would only open a half turn and hence there was hardly any pressure. The basin is so small that...

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Thank Brian_PVGE
Port Alfred
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Easily accessible. Situated 3 km from town. I really enjoy my stay except that it was too hot and the airconditioner is situated the main bedroom. During the night I could not sleep due to a noise that sounded like an airconditioner or a fan.

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Thank sindileb2016
Port Alfred
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I have stayed over before once with a family and remember the rooms being a lot nicer. Duvet and towels must be clean. Room must be clean. Aircon must work. I'm not fussy but disappointed as paid a bit.

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Thank cindyd27
Port Alfred
Reviewed 27 December 2015

room very small not what it seemed to be on the internet.dampness inbathroom caused bad smell.no view as advertised.friendly receptionist very helpfull but room not value for money.wont recommend friends and family.

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Thank 771mariechenv
East London
Reviewed 26 November 2015

The hotel is located in nice view, their accommodation is very specious and neat. The staff is also friendly. We really had a great time with my friends. Will be taking my family to the hotel soon. 😁

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Thank cynthiam498
East London, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We checked in on the 22nd May and departed on the 24th may 2015, and I must we had such a wonderful time as a family. Everything was above board, the linen in the rooms, the cleanliness in the rooms, the breakfast and the hospitality of the manageress, Karen and her staff. We enjoyed our stay and we would recommend...

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Thank Ndawob
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This was a last-minute booking, so Portofino Guesthouse was not our first choice of stay. That said, we were quite pleasantly surprised, although I would probably choose a different guest house the next time we visit Port Alfred. There are a number of reasons for this: not all the rooms have nice views, whereas other places around PA will always...

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Ladysmith, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2015

very kind friendly staff, quiet room with large kitchenette, table and chairs, nice size room, great view, great value, 2 pools, beautiful landscape, safe parking, comfortable room, nice tv, far from beach, need a car to get to guest house.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portofino Guest House is positioned overlooking the Royal Alfred Marina and the bustling small boat harbour. With breathtaking ocean views from our deck you can sit back and relax in the warm atmosphere of this comfortable guest house. You may enjoy Port Alfred's sunny weather from our outdoor pool set in tranquil gardens. The guest house has ample safe and secure parking on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portofino Guest House

Address: Portofino Guest House | 27 FERNDALE ROAD, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: ₹ 3,216 - ₹ 3,988 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Portofino Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Portofino Guest House Port Alfred, Eastern Cape
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“Room 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 have the best view of the Marina Glen money can buy”
Ndawob, 24 May 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 7, 6 and 8 do not have a view in any sense (we stayed in room 6). If you want a view, book early!”
Powderbucket, 22 Apr 2015 | Read review
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