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Premier Hotel Regent

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22 Esplanade Street Quigney, East London 5201 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
Premier Hotel Regent has spectacular ocean views and is located in South Africa's only river port city, East London. East London, also known as Buffalo City, lies at the heart of the Inyathi Buffalo route. More Although it is one of South Africa's smaller cities, East London is filled with historical depth, a variety of cultures, beautiful people and sandy beaches. It is adjacent to one of these spectacular beaches that Premier Hotel Regent is poised. With magical views of the Indian Ocean, this pristine hotel is a mere 15 minute drive to East London's airport and in close proximity to the CBD and various shopping centres. The Premier Hotel Regent, a beachfront hotel in the river port city of East London, provides comfortable and luxurious accommodation for touring groups, business executives, and families alike. It is centrally located within five minutes' drive from major shopping, entertainment, and sports facilities and only 18 minutes from the airport.The Premier Hotel Regent offers excellent business and conference facilities where up to 800 delegates can be accommodated. It is the largest hotel conference venue in the Eastern Cape and ideal for both large and small functions including weddings, summits, and product launches. All the conference rooms are fitted with video and audio-visual equipment to ensure professional presentations. The Premier Hotel Regent takes care of all your accommodation needs with 175 luxury rooms ranging from deluxe suites with jacuzzi's, family suites, and double rooms with their own balconies for panoramic views, to stylish studios which are ideal for touring groups. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$69 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Regent East London
East London Regent
South Africa > Eastern Cape > East London
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

My room had no aircon and the water was luke warm. Since it was a cold night I would have like a hot bath. There was a fucntion at the hotel and the parking bay was full. They did not cater for their guest. I...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We went to the buffet Sunday lunch with friends and we were very disappointed the only thing that was worthwhile was the fish dishes and the dessert dishes. The roast meat was raw, not rare raw, the gammon which I am very fond of was...More

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Upon arrival at, the reception staff were unfriendly only because we didn't speak the local language, xhosa. The rooms look nice but housekeeping does substandard work. I didn't have toilet paper on day 1 when I checked in Sunday, Monday I had wait for floor...More

Thank Lerato M
Response from Francois v, General Manager at Premier Hotel RegentResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Valued Guest Lerato I can truly say that this is not a pleasant read at all. Please accept my sincere apologies for the way you were treated by our staff in the various departements that you made use of. I can assure you that...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018

We arrived in East London late and were on the side of town without many hotels. Our GPS showed that there were many hotels located in the area of the Premier Hotel so we headed that way. The hotel is up on a bluff overlooking...More

Thank aekrfk
Response from Francois v, General Manager at Premier Hotel RegentResponded 7 June 2018

Dear aekrfk thank you for this pleasant review. Be sure that I will share your wonderful experience with the entire team. Safe travels Francois van Zyl

Reviewed 12 April 2018

The room was nice and big with a partial view of the sea but overpriced for what you get. The hotel looks aged and it needs renovating. The aircon wasn't working and needs a fridge to keep your stuff cool on the hot days. The...More

Thank 1saintgp
Response from Francois v, General Manager at Premier Hotel RegentResponded 7 June 2018

Dear 1saintgp Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback regarding your stay, it is very much appreciated. We are currently undergoing a refurblishment and still have some small items to attend to. Airconditioning and refrigeration is on the list as well....More

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Patience D
6 March 2017|
Response from antman57 | Reviewed this property |
The beach is across the street (4 lanes) from the hotel so about 1 minute away. It appeared to be a safe beach during the day.
Room Tips
"Higher floors for view of ocean"
1 Jun 2018
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"Sea facing rooms are scenic, but noisy"
31 Oct 2017
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"Rooms with windows/sliding door towards the sea have amazing views and the warm sun coming through. 3rd and..."
5 Jun 2017
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"High floors are recommended if you want a good sea view & less traffic noise."
27 Nov 2016
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