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Dockside Guest House
Ranked #6 of 27 Port Alfred B&B and Inns
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Well, this is a very special trip for me. We had the pleasure of using the main bedroom for around R350 a night with my now fiance. The room was huge and had so much space. This was perfect because this was a pleasure holiday. The host was very pleasant. Advised us on areas we can visit.

The view from the guest house is just amazing. You can hear the sound of the ocean before you fall asleep.

Room Tip: Beg for the main bedroom if you have to!
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  • Stayed: November 2015, travelled as a couple
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Thank Dineo P
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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thanks so much for letting us know that you enjoyed yourselves. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay in our guest house and in our lovely town. We hope to see you again.
Regards
Pat and Des

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Pictures don't lie, what you see on the net is what you'll get. Such a beautiful guesthouse with a view to die for. Thank you so much Pat and Des for your hospitality and amazing breakfast. Managed to explore Port Alfred quite a bit because of Pat ❤️❤️. It's really affordable and worth your money

Stayed: August 2016, travelled with friends
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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thank you. It was a pleasure having you to stay with us. We are so glad you enjoy our lovely town. We would love to see you again.

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Reviewed 28 July 2016

My friend and I stayed over for a few nights. The breakfast was over the top amazing. We spent a few hours in the lounge one night which is on the ground floor but since the property is on a steep slope, its quite elevated. The night lights over the Marina were beautiful. The boats in the Marina are beautiful to see during the day too. It was a haven after a busy conference and I'm definitely going to recommend it to my friends.

Stayed: July 2016
1  Thank Charlene C
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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Thank you. It was lovely having the two of you to stay in our beautiful town. We are so pleased we are able to share our lovely views with people. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

This guesthouse is very comfortable with spectacular views of the Port Alfred Harbour. It also has a spacious upstairs lounge and large table for working.
Positives: Good Breakfast, Comfortable bed, Flat screen TV, cable Channels, fridge, tea/coffee station. Nice veranda overlooking the Harbour. Ideal for sundowners.
Negatives: I would have to think hard to find one. I would say the only small negative is tat if you have a room near the breakfast room, it can wake you up in the morning. However these are the rooms with a better view, so a trade off.

Room Tip: trade off best harbour views have rooms closest to breakfast room which may be a noise factor
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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled on business
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1  Thank John L
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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Thank you. We appreciate the kind words and the very thoughtful review. Have noted your remarks about the noise. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived the hosts was welcoming and extremely friendly. Not only were they helpful, they were ready to go out of their way to accommodate us. Amazing views from and around the guest house are to be expected. Highly recommend

Stayed: July 2016, travelled as a couple
Thank zeekay56
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DocksidePortAlfred, Owner at Dockside Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Thank you. It was great having the 2 of you to spend some time with us and to introduce you to the many delights of our town. We hope to see you again.

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Additional Information about Dockside Guest House

Address: 1 Caxton Lane | East Bank, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Port Alfred
Price Range: HK$476 - HK$523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dockside Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dockside Guest House is situated directly across the picturesque small boat harbour on the East Bank of beautiful Port Alfred, in the Eastern Cape - situated midway – exactly 150km between the cities of East London and Port Elizabeth.Dockside Guest House is managed by owners Des and Pat Riggien, and you will experience warm and friendly hospitality throughout your stay. We measure our success since we opened by the high return rate of our guests, time and time again. ... more   less 
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