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Southern Sun Hemingways

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were privileged to stay in this hotel one night due to an emergency illness and the kindness of a gentleman who paid for our room. We were blessed beyond words at his generosity and the wonderful staff who cared for us as family. The rooms are beautiful and the beds like home! The staff gave of...

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Thank ljca2017
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Dear Mr & Mrs Anderson, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am very happy to hear that our staff made your stay as comfortable as possible . This is one of the things that we try to maintain in our hotel. We wish you and your husband all the best and hope seeing your return to the hotel in...

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anytime I wouldn't mind staying there , very hospitable. I enjoyed the meet and greet Wednesday too , the aftercare of my room service as well as the wifi . The managers personal call was a cherry on top and processing of my rewards to cover the difference was excellent value for money.

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Thank Maria S
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Dear Traveler, Thank you for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm sure that our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Werner van Niekerk Rooms Division Manager Southern Sun Hemingways

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hemmingways not only offers convenience in terms of being centrally located and shopping. The staff there is amazing. I was treated like royalty from checking in , dinner, breakfast. The food is fresh anf of the best quality. I loved having a variety to choose from. I would recommend this hotel to any of my friends and family travelling for...

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Thank 890Mondes
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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review. We truly appreciate your business and your trust in us. I am very happy to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Werner van Niekerk Rooms Division Manager Southern Sun Hemingways

Lady Frere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My check at the hotel in was efficient. Staff were friendly and helpful. My room was clean. The food was mouth-watering and delicious. I received value for my money. The hotel is close to the mall and amenities

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your most recent stay with us and your positive review. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Werner van Niekerk Rooms Division Manager Southern Sun Hemingways

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well looked after, excellent service and the most polite and courteous staff. A staff farewell lunch held and it was a roaring success do to the above. It is never wise to point out one particular person when all are good but Theodora was excellent and made our party really top.

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Thank 399irisv
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Dear valued guest, Thank you for your most recent stay with us and the positive review. We will let Theodora and the rest of the team know that they exceeded your expectations for your event. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Werner van Niekerk Rooms Division Manager Southern Sun Hemingways

Groblersdal, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being part of the Broader Tsogo Sun Family. Gravitas is a non negotiable entity.Our check in was seamless.Adjacent to the Gambling Resort and Shopping Mall, this institution offers all that a traveler would need.Olympic size pool for those with Ryk Neethling' prowess is next to the dining area.The fitness gurus are also not left behind as the hotel boasts a...

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Dear NoahRasy Thank you for your wonderful review. We truly appreciate your business and your trust in us. I'm glad that you found our facilities to your liking as well the recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Werner van Niekerk Rooms Division Manager Southern Sun Hemingways

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful but brief stay! Clean, professional staff and quiet. Enjoyed it thoroughly. Welcomed the silence and comfy room, bed and bathroom. Great breakfast and hotel staff. Parking sufficient and security good.

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Dear Valued Guest, I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon. Kind regards, Werner van Niekerk Rooms Division Manager Southern Sun Hemingways

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was pleasant, relaxing and welcoming. However, The family room was a bit small and cramped. But the overall stay was great. The food was enjoyable and the service was warm and friendly. My family throughly enjoyed the gym and swimming pool facilities.

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Thank deerang
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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your positive comments. I am glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed staying with us. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to the hotel soon! Kind regards, Werner van Niekerk Rooms Division Manager Southern Sun Hemingways

south africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel on route to Natal ,offers a very pleasant stay.good value for the rate ,excellent buffet breakfast comfortable beds ,clean ,efficient and friendly staff,and easy parking with security.really cannot recommend this hotel highly enough.travelling in South Africa recently I have found b/b overpricing their rooms to hotel levels ,and certainly in this case I would rather enjoy upmarket standards.

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for rating our hotel and for recommending to other travelers. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Werner van Niekerk Rooms Division Manager Southern Sun Hemingways

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always enjoy my stay at Hemingways Hotel. It is one of my favorite best hotels. A home away from home . Their service from check-in to checkout including service at the restaurant and inside the rooms is excellent. The staff is outstanding and always go out of their way to assist with a smile. Its one of the best...

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for making our hotel your second home. Your continued support of our hotel is sincerely appreciated. Our team was happy to hear that you continue enjoying your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Werner van Niekerk Rooms Division Manager Southern Sun Hemingways

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
East London is one of South Africa’s best kept secrets with a multitude of attractions but still maintaining that small town feel. The Hemingways Hotel is situated adjacent to the Hemingways Casino and Hemingways mall. It affords easy access to all the major highways, national roads and the airport. Inspired by Ernest Hemingway, this sub-tropical styled hotel offers a unique island lifestyle break, right in the heart of South Africa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun Hemingways

Address: Cnr Western Avenue and Two Rivers Drive | Vincent, East London 5200, South Africa (Formerly Hemingways Hotel - East London)
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > East London
Price Range: $210 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Hemingways 4*
Number of rooms: 108
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Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in East London
#2 Luxury Hotel in East London
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