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Leiden, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I unfortunately only could spent one night at Forest Hall. James picked me up at the airport. The property is so beautiful and surrounded by a lovely garden. My room was superb and after a long day I fell fast a sleep in the very comfortable bed. Breakfast was a treat. I hope to visit Forest Hall again soon.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Ingrid It was great meeting you and very excited for you with your project you are undertaking . Wishing you much success with everything and look forward to seeing the end result. Pleased you enjoyed your fleeting visit at Forest Hall regards James More 

eMalahleni, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for a night as we are traveling to CPT and exploring the Garden Route. James warmly welcomed us on arrival. He upgraded us to a honeymoon suite at no additional cost. Wow wow wow!!! The room is excellent, clean crisp linen. The bathroom is amazing. In the morning we were served delicious breakfast. The staff are amazing and... More 

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks you so much Joshua for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade to the honeymoon suite , one of our very special luxury rooms . We trust you had a good trip to Cape Town and hope to be able to accommodate you back at Forest Hall someday soon . regards James and the team at Forest Hall More 

Mainz, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location close To the Airport. But very quit. Nice people around and a very safe neighbourhood. I went for jogging and felt safe. Excellent breakfast! Rooms are nice and the garden is beautiful. I would definetly go there again.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Alex So pleased you enjoyed staying with us at Forest Hall Good you even got out for a jog in the morning and saw our safe and tranquil residential garden suburb of Walmer Er hope to be able to accommodate you again on your next trip to SA regards James More 

Bushmansrivermouth
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely farm feeling. Staff very friendly and helpfull. Room was clean and cosy. Lots of space outside. Braai area next to pool is great. Enjoyed breakfast. Will deffinitly go there again. Next time for 2 nights not 1.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for posting your review. So pleased you enjoyed your time here and look forward to welcoming you back again sometime in the future. regards James More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The room was clean and had everything to make one feel at home. The location was close to all amenities in a quiet road. Nothing was too much for the hosts. Highly recommendable. Will stay there again.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review Harry It was great to be able to host you at Forest Hall and great to get your favourable feedback So much appreciated We hope to see you back here at Forest Hall someday soon regards James More 

Jhb
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Forest Hall is run with a sense of love and care at its core. Nothing is too much! The rooms are beautifully decorated, very plush and luxurious. The hospitality is top class! Breakfast (full English) is delicious!! Don't bother staying anywhere else because this is the best BnB in PE!

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks Bridget for your wonderful review .I am so pleased you enjoyed your time here with us We look forward to seeing you again soon regards James More 

Darmstadt, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Beautiful place with individual big and clean appartments. The Garden is very large and romantic with stone statues and a stone swimming pool. Breakfast was great and delicious. For a stay in PE best choice!

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review So pleased you enjoyed your time here regards James More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

we booked here to spend the night after landing later evening. proximity to airport is helpful, nice neighbourhood of villas. nicely decorated rooms (although might not be everyone's taste - but there is a lot of love to details). good breakfast, lovely garden. unfortunately, the rooms were quite cold and heating options were weak. James is extremely friendly and very... More 

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Ronni Thanks for your review . Pleased you enjoyed your stay at Forest Hall . You may have missed the electric blankets on all the beds and 2 heaters in each of your rooms with hot water bottles ,warm throws and additional blankets in chest of drawers provided .South Africa does not have central heating which is perhaps what... More 

Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We really enjoyed our stay.Great property including a nice garden and pool. Nice rooms, newly done bathromm. Great breakfast with fresh fruits and all you would like. The owner is very kind and helpful. We can totally recommend this guesthouse

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much Esther for your review. It was really great hosting you at Forest Hall and pleased you enjoyed your time here. regards James More 

East London, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Lovely place but needs to have the ability to get food of your choice. For the price, it would be assumed that there is more to the menu than 1 meal choice. Very beautiful place but the food issue will probably lead to me not going there again.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Wesley Thank you for your review and feedback especially regarding evening meals .You unfortunately had not prebooked any dinners during your stay as per your voucher issued by your travel agent .I was very willing to arrange something at the last minute when you arrived as we had discussed but you declined .We only offer a home cooked meal... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Forest Hall Guest House is an affordable 4 star luxury guest house,set in an award winning 1'5 acre park-like treed garden with a Romanesque swimming pool with pool deck with loungers/umbrellas in the centrally positioned lush garden suburb of Walmer,Port Elizabeth.Tennis court and trampoline and second swimming pool.Conveniently close to PE airport,golf courses,pristine beaches,shopping malls,fantastic restaurants and all tourist attractions.Come relax & enjoy this unique farm-like setting in the city with birdsong,peace and tranquility.Ideal B&B/self catering accommodation for business,families,groups and tourists.All home comforts.Free Wifi.Delicious English breakfasts.Just 45 minutes drive to malaria free Addo Elephant Park and other Big 5 Game Parks.Shuttle service on request ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Hall Guest House

Address: 84 River Road | Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: $83 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Forest Hall Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Outside rooms are private and ideal for work purposes. So many plugs for convenience for charging technology!”
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“Outside rooms are ideal for privacy.”
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“15 bedrooms have stayed in three of them and all of very good standard.”
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“The honeymoon suite is the best. ”
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“All rooms are beautifully furnished and appointed”
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