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Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Self Catering Room which consists of a large ensuite bedroom with a king size and single bed attached to a large covered in veranda providing a kitchenette, dining table and seating area. Yes it was dated and basic (even shabby in places) but we found it very clean, everything worked, the bed was comfortable and their night... More 

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Thank Whiss20
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The views were great, but the rooms have seen better days. Breakfast was only available at a nearby b&b a good walk away. Towels & soap provided as is tea & coffee in the room. Security guard kept shining his torch into the room during the night

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South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

we stayed at this location for the 3rd and final time.it is quite convenient for fishing and that is all. the rooms are filthy the bedding is dirty, dogs running all around,broken shower doors, absolutely no cutlery and when i complained to the owner she said ppl generally brought their own.what a joke 5 of us paid R5500 FOR 4... More 

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Thank ShandySINGH
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Five star view and friendly staff but in great need of TLC. We stay for one night, Thuli meet us on arrival. She was very helpful and advised us to have dinner at Steeves Pub. We ate the burgers, there were great!

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Thank Khudo12
George, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This was our second visit to the Glass House Guest House and we were not disappointed. Once again, the great hospitality, the beautiful view, the fact that it is close to a restaurant and shops as well as good value, reminded us of why we chose to visit there again. Keep up the good work Karen and Derek

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Thank Derekflanigan
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We relied on the internet to find a place with cheaper rates. It was difficult to find this place because there are no Street numbers/addresses. It is very awkward to get into the place especially when it dark BUT the hospitality we got was a blessing, the room with a balcony facing the sea was a cherry on top.

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Thank chuman2016
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Went to the guest house for an overnight stay. I was disappointed as my bedding was pretty old and washed out with stains. on arrival the reception was unwelcoming as we were asked what we wanted and I had to tell Karen that we were here to check in. The rude reception just ruined my stay in that guesthouse. I... More 

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Thank Nomvula N
East London, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

My husband and I were so excited until we got there. The website of the guest lodge is very misleading. When we arrived and got settled in, we noticed that the furniture was disgustingly filthy and there was a blood stain on the bed sheet. I mean for the price we paid, we would expect something decent. There was no... More 

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Potchefstroom, North-West, South Africa
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2014

My wife and I traveled from the South Coast through the Transkei to get to Port St. Johns. The drive through the Transkei in itself was a challenge and we were looking forward to get to the guest house. Port St Johns was absolutely run down and not a wonderful sight to behold and neither was the wooden log cabin... More 

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Thank Hendre_Swart
East Anglia
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Run down, overpriced, not especially friendly - the mastersuite was complete rubbish. Furniture falling apart and old, stained furniture. Actually fits in well with Port St Johns, which is run down and one big taxi rank. Noisy from the kitchen literally next door. Avoid at all costs

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Address: Golf Course Road, Port St Johns, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
Number of rooms: 3
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“The two cabins also had a great view from open verandas but other rooms' views may be blocked by vegetation.”
 of 5 bubbles Whiss20, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are filthy”
 of 5 bubbles ShandySINGH, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the main suite is great! it has a full veranda with kitchen and dining area / Lounge”
  • Beautiful view from our suite
  • view of the sunrise from the veranda of our room
 of 5 bubbles Derekflanigan, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room was the first on the steps, with a balcony facing the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles chuman2016, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Do not book accommodation in this part of Port St Johns or at this place (The Glass House Guest House).”
 of 5 bubbles Rinx08, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
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