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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Fig Tree Cottage. Accommodation was spacious enough for four adults, tastefully appointed in keeping with the historical architecture of the cottage, affording privacy within the greater secure complex. Thank you to the Gordon's and Pen for their attention, personal touches as well as the interesting museum tour on the property. Would highly recommend and...

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Dear Sally We're so happy you enjoyed your stay at Fig Tree with your family over the New Year. We wish you an excellent start to 2017, and look forward to welcoming you back! Warm regards, The Gordons & Pen

Oldenburg, Germany
Reviewed 27 December 2016

My wife and I stayed in Sandymount Cottage for 4 nights in November 2016. The cottage is perfect for two people: It has a nice bed and living room, a very well equipped kitchen (including the little details you miss so often as a traveler like matches, salt & pepper, etc.), an equally well equipped bath room, and a nice...

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rhcottages, Public Relations Manager at Richmond House Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and we are so glad you had such a positive experience of Sandymount Cottage at Richmond House Cottages. We hope to see you again! Best wishes for the beginning of 2017! Kind regards, Jessica

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We had a wonderful week staying at the Ship Ahoy cottage. The accommodation had everything we could wish for and more. If your thinking of staying in Port Alfred then this is the place to stay. great hosts and the perfect place to unwind.

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Dear Peter We're so glad you enjoyed your time in Port Alfred unwinding at Ship Ahoy Cottage. Wishing you an excellent rest of the year and Happy New Year! Warm regards, Jessica

Cape Town
Reviewed 24 December 2015

As part of a month long trip around South Africa, we stopped at Richmond House Cottages in late October and stayed in Sandymount Cottage. From the initial welcome from staff to the thoughtfully well laid out and equipped cottage, it was evident that a great deal of care and consideration had gone into ensuring the comfort and pleasure of guests....

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rhcottages, Public Relations Manager at Richmond House Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Stephen Thank you for your review and feedback on your stay in Sandymount Cottage. It was great to meet you both, and glad you enjoyed your stopover and found it a relaxing and comfortable one. Also glad that Pen and I could help with any information on the town and that you enjoyed Port Alfred. Please do visit us...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Stayed in Fig Tree Cottage for the Schools Boat Race, think this place is an undiscovered gem, incredible piece of real estate with beautiful indigenous garden. Cottage remote,isolated and well furnished. Wi-fi disappointed, the one bathroom was only a minor inconvenience. Great hospitality from hosts, highly recommended, if you like peace and privacy.

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rhcottages, Public Relations Manager at Richmond House Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Mike Thank you for your review and feedback on your stay in Fig Tree Cottage. We're so glad you found it peaceful and comfortable and enjoyed the garden and furnishings! We're sorry to hear about the wifi - we try to always test it before guests arrive, but hope to hear from them if there are problems. We'll definitely...

Hogsback, South Africa
Reviewed 9 July 2015

A very comfortable cottage with great attention to detail. Very accommodating hosts. The garden with the Aloes is truly beautiful. The cottage has a huge covered verandah that was great in all weather. We would definitely stay again. Penn and Jessica were wonderful.

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rhcottages, Public Relations Manager at Richmond House Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Clair We're so glad you both had a comfortable stay and enjoyed the verandah and garden full of aloes at this time of year. We look forward to welcoming you back to Richmond House Cottages. All the very best for the rest of 2015! Warm wishes, Jessica

Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 19 May 2015

My family stayed at ship Ahoy cottage in month of May .Firstly we were given a warm welcome and due to our late arrival a complimentary soup was made for us . The Kitchean is very well kept and tidy and fully equipped with all utensils . Any food enthusiast would appreciate pen,s and Jessica's effort to have a Kitchean...

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Dear Sandip Thank you for your kind words and we're so glad you were made to feel so 'at home' here. Look forward to welcoming you back to Port Alfred soon! Warm wishes Richmond House Cottages

Augsburg, Germany
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Great stay in a peaceful garden, romantic well equipped cottage with very friendly hosts. We felt very at home. Privacy in a wonderful setting. Richmond House is extrordinary, thank you so much for staying!

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Dear Margit We're so glad you both felt welcomed and had a peaceful, relaxing and comfortable stay at Sandymount Cottage. We're also glad you could take advantage of our concert on the property too. Best wishes for the rest of 2015! Pen & the Gordons Richmond House Cottages

Middelburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We stayed in the well equiped and comfortable Fig Tree Cottage, set in the glorious indigenous garden. The fire flies were a revelation to our children. If you want tranquility during the hectic December holidays, this is the place to go. The cottages are situated a short distance from all amenties.

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Thank you so much for your review of Fig Tree Cottage. We're very happy to read that your December stay was relaxing and tranquil in the midst of the peak season festivities. We hope to welcome you back and wish you all the best for 2015. Warm regards, Richmond House Cottages

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Fig Tree Cottage is a stunning haven of peace and quiet set in glorious nature - while also only a few minutes walk from Kiddie's Beach and a quick drive away from Kelly Beach. The Links Coastal Inn is also within walking distance for those too busy resting to consider being in the kitchen! The cottage is immaculately and tastefully...

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Dear Deborah Thank you so much for reviewing us! We're so glad you and your family had such a relaxing and comfortable stay at Fig Tree Cottage, which from your review seemed like a home away from home whilst you were in Port Alfred. Wishing you the very best for 2015 and we hope to welcome you back here! Warm...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Free Wifi hotspot available on site. Two garden cottages (2-4 persons: 1 twin, 1 double bedroom) each with full bathroom, plus outdoor shower under stars. Kitchens generously equipped; TV; serviced (laundry incl); private and comfortable homes-from-home. Breakfast optional. Third cottage (bedsitter): kingsize bed, kitchenette, shower, verandah. Magnificent 170 year-old historic viewsite with abundant birdlife and natural vegetation in charming riverside and coastal town. Equidistant from PE & EL airports on SA's E Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Richmond House Cottages

Address: 19 Wesley Hill Street, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: $104 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Richmond House Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Sandymount sleeps 2 very comfortably and the outdoor verandah is wonderful in all weather.”
 of 5 bubbles 854claird, 9 Jul 2015 | Read review
“This is a self catering property , and according to this it is a friendly place for new couples and family stay .”
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“Sandymount is a romantic cottage”
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“Fig Tree Cottage was perfect for our family of four and very private”
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“Sandymount Cottage has a great location, perfect for a couple.”
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