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Kowie River Guest House

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

At the end of a month travelling round the Eastern Cale, Kowie River Guest house provided a fantastic location, very well serviced room and Dale who was extremely helpful and the person behind the excellent breakfast.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The best part of our stay was the kindness of the Guest House host, Dale. He was thoughtful and attentive. After a busy work week, we appreciated arriving in Port Alfred and having the ability to just relax.

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Pretoria
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a special place, facing west over the river upstream from town, with a wonderful outlook and sunset views. The lodge is excellently set up, the rooms with deep patios are great and Dale is a truly professional and friendly host. I highly recommend it.

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A warm welcome, a superb room with everything - including private braii facilities, an amazing breakfast. Sadly we stayed for only one night, but would have no hesitation in recommending this property. A truly outstanding experience.

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful experience! The location, rooms, hospitality and food are definitely a 5 star experience! Ditte and Dale go out of there way to make you feel at home. There is plenty to see in and around Port Alfred or just soak up the sun on a deckchair at the stunning pool.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a really beautiful and considered guesthouse on the Kowie river. The place is owner run, very hospitable. A delicious breakfast is served on the verandah from where you can watch the birds on the water and watch the tide come in or go out.

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We spent three night at this beautifully appointed guest house in a lovely setting. The hosts were very friendly and attentive and did all they could to make our stay as memorable as it was. Excellent breakfast every morning. Highly recommended.

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Addo
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This venue is perfectly situated with an uninterrupted view of the Kowie River and the hilly backdrop. One gets a feeling of tranquility and natural beauty. The rooms are spacious and immaculately presented. The veranda of the unit with its food preparation facility overlooking the garden and the river, is a perfect spot for a sun-downer. Breakfasts were well presented...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The guesthouse was immaculate and the breakfasts was out of this world! We enjoyed having a braai under the trees and that we could prepare a light meal in our family unit. Ditte and Dale's hospitality scores a 10/10 from when we walked in till we left and the friendly advice on what to do and restaurants to visit in...

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Queenstown, South Africa
Reviewed 5 October 2016

If you in Port Alfred this is the best place to book in, the room presentation makes you feel at home, its classy with a homely feel in it. The food is just exceptional, presentation of the food is top class, while eating you have a view of the Kowie River, the service on its own is exceptional ,its says...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury accommodation situated on the banks of The Kowie River ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kowie River Guest House

Address: 10 Colegate Road, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: $132 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“It offers a self catering option which is not ideal in bad weather. The cooking facilities are outside.”
 of 5 bubbles 305janinek, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1, excellent for views over river and sun downers”
 of 5 bubbles johnmB6115BP, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Book the river front rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles SimonWB, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms that open out onto and overlook the river are simply breathtaking”
 of 5 bubbles Trish312595, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“all rooms seemed excellent and similar”
 of 5 bubbles craigpoole, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
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