- From R110.00 per person: Donkin Heritage B&B – Step into history when staying in the Donkin Heritage B&B. You can just imagine a pomp of English soldiers living here almost 160 years ago.Situated in Port Elizabeth Central, Donkin Heritage B&B aims to fulfill the needs of the budget-conscious visitor. The B&B offers comfortably furnished rooms that include single, double and dorm rooms. The rooms are furnished with comfortable single, double or bunk beds and share the use of a bathroom. Guests can enjoy a hearty English breakfast in the morning and home-cooked dinners are available on request.Guests can also make use of the kitchen which is equipped with a stove and oven, a microwave and a fridge-freezer. Relax in the lounge which has a TV with the smaller TOP TV bouquet. The lounge opens onto the dining room which has a fireplace and in turn opens onto the back courtyard. Wi-Fi access is also available to guests. Group books are welcome and discounts may apply.Port Elizabeth offers guests a variety of attractions and activities to keep the whole family entertained. Guests can relax on the beach, go surfing, cycle the Baakens River mountain bike trail, visit the historical lighthouse or experience one of the excellent walking trails in the area.
From R110 per person: Cora Terrace – Why Cora Terrace? Not often will you have the opportunity to stay in a National Monument! This beautiful Georgian home was built in the 1850’s to house soldiers guarding the port of Port Elizabeth. Situated in picturesque surroundings, you can walk to the Old Fort, the Donkin Memorial and St. George’s botanical gardens. It is about 5 minute quick drive to the beach. For the sporting enthusiast, it is within walking distance to St. George’s cricket stadium, and about a 10 minute drive to the new Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.Accommodation ranges from private twin and double rooms, family rooms, and dormitories. Bathrooms are communal as no bedrooms are en-suite. We have self-catering facilities suitable for the individual and group. Alternatively, why don’t you rather let us prepare the meals? On request we offer home cooked meals that can be adapted to your requirements.
Do you want guidance on activities when in Port Elizabeth. Once your booking is confirmed, we will help you design activities to make your trip to Port Elizabeth exciting and memorable. This is at no additional cost, although you would need to pay relevant entrance fees where required. Should you wish to have guided tours, we will also put you in contact with local, registered specialists.
Remember to book early in advance as we do get busy during school terms and during events. We regret that due to the stairs, physically disabled guests cannot be accommodated.
It was very very nice to be at Cora Terrace. Accommodation good but sharing of the kitchen should be reviewed. ~ Benson Vanqa, South Africa
A very pleasant experience. The owners were very welcoming and we felt right at home. They informed us about the sightseeing in PE. They were accommodating if we required anything. ~ Fransa Ziemerink, South Africa
From R120.00 per person: The Hippo Backpackers – The Hippo Backpackers is an owner-managed lodge situated on Richmond Hill in Port Elizabeth. Homely and hearty, the Hippo is located in a central area of town, within easy reach of trendy restaurants and pubs.The Hippo Backpackers offers accommodation in three six-bed dormitory rooms, three twin rooms and two double rooms. The twin and double rooms contain en-suite bathrooms.
The Hippo Backpackers features braai facilities, a swimming pool, a pub and entertainment area with a pool table and DStv. We have a laundry service, and broadband Wi-Fi internet connection. Secure parking is also available.
Thank you – Thanks for the hospitality was a good experence for us,did enjoy staying at your facilities you make us feel very welcome. Thanks for all. Gesina Nieuwoudt, South Africa
Nice and calm – Very good place to visit when with friends. Everyone stays together but with some sort of privacy. Great place. Petrus Tyambetyu, South Africa
Splendid – Great place for friends to enjoy each other’s company. It opened our minds towards backpackers! We will surely recommend it to friends and colleagues. Petrus Tyambetyu, South Africa
From R140 per person: Lungile Lodge – Lungile Lodge in a luxurious beachfront backpackers that boasts hight standard facilities and is only 3km walk from the beach, entertainment and nightlife. Definitely one of the most upmarket and homely backpackers in the country with a perfect location and great vibe!
Amenities include: · Magnificent pool and entertainment area · Fully equipped kitchen and diningroom · Double and twin rooms ensuite · Internet and public telephones · Clean and spacious living areas · Laundry and storage facilities · Bar area leading to pool · 24 hour access · Pool Table Free : · Pick up · City Shuttle · 7th night · Play station · Satellite TV, M-net · Video · Surfboards · Boogie Boards · Tea/Coffee · Sundowners, Whale Watching and Penguin Island Cruises · One day sand surfing adventures · Pool and Punch Parties · Scuba diving courses · Affordable car hire · Township Tours and many more
Activities nearby include:· Tours to scenic resorts and game parks – including Addo Elephant Park, Shamwari Game Reserve and Schotia Lion Park.
A friend and I stayed at Lungile on our way to East London. For a ‘backpackers’ we were really impressed. It was clean, comfortable and practical. The staff were friendly and helpful and the location perfect! Just a block away from the beach and shops and restaurants. We’ll definitely be back on our next road trip! Well done to management and staff! ~ Roxanne Alexander, South Africa
My boyfriend, Mom, two teenage daughters and I recently spent one night at the backpackers lodge. Was quite a different experience staying in a backpacker at my age, but must say that it was a great adventure and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The stay were fantastic and very accommodating and so friendly, that it was a pleasure to be there. I would recommend this to my friends too!! The bookings made my Safarinow.com was great and I didnt have to worry about a thing!!! Thank you for your excellent service. I will definitely use your services again and recommend you to my family and friends. ~ Heather Goosen, Paarl, South Africa
Something different to a Hotel or Guest House, will recommend them!! ~ Jacques Beattie, South Africa
- From R150.00 per person: Den Nay Cottage – We offer a lovely one bedroom cottage with a lounge, bathroom and kitchen in a quiet neighbourhood, situated in Sherwood, Port Elizabeth.Features: DStv, Shower only, Air-Conditioning, Fireplace, Self-catering, Sleeper couch, Single beds, Television, Radio, DVD player, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer.
“Good clean accommodation at a reasonable price. We enjoyed our stay.” ~ Lester Finlayson, South Africa“Thank you for an awesome stay at your cottage. We were surprised to see that it was more than what was advertised. I can honestly suggest it as the home away from home. Thank you Denise and Mornay we will definitely visit again.” ~ Paulette Potgieter, South Africa
“Such a lovely place, quiet, safe and clean. Will stay there again any time.” ~ Odette van Heerden, South Africa
Den-Nay Cottage is 0.3km from the centre of Sherwood (PE) , the nearest airport 15.1km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
- From R175.00 per person: Sunset Guesthouse – Sunset Guesthouse is a homely accommodation establishment set in the lovely area of Summerstrand. It offers luxurious double or single bedroom accommodation.Our five tastefully decorated suits vary in size and layout. All guest house rooms have luxurious furnishings with bar fridges, microwaves, TVs and tea and coffee facilities. We guarantee great comfort in a relaxed atmosphere. There is a tropical garden with a sparkling swimming pool and a braai facility. Full breakfasts are included in the room rate and dinners can be arranged. Wi-Fi Internet and laundry facilities are also available.We are close to the airport, main beachfront, the Boardwalk Casino Complex, shopping centres and restaurants. Jeffery’s Bay is 60 km away and we offer transfer facilities to the airport on request.
“Lovely place. the pictures actually dont do it justice. The Hostess Jonita is so lovely and kind. it is clean and quiet.I was there with my family for my graduation weekend and generally the nice place made my weekend even better.Thanks Jonita. Thanks SafariNow.” Zuzole Msingata, South Africa“Nice affordable accommodation close to all needed amenities. Friendly hosts. Would certainly return again.” ~ Shenay Jane, South Africa
“Room was big and very comfortable. Had everything we needed. Really friendly owner and very accommodating. Will definitely recommend it to anyone.” ~ Amanda Fouché, South Africa
“Nice and private.Found accommodation comfortable and clean. We will be using Sunset Guesthouse in the near future.” ~ Anna-Marie Fitchat, South Africa
Sunset Guesthouse is 0.9km from the centre of Summerstrand , the nearest airport 5km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
- From R190.00 per person sharing: Villa Delphi – Nestled and the end of a quiet and tranquil cul-de-sac, in the historic centre of Port Elizabeth. Villa Delphi is one of Port Elizabeth’s best kept secrets. Offering secure, comfortable and budget accommodation, this newly renovated cottage is over a century old. Close to all the main amenities, we are a ten minute drive to the beach front and casino complex and cinemas.
The large shopping malls are approximately 15 minutes away. And a 10 minutes stroll up the road will take you to St. Georges Park our beautiful Art Gallery and Rink Street which houses all the main banks, in addition to dry cleaners, bakery, and various other small shops. There are many interesting, coffee houses, restaurants and cafés, as well as antique shops in this area. The Villa comprises of four unique apartments each with their own entrances. All linen is changed once a week, and bath linen twice a week during stays for longer than seven days.
The apartments are serviced once a week. All bedrooms have television. The Villa Delphi Cottage has two bedrooms each with two single beds (four beds in total) one bathroom and has a well-appointed kitchen fully equipped with a two plate stove, fridge and microwave in addition to all necessary glassware, crockery and cutlery. Each Bedroom has a TV. The other apartments offer limited self-catering facilities with toaster, microwave, fridge and kettle.All apartments offer facilities for the preparation of light meals.
This cozy cottage offers budget accommodation for four guests in two double rooms each with two single beds. In addition there is a bathroom with bath, toilet and basin. The fully fitted kitchen, has seating for four and has a two plate stove, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle and all the necessary glassware, crockery, cutlery etc. for the preparation of light cooked meals. Both rooms have a T.V. with channels 1, 2, 3, and “e”
Villa Delphi is 0.4km from the centre of Central Hill , the nearest airport 2.7km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
From R200.00 per person: TyDay Cotswold Guest House – TyDay offers accommodation in a four units and is located in the heart of Port Elizabeth near all the local attractions, shops and beaches.When booking at TyDay guests have a choice of booking the Studio Unit, the Base Unit, the Bachelor Unit and the Backpacker Unit.The Studio Unit, the Base Unit and the Bachelor Unit each contain a well-equipped kitchenette with a microwave, a fridge, a two plate stove as well as cutlery and crockery and can sleep between two to three people.
All four of the units have a TV with DStv Bouquet as well as a private entrance with parking behind a remote controlled gate. The property has a swimming pool ideal for those warm summer days when the beaches are too busy.
Please note that the rates displayed for the Base Unit, are for two guests and the third guest will pay an additional amount; hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.
I had a fantastic time at TyDay. The place was very easy to find and everything was central. The hostess was very friendly on arrival and helpful as well. I would recommend anybody to stay at TyDay. I hope to be back in the future. ~ Lee-Ann van Niel, South Africa
Really enjoyed my stay, good and quiet neighbourhood to just lay your head down after travelling around PE. I will definitely be back there soon. Thank You! ~ Lonwabo Fayo, South Africa
Of all the self-catering places that we’ve stayed, TyDay has by far been the best. The host was absolutely the friendliest that we’ve met and the bachelor unit was just amazing. Having left the unit early on Friday morning and coming back to the unit tidy and cleaned was such a nice unexpected surprise! We will definitely be returning to TyDay next year when we go to Port Elizabeth for another visit! ~ Lydia Schoeman, South Africa