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Ballito, South Africa
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed at Dempseys in early Oct 2016 for our daughters wedding in PE.Kathy & Jack were awesome hosts.My husband even borrowed some tools from Jack and Kathy assisted by printing my husbands "father of the bride speech". There are 5 rooms in total and we booked the whole place out for various wedding guests( nice and close to airport!)We... More 

Thank tracy_matthews
Kathy R, Owner at Dempsey's Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much Tracy for taking the time to write this wonderful review, we greatly appreciate your positive input. It was our pleasure to host special you and your special family, we hope to have you stay again sometime. Best always from Kathy & Jack More 

Wales, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Stayed here last month as a family of three, great place, good size clean rooms with everything you need and more.The beds were very comfy plenty of fresh towels & tea /coffee etc,in a nice area close to all the local attractions and bays. Thank you Jack & Kathy for making our stay so enjoyable. Only one small quibble would... More 

Thank lisa e
Kathy R, Owner at Dempsey's Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Lisa E Thanks so much for taking time and effort to write this review, we appreciate it immensely.We are chuffed to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us; we enjoyed having you here and it was great meeting you, we hope to meet again. Thanks for mentioning the old TV set and lack of satellite... More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Dempsey's Guest House is THE place to stay in Port Elizabeth. If you enjoy a tranquil, relaxing setting in a part of town that is pretty central to all the amenities, this is it. Service is friendly and prices are very affordable. There are disabled friendly facilities and the way that the guest house is run is environmentally conscious. These... More 

1 Thank Toni R
Kathy R, Owner at Dempsey's Guest House, responded to this review

Ah thanks so much Toni R, it's good to read that we are 'doing it right'. Apologies for the delay in our response, there's been a bit of a 'hiccup' with our Tripadvisor account, all seems ok again. Come and stay again. Best always Kathy & Jack @ Dempsey's More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

I stayed there for a few days, visiting family. Loved the stay with Kathy and Jack. Highly recommend it to everyone going to PE. They are central, only minutes away from everything and yet it is in a very quiet neighbourhood. Wonderfully clean and comfortable!! Thank you so much again

1 Thank OutandAbout7777
Kathy R, Owner at Dempsey's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello OutandAbout7777 Apologies for the very long delay in our response, there's been a bit of a 'hiccup' with our Tripadvisor account, all seems ok again. We are appreciative of the time you took to review us and so positively too, thanks so much. Please spread the word. Kind Regards Kathy & Jack More 

Cape Town
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52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

I stayed here the night after leaving East London earier - very good value for money. A basic hospitality offering where everything is in working order and supper clean. A plus was free wi-fi, location is perfect and close to the airport and beaches. For the money I paid was perfect with friendly, responsive and accommodating onwers that makes all... More 

1 Thank CapeTownTravelafrica
Kathy R, Owner at Dempsey's Guest House, responded to this review

Hi to CapeTownTravelAfrica We were so sure that we had responded? Apologies for the delay, there's been a bit of a 'hiccup' with our Tripadvisor account, all seems ok again. Thank you for the great review, it's good to receive positive feedback, we enjoy receiving the good news as do our dedicated staff. Kind Regards Kathy & Jack @ Dempsey's More 

Knysna, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Jack and Kathy are welcoming and offer a secure facility in the heart of Port Elizabeth in the leafy suburb of Walmer. Safe off street parking and comfortable accomodation make the location an excellent choice.

2 Thank Neville6996
Kathy R, Owner at Dempsey's Guest House, responded to this review

Hi to you Neville6996 We are very late with this... yet we remain sincere in our thanks to you for your kind words about our special spot and for your regular business. Best in service from Kathy & Jack More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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67 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We needed somewhere to stay for two nights during a brief visit to P.E and Dempseys was perfect for our needs. The owners are friendly and helpful, wanting to ensure we had a comfortable stay. Will definitely consider this self catering accommodation again for our next trip to Port Elizabeth.

2 Thank Tanya E
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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113 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2014

We found the Dempseys very welcoming which made our stay feel like home away from home. The disabled accommodation is well appointed. The location is very convenient for all the main attractions in PE. We will definitely be back.

2 Thank Selena G
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Had a stay for a week in Dempseys Guest House in Dec 2013, very private and well appointed self catering accommodation. Quiet and convenient area for a PE visit. Very well managed and a pleasant stay. Everything that we needed for a 5 day stay and very accommodating owners.

2 Thank Stephen D
Gold Coast
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74 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2013

We booked our stay here to catch up with friends in Port Elizabeth. Jack and Cathy were very welcoming and made us feel very comfortable. We all loved Boots, their cat. We occupied two rooms. Friends came for afternoon tea as we arrived and it was nice to be able to entertain them in one of the rooms (weather very... More 

2 Thank happy_vegemite_too

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our aim is to provide a peaceful and comfortable stay for all travellers. We live on-site at our self catering guest house which is nestled in the quiet suburb of Walmer, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. We opened the doors to our guest house in 2006 and have hosted guests from all over the world. We are very close to all amenities needed for the business or leisure traveller. An array of restaurants, pubs, bakeries and shopping centres are between 500 metres and 5 kms from us at Dempsey's. The closest beach is 7 kms away, the airport is under 3 kms from us and the Nelson Mandela Stadium is 5 kms from us. We offer five self-catering en-suite rooms with on-site parking close to the rooms. Each en-suite room has its own kitchenette and small dining area. We are a popular choice of accommodation for families as we have two family rooms each sleeping 4 people. One of these rooms is wheelchair accessible. The other rooms consist of single and double beds. At Dempsey's Guest House we are environmentally conscious, conserving energy by using a heat pump to heat all water on the property. We use as many energy-saving light bulbs as possible. All our showers are fitted with water-saving shower roses. We harvest rain water for use in our laundry; we plan on having more rain tanks for harvesting of rain water to our guest rooms. We recycle paper, plastic, tins and glass. Our garden is completely natural, we don’t apply fertilizers or pesticides of any kind. We trust that your stay with us will be calm, comfortable and memorable. Yours in service. Jack and Kathy ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dempsey's Guest House

Address: 36 Lloyd Road | Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: €31 - €40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Rooms 1&2 have no steps,Room 5 is a little "love nest"”
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