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The Boardwalk Hotel

Hotels.comUS$173*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Boardwalk Hotel is the perfect option for any visitor to Port Elizabeth. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, and would love to visit again soon. The rooms have stunning views of the bay, and are beautifully furnished. There are also plenty of activities within walking distance from the hotel. The Africology Spa is blissful and I would definitely recommend...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was quick and efficient when booking in the hotel, friendly staff. The room was comfortable and "homely", it didn't feel like you couldn't touch anything. The view is beautiful and falling asleep to the sound of the sea is always great. Room service was efficient, but they didn't have some of the "tuck shop" items on the menu....

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tiisetso_sekwati, Guest Relations Manager at The Boardwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anita4428, We are absolutely thrilled about your great feedback and that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the various other glees the Boardwalk Complex had to offer. Thank you for choosing the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre & Spa, we hope to welcome you back soon. Kindest Regards, David T Sekwati Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the hotel as part of a big corporate booking and was super impressed by the cleanliness of the rooms. Friendly staff from the reception through to housekeeping! Food quality was poor and cold. Recommend a stay for the views and the luxurious rooms!

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tiisetso_sekwati, Guest Relations Manager at The Boardwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Megs v, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valued feedback. Your comments have been forwarded to & acknowledged by the relevant management for attention. We do hope to welcome you back soon and that you will find improved services. Thank you for choosing the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre & Spa, we hope to welcome...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful location right on Nelson Mandela Bay. Ended up staying an extra night and was upgraded to suite. The breakfast was sensational with a great variety both via the buffet and a la carte. The outdoor poos was amazing. The location is perfect as it is so close to the Bay. The staff went out of their way to make...

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tiisetso_sekwati, Guest Relations Manager at The Boardwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pacman1959, We are absolutely thrilled about your great feedback and that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the various other glees the Boardwalk Complex had to offer. Thank you for choosing the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre & Spa, we hope to welcome you back soon. Kindest Regards, David T Sekwati Guest Relations Manager

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very professional and helpful, in all aspects! The location is perfect, with a great sea view from the front rooms and the restaurant! The gym with the indoor pool is just amazingly beautiful and special! The outdoor pool is also very cool! Really recommend it! Rooms are big and extremely comfortable with a great memorabilia!

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tiisetso_sekwati, Guest Relations Manager at The Boardwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CaioDamore, We are absolutely thrilled about your great feedback and that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the various other glees the Boardwalk Complex had to offer. Thank you for choosing the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre & Spa, we hope to welcome you back soon. Kindest Regards, David T Sekwati Guest Relations Manager

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The brand new hotel is fantastic. Great accomodations, great services, very nice people. We had booked two rooms close to one another. However, we arrived late at night and there were no rooms in the same floor. The attendant immediately offered to accomodate us in two different floors, but one of the rooms assigned was the presidential suite, as a...

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tiisetso_sekwati, Guest Relations Manager at The Boardwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Dear portinhom, We are absolutely thrilled about your great feedback and that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the various other glees the Boardwalk Complex had to offer. Thank you for choosing the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre & Spa, we hope to welcome you back soon. Kindest Regards, David T Sekwati Guest Relations Manager

san francisco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a grueling 30 hours in airports and airplanes, I needed a nice place to land. This hotel exceeded all my expectations. It's the checklist: clean, comfortable, friendly. Every member of the staff was so friendly and helpful. My room was wonderful.... too big for my needs, really... and the sound of the sea just outside was so relaxing. The...

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tiisetso_sekwati, Guest Relations Manager at The Boardwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Dear marybanilow, We are absolutely thrilled about your great feedback and that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the various other glees the Boardwalk Complex had to offer. Thank you for choosing the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre & Spa, we hope to welcome you back soon. Kindest Regards, David T Sekwati Guest Relations Manager

Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed one night, but it was a fantastic stay. The room had a beautiful sea view and all the luxury amenities that you would expect from such a fantastic hotel. The lounge, bar and restaurant are steep in history with the most beautiful decor. Service is very friendly and the food (supper and breakfast) out of this world....

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tiisetso_sekwati, Guest Relations Manager at The Boardwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bertu N, We are absolutely thrilled about your great feedback and that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the various other glees the Boardwalk Complex had to offer. Thank you for choosing the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre & Spa, we hope to welcome you back soon. Kindest Regards, David T Sekwati Guest Relations Manager

Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 21 April 2017

It presumed to be high class hotel, but it lacks finish. There is an inner pool - but small and not clean. There are singing fountains - but insignificant. The receptionists are not efficient sufficiently. The lamb carry in the restaurant was too spicy even on our asiatic standard. The peaches we got on breakfast were rotten. And the whole...

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tiisetso_sekwati, Guest Relations Manager at The Boardwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Zeituni, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valued feedback. Your comments have been forwarded to & acknowledged by the relevant management for attention. We do hope to welcome you back soon and that you will find improved services, trusting your next stay will be the most enjoyable ever. Kind regards, David T Sekwati Guest...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Being our third family visit to the Boardwalk on the 13 th April, I must say that the service and quality has just got better and better. The staff was superb and the dining awesome. Definetly the best stay so far from all rthe places we have been. Awesome service.

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tiisetso_sekwati, Guest Relations Manager at The Boardwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Dear G676UXmichellem, We are absolutely thrilled about your great feedback and that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the various other glees the Boardwalk Complex had to offer. Thank you for choosing the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre & Spa, we hope to welcome you back soon. Kindest Regards, David T Sekwati Guest Relations Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre and Spa charmingly captures the grace and detail of Victorian architecture whilst incorporating every modern convenience. The result is a refreshing blend of refinement and urban vogue set against the azure backdrop of the Indian Ocean. Boasting 140 sea-facing guestrooms with an average room size of 39m², the hotel's unique variety of accommodation options satisfy every requirement and offer modern conveniences such as plasma screen TVs, luxurious beds, mini bars and bijou balconies. The 5 Star Boardwalk Hotel is the most exciting leisure attraction in the Eastern Cape, offering 24-hour entertainment and superior conference space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boardwalk Hotel

Address: Corner Lodge & Beach Road | Port Elizabeth, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Summerstrand
Price Range: €129 - €240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Boardwalk Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 140
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Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Summerstrand
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Summerstrand
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“If you are a smoker, the ground floor rooms open up to the pool area where there are tables and chairs just outside your door with ashtrays”
Anita4428, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Sea view is the best. Floor no 4”
G676UXmichellem, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top floors facing the ocean.”
richardjS2104WO, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea view essential.”
261peteri, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you can, choose a suite looking out over Hobi Beach”
BigEd26, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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