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Reviewed 1 week ago

Port Alfred was our choice for Dec. 2016 Holiday, a great place with fantastic beaches, good amenities and not uncomfortably busy. Our Accommodation The Lookout GH was a great choice with Hostess Louise always attentive and supportive of our needs. Our rooms were nicely finished, spotless and well furnished. The view looking over the Kowie Estuary is superb and the...

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Alancor, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this review

K and V, Thank you for taking the trouble to write a review - your comments are much appreciated. We hope to welcome you again one day. Regards, Louise.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm welcome. Louise - the owner - was very nice, with her elegant style and sweet but professional way to interact was always supportive for any kind of requests. Lovely apartment, breakfast was super!! Louise's rusks and her husband's eggs were the best ever!! The view from the guesthouse was beautiful! Really recommend this guesthouse!

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Alancor, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this review

We certainly enjoyed having you and your two children to stay. They were so well behaved. Thank you for all the comments - Alan and I appreciate you taking the time to write about us in such a positive way. Regards, The Lookout Team

Cape Town
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a luxurious stay in gorgeous, upmarket accommodation ... modern with all the right comforts at affordable rates. The views from the private deck and plunge pool were unbeatable, the service was exceptional and we were brought a fine breakfast to enjoy on the pool deck overlooking the ocean, exquisitely done and a very warm reception from an amazing...

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Alancor, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you! Your positive comments are appreciated by all at The Lookout. Good to know we are on the right track. Look forward to a return visit.

Plettenberg Bay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

booked a 2 night stay in December simply for some R & R and to visit a part of S A we had not been before. Louise met us on arrival and showed us to the room, which was very clean and very comfortable, all the amenities you would expect. A super splash pool outside with fabulous views of Port...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We greatly enjoyed our stay at The Lookout. The accommodations, the gardens, and view of the marina and ocean were beautiful. The owner, Louise, was very helpful and kind. We will most certainly be back!

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Alancor, Owner at The Lookout Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your comments are appreciated and gives encouragement to our staff as well. Hope you enjoy your time in Port Elizabeth. Regards Alan and Louise.

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The high standard and friendly service as on our previous visit a few years ago has been maintained. Comfortable accommodation, very good breakfast. This is not easily matched. The wonderful view all the way to the sea is a bonus.

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Hilton, South Africa
Reviewed 21 November 2016

An extremely charming and gracious hostess welcomed us to a particularly airy, well appointed self catering unit with all the bells and whistles. Comfortable beds made sure we had a good nights sleep. The breakfast at our own dinning-room table in our 'apartment' was imaginative and simply superb! Highly recommended to anyone wanting an above average, in fact, above superior...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This place is nothing short of a gem in Port Alfred. The views are amazing , the breakfast is scrumptious , Louise is an excellent host and the rooms are beautiful. We would definitely book this place again.

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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This was the second time we stayed at the Lookout in past three months and it really the only place to stay in Port Alfred. The location is superb, set up above the marina with wonderful 180* views out to sea. We stayed in Apartments 2 & 3 s/c units and they all have the same great attention to detail....

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Durban
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Everything was perfect. We had arrived on a bit of a gloomy weekend but there was no reason to even leave our room everything was absolutely fantastic. From the view to breakfast. Everyone was very friendly. Apartments are spacious and has everything you could want for a quiet weekend away or even longer stay to explore the area.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the picturesque seaside village of Port Alfred, The Lookout Guest House commands panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, the Kowie River, the Royal Alfred Marina and the colourful small boat harbour. The three elegantly furnished units are extremely well appointed and have their own separate entrances. Offering 4 star luxury accommodation at very affordable rates The Lookout is THE place to stay in Port Alfred. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lookout Guest House

Address: 24 Park Road | PO BOX 2809, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: €57 - €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lookout Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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