Where to Stay in Port Elizabeth

beach-hotelOffering a variety of different hotels, Port Elizabeth welcomes tourists from all over the world to explore this scenic city, with its impressive attractions, picturesque nature trails, rich wildlife, fascinating historic heritage and an array of activities.

There are many types of accommodation available to choose from, ranging from five-star hotels with premium service to budget hotels that ensure a cozy stay. However, wherever you stay in Port Elizabeth, you will be able to enjoy a family-fun filled vacation and magnificent views of the bay.

Those who want to stay in a luxurious style within a stone throw from the beach should head to the Beach Hotel, which is probably the most attractive landmark along the city’s remarkable beachfront, on the famous Hobie Beach. The hotel provides many different kinds of rooms including spacious en-suite bedrooms, with single suites, executive rooms, sea-facing rooms, family rooms and large twin or double bedded rooms available. If you don’t feel like swimming in saltwater, the hotel has a large swimming pool for guests among other modern facilities and an array of restaurants.

If you want to stay in the forests where you can also witness wild animals in their natural habitat, Bushman Sands Hotel is your place. Situated in the Bushman River Canyon in the Eastern Cape in the old town of Alicedale, this unique resort offers a perfect mixture of jungle charm, old world sophistication and advanced facilities.

There are also many guesthouses and lodges for those with tighter budgets. Some are situated near the airport, while others are in the heart of the city or in the lovely suburbs.

The airport is located within the boundaries of the city of Port Elizabeth, five kilometers west of the Capital Business District and three kilometers from Algoa Bay. There are several hotels near the airport, with some situated along the beachfront. You can also find many guesthouses offering cheaper rooms. These include the City Lodge Port Elizabeth, Courtyard Hotel Port Elizabeth, Holiday Inn Gardens Court and the Paxton Hotel.

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