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Self Catering in Port Alfred

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Location & Contact Details
Address: 19 van der Riet Street
Port Alfred
Eastern Cape
Contact : Lewis Coleman
Local Tel : 046-6249037
INT Tel : +27-46-6249037
Local Fax : 046-6249037
INT Fax : +27-46-6249037
Cell : 084-4275225

Situated on the banks of the Kowie River - this 'heritage' home, sheltered from the prevailing wind, is within 500m of the centre of town and 150m from a number of good restaurants.

Our well-appointed self-catering apartment is separate from the main residence and located in the garden of the property. It features 2 double bedrooms (both en suite), with a combined kitchen and lounge area. (Access is via a short stairway , therefore not convenient for a disabled person or wheel chair). The apartment accommodates a couple, a family or party of 4 persons (maximum) as a private (solo occupancy) facility. A camp cot is available for a baby at no charge.

Of the 2 en suite bedrooms , one has a double bed and the other 2 single beds. The unit has a modern and fully equipped kitchen including bar fridge, microwave, counter-top oven / hot plates, electric frying pan, toaster and kettle. Cutlery, glassware and crockery are provided. A portable braai is available for use in the garden or at the water's edge. The lounge area is comfortable and has satellite T.V. (with full DSTV bouquet), as well as a DVD player.

Rooms are fitted with efficient / silent ceiling fans. Oil heaters, a digital safe and a hair dryer are provided. . Bed linen and towels are supplied (not beach / swimming towels), also a starter pack of essentials for refreshment, as well as soaps and toilet tissue. Guests have the use of a laundry with washing machine and tumble dryer, also a large fridge and freezer. Off street parking is provided behind a locked gate and within a well-lit area for one vehicle and a trailer.

The area hosts an abundant variety of bird life, both large (Crowned Hornbill, Knysna Lourie etc.), and small (Waxbills, Sunbirds, Orioles, Canaries and more). A variety of Water Birds are always present, as well as a number of Kingfisher species - very busy along the riverbank in their quest to catch a fishy snack.

With easy access to the river , the accommodation facility offers a variety of boating and riverside activities including good fishing, pumping for bait and related river pursuits. The mooring of a guest's boat (at no charge) is also available. Guests have unlimited use of a fibreglass dinghy, fitted with an electric trolling motor. A complimentary river cruise is offered, either up river or through the Marina canals (applicable to a min. 2 night stay). Guests have private use of the large, sheltered verandah , 22m from the riverbank, and the expansive front lawn.

In a recent competition run by GUEST REVU for the SUNSHINE COAST TOURISM ACCOMMODATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS - we won FIRST PLACE in the self-catering category.
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • Birdlife South Africa - Birder Friendly
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  • Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer
  • Sorry, Credit cards not accepted
  • Bed Configuration
  • Self Catering Apartment (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - single, single
  • Facilities
  • bar fridge
  • bar fridge (some units)
  • boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • boat / marine slipway onsite
  • boat trips (less than 5km)
  • bowls (less than 5km)
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • braai/barbeque (some units)
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • dishwasher onsite
  • DSTV in unit
  • electronic safe
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • fishing onsite
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • lock-up safe
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • microwave (some units)
  • microwave in unit
  • movies / cinema (less than 5km)
  • parking all onsite
  • private entrance
  • remote security
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • scuba diving (less than 10km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine in unit
  • washing machine onsite
  • water skiing (less than 10km)
  • wifi hotspot
  • Special Categories
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : We are situated on the Kowie River with private jetty, our guests have on site access to salt water fishing. Fishing rods and tackle are supplied, without charge. Guests may also moor their own boat at our jetty, or make use of our cabin boat and pay for fuel only ( a skipper's licence is required ).

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