Forest Hall Guest House

Guest House Accommodation In Walmer

Your hosts, James & Hilary Bolton, look forward to welcoming you to their beautiful guest house, ideal for both tourist and business travellers.

Enjoy staying in a sun-filtered, park-like, treed garden, swimming in a choice of two swimming pools, play tennis on the court or playing a round of golf across the road at the challenging Little Walmer Golf Club.

Forest Hall Guest House in Port Elizabeth offers 16 elegant 4 star rooms with accommodation on either a Bed & Breakfast or Self Catering basis.

All accommodation units are en-suite and have private individual entrances and patios.

Forest Hall Guest House ensures you a relaxing, friendly and secure stay in Port Elizabeth, offering peace, tranquility and birdsong.

Forest Hall Bed and Breakfast is now internationally UA 4 star graded, the first establishment in SA to get Universal Accessibility (Wheelchair access) grading.

Forest Hall Guest was a runner up in 2014 and a regional winner for 2015 and 2016 for the "Best 4 Star Guest House in the Eastern Cape" category of the Lilizela Awards.

Standard Rooms
We have got 4 Standard Double Bedded Rooms consist of the following:

  • Standard Cloud Nine 5 star rated hospitality double beds
  • Bed and Breakfast or Self Catering options
  • Full buffet /cooked English Breakfast
  • En-suite bathrooms with walk in showers only
  • Crisp white Percale linen
  • Free high speed uncapped WIFI
  • Bathrobes, rain umbrellas
  • Electric blankets
  • Panel heaters
  • Ceiling fans
  • Heated towel rails
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • DSTV (selected hospitality channels)
  • DVD/CD player with CDs and DVD library ,magazines
  • Room safes
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster, coffee plunger with ground coffee provided , basic cutlery & crockery
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Individual patios with garden furniture
  • Complimentary chocolates, sherry, bottled water and fresh milk on arrival

Luxury Rooms
We have 10 Luxury King Bedded Rooms consist of the following:

  • King bed or can be made into twin beds on request
  • 5 star Cloud Nine hospitality beds
  • En-suite bathrooms with separate oval free standing baths and large walk in showers
  • Bed and Breakfast or Self Catering options
  • Full buffet /cooked English Breakfast
  • Crisp white Percale linen
  • Free uncapped high speed WIFI
  • Bathrobes
  • Electric blankets
  • Panel heaters
  • Ceiling fans
  • Heated towel rails
  • Coffee / tea making facilities
  • DSTV (selected hospitality channels)
  • DVD / CD player with CD’s and DVD library, magazines
  • Safe in room
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Laundry service on request
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster, coffee plunger with ground coffee provided, basic cutlery & crockery
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Individual patios with garden views and garden furniture
  • Complimentary ammenities include:
  • Chocolates
  • Sherry
  • Bottled water
  • Fresh milk on arrival
  • 2 rooms are wheelchair accessible / friendly as well as facilities in the room
  • Read about our Universal Accessibility Accolade here
  • Portable shower chair and wheelchair available
  • Luxury Honeymoon suite
  • Ideal venue for romantic getaways or bride preparation, honeymoon night

Additional double, single beds or double sleeper couches, cot and feeding chair for children sharing with parents, provided on request

Wedding facilities

  • Honeymoon suite uniquely decorated
  • Venue for brides preparing, hair / make up
  • Award winning garden for bridal photos
  • Special weekend honeymoon package
  • Please note we are not a wedding venue


  • Accommodation on a Bed and Breakfast or Self Catering basis
  • Full English breakfast. Home-cooked dinners upon request
  • Swimming Pools each with a pool deck, loungers, umbrellas and trampoline in a secured garden
  • Shuttle service to/from airport and surrounding areas
  • Car hire can be arranged at excellent rates
  • Tours of local areas as well as trips to world-famous Addo Elephant National Park, Jeffrey's Bay, Cape St Francis, Storms River, Plettenberg Bay and Knysna can be arranged
  • Exclusive day safaris and boat trips can be organized
  • Our garden that is ideal for wedding photographs
  • Golf on offer on Little Walmer Golfing Estate Course just across the road
  • Mountain biking and hiking trails just minutes away
  • Appointments at a local Wellness Spa can be arranged
  • Bookings and recommendations for restaurants nearby
  • Tennis court
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • Tourism Grading - 4 Stars
  • air conditioner (some units)
  • airport (less than 10km)
  • airport (less than 15km)
  • airport transfers
  • babysitting service
  • bar fridge
  • bar fridge (some units)
  • bowls (less than 5km)
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • casino (less than 10km)
  • ceiling fans
  • cycling trails
  • DSTV in room
  • DSTV in room - Hotel Package
  • DSTV in room - limited package
  • DSTV in some rooms
  • DSTV in unit
  • DVD player
  • electric blankets
  • electronic safe
  • electronic safe (some units)
  • free toiletries
  • fridge in unit
  • Full English breakfast served in the dining room daily
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • hair dryer
  • heaters in unit
  • heating
  • hiking
  • horse riding (less than 50km)
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • kitchenette (some units)
  • kitchenette only
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • linen & towels provided
  • lock-up safe
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • microwave (some units)
  • microwave in unit
  • mini bar
  • mountain biking
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • Open View HD Satellite TV
  • outdoor pool
  • outdoor splash pool
  • packed lunches
  • parking all onsite
  • Personal safe in all rooms
  • picnic basket
  • Portable (movable) fans in cottage
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • private entrance
  • private entrance - outside rooms
  • private pool
  • private pool (some units)
  • radio in room
  • remote security
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • restaurant (walking distance)
  • scuba diving (less than 10km)
  • Secure parking with individual remotes and keys
  • serviced
  • squash court (less than 5km)
  • sun deck
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in room (non-satellite)
  • tennis
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • tennis court onsite
  • Trampoline
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite
  • water skiing (less than 10km)
  • whale watching (less than 10km)
  • wheelchair friendly
  • wi-fi / hotspot


Forest Hall, an original Old English Country Style House, is situated at 84 River Road, between 9th + 10th Avenues, in the garden suburb of Walmer. It can be accessed off Heugh and Main Road, Walmer.

Directions from Port Elizabeth Airport:

  • Come out of the airport parking and turn left at the first traffic circle into 3rd Avenue, Walmer.
  • Turn LEFT at the first set of traffic lights into Heugh Road. Continue until the 9th Avenue traffic lights.
  • Turn RIGHT into 9th Avenue. Continue across traffic lights at Main Road until the last road off 9th on the left.
  • Turn LEFT into River Road. There is a sign "Forest Hall" outside our gates.