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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 21/05/15 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21/05/15 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#11 of 204 in East London
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Centrally located, on-the-summit lodge is a safe, idyllic location where one can relax and recharge one's batteries and be totally enamoured by the unsurpassed view, all the while enjoying the special South African hospitality provided by the hosts, Chris and Ansa.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Mini golf
Billiards
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
Secured parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Canoeing offsite
Shuttle bus service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Foot bath
Massage chair
Solarium
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Sun terrace
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Bottled water
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Electric blanket
Complimentary toiletries
Microwave
Refrigerator
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, German
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Pieter Zaayman wrote a review Aug 2021
3 contributions
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What an incredible experience. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Always willing to cater to specific needs Breathtaking views greets you around every corner. Definitely something different and yet homey. This is definitely a home way from home
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Ansa Peenz, General Manager at On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue
Responded 24 Aug 2021
Pieter Thank you so much for this stunning review and your kind words! It is always a pleasure to host you at on-the-summit and this weekend was even more so, because you brought your lovely wife with! Reviews like yours, mean so much to all of us!! I really appreciate! I am so glad that you both enjoyed your stay with us and are really looking forward to your next visit! Thank you for your continued support and we are looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards Ansa Peenz
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Amanda C wrote a review May 2021
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Cozy, pleasant, serene setting. The hosts' warm welcome and reception and all round friendliness of staff is what made my day extra special. Beautiful setup for pictures and awesome views. Couldn't have had it any other way..... really home away from home experience 😍😍
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Ansa Peenz, General Manager at On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue
Responded 20 May 2021
Amo Thank you so much for your stunning review. Much appreciated!! It was our absolute pleasure to host your special event and I am so glad, that we could assist. What a way to turn 40!! I can understand why you are so much loved! What a stunning group of friends, you have!! As proud as they are of you, so proud you can be of them. An amazing group of people. You all are indeed blessed, to have each other, in your lives. I think we enjoyed hosting it, as much as your guests enjoyed themselves!! Your appreciation was priceless. Thank you again, for choosing on-the-summit, to host your special event. In years to come, we will think back, of this special occasion, with fond memories!! Take care and please stay safe!! Kind regards Ansa Peenz
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Teddy wrote a review May 2021
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I don't know which is better, the hospitality from the host or the view from my view. Either way, this is the only place I'll consider when I'm in East London again. The host went out of her way just to make my stay more comfortable. Everything was just perfect πŸ‘ŒπŸ½.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Ansa Peenz, General Manager at On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue
Responded 20 May 2021
Teddy I appreciate you taking the time, to write this stunning review!! Thank you very much!! We are grateful and I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay, loved your room and especially the view!! Knowing now, that you will again be staying with us, when next in East London, is a heartwarming thought. To be of service and going the extra mile, is so well worth it, when guests are returning, again and again!! The hospitality industry, requires a heart............ a person who wholeheartedly loves, what he or she is doing!! Reviews like yours, encourage all of us, to keep on going, above and beyond….. Thank you so much, again!! Until the next visit, take care and please stay safe!! Kind regards Ansa Peenz
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Pieter Zaayman wrote a review May 2021
3 contributions
Beautiful setting, very comfortable rooms and beds. Awesome food. Very thoughtful and friendly staff. An absolute gem to visit whether for a business trip or a couples weekend. Private and quite. Be sure to visit
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Ansa Peenz, General Manager at On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue
Responded 20 May 2021
Thank you so much for taking the time, to review our guesthouse. Your very kind words, are really appreciated. The mere fact that you have noticed the dedication of our staff, means the world to them. I don't think people ever realise, how much this means and it is such an encouragement, to keep on giving their absolute best. I am glad that you enjoyed the food and found the room to be comfortable. We are so looking forward to your next visit!! Hope it will be soon! Take care and stay safe!! Kind regards Ansa Peenz
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Chris K wrote a review May 2021
George, South Africa2 contributions1 helpful vote
I stayed at On The Summit From the 28th of April to the 1st of May. Their service was of the highest standard and their attention to detail was supperb. I can only compliment Ansa and her staff and will always stay with them when in East London for business.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Ansa Peenz, General Manager at On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue
Responded 15 May 2021
Thank you so much for the excellent review! This is really appreciated! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! It is reviews like yours, that encourages myself, as well as the staff, to always go that extra mile! It also shows, that even the smallest little detail, does not go unnoticed! Sometimes, the small attention to detail, makes a big difference in a business! By noticing this, you just made us aware of the importance of it! Thank you sooo much!! Really looking forward to your next East London visit!! Take care and stay safe! Kind regards Ansa Peenz
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PRICE RANGE
US$65 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaEastern CapeEast London
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue
Which popular attractions are close to On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue?
Nearby attractions include Nahoon Beach (2.4 km), Hemingways Mall (2.6 km), and Mpongo Park Game Private Reserve (3.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, breakfast, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sanook Cafe, Grazia Fine Food & Wine, and Sanook Eatery.
Are there opportunities to exercise at On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue have an airport shuttle?
Yes, On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue have airport transportation?
Yes, On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at On-the-Summit Lodge & Conference Venue?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Afrikaans.