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Blue Bay BnB

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53 Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001 South Africa
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#10 of 13 hotels in Summerstrand
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Blue Bay Bnb is a Cape Cod styled beach house boasting uninterrupted sea views from private balconies. Decorated in a contemporary style, the soothing sound of water enhances the tranquil atmosphere. All rooms are furnished with tea trays, satellite TV, electronic fans, heaters and free wi-fi. Breakfasts are enjoyed on the balcony.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Breakfast available
Beach
Canoeing
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Diving
Golf course
Windsurfing
Fishing
Shared lounge / TV area
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Ironing service
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Arabic, Afrikaans
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Dwaine D wrote a review Dec 2020
Port Elizabeth, South Africa10 contributions1 helpful vote
The view to Blue Bay had excellent service with friendly staff and an amazing view of the ocean. The rooms were comfortable and clean. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to stay just outside the hustle and bustle of PE central.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Colin Whitehead, Owner at Blue Bay BnB
Responded 31 Dec 2020
Dear DwaineD9 We appreciate your patronage and kind words. I will be sure to convey your compliments on to Andi and staff. Have a great 2021. Kind Regards Colin
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Elisha wrote a review Nov 2020
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We were on a writing retreat for a week. I was attracted by the photos on the website. Overall our stay was great. Thanks to Andi who went out of her way to ensure we had a great retreat week. Room was quiet overlooking the ocean which was awesome place to think and write. Always looked forward to breakfast as it was always nice. I will definitely visit again especially because of the kind hospitality of Andi.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Colin Whitehead, Owner at Blue Bay BnB
Responded 31 Dec 2020
Dear Love2travel2Africa Thank you for your comments. I will be sure to pass on the compliments to Andi, much appreciated. We wish you a great 2021. Kind Regards Colin
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Giyani wrote a review Sep 2020
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Welcomed with a smile, stayed in a room facing the sea with great views. Breakfast was great with sea view facing. Walking distance to the beach and easy access to the airport. Great place, excellent service, big ups to Andy. Will definitely call again soon
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Responded 15 Sep 2020
Dear giyanibs Thank you for your patronage and your comments. I will be sure to pass your compliments on to Andy. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards Colin
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Staveley-Stars wrote a review Mar 2020
Beds UK149 contributions67 helpful votes
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We were due to stay here for one night as part of our Garden Route tour. We arrived to a nice lady who welcomed us and showed us to our room. The room was directly off of the communal dining room which we found "odd". On entering the room it smelt "musty". The carpet was gruby and matted, the cushions on the bed had mould on them, the panel heater was cracked and broken, the fridge housing was cracked/broken, the bedside lights had bare wires and the bathroom had very worn and dirty tiles/grouting. The view from the balcony was lovely as opposite the ocean but this wasn't enough to make us stay. We left within 20 minutes and booked into a hotel just up the road. I don't normally make negative reviews but I do not believe that the advertised pictures for this B&B reflect a true accurate picture.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from Colin Whitehead, Owner at Blue Bay BnB
Responded 21 Mar 2020
Dear Staveley-Stars Thank you for your comments. Whilst your views contradict all the other positive reviews received, we wish to apologize in advance for any inconvenience caused and will conduct a thorough investigation as this is not the norm. Regards Colin
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Ayr77 wrote a review Feb 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa101 contributions145 helpful votes
Had a great time at Blue Bay. Fabulous views. Waves, ships and even dolphins. It’s across from the boardwalk, where people enjoy exercising. Walking, jogging and cycling. Large room. Spacious shower and bathroom. It’s within walking distance to restaurants too. Breakfast has all you need. Coffee, tea, fruit, croissants, muffins, as well as cooked food. Andy is an asset to this establishment. Efficient and very kind hearted. The only downside is that there is a bit of maintenance that needs to be taken care of in the house and the room but this does not affect the stay.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$56 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Blu Be Guest Suites
LOCATION
South AfricaEastern CapePort ElizabethSummerstrand
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Bay BnB
Which popular attractions are close to Blue Bay BnB?
Nearby attractions include Piet Retief Monument (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Blue Bay BnB?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Blue Bay BnB?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Blue Bay BnB?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Blue Bay BnB?
Conveniently located restaurants include De Kelder, Charlies Pizza & Pasta Summerstrand, and Something Good Roadhouse.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Blue Bay BnB?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Blue Bay BnB located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Summerstrand.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Blue Bay BnB?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Arabic, and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to Blue Bay BnB?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Prince Alfred's Guard Memorial (7.5 km), Old Post Office Building (5.4 km), and Holy Trinity Anglican Church (6.2 km).