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Main Road, Port St Johns 5120 South Africa
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#4 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Port St Johns
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Free parking
Outdoor pool
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
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Visser P wrote a review Aug 2019
Roodepoort6 contributions1 helpful vote
What an absolute gem after the Gauteng cold! Dip your toes (whole body) in the warm Indian Ocean after a long and cold journey and you could quite easily think you are in paradise. A warm welcome awaits you on arrival and you are introduced to the very comfortable rooms. Typical of the coastal lifestyle is a verandah to every room. Surrounded by the coastal flora you can soak up the sound of the ocean. Food is next door. WiFi is free. The owner is a very interesting man with a wealth of knowledge of the area. Truly, I am going back there for this unique experience
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
faye1963 wrote a review Feb 2019
Kimberley, South Africa21 contributions
I had the most wonderful stay at Outspan In. You get a warm welcome and the rooms are well kept, clean and tidy. The best is falling out of bed and walking through the beautiful gardens directly onto the Umzimvubu River mouth beach for a breath of fresh sea air or to watch a sunrise. One of the owners, John Costelo, personally took us around and shared the highlights of the area with us. These experiences and places I will carry in my heart always. It's a wonderful place to stay and I highly recommend it.
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Date of stay: February 2019
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: All rooms face the garden
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Allan B wrote a review Jul 2018
East London7 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed at the Outspan Inn last week. The room was comfortable and clean. The staff were very friendly. The garden is a bird watchers paradise. Their back gate takes you through a Sandy path to the river. We loved it and will be back soon.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from kathrynoutspaninn, Owner at Outspan Inn
Responded 05 Jul 2018
Hi Allan! Thank-you for your review. I'm so glad you had a good time here, and we look forward to having you back! Best Regards Kathryn
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Thomas S wrote a review Mar 2018
Munich, Germany78 contributions28 helpful votes
We stayed there for only one night and it was ok. The main rooms near the Pool are better but more expensive of course. We had the flat next to the restaurant and it was very noisy. Internet is weak and the facilities are rather poor. But considering Port St Johns they all need a razzmatazz to clean the village and get visitors back. The landscape is spectacular though. Hope they get the turn
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Date of stay: March 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
Eb786Mariam wrote a review Aug 2017
South Africa4 contributions
Really old shabby and dirty.if ur there just to fish and only using the ficility to sleep.its fine.definitly not for a family vacation.nice accomodation there would be purple indigo and river lodge.small town ...with welcoming and wonderfull people
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Date of stay: July 2017Trip type: Travelled with family
US$49 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaEastern CapePort St Johns
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Frequently Asked Questions about Outspan Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Outspan Inn?
Nearby attractions include Silaka Nature Reserve (4.8 km), Dwesa Nature Reserve (4.4 km), and Poenskop Beach (3.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Outspan Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Outspan Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Outspan Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Outspan Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Steve's Pub & Restaurant, Wood n Spoon, and The Waterfront.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Outspan Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Outspan Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.09 km away from the centre of Port St Johns.
Are pets allowed at Outspan Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.