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Richmond House Cottages

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19 Wesley Hill Street, Port Alfred 6170 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

We had the warmest of welcomes by Pen to our cottage, Ship Ah-Hoy, and then got to spend two glorious nights in the cottage which is tastefully and well decorated to an exceptional standard. The woodwork in the cottage is beautiful. There is everything one...More

Thank Davidcapestandard
Response from JessG5381, Owner at Richmond House CottagesResponded 7 June 2018

Dear David Thank you for these kind words. We'll be responding in the next 24 hours to your two requests for visiting us again. We really look forward to having you back! Sue Gordon for RHCs

Reviewed 24 April 2018

We stayed in Ship Ahoy, which is a beautiful cottage finished to a very high standard. The grounds of Richmond House are an absolute oasis of calm. Not being able to park your car outside the cottage (due to the geography of the site), does...More

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Response from JessG5381, Public Relations Manager at Richmond House CottagesResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you so much for staying with us recently. We hope you had a relaxing stay, and didn't get too tired walking up and down to Ship Ahoy. We look forward to welcoming you back to Richmond House Cottages soon! Warm wishes, Pen & The...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018

We had the best time ever and the attention to detail is amazing! We stayed at Sandymount Cottage and it was delightful and the braai at the Boma was so special. The Eastern Cape is indeed a hidden gem... We will definitely be back!More

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Thank saritahp
Response from JessG5381, Public Relations Manager at Richmond House CottagesResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Saritah Thank you for your review and kind words. We're thrilled that you had such a special stay in Sandymount over the season and enjoyed the E Cape so much. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Sunshine Coast! Kind regards, Jessica,...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage was beautiful and we were looked after very well. Pen checked on us almost everyday and brought us the paper too! Thank you for a lovely stay! We look forward to the next visit.More

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Thank nmntha_831748
Response from JessG5381, Public Relations Manager at Richmond House CottagesResponded 7 January 2018

Dear Naomi We're so glad you all had a great stay and were made to feel at home and were looked after by Pen. Hope Port Alfred was a wonderful Christmas and summer's break for you all? Warm wishes for 2018 and hope to see...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017

We have recently spent 4 nights at Ship Ahoy cottage. The house is very comfortable with many small extra touches to make one feel welcome. Its ideal for anyone needing accommodation for rowing regattas - 3 minutes from the Kowie River. And for those who...More

Thank queenvictoria2017
Response from JessG5381, Public Relations Manager at Richmond House CottagesResponded 24 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review and comments. We're so glad you had such a comfortable stay and positive experience over the regatta in September. Wishing you a Merry Christmas! Kind regards, Jessica

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Free Wifi hotspot available on site. Two garden cottages (2-4 persons: 1 twin, 1 double bedroom) each with full bathroom, plus outdoor shower under stars. Kitchens generously equipped; TV; serviced (laundry ...More incl); private and comfortable homes-from-home. Breakfast optional. Third cottage (bedsitter): kingsize bed, kitchenette, shower, verandah. Magnificent 170 year-old historic viewsite with abundant birdlife and natural vegetation in charming riverside and coastal town. Equidistant from PE & EL airports on SA's E Coast. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$116 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
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Room & Suite (14)
Dining (1)
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"All 3 cottages look amazing, we stayed in Ship Ah-Hoy which would definitely be ideal if you were two couples."
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"Sandymount sleeps 2 very comfortably and the outdoor verandah is wonderful in all weather."
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"This is a self catering property , and according to this it is a friendly place for new couples and family..."
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"Sandymount is a romantic cottage"
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