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Royal St Andrews Hotel

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Port Alfred
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Value for money and very clean. Staff very friendly and food very nice. Rooms are a little bit small though for a family consider booking two rooms if you're with kids. Kids friendly especially on weekends.

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Port Alfred
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband spent a relaxing carefree weekend at the hotel. This was our second visit to the hotel and keep experiencing wonderful service. The staff are amazing always willing to help. The food is out of this world especially the kamakzee fries.

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RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kerusha: Thank you for visiting us again , and posting a review of your stay with us. I have passed your comments on the Team, who appreciated them a great deal. Please visit us again soon ! Wessel Benson General Manager

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Relaxing weekend spent at the hotel. Food is amazing both the pub and restaurant menu is yum. Friendly and helpful staff that are always smiling. Second time we have stayed at the hotel and will keep going back.

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Dear Geshen: Thank you for staying with us again , and we hope you visit us again soon. Wessel Benson General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel staff excellent-Seya. Our garden room very easy access to restuarant -car park etc.Our room was 5 star finished. The setting and design of the hotel-world class. Main restuarant for our evening diner was 5 star. I would highly recommend.

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Dear Kishore: Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us. I have passed your comment on to Siya, who was very appreciative. I hope you visit us again soon. Wessel Benson General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay. Highlander pub was great, and Thistle restaurant spectacular. Beautiful decor, old and new combined. Rooms were large and modern, very clean and elegant. Thanks

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RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Courtney: Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us. I hope you visit us again soon. Wessel Benson General Manager

La Herradura, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having searched for somewhere to stay in the Port Alfred/Kenton-on-Sea area, we finally settled on the Royal St Andrews Hotel as it seemed to offer the amenities we were looking for at a great price. They did not disappointed - the hotel is modern and clean, and has both a highly regarded a la carte restaurant and a more informal...

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RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Morifi: Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Wessel Benson General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a business trip in Port Alfred and looked for luxury accommodation.This hotel caught my attention,since I perused references from my fellow travelers.I always read first the bad ones.It was a pleasant surprise that none of the bad reviews applied to me. Receptionist was friendly and helpful.The room was clean and beautifully decorated and the entertainment center was...

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RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dave: Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us. I have passed your comments on the Team, who appreciated them a great deal. I hope you visit us again soon, and please bring the family and friends. Wessel Benson General Manager

Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a golfing trip planned with some friends from abroad sleeping over right across from the golf course. Unfortunately one of our friends had a nasty fall at 6pm on the golf course and broke both wrists before we could check-in. Rushed to Port Alfred hospital for treatment and after xray was advised to head for Port Elizabeth to...

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RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Danied: Thank you for posting a review of your experience. I hope your friend recovers quickly, and that his injuries do not affect his golf game. I do hope we see you all soon. Wessel Benson General Manager

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

ThaNK you for the excellent service,all went well. The place met my expectations and even exceeded it,keep up the good work. I'm sure to visit again given a chance. Thank you.do not get tired for prov

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Dear tshegofatsom219: Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us. I hope you get a chance to visit us again. Wessel Benson General Manager

Port Alfred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were incredibly accommodating, giving us a massive discount on a room upgrade to the heritage sweet (Which was wonderful). The only negative for me was the the Thistle restaurant, which we were quite excited to try, was booked out for a function, and the Spa was also fully booked, so remember, especially for the spa to book ahead.

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RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eugene: Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us. I hope we see you again soon, please remember to book for the Spa and The Thistle when you arrange your stay! Wessel Benson General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Thistle Restaurant
The Thistle Restaurant
Cuisines: International, European
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal St Andrews Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa continues to honour a reputation of traditional hospitality dating back to 1924.The beautifully restored original building is home to the iconic Highlander Pub, The Thistle Restaurant and 10 "Heritage" rooms. A central courtyard and garden create a link to new facilities - a state of the art conference centre, 50 contemporary bedrooms and a Camelot Spa. Reverse osmosis treated water is supplied to cold water taps in all rooms. Free, high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity is available across the entire property. The Thistle Restaurant is ideal for intimate dinners or special occasions. The Highlander Pub is a traditional pub featuring its own locally brewed craft beer and a Gastro Pub menu FACILITIES: Filtered water in cold taps ( From Reverse Osmosis Plant) The Highlander Pub:a traditional pub featuring its own locally brewed craft beer and a Gastro Pub menu. It continues to be the favourite place to meet old friends for cold beer and excellent food.The Highlander Pub with traditional fare The Thistle Restaurant - upmarket a la Carte The Paper Nautilus Deli is a casual first come, first served style eatery overlooking a stunning courtyard and garden. A great meeting place for quality coffee and a scrumptious breakfast. Conference Center Camelot Spa Indoor play area for children ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal St Andrews Hotel

Address: 19 St Andrews Road | West Bank, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: R961 - R2 096 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal St Andrews Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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