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18 Park Road, Port Alfred 6170 South Africa
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#22 of 30 in Port Alfred

Finding an ideal pension (b&b) in Port Alfred does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Portofino Guest House, a nice option for travellers like you.

Portofino Guest House is a pension (b&b) offering air conditioning, a kitchenette, and a refrigerator in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

The pension (b&b) features express check-in and check-out and a sun terrace. Plus, guests can enjoy a pool and barbeque facilities, which have made this a popular choice among travellers visiting Port Alfred. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Route 72 Saloon and Tahoe Spur Steak Ranch, which are some steakhouses that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

If you’re looking for something to do, Great Fish Point Lighthouse (0.3 mi) and The Kowie Museum (0.4 mi) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Portofino Guest House.

Portofino Guest House looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Port Alfred.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Outdoor pool
Sun terrace
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
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Family rooms
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excellentferret wrote a review Oct 2016
Grahamstown, South Africa15 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed here for a weekend away. Booking was smooth, the breakfast was good, and the manager was super friendly and efficient. It was also quite comfortable, but the room was a bit smaller than we expected, and the cries of people watching rugby in the next room carried clearly through the wall. I'd recommend it for a business trip, as there is decent wifi and a good breakfast.
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Date of stay: May 2016
Trip type: Travelled
Brian_PVGE wrote a review Feb 2016
Cape Town, South Africa21 contributions9 helpful votes
The rooms in the guest house are badly in need of maintenance. The rooms are musty and smell of damp. We could not sit in the lounge as no air conditioner is in there and no windows. The cold water tap would only open a half turn and hence there was hardly any pressure. The basin is so small that one battles to shave. The air conditioning suddenly stopped working at 11pm and came on again at 7am. The towels are old and the bedding was stained. Although there was coffee no milk or milk powder was present. When we went to complain in the morning the woman on duty who was Leanne would not come out of her room after repeatedly ringing the bell. One of workers eventually gave me the managers number who was off duty. Instead of giving each room a remote for the gate, one has to fetch the remote in the rain and close the gate. I have stayed in many guest houses but Portofino will never see me again.
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Date of stay: February 2016Trip type: Travelled
nnovello2015 wrote a review Nov 2015
East London, South Africa1 contribution
We were a group of 6 people, rooms wasn't aired out smelled terrible, we booked and paid 3 rooms in March our rooms were scattered all over instead of putting us in rooms next to each other. We have decided the Saturday evening we going out and we will rather have lunch on the Sunday in town and skipped breakfast there is nobody after 6 at reception so we could not cancel breakfast that was included in our rate. We were woken up by a rude hostess and she gave us a mouthful why did we not cancel and she did all the prep work ect. I was very disappointed about the mould on bathroom tiles and the unfriendly manager/reception. Breakfast was very basic and a entrance gate that stands open no security and been set to automatically locks at midnight... That is not safe at all when we asked for a remote we get attitude which we insisted on a remote if you need to get out for an emergency or to go into town surely there must be access thru the main gate at any given time specially if there is nobody on the premises to assist you after 6 at night. Will not recommend this place to anyone they can work on the mould in their bathrooms some of us got shampoo/shower gels in bathrooms others not and the coffee facilities and supply's in our rooms was shocking as well.
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Date of stay: October 2015
Trip type: Travelled
Siphiwe wrote a review Mar 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa109 contributions27 helpful votes
We stayed here overnight en route to Cape Town. We were a group of 12 and we were accommodated very comfortably. The rooms are spacious and clean. They provide fresh water as the tap water is undrinkable. I would suggest that they change the shower heads as they are a bit rusty, but other than that, the place is lovely. You also get free WiFi. Its a brisk walk to the ferry points. I would definitely recommend this place.
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Date of stay: March 2015Trip type: Travelled
Jörg T wrote a review Feb 2015
Berlin, Germany323 contributions51 helpful votes
Gut ausgestattete Apartements mit Meerblick, sehr freundliches Personal, kleiner Pool, 5 Minuten vom Zentrum, Wifi Empfang leider schwach, aber ausreichend. TV und komplette Küche, Klimaanlage, Terrasse, Parkplatz, alles vorhanden.
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Date of stay: February 2015Trip type: Travelled
US$55 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaEastern CapePort Alfred
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Frequently Asked Questions about Portofino Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Portofino Guest House?
Nearby attractions include The Kowie Museum (0.6 km) and Richmond House Museum (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Portofino Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Portofino Guest House?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Portofino Guest House?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Portofino Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Portofino Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Graze By The River, Ocean Basket Port Alfred, and The Penny Farthing Cafe & Bistro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Portofino Guest House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Portofino Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Port Alfred.
Are there any historical sites close to Portofino Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Toposcope (11.5 km) and Old Powder Magazine (12.5 km).