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Reviewed 15 July 2015

I cannot recommend this guest house enough. Our stay there was absolutely lovely! From the warm and welcoming reception we received on arrival to the fantastic breakfasts, we really loved every minute of our stay.

When my sister and myself arrived with our two daughters, we were welcomed by Weston who told us that the family room we were to have stayed in was still occupied by guests that had decided to extend their stay. He explained that at no extra cost we had been given two rooms instead, one for my sister and her daughter and one for myself and my daughter. He then showed us to our rooms and helped with our suitcases.

Weston continued to help us throughout the time we were there, even negotiating the best rates with several different taxi companies when I needed a taxi to travel to a wedding I was attending. He went above and beyond to help us.

The breakfasts were delicious (I highly recommend the French toast:) and the breakfast room was beautifully decorated.

The rooms had a microwave, cups and plates, knives and forks and even a toaster. There was also a wash basin and a fridge. The bathrooms were perfect with both a shower and a bath. Everything was clean and the beds were super comfy. There was a TV with the usual basic channels you would expect to find. And of course free WIFI in the rooms. There is also secure parking.

Thank you to everyone who made our holiday at First Avenue such a pleasant one. If we ever come to PE again we know exactly where we are staying!

  • Stayed: July 2015, travelled with family
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LisaRentzke, Manager at First Avenue Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2015

Wow Tamsin! Thank you for your very kind words and we are very pleased you had such a wonderful stay with us. We look forward to hosting you again hopefully soon...

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Beautiful place to spend your weekend. Family enjoyed the facilities. Very clean.

Bedroom binds are terrible to work though. Had to ask for help from the security guy. It would be nice if there could be a stove in the kitchen if someone wanted to cook.

  • Stayed: June 2015, travelled with family
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LisaRentzke, Manager at First Avenue Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2015

Thank you for your review Lithanyo, we appreciate the feedback. Please note that on your next visit let us know that you prefer fully self-catering so we can allocate you a room with a full kitchen instead of only a kitchenette with microwave, kettle and toaster. We are pleased your family enjoyed your stay with us!

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Reviewed 17 June 2015

Lisa, Weston and Staff run an exceptional enterprise which leaves one with little else to do but relax and enjoy Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape to the fullest. The accommodation is very comfortable, private yet well within walking distance of all major landmarks, amenities and restaurants. Long, leisurely and mouth-watering breakfasts set the tone for fun-filled days in the sun.

Stayed: June 2015, travelled solo
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LisaRentzke, Manager at First Avenue Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2015

Thank you for your lovely review Barry! It was only a pleasure hosting you at First Avenue and we are very pleased we could make your stay in Port Elizabeth warm and comfortable. Hopefully we get to see you again sometime in the future. All the best for your future endeavors abroad! Regards, Denise, Andrew, Lisa and Weston

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Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

I have gone back to First Avenue for the last 6 years as the place is excellent and I can highly recommend it. The staff are friendly and accommodating, the rooms are very comfortable and the breakfast is good value for money.

Stayed: April 2015, travelled as a couple
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LisaRentzke, Manager at First Avenue Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2015

Thank you Kris for taking the time to review First avenue! It is always a pleasure to hosts guests like you and Renata and look forward to seeing you again next year. Thank you for your continued support, you make our job easy :-)

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Reviewed 17 March 2015

Rooms are very nice, well stocked and equipped! Breakfast-Room very elegant and great offer and variety. Property is safe (with safe parking), 50 m from the beach promenade away, in a quiet cul de sac. Very professional, polite and helpful stuff and owners Can only recommend a stay in this stunning value for money guesthouse!! Preferably room 5 and 6, next to the swimming pool.

Room Tip: Rooms 5 & 6 next to swimming pool (all rooms are quiet)
  • Stayed: January 2015, travelled with family
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LisaRentzke, Manager at First Avenue Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2015

Hi Anne. Thank you for your review and your positive comments. We are always glad to see our effort and striving for great hospitality is recognised by our guests. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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